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Tips & Advice

Advice, tips and tricks of the plumbing kind

Did you know that sanitary plumbing, gasfitting and drainlaying must be done by authorised tradespeople? Follow our blog for expert advice on plumbing repairs, renovations, servicing and seasonal maintenance.

Don't risk it! If you have a plumbing problem, contact a Master Plumber.


  • Plumbing
    10th of August 2018

    8 great tips for saving money on hot water

    Whatever hot water system you use, there are easy ways to reduce your bills and do your bit for the environment.

    Tags: water saving  
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  • Plumbing
    24th of July 2018

    When Can You Not DIY?

    When it comes to plumbing, gas and drainage, there are a lot of restrictions on what non-qualified people can do.

    Tags: DIY  
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  • Plumbing
    5th of July 2018

    6 considerations for a healthy home in winter

    Protecting your home against winter woes is crucial when it comes to plumbing. Master Plumbers New Zealand chief executive Greg Wallace has 6 things homeowners should consider to ensure a...

    Tags: protecting pipes in winter  
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  • Plumbing
    5th of June 2018

    Set yourself up for success

    You’ve decided to hire a professional to revamp your kitchen/bathroom/entire house, but where do you start? It can seem daunting if you’ve never used a tradesperson before or have had...

    Tags: rennovations  
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  • Plumbing
    16th of May 2018

    Proper plumber or cowboy?

    Whether you’re renovating your home, have an emergency or are looking to book a plumber for maintenance work, the last thing you want is to find that the person on...

    Tags: hiring a qualified tradesperson  
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  • Plumbing
    4th of May 2018

    When should you call a plumber, gasfitter or drainlayer?

    When it comes to home plumbing, gasfitting and drainage, don’t be tempted to DIY! There’s very little you can legally do yourself.

    Tags: hiring a master plumber  
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  • Plumbing
    18th of December 2017

    Water conservation tips for summer

    Good water conservation habits aren't just for the dry summer months, but all year round. Invercargill City Council recently put out some excellent water conservation tips, which we'd like to...

    Tags: water conservation  
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  • Plumbing
    17th of October 2017

    Labour Weekend DIYers—don’t attempt the plumbing!

    Reality DIY shows may inspire you to get stuck into your own renovations, but shoddy workmanship can cost money to fix, and also invalidate your insurance cover, AA Insurance is...

    Tags: DIY  
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