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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.

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  • Gasfitting
    3 June 2016

    Heating your home with gas

    If you already have gas heating in your home, you’ll stay warm and cosy this winter. Regular servicingBe sure to get all gas appliances in your home serviced regularly.

    Tags: gas heating  
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  • Unblocking a basin Plumbing
    3 June 2016

    Unblocking a basin

    If your basin gets clogged, don't panic - try using a plunger. Keep a damp rag over the overflow while you do it.

    Tags: clogged sink  
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  • Do I need a building consent? Plumbing
    3 June 2016

    Do I need a building consent?

    Some plumbing, gasfitting and drainage work doesn't need consent - as long as you use an authorised plumber, drainlayer or gasfitter.

    Tags: building consents  
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  • Can I do my own plumbing? Plumbing
    3 June 2016

    Can I do my own plumbing?

    Short answer: No. There's not much you can do without running into trouble with the law. Changing a tap washer is fine, but that’s about it.

    Tags: DIY plumbing  
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  • Roofing
    3 June 2016

    Remember your roof

    Spouting, downpipes and gutters can become blocked with all sorts - from dead birds and rodents to plastic bags, balls and dirt build-up.

    Tags: Blocked spouting  
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