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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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  • COVID-19
    20 August 2021

    Is your plumbing job essential?

    With New Zealand currently in COVID-19 Alert Level 4 lockdown, you may be wondering what plumbing, gas and drainage jobs you can get done around the home.

    Tags: advice  
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  • Plumbing
    21 December 2020

    Off to the bach this summer? Run your taps to avoid Legionnaires' disease

    Naturally occurring in lakes and streams, Legionella pneumophila bacteria can also grow and spread in artificial water systems, such as plumbing networks - particularly in pipes where water is sitting...

    Tags: water safety  
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  • Plumbing
    1 October 2020

    Active surface heating and cooling – hidden comfort year-round

    If you’re planning a new build or refurbishing your home, an ‘active surface’ heating and cooling system from Austria may be the answer for comfort and sustainability.

    Tags: Central heating   underfloor heating   cooling systems  
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  • Plumbing
    21 July 2020

    Avoid frozen pipes this winter

    Don't get caught out by a cold snap! Winter is here and very cold temperatures can put your pipes at risk of freezing. 

    Tags: frozen pipes   Plumbing   winter  
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  • Plumbing
    16 October 2019

    Smart toilets for your health

    Thanks to technological advances, toilets of the future could be used to monitor your health and Bill Gates' Reinvent the Toilet Challenge could revolutionise off-grid toilets.

    Tags: innovation   Plumbing   Internet of things   SMART  
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