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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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  • Plumbing
    10 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
    24 July 2018

    When Can You Not DIY?

    When DIY becomes DDIY – DON’T Do It YourselfWhen 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
    5 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: renovations  
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  • Plumbing
    16 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
    4 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
    17 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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  • Plumbing
    25 May 2017

    Think before you flush

    A lot of things get flushed down our toilets that shouldn’t be flushed—like wipes, paper towels and tissues.

    Tags: toilet flushing  
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  • Plumbing
    22 May 2017

    Off on a winter break?

    If you're going to be away from home for a while, it's a good idea to turn off the water supply at the mains.

    Tags: water supply tips  
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