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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.


  • Gasfitting
    14 November 2018

    Take care with portable gas appliances

    We Kiwis love a road trip. If your plans this summer involve heading off with a caravan or in a motorhome, make sure that any gas appliances are in good working order before you leave home.

    Tags: carbon monoxide safety  
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  • Plumbing
    18 October 2018

    Updating your shower: walk-in or enclosed?

    Walk-in showers are a popular choice for contemporary bathrooms. If you're considering this option for your bathroom reno, here’s what you need to know before going ahead.

    Tags: contemporary showers  
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  • Gasfitting
    5 October 2018

    Keeping yourself safe from carbon monoxide

    Carbon monoxide is a poisonous gas, produced by malfunctioning or wrongly installed fuel burning appliances. This includes woodburners and gas heaters.
    There are some things you should know to keep you and your family safe from carbon monoxide poisoning.

    Tags: carbon monoxide   carbon monoxide safety  
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  • Drainlaying
    24 September 2018

    Dealing with blocked drains

    Are your stormwater or sewer drains not doing their job? A flooded backyard can be due to a blocked stormwater drain or a clogged soak hole—leaving the rain nowhere to go....

    Tags: blocked drains  
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  • Plumbing
    4 September 2018

    Choosing a water heating system

    Did you know that hot water heating accounts for around 30% of the average household energy bill? Whether you’re updating your existing water heating system or fitting out a new build,...

    Tags: hot water systems  
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  • Roofing
    17 August 2018

    Spouting success tips

    Check out these 10 top tips from Marley for your home’s spouting and downpipes. Spouting and downpipes come in different ‘profiles’. Find a style that suits your home.

    Tags: spouting and downpipes  
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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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