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Should You Be Replacing Pipes When Renovating?

Should You Be Replacing Pipes When Renovating?

Are you preparing to do extensive renovations? If so, you should think carefully about what projects you want to complete, and how those goals will affect your budget. Before you start picking out paint colours and new bathroom fixtures, you should first consider how...

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Cold Showers: The Pros and The Cons

Cold Showers: The Pros and The Cons

Many people would shudder at the thought of taking a cold shower first thing in the morning or even a Scottish shower (a hot shower capped off by a cold rinse). In fact, many would call for help immediately if they didn’t get their nice warm water flowing right away....

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10 Ways to Lower Your Water Bill

10 Ways to Lower Your Water Bill

According to Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology, the country’s current drought is the result of below average rainfall pretty much everywhere - but especially in southern Australia. When rains fail to arrive when expected, everyone feels the impact from farmers to...

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5 Common Plumbing Problems that People Ignore

5 Common Plumbing Problems that People Ignore

Let’s face it: there is nothing at all pleasant about sticking your hands in dirty water or unclogging a drain. Unfortunately, these things must be done if you want to avoid much larger problems down the road--problems that tend to cost a whole lot more and be much...

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How to choose the right Hot Water System for your family

How to choose the right Hot Water System for your family

Often when a Hot Water System fails, the result can be quite catastrophic. Not only can your house be flooded, but your reliance on hot water means everything in your house can come to a disastrous halt. No hot water, no hot showers, no clean dishes, no clean clothes,...

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6 steps to fix your hot water system emergency

6 steps to fix your hot water system emergency

Hot Water is vital to the everyday running of most households, so when your Hot Water System springs a leak we understand that you need an emergency plumber and fast! However, what if your leak is more than a drip? What else can you do to protect your home? Should you...

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What is a Pressure Limiting Valve?

What is a Pressure Limiting Valve?

Have you ever heard of a Pressure Limiting Valve? If you own your home or are currently building a new home, you may have heard the term Pressure Limiting Valve or PLV for short. But do you know what a PLV is, what it does, or whether you even need one? Put simply, a...

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