Monday, June 24, 2019

Building and Renovation

if its about building and renovation you’ll find it here

When you call a plumber for a quote, you expect that there will be no issues with what you require, but occasionally, the odd issue may pop up due to changes in the plumbing standards. One of our clients had...
The idea of writing this post was sparked by an email I received on the weekend where I was sent a link from a very successful blog that had an online enquiry form ‘Find Tradespeople and Home Services the...
The best thing you can do before designing a house renovation is to meet with a plumber onsite to ensure the bathrooms and kitchen can be installed as per the intended design. It’s all well and good to decide...
Last week I received a call from a client to unblock a shower waste. I thought it would be a simple job for a drain machine but unfortunately it wasn’t. The plumber I organized to unblock the shower waste couldn’t...

STIHL the best

Sponsored Post The house that we live in was previously a display home. One of the benefits of buying such a home is the beautifully landscaped gardens.  When we first moved in my husband only had basic gardening tools which...
When looking to renovate a bathroom or kitchen, it pays to have your plumber over at the same time as your builder to get a quote. The reason for this is to ensure that what is being requested can be...
When I started my plumbing apprenticeship, I knew of only one female plumber and her name was Carlie Wright. She was Queensland’s first licensed female plumber and is Brisbane’s one and only female plumbing inspector.   Carlie has started her own...
Can of Bosisto's Lavender Spray in our tool bag ready for smelly jobsUrine is a potent smell. If urine is left to fester in a toilet or urinal (or on the floor in some cases), the smell can become...
Working in the rain can be difficult for a plumber. Yeah, we should be used to working in the wet, but rain can put projects on hold and can cause damage to tools and other items that are exposed...
Weekends are always the worst and most common times when you come across a water leak or blocked drain at your house. It’s always a pain in the butt to try and find a plumber that will firstly want...
When starting a new construction or renovation project you need to have a realistic budget set in place. Unfortunately due to the poor pricing that is being submitted at present by other trades at below cost prices, there is...
If you’re a tradesperson or not, you should check out the entries in Reece’s DIY Plumbing disasters competition. It is frightening how creative people can be when installing plumbing themselves and not engaging a licensed plumber.   Illegal plumbing is a...

No Show Tradies

One thing I HATE is a tradesman that doesn’t call and arrives late to do a job at my house or worse doesn’t show up at ALL!   I know that I’m not the only one that has experienced this type...
Electric hot water units are being phased out as a national scheme to make households use more energy efficient and greener hot water heating products.   Households that are affected by this new scheme are when the existing electric hot water...
As I have stated before on this blog, plumbing must be done by a licensed plumber. Choosing to use a local handyman or attempt to do plumbing work yourself can cause a number of headaches. I don’t have enough...