Friday, July 1, 2022
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If your bathroom smells like a sewer, it's time to sniff around for the reason and fix it for good.  Ever walked into a bathroom and thought phewee what is that smell? Bathrooms are meant to be hygienic and clean, but...
A homeowner never forgets when a burst flexi hose damages their property. Here's how to reduce the likelihood of it happening again.  Burst flexi hoses are becoming a big problem to Australian properties and many home owners are unaware of...
Wall mounted tapware have been a popular style of tap for showers and baths. But more recently, in wall basin mixers have become a trend. There are many benefits to having taps installed in the wall, but there are also...
If you own a water tank you need to know these rainwater tank maintenance and treatment tips.  It will ensure the longevity of your tank but also protect the storage of water for future household use.   Sponsored Post Most of us...
Avoid a plumbing emergency this Christmas with these tips! The last thing you want to be spending your money on this Christmas is an expensive out of hours call from a plumber. Christmas and New Years always sees an influx of...
Bathroom drains have certainly come a long way in style and design in the last 20 years, with linear shower drains becoming a popular installation. Many older bathrooms are designed with a 100mm floor waste and separate shower waste in...
You've got the vanity in but the waste pipe looks a bit out of place. Here are 5 ways to conceal a waste pipe under a vanity. Concealing a basin waste pipe can be as simple as choosing the right...
There are 3 common causes for a leaking toilet and no household is immune to the occasional leak. The key to fixing a toilet leak is identifying what’s causing the water to escape. Signs your toilet has a leak Water is...
If you’re looking for a spectacular bathroom with a rainforest view, I’ve found it. This will be one of the most memorable getaways you can do with your partner.   I’m the first to admit feeling cautious using a bathroom...
Here are 6 plumbing checks when buying a new home. The status of each check will prepare you for plumbing costs to rectify, or they may deter you from buying the home altogether.  Buying a new property can be exciting...
Over the last few years, there has been a growing desire to install coloured basins made from concrete or stone. White basins have been the norm in many bathrooms for good reasons. Reasons I will explain below. An editor from...
Don't go near flooded stormwater drains. It's a warning to protect lives as a larger volume of water is stronger than you think. The Queensland Government ad "If it's flooded, forget it" is a warning to all drivers to back...
World Plumbing Day is on March 11 each year. It’s celebrated worldwide with various events recognizing the work plumbers do to service and maintain our water and sanitation networks. The day also highlights where we can improve and ensure safe...
Most tapware within Australia is generally manufactured and imported from overseas. Like many Australian made products, tapware that is made on our shores, can often cost more to manufacture due to overhead costs. I wrote this post 3 years ago...
A bath that won’t drain when the plug is pulled out can be an inconvenience and safety hazard. To unblock a bath waste, there are a few tricks to try before you call a plumber. You may be able...
This post offers tips to clean your downpipes to prevent flooding in and around your home. As the summer season hits, rain and storms are always the norm for Queensland.  It's important to check gutters and drains for blockages from...
These hose tap safety tips will ensure your children are safe next time they use the garden hose. There have been many warnings online from parents and paramedics around hose safety for kids. In the heat of summer, spraying the hose...
Is your yard prone to flooding when it rains? Check out these tips on how to prevent outdoor flooding.  Protecting your home from outdoor flooding is not just about choosing a house that doesn’t stand in a flood zone. Your...
When dishwashing liquid is put in your dishwasher, it creates an inconvenient mess of bubbles in the kitchen. It can also reduce the lifespan of your dishwasher due to a buildup of soap scum. If you’ve run out of dishwasher tablets,...
This post outlines everything you need to know before installing an outdoor shower.  If you’ve admired the look of an outdoor shower, there are plumbing considerations you need to know before installing one to your outdoor area. Outdoor showers are a...
There are many benefits to having a tile insert point drain in the bathroom. Let's explore why this modern fitting is becoming a popular installation.  Sponsored Post The floor waste in a bathroom can sometimes be an element of oversight with...
Which cost efficient hot water systems will suit your household? Find out the pros and cons of the 3 popular hot water units available to consumers.  Sponsored Post Hot water is a household necessity. When it’s time to replace or upgrade...