Monday, December 16, 2019
Home Plumbing

Plumbing

all things about plumbing

If you have a blockage on your property, chances are you have a blocked ORG. Here's what you need to know about Overflow Relief Gullies (ORG) and what you can do before you call the plumber. On Saturday morning, while...
Adding a feature bath in your bedroom is reliant on your personal tastes and how the design works in with your lifestyle. I rarely use the bath... although I do love the luxury of having one available in the main...
When a bushfire threat is near, the first thing to consider is your own safety. The next is to have an emergency plan in place. The third thing is to do what you can to protect your home from...
If you’ve admired the look of an outdoor shower, I thought I’d share what plumbing considerations you need to know before installing an outdoor shower to your alfresco area. Outdoor showers have long been seen as a luxurious feature of...
The plumbing is only one aspect to consider when doing a kitchen renovation, but it is a necessary component to assist with the layout and design. These kitchen renovation plumbing tips are must knows to ensure you have functional...
If you have noticed grey, white or dark specks on the plasterboard or ceiling in your bathroom, you may have mildew. Mildew on bathroom walls is common as the dampness and lack of air flow prompts it’s growth. I...
A few Friday’s ago, Phoebe and I were standing at our front door, amazed at the winter wonderland in our front yard. It prompted me to share tips on how to prevent water damage from hail as we were...
Choosing the taps and fixtures when renovating a bathroom are all about personal style and are often bought to match a certain look. But aesthetics aside, what should you be looking for when choosing your bathroom taps and fixtures? 6...
Ick, Ick, ICK. No one wants to see brown water coming through their taps. But it’s not an uncommon occurrence in households. Here are a few reasons why you may have brown water coming through the taps of your...
I love my house smelling pleasant as soon as a guest walks through the door. But even more so, I want my bathroom – especially my toilet to smell good naturally, without any whiffs of bad odours. Let’s be honest,...
Last week I had an exciting opportunity to offer bathroom renovation advice for a big interior magazine (which not so quietly, I’m really excited about). I’m in my zone when I’m asked plumbing advice. Anyway, one of the questions...
Wall hung vanities are a popular choice in contemporary bathrooms. They appeal to many and can fit in with many interior styles as they can create the illusion of space. They can also be easy to clean underneath, although a...
If you’ve noticed the grass to be marshy at the front of your house and asked yourself, ‘what’s causing the wet patch in my yard?’ it may be a hidden problem you need to investigate. One of the first signs...
For properties that rely on potable bore water or rainwater for their water supplies, jumper valve taps have been the recommended choice of tapware. I recently had a question sent through on my blog from a property owner who is...
Water leaks are not only a drain on your water meter, they are a drain to your back pocket. When you receive an unexpectedly high water bill, it can be a reason to panic if your daily habits haven’t changed. These...
Six months ago we bought a new fridge. We chose to purchase a model without an ice and water dispenser for a few reasons 1. Our fridge cavity was limited in space and depth. 2. We didn’t have a water supply...
This post has been written in collaboration with Fusion-Loc Pinterest is a trove of inspiration on how to organise under the kitchen sink cupboard. While the images are ‘pretty’, they aren't the most practical and the majority don’t take into consideration...
I’ve always encouraged to group plumbing jobs together to ensure you pay one plumber's call out fee when the plumber arrives at your property. Making the most from your plumber’s call out fee can protect your home and give...
On the weekend we went about repurposing plants to prevent plumbing problems around our house. For some time, Jacob noticed a plant growing outside our master bedroom window. It was the type of plant you’d want in a pot or...
International Women’s Day is a day to celebrate and recognise the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. It also promotes conversation and action for equality and gender parity. This year’s theme is #balanceforbettter2019 and what better way to...
If you follow me on Instagram, you would have seen I was in the city for the launch party of the Women’s Plumbing Alliance. The Women’s Plumbing Alliance is an initiative by the Master Plumbers Association of Queensland. It was established...
Over the last few years, I’ve become more conscious of the waste our family produces (or accumulates) when purchasing and using products that come in packaging. The bathroom is certainly an area in the house where a lot of...