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One of the questions I get asked often is "When do you replace tap washers?" The reason I get asked this question a lot, when attending maintenance jobs, is to prevent the inconvenience of having no water flow through your...
Plumbing solutions to problems can often be diagnosed over the phone when speaking to a client, but it always pays to have a look at the problem to ensure no other underlying issues could be causing the problem.   In this...
My last post about Tafe was quite negative and unfortunately there is more negative than positive that I can talk about this place. Anything to do with Tafe’ brings a rock to my stomach and I tense up and...

Tafe and Sex

My dad and I recently replaced the hand shower and rail and mixer taps in over 100 Mater Private Hospital bathroom ensuites. Due to the size of the job and the complexity of working in rooms with patients, we...
Today dad and I installed an overflow relief gully (ORG) to a house that had one installed in the wrong place. What is an Overflow Relief Gully? It's a drain like fitting with a grate on top and has a bend...
It’s happened to me before. You turn on a tap (often for some reason it ends up being your hot water tap) and you keep turning and turning and it WON’T TURN OFF! You panic because you have a...
I recently replaced a washer at a friend’s place for love, not because it was expected, but because the job was easy and we are both mums and know what it’s like making ends meet when you only have...
My dad and I replaced a urinal cartridge to a waterless urinal this week. It’s a job we dislike doing immensely because of the horrid smell and because we had a mishap the last time we replaced the cartridge. Waterless...
Gone are the days if you fell over you would pick yourself up again and keep walking your merry way. In this day and age if you fell over because you tripped on a council footpath that wasn’t evenly...
I have been thinking about writing my own blog for a while… in fact I wish I was smart enough to keep a blog when I started my apprenticeship 5 years ago but I was so focused on ‘getting...