Every month we have homeowners calling us because they need assistance unclogging bathtub drains, mainly due to the buildup of hairs and grime. It may seem trivial, but it's a real issue that can lead to the pooling of water. Once you have a buildup of standing water it can lead to a number of health issues, aesthetic damage, and hygiene concerns. If you can't get a plumber out to fix the problem, then there are a few steps you can take to try and combat it on your own, and one step you should always avoid.
Old buildings often have gutters on the verge of failure, or gutter systems that were never installed properly to begin with. Modern buildings usually have more effective guttering systems, but even they need to be looked after.
If rain water starts overflowing from your gutter, don't ignore it — take immediate action! Clearing your gutter at the proper time can make a huge difference in your drainage and repair bills.
Usually homeowners consider plumbing an emergency service, and when not immediately required it's "out of sight and out of mind". On top of this, there are several plumbing myths that most homeowners believe that prevent them from seeking help even when they are aware of various plumbing issues. Here we take a look at some of the most expensive plumbing myths.
Many homeowners and business owners in Victoria find DIY plumbing repairs tempting. Yes, you can do minor repairs yourself, but you should definitely call a plumbing company to manage the serious tasks. If the company is trustworthy, you should be comfortable handing the regular maintenance tasks over to them.
So here are plumbing do’s and don’ts that will help you know when to call a plumber, and what might save you from having to call in the first place.
The bathroom is a very important part of your property, and each household uses it every day. Any problems with your bathroom need to be fixed fast. As a homeowner, you should know some basic repairs and how to check for leaks. Take a look at the signs of bathroom leaks.