‘Flushable’ wipes block pipes By Kate Browne The wipes market, and the uses for wipes, has exploded. A stroll down any supermarket aisle now reveals wet wipes for make-up removal, toddlers’ noses, floor cleaning, toilet cleaning, toilet training and even (wait for it…) adult bums – promising to leave users “extra clean and fresh”.
What are the benefits of using a drain camera? 1. Accurately locate, inspect and diagnose the problem 2. Cost efficient – saves time and money 3. Fast, accurate, efficient – see live footage With an inbuilt meter counter – you know EXACTLY how far down the pipe the problem is, using the locator above ground can
With Winter fast approaching & the temperatures starting to drop most people are reaching for their portable gas heaters & turning on their pilot lights to their gas fire places. Here are our 3 tips to ensure that your gas heater starts first go! 1. If it’s a portable gas heater or fire place
Follow our water saving tips to reduce your water bill Turn off the tap when brushing your teeth, save around 580 glasses of water per week A great way to reduce your water usage is to re-use bath & shower water, collect the cold water in a bucket and give it to your plants! Time your
Don’t wait for your blocked drain to become an emergency. Read the signs and get it repaired before it causes major damage. The main signs that you have a blocked drain and need cleaning are: 1. Toilet bubbling or gurgling 2. Water is slow to drain down the toilet, shower, basin or sink 3. The
Noisy Pipes? Pipes banging or making noise when your taps are on or after they are turned off is call WATER HAMMER in the plumbing industry. This is a frustrating problem for home owners that if not rectified can cause major problems & be costly to repair. The cause of water hammer can be as
Did you know…As of 1/7/12 it has been legislated that all hot water heaters NEW & REPLACEMENT must be fitted with a tempering valve by a licenced plumber. A tempering valve is a device which limits the water temperature to a maximum 50 deg. This has been introduced to avoid scolding & serious burns. Previous