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The Steps To Take To Get Rid Of Pluming Blockages

Is there a stink in your sink? Is your toilet refusing to drain after flushing? These are signs you have a blockage in your plumbing pipes! Some plumbing blockages can be fixed by you, but others need the assistance of a plumber. So, how do you decide which is which? You read up about plumbing blockages right here. Blockages can be caused by foreign objects placed in the loo, hair buildup in the shower trap, or even tree roots breaking through a pipe. Learn more about plumbing blockages so you can identify when it is necessary to pick up the phone and call your plumber.

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Preparing yourself for residential plumbing emergencies

19 February 2020
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Your homes and buildings are not fail-proof, and plumbing emergencies can happen. It's possible to experience a frozen or broken pipe, leaking gas or sewer backups at unexpected moments. A plumbing emergency can make your home uncomfortable (or even dangerous) to stay in. It is, therefore, important to have an emergency plumber handy so you can quickly restore your plumbing system to full working condition. What constitutes a plumbing emergency? Read More …

5 Tips For Hot Water System Maintenance

18 February 2020
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Problems with your hot water system can cause serious damage to your home through leaks or even explosions. These five maintenance tips can help to prevent your hot water system developing faults, saving you money on repair bills in the long run. 1. Set the Water Temperature Correctly Domestic hot water systems must operate at the correct temperature to keep them safe. The usual recommendation is to store heated water at a temperature of at least 60 degrees to prevent the growth of dangerous Legionella bacteria. Read More …

4 Actions to Take in an Emergency Plumbing Situation

13 February 2020
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Plumbing emergencies can strike at any time, so it is important to know what steps to take to limit the damage and resolve the situation as soon as possible. Here are four actions you can take right away. 1. Turn Off the Water Supply In any plumbing emergency, the first thing you should do is switch off the water. You will find the stop tap, which controls your home's water supply, in a service cupboard if you live in an apartment. Read More …

3 Important Advantages of a Tankless System

13 February 2020
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The importance of residential water heating systems is often not appreciated until these systems break down, and one can no longer enjoy the convenience of a hot shower after a long day at work. Here are a few reasons why you should consider replacing your conventional storage tank heater with a tankless model rather than have it repaired. With Tankless System, There Is Energy to Be Saved As compared to storage tank water heaters, tankless systems are inherently more energy efficient. Read More …

Why Turn to a Specialist For Blocked Drains?

12 February 2020
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If you have a toilet bowl that drains slowly or you notice that gurgling sounds come up from your bath when you empty it, then it could be that you have a partial blockage in your drains. Under such circumstances, it is common for people to rod their own drains via an inspection pit to try and clear the problem. Rodding your drains requires a degree of physical work that can be demanding if you are not used to it. Read More …