“My toilet is leaking”. This is one of the most common phone calls our plumber, Craig, receives. A leaking toilet is one of those plumbing issues that is annoying but, in our busy-ness, we often ignore, thinking we’ll get to it “tomorrow”. You may be surprised to know that a medium toilet leak could waste […]
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Entries by Craig Louisson
Whenever you sign a tenancy agreement, as a landlord or property manager, you hope your new tenants are going to take care of the home you have provided them. Some tenants are great, but some don’t particularly care about looking after your investment. Over his time as a plumber, Craig has encountered shocking plumbing issues […]
When your drain is blocked, you need help straight away! Although the problem may have been brewing for a while, there’s no way of knowing until you start having issues. Causes of Blocked Drains Some of the main causes of a blocked drain are – a buildup of debris, such as toilet paper, soap and […]
“Drip…drip…drip”. It was the middle of the night and I lay awake listening to one of the taps in our ensuite drip. I resorted to putting a towel in the basin for the drips to land on silently. It made me think about the wasted water and the impact on our water heating bill – a tap […]
The Autumn leaves are beautiful but…they fill our guttering with leaves. If you’re not a plumber, you may not be aware of some of the problems these leaves can create. If not cleared from guttering/spouting, they can cause: guttering to overflow when it rains deterioration & rusting of metal guttering (due to dampness caused by accumulated […]
Just as your car needs a warrant of fitness to check its safety, it is advisable to have your home’s plumbing checked. A Plumb WOF is an honest assessment of your plumbing to see what’s looking good and where safety can be improved, damage avoided & money saved.
The most common complaint people who have a low pressure hot water system make is that their pressure is poor at the tap. They want to luxuriate under a decent spray for their morning shower, not shiver under a dribble. Another problem some experience is difficulty controlling water temperature with mixers.
Our sympathies and thoughts go to all those who have been affected by the recent earthquakes.
We thought it would be helpful to suggest some checks you might want to make of your home’s plumbing to ensure it hasn’t been damaged by the quakes and to reduce the chance of damage in future shakes.
I hate it when I turn on a tap or the shower and I have to stand waiting ages for the hot water to come through. Apart from being impatient, I don’t like the thought of wasting water or what it must be doing to the power bill. Over the past couple of years, plumbers […]
In the event of a burst pipe or leaking water tank, you will want to turn your water off immediately to minimise damage to your home. If a plumber needs to work on your water pipes, they’ll likely need to turn the water off. Do you know where your toby is?