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How To Get Rid Of Smelly Drains in the Bathroom

Smelly drains in the bathroom

Smelly drains are not only overwhelming, they can be unsanitary and a sign of more sinister plumbing problems. For bigger issues your professional plumber is you go-to, but for other minor issues there are a few things you can do as part of your overall home maintenance routine to fix

Plumbing Issues You Should Never Try and Fix Yourself

Plumbing Issues You Should Never Try and Fix Yourself!

When it comes to the plumbing problems in your home, DIY plumbing jobs are often very different from other DIY projects related to painting or carpentry for example. Often smaller issues can be a sign of larger ones that if incorrectly dealt with, can severely affect your home’s entire plumbing

Some Simple Ways To Save Water At Home

Ways to save water at home

Even though there has been a decrease in household water usage over the past few years, the cost to provide water infrastructure is still trending upwards. By reducing our usage by even 50 litres per day per person, we can delay or completely avoid the need for expensive new dams

Why You Should Consider Harvesting Rainwater

rainwater spilling off tin roof

Rainwater harvesting involves the collection, storage and distribution of rainwater from a surface (often a roof) in order for it to be used. In the past, rainwater collection fell out of favour because tanks became breeding grounds for insects, sparking concern about water contamination. However, these days, modern rainwater tank

Expert Tips To Remove Bathroom Limescale

bathroom limescale

We’ve all seen that crusty white film that often makes an unsightly appearance around taps, and in our baths, showers and toilets. It’s called limescale and it’s a calcium compound found on surfaces that come into regular contact with ‘hard’ water. Unattractive in the short run and potentially damaging in

Five Reasons You Might Have a Blocked Drain

Blocked Drain

Is there a gurgling sound coming from your bath? Or your kitchen sink draining way too slowly? Or your toilet overfilling with water? Then chances are you’ve got a blocked drain. But drain blockages are not only inconvenient, they can cause sewerage issues, a build-up of debris in your pipes,

How To Unblock Drains – Expert Tips

unblock drains

Blocked drains can occur in your bathroom, kitchen and laundry and blockages can be caused by a number of issues. These include ageing or broken pipes, large amounts of hair in the shower drain, fats and oils being disposed of down the sink, and sanitary items and excessive paper being

6 Reasons You Might Have A Leaky Roof In Your Home

Leaky Roof In Your Home

Leaky roofs are not just inconvenient they can also be hazardous. Leaks can promote mould, compromise installation, cause structural deterioration and they can even become fire hazards if they’re not dealt with quickly.

6 Drain Cleaning Mistakes To Avoid In Your Home

Blocked drains can occur anywhere in the home, from your exterior drains to your interior laundry, kitchen and bathroom drain, and the signs are usually fairly obvious. Your outside drains may be overflowing, water is slowly draining away in your laundry tub or shower, or your toilet may be making

When Should You Replace Your Hot Water System?

When Should You Replace Your Hot Water System?

Waking up to a cold shower is never fun, particularly in the midst of a freezing cold winter. And in the midst of all of these beautifully sunny summer days, you’re probably not thinking about your hot water system at all! Rather than waiting until woolly-sock-weather hits, why not consider