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3 Unbelievably Creative Ancient Plumbing Systems

While we take pride in sharing regular advice and insights to help you care for your residential or commercial plumbing systems, we also love sharing the amazing history of sanitation.

Today, we want to do just that by taking a deep dive into the ancient timeline of plumbing systems around the world.

We’re going to take a look at the first toilet, a plumbing system involving a pigsty and 21st century solutions in B.C. bathhouses. Let’s get into it.

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How to find and hire a plumber you can trust

Hiring someone to help you fit out your home or business with the best plumbing system can be nerve-wracking.

In this day and age, there are a million and one plumbers out there, so how do you know who is the best one? Who is the most cost-effective? And most importantly…who is qualified?

Lucky for you, we’ve got the ultimate guide to help you find the right plumber for all your residential and commercial maintenance or emergency needs. Check it out below.

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5 plumbing tools every home or business owner should have

Now, before we get into this one, let’s get one thing straight: if you don’t know what you’re doing, you should always call a prFISHional (that’s us!).

However, there are some more minor plumbing issues that many home or business owners can actually solve themselves, with the help of some easy-to-use tools they have laying around.

We’ve put together this list of the top five plumbing tools you should have to help you in the case of a minor emergency, check them out below.

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Put the store-bought drain cleaner down and back away slowly.

Listen, we know that a clogged drain isn’t fun or friendly.

Whether it’s a monster hairball, uneaten veggies, a failed bread-making project, or something else entirely, we know you just want to get rid of it ASAP.

But the truth is, those fast-acting, grease-battling, life-changing drain cleaners are actually doing more damage to your home or business’ plumbing system than good – and here’s how.

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Introducing the latest and greatest service from Salmon Plumbing… Pipe Relining!

The team at Salmon Plumbing are adding a new service to their bank of offerings – Pipe relining!

Pipe relining isn’t exactly new on the plumbing scene, but it has been gaining a lot of popularity recently. Mostly due to its ability to help homeowners improve the overall health and life of their plumbing systems.

So, how exactly does pipe relining work? And what are its advantages over other popular plumbing techniques? Well, we’re going to tell you!

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3 ways you can prepare your plumbing for the Australian Summer

As Spring eases us into the Australian heat, now’s probably the time to start prepping your property’s plumbing system for the summer.

The hotter months can wreak havoc on plumbing systems and lead to damage without the proper preparation.

Lucky for you, we’ve put together 4 tasks you can add to your Sunday to-do list so that you don’t have to stare down an expensive plumbing bill around Christmas time.

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Salmon Plumbing are looking for another proFISHional plumber!

Yep. You read that right, we’re looking for another fish to add to our tank – particularly one with gasfitting qualifications and experience.

With over 28 years in the business, whoever joins our squad is going to be signing up to gain some serious expertise in the plumbing world.

We’re a pretty laid-back school of fish, with just a few common goals – complete the work, do it well and make sure to have fun where you can.

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