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5 Ways Your Plumber Can Help Drought-Proof Your Home

Brisbane can be the city of plenty and not enough water. But we aren’t doing it as bad as our regional towns and communities, who have been experiencing severe drought and are in desperate need for rain. Almost two-thirds of Queensland is in drought, and the lack of water supplies affects industries, agriculture and can impact personal lifestyles.

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5 Tips To Keep Mosquitoes Away From Your Rainwater Tank

Rainwater tanks are a great way to save on your water bills. The collection of rainwater is a system that can be of great benefit to the environment. But any plumbing system that collects and stores water needs to be maintained, and the rainwater tank is one such system that is often out of sight, so out of mind.

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5 Reasons You Have No Hot Water

No one wants to start their morning with a cold shower, and certainly not during the peak of winter. It’s certainly and inconvenient occurrence to have no hot water right when you need it the most. So what is the cause and what can be done to fix it? Here are 5 reasons why you have no hot water and how they can be fixed.

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Beware Of This Common Kitchen Sink Blockage Affecting Households Every Winter

When winter rolls around, bring on the hot chips and gravy. In fact bring on all the comfort foods like roasts, carbs and casseroles. Anything to keep the belly full and hands warm while embracing all the comforts winter draws us to. Unfortunately, these foods can also cause a common kitchen sink blockage that has plumbers called every winter to fix. Here is the most common kitchen sink blockage you want to avoid this winter.

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Budget Plumbing Tips To Update An Old Bathroom

If you’ve purchased an older house and the bathroom is in need of an update, you may assume calling a plumber will cost you a bit to renovate. But simple, cosmetic updates can be affordable. Your plumber will usually be able to install them during one call out and will install them in a fraction of the time you could.

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Detecting Leaks – Where They’re Most Likely and How to Find Them

The sound of water can be incredibly soothing: think of the rolling sound of waves or the gentle tap of rain on the roof. But as a home or business owner, the steady drip-drip-drip of a tap or pipe inside the wall is not only really annoying; it can be a warning sign that your home or office is at risk of serious water damage.

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How to Treat Lead in Water and Tapware

Lead is something all of us encounter daily. From our air and soil to household dust and paint, however not many of us are aware that this potentially dangerous metal is also often found lurking in our tap water.

A study from 2016 found that low-level lead water contamination was frighteningly widespread in Australian homes.

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