Category Archives: How to

New Blood

Its a simple thing to give blood. It doesn’t hurt at all! In fact it makes you feel really good…. and you get to help someone else. Who knows, I may get to help you or your loved ones. So … Continue reading

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Welcome to Movember. Mens Health Month

Mens health is something very close to my heart. Having lost my dad in 2009 to prostate cancer at 73 is something that changed the way I look at my own health and health checks. Over this month Movember I … Continue reading

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Water Saving Tips for your Garden.

Did you know about 35% of household water usage occurs in the garden. In my daily rounds the common theme is how the spring has unfolded, the gardens are in bloom, the Jasmine flowers have come and gone. We’ve had … Continue reading

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Why use an electric eel

Dateline: March 21st 2015 Less than 5% of blocked drains in Sydney are cleared by electric eel. The rest are cleared and cleaned by high pressure water drain cleaners that operate by pumping clean water at very high pressure through … Continue reading

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Happy Plumbers + Great Service = Happy Clients

We have a great team of plumbers here at The Lone Drainer and Pronto! They are good at their job They Love their work. We call it “Furk”! Having FUn..at..woRK So on Monday afternoon, 27th October 2014, I got this … Continue reading

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My Plumber is a Wizard

Sometimes its great to laugh at ourselves. I’ve always loved the Wizard and this is a good one!

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Water….. Water everywhere

Its been raining……. a lot! We have had blocked stormwater pipes, blocked sewer pipes, burst pipes, damaged water pipes and leaking taps of all kinds to attend too. The common denominator is Water Yes Water. Now summer is just around … Continue reading

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Help! Where does my Hot Water turn off?

“HELP!” “My water heater is spitting out hot water and steam. Can you get over here Urgently?” “I don’t know how to turn it off!” and “I think it’s going to explode” Monday morning brought a call from Deborah in … Continue reading

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Don’t put it down your toilet!

Last night we had an emergency call out to a client we had helped recently. But first, let me paint a picture 2 weeks ago “Kath”, who lives in a 1920s Coogee building had a blocked shower. Kath said it … Continue reading

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Stop Leaking Taps

As a plumber, the majority of house calls I have to make are to do with leaking taps. Obviously in most cases it is correct to call a plumber but some times we are called to houses to carry out a … Continue reading

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