Category Archives: Safety Tips

A plumbing emergency and other ducks we’ve rescued

Being called out to this plumbing emergency brought an unexpected surprise. Our client had a blocked drain and when we had just about completed that repair, cutting tree roots from her sewer pipes, she called out, needing a hand in … Continue reading

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Don’t play Noughts and Crosses when you have sewer problems

Today’s post comes courtesy of Dr Marc Dussault, The Exponential Growth Strategist. At his recent Exponential Business Building Bootcamp, he showed a series of “impossible pictures” from Swedish Artist Erik Johansson. This photo was of particular interest. This is what … Continue reading

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Plumbers love your pussy

Your Dog and Dealing with Internal Renovations Dogs and cats find renovations very stressful: there are strangers in their home changing things, moving things around and distrupting their routine. Some of the risks involved range from escape behaviour, bad dog … Continue reading

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Plumbers and puppy dogs

Can Your Dog and the Tradies Play Nice? Renovations and refurbishing is a hectic and stressful time for anyone involved, but what about the family pooch. Are you having concerns with your dog getting under feet, barking at the strange … Continue reading

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What do you know about your gas supply?

Winter starts tomorrow and if gas is your preferred method of heating then read on… Natural gas is a great resource to have in any home for ovens, cooktops and hot water heating. However leaks in a high pressure gas … Continue reading

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Would you use this loo?

   I have just returned from Louisville Kentucky,to visit the 30th Annual  Pumper and Cleaner Environmental Expo.   This is one of the western world’s greatest collections of experts, gathering to talk about S _ _ T.  How to clean it clear it, move it, … Continue reading

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Water or wine. Is there bacteria in water?

To my friends who enjoy a glass of wine…  And those who don’t. Remember this during the festive season As Ben Franklin said:   In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is freedom,  in water there is bacteria.

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HELP! I’ve got a burst pipe in my bathroom!

This post is relevant to a Randwick plumbing emergency that happened yesterday. We had an SOS from a long term client “Joan” You could hear the panic in her voice, “Come quickly, we have a burst water pipe under our vanity basin … Continue reading

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Plumber rescues Puppy

In early June this year, a young boy in Britain decided to give his one week old puppy a bath using quite an odd method; putting him in the toilet bowl and giving it a flush. The dog was sent … Continue reading

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Why you should Dial Before You Dig

Before carrying out any excavation for plumbing repairs, your licensed plumber should do a “Dial before you Dig” check on your property and surrounds. This process shows where gas, water, sewer, stormwater, telecom and electric services owned by all utilities are … Continue reading

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