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Wipes can be expensive

As you know, upto 85% of blocked drains are caused by tree roots and easily managed. But, there is a growing number of blockages that are caused by “hygienic wipes”. Hygienic wipes block up house drains and sewer mains that … Continue reading

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Don’t flush facial tissues

85% of blocked drains are caused by tree roots however, What you flush down your loo can contribute to that blockage.

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Think before you flush the toilet.

Christmas 2015 is upon us. Most of us slow down and enjoy the festive season and the Aussie summer. But please think before you flush. We are here to help you with a plumbing emergency over the Christmas holidays A … Continue reading

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Ready for Sydney Storm Season

Sydney storm season got under way last night with a spectacular electric light show to compliment Ed Sheeran doing his stuff. Make sure you take precautions around your home in case severe weather hits. Severe weather, heavy rain and electrical … Continue reading

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Can’t turn the water off is a Plumbing Emergency

When you have a plumbing emergency… On Thursday night a client rang after 9.00pm to say her basin tap that had been leaking for a few weeks was now gushing water… … and the water meter at the front of … 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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Just Add Water

Everyone is talking about the upcoming summer like the imminent return of an old old friend. My sunrise learn to surf visits to the local beaches find them full of boys and girls and boot campers getting buffed for the … Continue reading

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Water saving tips for Spring

Now we are really into spring,  the gardens are blooming and after our long weekend heatwave, the lawn needs to be watered. A dripping tap can waste up to anywhere between 30 and 200 litres of water a day. That’s over … Continue reading

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Broncos and Cowboys Long Weekend

The October long weekend brings a sporting feast to Sydney NRL fans will descend on our city for the Grand Final between the Brisbane Broncos and the North Queensland Cowboys. The Lone Drainer and Pronto loves cowboys and horses My … 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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