How Do You Unclog A Toilet?

While clogs and blockages are easily the most common issue with toilets, many people don’t know much about them. But while the problem may seem minor, a continuously clogged toilet can go on to become a much bigger problem and maybe cause significant damage to your home. With this in mind, here are some of…

How To Prevent Clogged Drains?

Clogged drains are one of the most common plumbing issues homeowners face and there are a number of causes, from hair build-up through to the flushing of toys down the toilet (thanks kids).  Inevitably, at some point in your life, you’re going to be faced with clogged drains, but you can take some proactive advice…

What Is Green Plumbing?

What Is Green Plumbing? When renovating, building new, or upgrading your plumbing, there’s never a better time to consider the sustainability of your systems. Going green can improve your carbon footprint, the longevity of your plumbing systems, and your home environment in general. The following information is all you need to know about green plumbing: …

How To Install A Kitchen Sink Drain

If you’re doing a renovation for your kitchen, there’s a high chance that you’d need to replace the drain assembly. While this process isn’t overly complicated, it depends on whether your new sink is different from the current one. If there are differences – such as the depth, for example, you may need to hire…

Our Smart City. Our Smart Brisbane City Council

Brisbane City Council has fully committed to the future with its long-term plan, Brisbane Vision 2031.  Within this vision is smart city, a strategy that uses technology to better serve the people of Brisbane. ‘Council is getting things done and delivering for you’,  says Lord Mayor of Brisbane City Council Graham Quirk. The key to…

12 Tips For Saving Water

12 tips to save water (that don’t cost any money!) around the home These days we need to be sure we watch how we use all of earth’s resources, being that I’m a plumber I feel responsible to provide all homeowners in Brisbane West with tips on how to save water to keep our community…

Can changing your shower head save you money?

Can changing your shower head save you money? Technology is always improving plumbing products to make them more efficient in using water -none more so than the humble showerhead. Older style showerheads can use up to 25 litres of water per minute. Not only can a modern showerhead reduce the amount of water you use,…

When to call a plumber

There are some simple plumbing problems the home handyman can fix himself. With a little know how and a few tools from the workshop, you can try – Changing tap washers Replacing a jumper valve Small leak under the sink Replacing a suction cup rubber, a float valve washer or a drop valve rubber in…