Can I do my own plumbing work?
If it’s anything more than a basic tap tightening, involves hot water or sewer systems, or you’re in doubt, call a professional plumber.
When do I call a plumber instead of an electrician?
Remember this simple trick; if there’s a leak, no water, the water can’t get hot or there’s a pressure problem, call a plumber.
Does a plumber need to be licensed?
Always check your plumber holds the relevant licenses for your state to ensure your work meets current plumbing regulations.
Do I need a plumber or an electrician to replace a hot water system?
If you only need a hot water system replacement, without a change of size or style, call your local plumber.
When should you call an emergency plumber?
You should call in an emergency plumber near you if you have an overflowing toilet, a burst pipe or no hot water, to name a few.
What’s the easiest way to unblock a drain?
Calling a plumber is your best bet, unless you want to risk damaging your pipes or a reoccurring issue.
Do I need a pre-purchase plumbing inspection?
While it’s not necessary, a pre-purchase plumbing inspection may save you trouble in the future if the pipes or fixtures are old or worn out.
Who needs backflow testing?
Anyone who has backflow prevention devices, an irrigation system, large boiler or fire suppression system needs backflow testing at least once a year.
Why have I received an excess water notice from the council?
If you’re unaware of any recent plumbing issues, call a plumber fast. You may have an underground leak.
What does a roof plumber do?
You’ll need a roof plumber for installing downpipes, guttering and rainwater tanks, connecting sewerage systems and for any roof planning.