Harvesting Rainwater – Invest and Reap the Benefits

Harvesting Rainwater – Invest and Reap the Benefits

In days gone by many Australians relied on harvesting rainwater to meet their water requirements.  And of course there are those in rural and remote areas who still do. There are now strong economic and environmental arguments for householders and businesses to collect and use rainwater even when they have access to a town supply.

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What to Consider When Setting up a Commercial Kitchen?

What to Consider When Setting up a Commercial Kitchen?

Perhaps you’re starting a catering business, opening a café or fitting out a school tuckshop. These are all instances that require special plumbing installations to meet the regulations required for commercial kitchens. However, it’s not just about following the rules. There are ways of fitting out a commercial kitchen that will improve productivity and workflow.

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Maintaining Stormwater Drainage Systems

Maintaining Stormwater Drainage Systems

Management of stormwater Managing stormwater is an important part of ensuring your property does not experience internal flooding during downpours and that outdoor areas do not become quagmires. To reduce the chance of stormwater damage to your property, roof areas should effectively collect water then transfer this water to stormwater drains via appropriate downpipes.  In

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Checking Your Flexible Water Connections

In modern homes, flexible water hoses are fast replacing standard copper pipe installation. These versatile hoses are commonly installed from the wall outlet to taps under sinks, basins and toilets. All tapware – whether mixer or hob mounted can include flexible hoses as part of their hardware. These hoses are also used in toilets, and

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What is a Water Hammer?

What is a Water Hammer?

Water hammer is a specific plumbing noise (generally described as ‘banging’, ‘clanging’ or ‘vibrating’), rather than a generic name for pipe clatter. Water hammer is created by a pressure surge or shock wave caused when a fluid in motion is forced to stop or change direction suddenly. The side effects of water hammer go farther

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Tips to Prevent Floods at Home

Tips to Prevent Floods at Home

Preventing Floods – Check Your Flexible Water Connections In modern homes, flexible water hoses are fast replacing standard copper pipe installation. These versatile hoses are commonly installed from the wall outlet to taps under sinks, basins and toilets. All tapware – whether mixer or hob mounted can include flexible hoses as part of their hardware.

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Common Causes Of Blocked Drains

Common Causes Of Blocked Drains

When it comes to unpleasant inconveniences at home or work, it doesn’t get much bigger than dealing with a blocked drain. Not only can blocked drains lead to poorly draining sinks and cause pungent smells around the home or office, they are sometimes very costly to fix. To help remove the inconvenience of blocked drains,

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What Not To Flush Down Your Toilet?

What Not To Flush Down Your Toilet?

Talking about toilets can be a tricky subject, because most of the time it’s one we want to avoid. Most of us simply take the toilet for granted and some of us even take advantage of it, using it for things that it should never be used for. Some people assume that because they can

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LPG Gas or Natural Gas – Which One Is More Economical?

LPG Gas or Natural Gas – Which One Is More Economical?

Comparisons are a big part of our lives and they can help us to make important decisions about costs, safety, efficiency and much more. This is certainly the case with natural gas and LPG. The two gasses essentially fill the same needs so which is better, economically, and in other areas. Let’s find out. The

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