Category Archives: Plumbing

Hot Water Cylinder Price Review

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Hot Water Cylinder Price Review and Guide, especially if you are in the market for a replacement hot water cylinder. HOT WATER CYLINDER PRICE / PRICES Many people ask me, “is that a good price for a new hot water cylinder”? A great question but not always so easy to quantify. There is a vast difference […]

Underfloor Heating For Your Home

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Have you heard about underfloor heating systems? Are you tired of being cold and want to find out more about underfloor heating? UNDERFLOOR HEATING Is underfloor heating expensive? Is underfloor heating economical to run? There are many different underfloor heating systems… which is best for me? We will try and help you with a few […]

Plumbing Maintenance Jobs – Get A Good Plumber

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Plumbing Maintenance Jobs are just part of running a home that functions as it should. PLUMBING MAINTENANCE JOBS Many people neglect maintaining the plumbing on their home, only to end up with a major issue further down the track. If you discover a leak. Or if you see water dribbling out an overflow pipe. Or […]

BATHROOM 101 – Get The Bathroom You Want!

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BATHROOM 101 We all have a budget, we all have limitations, but BATHROOM 101 has got to be… Get the bathroom you want! GETTING THE BATHROOM YOU WANT For years possibly you’ve been thinking about bathroom ideas, planning your new bathroom. You have had many great and interesting ideas. You’ve dreamed about how amazing its […]

Toilet Flush – What Makes a Toilet Flush Well?

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WHAT MAKES A TOILET FLUSH WELL? Toilet flush.You can study the shape of the toilet bowl as much as you like. You can convince yourself about what shape toilet flushes best. But regardless of shape. A toilet with poor plumbing, the wrong sized connection, or skew to the pipe, will never flush well. It is […]

Papakura Plumber | Your Local South Auckland Plumber

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People often ask me, “How long have you been based in Papakura. Are you a  Papakura plumber? We thought you were Aucklandwide, not just a South Auckland plumber.” Well, let me clarify it all for you in a quick blog. PAPAKURA PLUMBER BY DEFAULT After growing up in Clevedon, completing secondary school in Papakura, then moving […]

Low Pressure Hot Water Cylinder Replacements and Options

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LOW PRESSURE HOT WATER – THE GOLDEN DAYS Once upon a time, many years ago, people decided that a hot water cylinder would be a good idea. No more having to full a copper bath and heating it with a coal fire, so the family could have the weekly wash. So, the first low pressure […]

Drain Unblocking – Unblocking Drains in Auckland

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DRAIN UNBLOCKING – NOT EVERYONE’S FAVOURITE JOB I can well imagine when you realize you have a blocked drains, you start thinking yuck, this will not be fun, drain unblocking is not something I want to have anything to do with. If you are keen to try drain unblocking, maybe you have a blocked toilet, […]

Leak Detection – Finding That Water Leak You Have

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Leak Detection Watermain leaks, often end up with watermain replacements, but the process generally starts with Leak Detection. UNDERSTANDING LEAK DETECTION When you have a watermain leak, We can sometimes quickly and easily locate and repair your water main leaks. If the water leak is obvious we will just dig up and repair. However if […]

Backflow Preventer – Do You Need One?

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WHAT IS A BACKFLOW PREVENTER? A backflow preventer is a device that’s installed on your home’s main water feed pipe to the property. It allows water to flow in one direction but never in the opposite direction. Its sole purpose is to prevent drinking water from being contaminated due to backflow, or cross contamination. ARE BACKFLOW PREVENTER VALVES REQUIRED? Backflow prevention devices […]