It’s around this time of year when we’re entertaining more and often have friends and family drop in for a visit, and the last thing anyone wants is a toilet that won’t flush. Trying to figure out the problem can be frustrating if you don’t know what you’re looking for. There are three common reasons for a toilet not being able to flush, and in most cases you should be able to fix these problems yourself.
It’s almost here, the day that brings families together to enjoy good company, food and fun. Christmas is a time of joy and good spirits, but it’s also a time for lots of entertaining in one home which can often lead to strain on drains resulting in blocked drains and toilets. Ensure your Christmas runs smoothly by incorporating these handy plumbing tips.
Summer is almost here and in Australia in terms of weather, this either means lots of dry heat or lots of rain. While last year we had high levels of hot temperatures and a devastating bushfire season, this year meteorologists are predicting a much more wet season. According to The Bureau of Meteorology, we are officially entering a La Niña season, forecasting we could be in for a wet spring and summer and possible flooding and cyclones.
Water a resource we often take for granted, and it’s a household expense that we have to pay every quarter. Costs only ever seem to go up which may cause you to wonder what the average water bill is in your area. Looking at the average water bill can also help to decipher if what you are paying is close to the average and how you can improve on it.
If you’ve never fixed a leaking tap, don’t worry, you’re not alone, and it’s much easier than you might first think. A leaking tap can cause a lot of problems if not fixed quickly, including potentially damaging your home, wasting water and causing your water bill to skyrocket. The good news is that changing a washer in a tap is all that is required in most cases to stop a tap form leaking.
The impact of COVID-19 is wide-ranging within the building and construction industry with effects to be inevitably felt within the supply chain and safety of workers.
Many tradies have been hit by the pandemic, and it has changed the habits of a lot of industries. We know that you want to keep socially distanced as much as possible, preventing the spread of the disease, but at the same time, there are occasions when you need to call in help.
Plumbing problems are always a headache. Some are simple, but some aren’t and can have severe consequences if not attended to promptly. A serious plumbing problem can damage your home or business. In your home, it can damage furniture, floors, and walls, etc. In your business, your goods, and stocks.
The question of the day: are flushable wipes truly safe to flush? It wasn’t that long ago that the good people of Australia were going crazy over toilet paper along with the rest of the world. The start of Covid-19 saw a time when loo paper was looking rather valuable, while some opted for other wipeable options as shelves emptied.
All too often, emergency repairs could be avoided altogether with a simple routine plumbing maintenance check.
There are many reasons you might need a plumber on the Gold Coast, and when you do, it is best to call the experts here at DCM Plumbing and Drainage.
No matter what the problem is, we have trained and experienced plumbers who can help you fix it. It’s usually not a good idea to try to remedy plumbing problems on your own as that can make the issue worse and lead to costly damage as well.