Plumbing Problems

Identifying and fixing a leak

A common problem in the colder months, when pipes freeze and expand it’s sometimes challenging to find the exact origin of a leak and repair it...

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Leaking pipes

Similar to dealing with a burst pipe, there are several things you can do to prevent serious damage to your home following a leaking pipe. Most...

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Leaking and dripping taps

A nuisance rather than a plumbing disaster, leaking and dripping taps sound annoying, waste water and leave stains in your sink.   If you’d like...

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Leaking soil pipe

If you suspect you have a leaking soil pipe, it’s easily diagnosable due to the unpleasant smell and the slow functionality of your toilet. While...

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Leaking toilet

If you’ve noticed small pools of water where your toilet meets the floor or that the flooring around your toilet is especially spongy it’s possible...

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Fix a broken flush handle

Used constantly, it’s no surprise that after some time the flush handle on your toilet will begin to show signs of wear and tear. If the flush on...

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Stop a continually running toilet

Wasting a large amount of water, a toilet that’s running continually is inconvenient and noisy. Relatively straightforward to repair, check these...

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Leaking bath or shower

While no leak should ever be taken lightly, in the case of a leaking bath or shower, immediate attention is required. If you’re not confident with...

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Blocked sinks

If any of your sinks aren’t draining fully after use you may have a blockage in the waste pipes or the sewer line. Common causes are food debris...

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Leaking water tank

If you think your water tank is leaking, before you take any action you’ll need to be sure that water isn’t coming from an adjacent pipe. It’s also...

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Toilet won’t flush

If you’re having trouble getting your toilet to flush, and don’t want to resort to the bucket and water method, check these four components are...

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Leaking stopcock

The first port of call when you have a plumbing or heating emergency, your stopcock is the gateway to your water supply. If you discover a leak...

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Drain and sewer maintenance

If you experience any difficulties with drains and sewers, both at home and on public property, it’s important to know who to call and how to...

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Blocked bath or shower

If your bath or shower fills up with water while in use and takes a long time to drain afterwards, it’s likely that you have a build up of debris...

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Leaking sink

While it’s a problem that can cause a lot of cosmetic damage, a leak under your sink is fairly straightforward to diagnose and repair. Here are...

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Blocked drains

If you’ve got a blocked drain it’s important to stop using it as soon as possible. That means not running your taps, not flushing the toilet and...

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Preventing blocked drains

To keep your drains in good working order there are several things you can do:   Check your drains regularly   If you keep an eye on...

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Blocked soil pipe

Similar to the tell-tale signs of a leaking soil pipe, if your soil pipe is blocked you’ll smell an unpleasant odour and notice that your toilet is...

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Blocked kitchen pipes

Similar to unblocking your bath or shower with bicarbonate of soda, this method also relies on a chemical reaction to dislodge debris. Quick and...

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Blocked toilet

Easily clogged with too much toilet paper, a blocked toilet is relatively straightforward to fix. As soon as you notice that your toilet is...

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