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Reline Vs Rebuild

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Reline Vs Rebuild

May, 2020

Got a broken or blocked pipe? Why pipe relining is less stressful and more cost effective! BONUS: GET THE BOOK. FREE!

How to Clear Tree Roots from Drains

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How to Clear Tree Roots from Drains

Updated May, 2020

Unfortunately, tree roots enjoy finding their way into sewer and stormwater drains which often leads to blocked & damaged pipes. BONUS: GET THE BOOK. FREE!

10 Drain Clogging Plants that Will Cost You Thousands

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10 Drain Clogging Plants that Will Cost You Thousands

Updated May, 2020

To avoid costly pipe and drain repairs - there are some types of plants that you should avoid planting near your plumbing. Here are the top 10. BONUS: GET THE BOOK. FREE!

Must Read This Before Using A Drain Snake (Toilet Snake) Or Electric Eel

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Must Read This Before Using A Drain Snake (Toilet Snake) Or Electric Eel

Updated May, 2020

There are a lot of plumbers that still use the older Electric Eel (also known as a plumbers snake or a drain snake) method today and only few that use a High Pressure Water Jetter. BONUS: GET THE BOOK. FREE!

How Much Does It Cost To Clear a Blocked Drain in 2020?

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How Much Does It Cost To Clear a Blocked Drain in 2020?

January, 2020. Updated May, 2020.

Blocked drains can cause flooding when it rains and what’s worse - they can cause your toilet to back up and you could have raw sewage flooding into your property and home ...

Are Blocked or Built-up Drains a Landlord Issue or a Tenant Issue?

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Are Blocked or Built-up Drains a Landlord Issue or a Tenant Issue?

March, 2020

Blocked drains can be confusing because in different circumstances it can be either the tenants, landlords or local councils’ responsibility to pay ...

What Kind of Trees Can Invade Sewer Pipe Lines?

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What Kind of Trees Can Invade Sewer Pipe Lines?

March, 2020

Trees in residential and commercial areas create pleasant environments that provide shade, create enjoyable views and provide privacy. However ...

What Are the Signs of a Broken Sewer Pipe?

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What Are the Signs of a Broken Sewer Pipe?

October, 2019

As with anything that runs underground, a broken sewer pipe can be difficult to detect. A home’s main sewer line is buried beneath the yard and broken pipes are one of the biggest issues that a homeowner will face.

Countdown Of The Top 5 Causes Of Blocked Drains

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Countdown Of The Top 5 Causes Of Blocked Drains

Updated: May, 2019

Are your drains blocked? We go over some of the most common causes - so you know what to look out for ...

How to Tell If You Have A Blocked Stormwater Drain

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How to Tell If You Have A Blocked Stormwater Drain

April, 2019

A blocked stormwater drain can leave devastating results in or out of you're home. Blocked stormwater drains are no good at any time during the year, however ...

Top 3 Causes Of A Blocked Drain

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Top 3 Causes Of A Blocked Drain

March, 2019

Blocked drains are downright filthy – they are full of bacteria and can emit foul odours which means that if you suspect you have one, you need to get on top of it right away ...

How Much Does It Cost To Clear A Blocked Drain?

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How Much Does It Cost To Clear A Blocked Drain?

March, 2019

A blocked drain in your home is really annoying, but above all, it can be concerning and have higher priority more than anything ...

How to Unblock A Shower

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How to Unblock A Shower

March, 2019

If you are beginning to find out more that your showers are taking what feels like forever to drain out ...

How to Unblock A Sink

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How to Unblock A Sink

March, 2019

If you are beginning to find out more that your showers are taking what feels like forever to drain out ...

How To Unblock A Stormwater Drain

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How To Unblock A Stormwater Drain

March, 2019

There is nothing quite like an afternoon storm on a humid Queensland day… that is until you begin to worry if your stormwater drainage system is in proper working order.

How To Unblock A Drain - DIY Tips

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How To Unblock A Drain - DIY Tips

March, 2019

This is a good place to start as it is the most natural remedy to offer. Blockages that are caused by soap scum or fat will be loosened and able to move.

How To Unblock A Toilet?

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How To Unblock A Toilet?

March, 2019

Today, other than plumbers or handy-men there are not many people that would be equipped with the knowledge or equipment to deal with a clogged toilet.

Why Do My Drains Smell?

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Why Do My Drains Smell?

December, 2018

The modern plumbing system has advanced in homes – it helps prevent disease, provides sanitation and quickly and efficiently removes waste and sewage problems.

Why Do I Have A Smelly Bathroom?

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Why Do I Have A Smelly Bathroom?

December, 2018

Have you cleaned your bathroom repeatedly until your bathroom (and toilet) is sparkling clean and yet you still can’t get rid of that foul sewer smell?

Advantages of Water Jetting Your Drains

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Advantages of Water Jetting Your Drains

September, 2018

High-Pressure Water Jetter's are used more frequently to clear blocked drains. These jetter's are used in conjunction with a CCTV Drain Camera Inspection that provide you with not only an unblocked drain but the cause of the problem to ensure future blockages are avoided.

Four Major Signs Of A Blocked Drain

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Four Major Signs Of A Blocked Drain

July, 2018

A blocked drain is a nightmare for many household owners. As water doesn't drain properly, it can lead to further problems not limited to your drainage system.

10 Items To Never Flush Down The Toilet

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10 Items To Never Flush Down The Toilet

June, 2018

Your average household toilet may handle a lot of natural waste and toilet paper but, it is not designed to flush anything else.

Countdown Of The Top 5 Causes Of Blocked Drains

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Countdown Of The Top 5 Causes Of Blocked Drains

April, 2018

Are your drains blocked? We go over some of the most common causes - so you know what to look out for (and so you can put the necessary preventative measures in place).

Learn How Clearing Your Gutters Could Save You Thousands!

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Learn How Clearing Your Gutters Could Save You Thousands!

March, 2018

Rain Gutters filled with debris can cause an issue just about anywhere and everywhere in your home.

Storm Season Means Blocked Drains, How You Can Prevent Them

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Storm Season Means Blocked Drains, How You Can Prevent Them

August, 2017

With the wet week Brisbane is currently having and it being the first major rain of the season it is inevitable that downpipes and storm water drain are going to have blockages.

Storm Season Means Blocked Drains, How You Can Prevent Them

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Storm Season Means Blocked Drains, How You Can Prevent Them

August, 2017

When it comes to unblocking a blocked drain there are 100's of DIY methods and home remedies and whilst some of these may work in very particular cases, some of them are downright dangerous and have the potential to damage your pipes and injure yourself or any future plumbers working on your drains.

11 Things That People You Know Flush That They Definitely Shouldn't

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11 Things That People You Know Flush That They Definitely Shouldn't

April, 2017

Our Plumbers are the experts in unblocking clogged drains, and in our time in the field we have come across some very interesting and unusual items clogging drains.

10 Things That You Definitely Shouldn’t Flush, But Probably Do.

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10 Things That You Definitely Shouldn’t Flush, But Probably Do.

March, 2017

People everywhere flush things down the toilet that should never have been flushed, whether it's to dispose of something disgusting, hide something embarrassing or give your beloved gold fish the send-off he deserves, people have flushed some extremely unusual things down toilets in the past.




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