Tips & Advice

Advice, tips and tricks of the plumbing kind

Did you know that sanitary plumbing, gasfitting and drainlaying must be done by authorised tradespeople? Follow our blog for expert advice on plumbing repairs, renovations, servicing and seasonal maintenance.

Don't risk it! If you have a plumbing problem, contact a Master Plumber.

  • 5th of June 2018 5 min read

    Set yourself up for success

    You’ve decided to hire a professional to revamp your kitchen/bathroom/entire house, but where do you start? It can seem daunting if you’ve never used a tradesperson before or have had...

    Tags: rennovations  
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    16th of May 2018 3 min read

    Proper plumber or cowboy?

    The last thing you want is to find that the person on your doorstep is not authorised to carry out the work you need doing. Find out here how you can make sure the work is being carried out legally by someone who is experienced and competent.

    Tags: hiring a qualified tradesperson  
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    4th of May 2018 2 min read

    When should you call a plumber, gasfitter or drainlayer?

    When it comes to home plumbing, gasfitting and drainage, don’t be tempted to DIY! As there’s very little you can legally do yourself. To help, we’ve put together a guide on when to make a good call and get a Master Plumber, Gasfitter or Drainlayer to sort your plumbing problem.

    Tags: hiring a master plumber  
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    30th of April 2018 2 min read

    Gas heating options

    We all want our home to be snug and warm in winter. Gas heating is a great way to heat your home.

    Tags: heating your home  
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    19th of April 2018 4 min read

    Emergencies—what to do?

    Plumbing emergencies are stressful, especially if you don’t understand what is going on.

    Tags: hire a master plumber  
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    18th of December 2017 4 min read

    Water conservation tips for summer

    Good water conservation habits aren't just for the dry summer months, but all year round. Invercargill City Council recently put out some excellent water conservation tips, which we'd like to...

    Tags: water conservation  
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    17th of October 2017 1 min read

    Labour Weekend DIYers—don’t attempt the plumbing!

    Reality DIY shows may inspire you to get stuck into your own renovations, but shoddy workmanship can cost money to fix, and also invalidate your insurance cover, AA Insurance is...

    Tags: DIY  
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    25th of May 2017 0 min read

    Think before you flush

    A lot of things get flushed down our toilets that shouldn’t be flushed—like wipes, paper towels and tissues.

    Tags: toilet flushing  
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    22nd of May 2017 0 min read

    Off on a winter break?

    If you're going to be away from home for a while, it's a good idea to turn off the water supply at the mains.

    Tags: water supply tips  
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    13th of December 2016 0 min read

    Summer water saving

    As the weather hots up, we all need to think about conserving water—especially those of us on tank water. Simple actions can save thousands of litres of water each year.

    Tags: water conservation  
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