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Understanding Sewer Backups

Cleaning up after a sewer backup requires caution and thoroughness. Follow our best practices for safety precautions, stopping the backup, and properly disinfecting your property to minimise health risks and prevent further damage.

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How to Safely Shut Off Your Gas Supply

Natural gas is a convenient fuel but a potential hazard if a leak occurs. Knowing how to shut off the gas supply at the meter is crucial for emergencies. This guide provides clear steps to locate the shut-off valve and turn off the gas safely, ensuring your home's safety.

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How to Stop Sewer Smell From Vent Pipe

This comprehensive guide provides essential strategies to address and halt sewer smells emanating from vent pipes. Find out how to maintain a fresh, odour-free home with effective, straightforward solutions.

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Choosing the Right Plumbing Fixtures for Your Home

Transform your living spaces with the perfect plumbing fixtures. Our guide explores the key factors to consider, including functionality, design, and water efficiency, to help you make the best choices for your home. Our comprehensive guide and the expertise will help you make informed decisions that enhance your daily life and add value to your home.

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How to Identify and Repair Pipe Corrosion

Pipe corrosion can lead to leaks, water pressure issues, and potential health hazards if left unchecked. Learn to recognise the signs of corroded pipes, understand the causes, and discover effective repair methods. From DIY testing to professional repairs, our guide and the experts at The Brisbane Plumbers are here to help you tackle pipe corrosion head-on.

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How Do You Fix Low Hot Water Pressure?

Low hot water pressure can be a frustrating problem, but there are effective ways to resolve it. This comprehensive guide delves into common causes and provides step-by-step instructions to help you troubleshoot and fix low hot water pressure issues efficiently.

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How to Extend the Lifespan of Your Tankless Water Heater

Tankless water heaters offer numerous benefits, but proper care is essential for long-lasting performance. Our expert guide provides practical advice on extending the lifespan of your tankless water heater through regular maintenance, cleaning, and optimal usage practices.

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What is a Hot Water Anode?

Explore the world of hot water anodes and their importance in extending the life of your water heater. From magnesium to powered anodes, learn how these components prevent corrosion and ensure a reliable supply of hot water.

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How Long Do Gas Hot Water Systems Last?

How long do gas hot water heaters really last? Uncover the facts on typical lifespans, signs of wear, and ways to get the most out of your gas water heating system. Plus, answers to our most frequently asked questions on gas hot water systems!

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How to Use a Plumber’s Snake

This article provides a detailed walkthrough on using a plumber’s snake to clear a blocked shower drain. With professional advice and practical tips, troubleshoot your shower blockages effectively and restore optimal drainage.

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How To Prevent A Blocked Shower Drain

Clogged shower drains can quickly derail a pleasant morning routine. Follow these preventative tips recommended by Brisbane plumbers - from daily habits to periodic maintenance - to stop clogs before they start.

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D O S H

Prevent Mineral Build-Up On Your Shower Head

Tired of having a showerhead with limescale build-up? Mineral deposits reduce showerhead water flow. This article covers simple methods to remove limescale and prevent future build-up, including vinegar soaks and water softeners.

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How To Choose The Right Plunger For Toilet Blockages

A clogged toilet is frustrating, but choosing the wrong plunger can make it worse. Gain insight on how to select the right type and size of plunger for different toilet blockages. We cover plunger materials, plunge techniques, and tips for quick unclogging.

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Choosing the Right Tankless Water Heater

Installing a new tankless water heater requires a thoughtful evaluation of your household’s hot water requirements. With the potential for unlimited on-demand hot water, superior energy efficiency, and space-saving compact size, tankless systems can transform your home. However, identifying the ideal tankless model tailored for your fuel type, flow rate needs, and installation layout takes […]

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What You Need to Know About Installing a Heat Pump

Considering installing a heat pump water heater? This blog provides all the essential information you need to know. Discover the benefits of heat pump water heaters, learn about the installation process, and understand the factors to consider before making a decision. Get ready to upgrade your water heating system with this comprehensive guide.

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M I N H

Gas Safety for New Homeowners: What You Need to Know

The day you receive the keys to your new home also unlocks a world of responsibilities. While exciting, becoming a homeowner means protecting your investment and family against all kinds of hazards and dangers. And when it comes to potential gas system risks, homeowners with natural gas lines and appliances must prioritise safety. Gas equipment, […]

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How To Find Hidden Water Leaks in Your Home

Hidden water leaks can cause serious damage before you detect them. Learn little-known signs of concealed leaks and foolproof methods to pinpoint their location within walls and ceilings. Catch plumbing issues early with preventative leak checks for home protection.

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How to Prevent Mould From Persistent Plumbing Leaks

Dealing with ongoing plumbing leaks can cause a mould problem. This guide shares strategies to prevent mould growth from small, continuous water issues. Tips include thoroughly inspecting for leak sources and making lasting repairs. Improving ventilation and monitoring affected areas is also key. Learn to eliminate conditions allowing mould to take hold before it spreads.

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DIY Burst Pipe Repair: Can You Tackle It Yourself?

Dealing with burst or leaking pipes can be daunting. Should you tackle repairs yourself or call a pro? This article helps you decide. We discuss causes of pipe bursts and factors affecting repair difficulty, like material types. Get insights on handling burst pipe situations yourself versus bringing in the experts for compromised home plumbing networks.

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