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How To Detect and Prevent Gas Leaks In Your Home

Knowing how to detect gas leaks is critical for home safety. This guide explains how to inspect your gas lines and appliances for signs of trouble. You'll learn what leaks look and sound like and how to conduct basic checks of flexible connectors. Follow regular maintenance practices to identify issues early and help prevent hazardous carbon monoxide from dangerous leaks.


Top Benefits of Choosing Natural Gas for Your Home

Natural gas has become the heating and cooking fuel of choice for many homeowners thanks to its cost-effectiveness, environmental benefits, and ease of use. With significant savings over other options like fuel oil or electricity, lower emissions, and an extensive pipeline system for efficient installation and maintenance – it’s no wonder natural gas is so […]


Is Solar Hot Water Right for You? What to Consider Before Making the Switch

Are you considering switching to solar hot water to save on energy costs? This guide covers the key factors to evaluate, such as your climate, roof suitability, available incentives and the overall cost. It helps you determine if solar thermal panels make financial sense for your home and lifestyle by outlining the installation process and long-term investment.


What Are the Common Signs of a Blocked Sink?

Learn about the common signs of a blocked sink and find out what you can do to prevent and fix this frustrating plumbing issue. Whether it's a kitchen or bathroom sink, understanding the indicators of a blockage can help you take prompt action and avoid further complications.


Essential Steps To Take In A Plumbing Emergency

Don't let emergencies catch you off guard! Discover the crucial actions to take during a plumbing emergency to prevent extensive damage to your home. Our guide provides practical insights to help you handle these situations confidently.


Is Pipe Relining Worth It?

Have you ever considered pipe relining? Find out why it might be your best choice for repairing your plumbing pipes with our informative guide! From benefits to how it works, learn all about it here!

Preventative Plumbing and Routine Inspections. Some plumbing issues require routine inspections. Don't risk DIY plumbing.

Why DIY Plumbing Repairs Can End Up Costing You More

DIY plumbing repairs may seem like a good idea for saving money, but they can end up costing you more in the long run. While there are some minor plumbing repairs that homeowners can handle themselves, more complex plumbing issues require the expertise of plumbing professionals. In this article, we’ll explore why DIY plumbing repairs […]

Tree Roots in Pipes - Pipe Reline & Pipe Relining

Why You Might Need A Pipe Reline Now

Sometimes, when we visit our clients, the initial problem looks like their plumbing system is just blocked or clogged. But looking closely, sediment buildup and constant wear from the blockage means their pipes might even be damaged or broken. And while this is an easy fix for pipes within the house, what happens if we […]

The Brisbane Floods - The Brisbane Plumbers and The Flooding Incident

Brisbane Massive Flooding Incident

The Brisbane Plumbers have been inundated lately with our current workload due to the flooding around the Brisbane area. Late February saw ¾ of the annual rainfall dump over a period of three days. This caused significant flooding throughout certain areas of Brisbane and its caused havoc with people’s stormwater and sewage systems. Our Flooding […]

Cat Stuck Behind Hot Water System Emergency Rescue

Heroic Emergency Rescue! Cat Stuck Behind Water Heater

We were called on a Friday evening recently for an emergency rescue of a cat that was stuck behind the electric hot water system. The cat had climbed on top of the hot water unit. Then it fell down the back corner and wedged itself right down the bottom. The cat had been stuck in […]

Joseph at The Emergency Puppy Rescue

After Hours Emergency Puppy Rescue

It was after hours for typical plumbing businesses and late on a Saturday evening and I just hopped into bed and pulled the doona up over myself when the phone rang… I answered the phone and there was a woman on the other end of the line that said frantically, “Help! It’s an emergency! We […]

Solar Hot Water Heater

Solar Hot Water Heater: FAQs

After our last post about Tankless Hot Water Heaters, I’ve had quite a few questions about all the different systems, especially about a Solar Hot Water Heater. Check out some of the most commonly asked questions that I get about Solar Hot Water systems below. Solar Hot Water Heater If you’re updating your present water […]


The Brisbane Plumbers Explain Pipe Relining

What is pipe relining: Often called no-dig pipe repair, pipe relining solutions provide a new way to fix cracked or broken pipes, without digging the pipes up. Once upon a time, you could only perform pipe repairs by digging them up and replacing them.  Replacing pipes is a fantastic long-term solution for damaged pipes, but […]


Disastrous Wine Bar Flooding

On Monday morning, I woke up and had three missed calls on my phone from a venue manager that we do a lot of work for in Fortitude Valley. I hadn’t dealt with this particular wine bar before but three missed calls gave me an indicator that it was an emergency plumbing issue. When he […]


Sewer Drain Flooding Large Shopping Centre Complex

On Saturday morning we were called out to a major shopping complex that had sewer drain overflowing in their downstairs storage area. When we arrived on site, the maintenance manager met us and escorted us to the work area. Beside the stairs were a set of gumboots that he pointed at and said “You’re going […]

Lady with Emergency Plumbing problem

What to do in a Plumbing Emergency

It’s an unfortunate fact of life – sooner or later, you and your household will face a plumbing emergency. Whether it’s a burst pipe, blocked drain or hot water issue, knowing what to do and who to call can minimise damage to your home and your hip pocket. Remember, the longer you wait, the more […]

Joseph performing an inspection of some pipes

Getting to Know the Neighbours a lot Better!

It was Sunday morning when we received a call from a customer that she had sewage overflowing out of her floor drain in the downstairs bathroom. I told her to make sure that they did not flush or use any plumbing fixtures and that we would be there within 30mins. When I greeted her at […]

A picture of Room # 5

When the Brothel Calls on a Friday Night…

One Friday evening we received a call from a Madam who needed an emergency plumber ASAP. They had a burst flexible hose in one their rooms that was spraying everywhere, and she was unable to isolate the water main at the front of the property as the isolation lever was jammed in position. After a […]


Did Not See That Text Coming…

Monday night on the 11th of June would have to be one of the funniest and awkward moments I have had with a customer so far to date doing emergency call outs. I have added screen shots of the text messages back and forth from that night as some people might not believe the story. […]