There are some tell-tale signs that indicate all might not be well with your hot water system. They might be signs you hear, or signs you see, or, in the case of water temperature, signs you feel. They could be symptoms of a gradual decline in your hot water system…and eventually that decline will reach rock bottom. So, here are a few signs to be aware of – if you notice any of the following, give us a call. If we get onto it before your system curls up its toes, then we’ll ensure an ongoing supply of hot water at your place.
Preparing for a bushfire may save your life.
The first step of bushfire readiness is to create a strong plan with your family. Discuss what to do in every situation. This will ensure that your family and property have the highest chance of surviving a bushfire.
5 Benefits of Residential Irrigation
Summer is fast approaching so now is the perfect time to start getting your garden ready for the hotter months. Before the weather starts to heat up, install a residential irrigation system to prepare for the endless heat waves – keeping your garden and lawns looking luscious is a nice bonus.
Canberra is known for its dry weather and scorching hot summer days. These are less than ideal conditions for your garden to thrive in so here are 5 benefits of installing an irrigation system at your place:
Five family-friendly ways to use leftover PVC pipe
We’ll never leave behind a mess. But, on occasions, we’ll leave behind something really useful. Leftover PVC pipe! PVC pipe can be used in dozens of creative and practical ways, well beyond its original purpose. We’ve seen PVC pipe transformed into wine racks, fishing rod holders, tool storage docks, shoe organisers, chairs, bike racks…even chicken feeders! When the weather is less than ideal and you’re all cooped up inside, here are five family-friendly, boredom-busting PVC ideas the kids will love to make. You might need to buy some more pipe and couplings to finish larger projects, but it will be well worth it.
Winter is coming (sound familiar?).
Another cold Canberra winter fast approaching. Which makes now the perfect time to prepare your home before the freezing weather, constant rain, and shorter days are here.
Checking Local Requirements & Resources for Utilities and Pipes – BEFORE You Build/Renovate/Extend
You’ve just started digging, excited to begin your home renovations. But suddenly water is spurting into the sky. You’ve burst a pipe!
Before you begin to build, renovate or extend your home, it’s crucial that you first check the local requirements and resources. This will ensure that you don’t cause damage or disrupt the utilities and pipes infrastructure networks throughout the ACT.
What information do you need to check in advance?
Keep reading to find out.
How To Prepare For Major Storm Weather Events
Major storm weather means more than just putting on a raincoat and carrying an umbrella.
The storm season is now well underway in the ACT, usually lasting between September until the end of February.
Major storm weather can lead to severe damage. It may include torrential rain, strong wind gusts, large hailstones, and lightning. These can cause flash floods, damage to power lines and trees, and unroofed buildings.
In these situations, it’s important to know what to do, and where to get help if required.
8 Tips To Prepare For Major Storms
Here are some easy things to do now, to help reduce potential damage during a storm and save money on costly repairs:
What Plumbing Maintenance You Should Be Doing At Home (and How Often)
Drip Drip Drip.
The kitchen tap is dripping again, and the toilet water is running – nightmare!
Not only is it annoying but it is a waste of water and can see your water bill skyrocket.
With regular DIY plumbing maintenance though, it can be avoided or at the very least fixed before it gets to be an even bigger problem.
But what plumbing maintenance should you be doing around your home, and how often?
Here are the most common home plumbing maintenance jobs you should be doing: