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How to unblock a clogged toilet

How to unblock a clogged toilet

Blocked toilets in Sydney are one of the most common plumbing problems experienced by residents and business owners. Pressing the flush button and watching the toilet fill up with wastewater can be stressful and embarrassing. Luckily, unblocking a toilet is relatively simple when you know what to do.

Is it time to get your drains cleaned by a Sydney drain plumber?

Is it time to get your drains cleaned by a Sydney drain plumber?

Consider all the food scraps, hair, soap residue and other foreign debris that gets washed or flushed down the drain on a daily basis. These items accumulate in your plumbing pipes over time and can cause a blocked drain. Getting your drains regularly cleaned by a Sydney plumber can fix minor clogs before they turn into a major issue.

Five easy ways to prevent Sydney blocked drains caused by hair

Five easy ways to prevent Sydney blocked drains caused by hair

Did you know that hair is a major cause of blocked drains in Sydney bathrooms? While it may seem too delicate to cause serious issues for your drainage, hair can get snagged in the sewer pipes and build up causing a blockage. Here are are five simple tools that can help keep your drains free from hair, soap, and debris.

Do your drains smell? What it means and how to fix it...

Do your drains smell? What it means and how to fix it...

Plumbing systems are designed to transport waste and odours away from your home to the public sewer lines. If you notice a foul smell coming from your drain openings, it means that something isn’t quite right with your plumbing. Here are some possible causes and prevention methods for smelly drains.

Misleading claims about flushable bathroom wipes results in $700k fine

Misleading claims about flushable bathroom wipes results in $700k fine

The Federal Court has ordered Australian company, Pental, to pay $700k for misleading consumers about their ‘flushable’ White King bathroom wipes. The outcome has been welcomed by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and Water Authorities who spend millions of dollars removing wet-wipes from Sydney drains every year. 

When to call a Sydney Emergency Plumber

When to call a Sydney Emergency Plumber

When things go wrong with your plumbing in the middle of night, it can be tempting to call an 24 hour emergency plumber. However, if the problem can wait until business hours, you could save yourself money and embarrassment. Here are some questions to ask yourself before you reach for the phone. 

Producers of "flushable" wet-wipes face legal action

Producers of "flushable" wet-wipes face legal action

Blocked drains Sydney are on the rise as "flushable" wet wipes increase in popularity amongst consumers. But how accurate are the claims made by producers of these products? Reports suggest wet wipes are causing havoc for water authorities and costing Sydney households thousands of dollars. 

7 reasons your toilet keeps getting blocked

7 reasons your toilet keeps getting blocked

Having a blocked toilet is one of the biggest inconveniences you can have in your home. Not only is it unhygienic and smelly, it can potentially cause lasting water damage if it overflows into other areas of your house. So what are the main causes of a blocked drain or blocked toilet and how can you prevent it from happening?