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Hot water and safety

05

Oct
2017

Australian Standards require that hot water shall be stored at not less than 60 degrees C to avoid the likelihood of legionella bacteria growth. Australian Standards also requires that new heated water installations shall deliver heated water to fixtures (like basins and showers) 1)...

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Testimonial 1

03

May
2017

Hi Stuart Want to let you know how thankful we are for Graham`s assistance recently with the elderly gentlemen in the apartment block we live in. He attended after hours, in his own time (on a public holiday) and went out of his way...

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Roof leaks and severe storms

06

Feb
2017

Recently Melbourne was hit by a severe storm. This storm delivered 18 mm of rainfall in 10 minutes in some areas. Such a deluge puts enormous strain on any building. Roof design is tested, as well as storm water drains and council infrastructure. Plumbfast...

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Sewer Blockages

24

May
2016

A sewer blockage isn`t always evident until sometime after the event. Sometimes they show as a gurgling sound in your pipes, or maybe the sink just wont drain. Other times raw sewerage may start rising from your shower grate or from the gully trap...

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Correct Use Of Your Sewerage System

08

Mar
2016

Common Issues Tenants putting foreign objects down the sewerage system (the system includes toilets, basins, showers and kitchen sinks). Be aware that “flushable” wipes do not break down quickly and often cause blockages. Tenants trying to unblock the systems themselves with common supermarket/hardware store...

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