February 16, 2021

Why every café needs a good drain cleaner on call

Restaurants and cafes are among the first to encounter a blocked drain.  Not only are there risks of food and grease getting down the drains but bathrooms are often used by numerous amounts of patrons throughout the night.  The chances of a blocked drain may be catastrophic to business, especially during a busy service. To keep clear of any mishaps, we recommend that café and restaurant owners pay special attention to these tips we have prepared: Have a grease trap – If you are trading by law there should be...

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February 2, 2021

Reasons Why Your Drain is Blocked

As a homeowner, you are bound to experience the pain of a blocked drain at some point. Sudden bad smells in your home, water rising up and out of your sink or shower instead of draining out, and bubbling toilets are enough to make anyone fear the prospect of a blocked drain. It’s important to know the causes behind drain blockages so that you are prepared and able to avoid the problem. The truth of the matter is, once you know what causes the problem, you have the power to...

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January 19, 2021

Plumbing Myths You Should Know About

Plumbing is something most homeowners don’t pay too much attention to and therefore don’t have much knowledge of. This makes it easy to believe any information put out there. In this post, we share with you the top plumbing myths that you most definitely should know about. Myth #1: Use lemon peels in the garbage disposal to improve smell While it is true that the lemon peel will make it smell nice, the peel itself poses the risk of blockage and the acid within the peel might corrode and damage...

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January 5, 2021

How to Clean Bathroom Grout

A key part of keeping your bathroom looking clean and beautiful is the tiles. More specifically, the grout which holds them together. Due to its porous nature, grout attracts and absorbs any dirt and spills, causing it to stain easily. Grout can even become cracked without proper maintenance, which can cause major damage behind the scenes. We’ll give you some tips on how to maintain your grout and keep it clean. #1: Daily Cleaning To make your job easier in the long run, maintain your tiles and grout daily. This...

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December 22, 2020

Common Plumbing Problems to Look Out for When Buying a Home

A crucial, yet overlooked area by most home buyers is plumbing issues within a home. There is a lot of money that could be saved by simply checking these common areas before deciding to purchase a home. #1: Check the water heater Water heaters last for around 10 years and are not cheap to replace. Check the state of the water heater before you decide to purchase your home. Look for signs of corrosion, dampness, lack of hot water and leaking.  All of these signs show that a water heater...

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December 8, 2020

How to Fix a Leaky Tap

You have most likely been victim to a leaky tap. Whether it is a slightly annoying drip or a much stronger leak, you should know that you have the ability to solve this issue as long as you’re willing to take a little time and effort. Keep reading if you want to know how you can fix your own leaky tap problem. Gather your tools: Replacement washers and O-rings Adjustable wrench or spanner Screwdriver Tap lubricant / penetrating oil Cloth Step One: Before you begin any of the work, turn...

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November 24, 2020

Plumbing Problems You Should NOT DIY

While there are a number of plumbing issues that can be fixed through DIY such as leaky taps, leaky shower or a running toilet, there are also certain plumbing problems and jobs that should not be done without the help from a professional. #1: Clogged Drains and Pipes Some small blockages issues can definitely be fixed through DIY by using a plunger or a snake. However, most blockage issues should be taken to a professional. The reason for this is because usually getting to the source of the issue requires...

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November 10, 2020

Should I Get A Bath or Shower?

There’s long been a debate surrounding whether you should get a shower or a bath within your home. Especially if you’re working with a limited amount of space, you want to know the pros and cons of having either. Ultimately, the choice is completely down to you and your personal preferences. Here’s some facts that will help you choose which one is best for you:   Baths: The thing that most people like about baths is how they make your bathroom look. They give a classic and luxurious look to...

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November 10, 2020

How To Remove Rust Stains

Rust is the result of an oxidation process that occurs when water interacts with the surface of metal.  Rusting metal in your home doesn’t look good and can be a pain to remove. However, with a little elbow grease and these great tricks, you can bring the metal in your home back into tip-top shape. Method #1: Baking Soda Paste Mix baking soda and water until it creates a thick paste Spread the baking soda paste over the rusted metal and leave it on for about 30 minutes to 1...

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October 27, 2020

Plumbing Checklist for Spring/Summer: 10 Things You Need To Do To Summer-Proof Your Home

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