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I have a serious issue with my stormwater. Within 6 months of purchasing my house we had stormwater backing up and flooding our garage. When a...
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Hey all! 👋 I need to buy one of those yellow tempering valve caps with the triangle inset on top of the lid, so I can adjust the tempering valve...
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I have an old drain cleaner which runs like new when going Ridgid Kollmann1500 but requires a capacitor replacement which is bolted on the side...
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Just wanting advice on the average cost of installing a tempering valve on a solar hot water system located on the roof of single storey home. Ive...
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Hi Guys, I have a toilet where when you flush, the water from the cistern leaks out from a section of the cistern at the bottom where the seat...
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I have a duplex on the Goldie in Queensland, bottom of my driveway has a grate which connects to a 100mm agi pipe 500mm deep that runs around the...
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Likuan branded mixer taps, are they of good quality? Offered with the company for the water filters as a packaged . Please find link to company...
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Hi, I cannot get the sink assembly out of the sink. There is no nut underneath, it seems the top and bottom of the assembly screw together. It has...
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Hi. I recently bought a house and the shower is leaking. I'm guessing it just needs the washers replaced. However, when I started to have a look I...
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I want to connect a diverter to the end of a wall spout but dont know if the spout has a female thread once i remove the aerator. Does anyone have...
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Hi, I am a Queensland Police Officer that's considering packing it in to pursue a trade. I like the problem solving aspect of plumbing and think...
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Is it acceptable practice to connect a bathroom sink drain above the ubend of a floor drain that’s about 2m away?
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I have two sinks in our vanity and the outlet is in the centre. The wastes I have seen in Bunnings put the P trap under one of the sinks and the...
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I have gone to replace the washer in the shower taps as the shower is dripping but the washer seems to be a non-standard size. The 12mm was too...
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I have a unit (1 of 3), and mine is furtherest from the road. I have fairly crap water pressure and have had the water corp out, who agree its...
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We have an evergreen treatment plant, less than 12 months old. The toilets make a constant gurgling sound. After eliminating all sources, finally...
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Hi all, We have some terrible water hammer in our house. I've had a plumber come round to try and fix it, to no avail, but I'm not convinced he...
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Hi Would someone know how I fix this leak, the arrow shows where the water is coming from. My concern is that part b might be welded/soldered to...
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Hi all I want to get ride of a rain water tank because the pump has died and I’ve been advised it’s not worth fixing/ replacing it I need to...
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Hey all, I'm setting up a small brewery and need the ability to have instant hot water at decent flow rates. I've been looking at commercial...
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Have smell coming from floor waste in bathroom
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Hi - I have just had a bath replaced during a bathroom renovation and the plug is now in the centre of the bath rather than at the end. It also...
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Just wanting advice on the average cost of installing a tempering valve on a solar hot water system located on the roof of single storey home. Ive...
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Dunno if they're still a thing at all, could be old school only, but I remember seeing these gutter sections about 16" long, maybe 4"ID, 6"OD or...
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I'm handy, but not much plumbing experience. Firstly, if I go under my house the toilet PVC line goes into the ground with a "pyramid" cement...
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I am renovating my toilet and thinking of installing a Villeroy and Boch toilet suite (model "O.Nova 2.0"). Does anyone know if Villeroy and Boch...
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I have recently brought new mondella pin lever 1/4 turn ceramic taps - Mondella Black Resonance Pin Lever Wall Top Assembly -...
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Hello, Our block of flats has had some stormwater drains replaced. We are concerned that the work does not meet the PCA standards. For example...
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I have old bathrooms. Two taps - one for cold, one for hot. No mixer taps. I have a Saxon Copperflow Truflow 140L hot water system. Both hot water...
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I am having a house built and I want to provide capped hot/cold water and waste water to a bedroom for a future ensuite. I don't want the builder...
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Our soil is clay and has moved significantly over the 40 year life of the pool. This caused a leak on two of the PVC pipes. Recently ripped all...
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I have a toilet seat that is impossible to remove. I've never encountered anything like it before. It's a single piece design, so accessing the...
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Hi all, I need to change a washer on a leaking tap in my shower, but I can't figure out how to get the tap out to change it. I can unscrew the...
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Hi.... Look I just want to ask what it cost to have imaging done as I have an under slab water leak. I'm in Sydney and may need an expert on this...
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I'm look for some advice about what to do if someone doesn't pay you and they owe you $2000. Do you take them to court or a debt collector, what...
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just got a call fm a plumber/electrician, retd due to ill health, working on an oil boiler for customer, asking for advice, it keeps firing and...
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Greetings everyone. I'm writing from North Queensland, Australia. Currently renovating a 30 yo house. In one room there is an Armitage Shanks...
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Hi, I've a problem with the tap listed above. Bought it in 2002. Local supplier says I can't get tap washers for it anymore and should BUY a whole...
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Does the plumbing world differ too much from UK to AUS? Just couldn't find and Aus forum that's all.
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To some it is tedious but since being a teen i have watched all forms of motor racing and cant wait for the new season to start.
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