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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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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 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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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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Hi, Can anyone give me any info on the work situation in oz at present. I read the post recently saying work was limited at the moment. The wife...
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hi my name is Nathan and was wondering how to go about getting licensed and ect over here. i have about 10 years in the trade manly commercial...
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Any plumbers worked there and what's it like?
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Look here suit a single person http://www.antarctica.gov.au/jobs/jobs-in-antarctica/infrastructure/plumber-mechanical-services-sanitary Dont know...
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Have any of you fitted Central Heating in Australia If so can you tell me what you know???????? Bod
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That's all you hear about these days. A Road I trod many moons ago. Australia is again courting and seeks UK Migrants. I am now a Registered...
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