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Here You Will Find Blogs Where Our Director, William, Goes Into Greater Detail On Some Of The More Commonly Asked Questions

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Emergency Plumbing
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How To Find An Underground Water Leak

If you see a mysterious increase in your water bill, spot unexplained damp patches in your yard or hear the sound of running water where it shouldn't be, you might be dealing with an underground water leak. Unlike visible leaks, these sneaky water leaks can wreak havoc beneath the surface, causing structural damage.


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Gas Plumbing
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Gas Hot Water Not Working: Problems & Solutions

There are a few things just as good as the cosy embrace of a hot shower — the perfect remedy for a long, tiring day at work or a chilly morning wake-up call. Until, of course, your trusty gas hot water system decides it's time for an unexpected hiatus.


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$0 Callout Fee
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Saving Money On Your Electricity And Water Costs

Energy prices are a hot topic right now, as is our rising water consumption. As prices rise we tend to look around the home and what we can change to see a big difference in the bill when it inevitably arrives.

Thankfully there are solutions, and you can implement several smart solutions around the house to lower the overall water and electricity bills.

Every Australian household is unique. Therefore, the changes you set to bring about to your energy consumption can differ from your neighbour’s. You can start by understanding how much energy and natural resources your household consumes every day (and when) along with specific energy-saving actions that will have maximum impact on your overall home.


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General Plumbing
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Sydney Water Restrictions. What You Need To Know

In December 2019, NSW is facing a particularly bad period of drought. This is expected to continue to worse in the coming months as temperatures increase and rainfall continues to be an issue. Total water storage across Greater Sydney is currently at around 44.5%. While the extended sunny days and warm temperatures may seem like a gift, in truth the region is also experiencing one of the most severe droughts on record. Two years on and the drought in rural New South Wales and Greater Sydney shows no sign of slowing down. In order to control the situation, there are now water restrictions in place across all Sydney suburbs.


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Flushable Wipes Are Causing Widespread Blockages

Did you know our team of Sydney Plumbers believe at least 75 per cent of sewer blockages on the field involve wet wipes? This is more apparent with strata blocks as Part of the problem is that, once flushed, wipes are anonymous and the blame for blockages cannot be laid at a specific company’s door.

THE QUICK AND DIRTY FACTS

  • One in four people in Sydney is flushing wet wipes.
  • Sydney Water has removed more than 1000 tonnes of wet wipe materials from its wastewater system in the past two years. If laid end-to-end, that’s enough wet wipes to reach LA and back again.

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$0 Callout Fee
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Our $0 Call Out Fee Promise & Why Do We Have No Call Out Fee

Proximity Plumbing is a local, eastern suburbs based business. We live, breathe and love the east and our customers!  Something we’re honest about is our $0 Call Out Fee Promise.

Now, we know there is a lot of fear regarding calling out a tradesperson (especially a plumber) thanks to the negative stigma around our trade. No one wants to be ripped off (us included) so we strive to be as open and transparent about our fee and quoting system as possible.

We back our high level of service so much that we offer every customer a no-obligation $0 Call Out Fee Promise.


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Our Plumbing Difference
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5 Reasons Not To Choose A Plumber Near Me

What is your go-to move when you suddenly and quickly need a plumber? You reach for the phone to GOOGLE “Plumber Near Me” or “Plumber Now” or “Plumber Eastern Suburbs”.

Without hesitation, you are on the first plumber ad that jumps out and trying to find their number to call (because you trust Google as the search engine that would give you the best and closest plumber for your job).

Well, you may be interested to learn; the first “Plumber Near Me” ad may not give you the best (or the closest) plumber for your job. In this article, we are sharing Six Tips To “Hack” The Search Engine And Find The Best Plumber Near You.


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General Plumbing
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What Is Pipe Relining?

So, What Is Pipe Relining?

Heard Of Sydney Pipe Relining But Want To Know More?

Gone are the days of cutting up, digging up and destroying your backyard and existing pipework to replace your home’s broken pipe or sewage system. Thanks to pipe relining technology, your home’s urgent pipe repairs can be done with less fuss, stress, and destruction than ever before.


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