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Bon appetit! Our Bayside plumbers explain restaurant plumbing

So you’ve got a killer idea for a restaurant. You’ve got a great, high-traffic area. You know exactly how the decor is going to look. But how much thought have you given to your restaurant plumbing? Think about your home’s plumbing requirements. Now compare that to how much water a restaurant uses, and how much greywater they generate. No surprise, restaurant plumbing is significantly more complex. And with that comes a whole host of unique plumbing considerations! This week, our Bayside plumbers look at the complexity and planning required when it comes to restaurant plumbing. Not sure where to start? [...]

2019-03-13T07:41:12+00:00 March 13th, 2019|Blog|

Plumbing mythbusters: our Brighton plumbers set the record straight

Let’s be clear: we have nothing against you trying to learn more about your plumbing system. In fact, we encourage it - this way, you’ll be able to better avoid many of the most common plumbing woes. So what’s the problem? It’s simple: the plumbing sphere is full of misconceptions, old wives tales, myths and sometimes, even straight-up lies! Luckily, our Brighton plumbers are here to set the record straight on these all-too-common plumbing myths. Myth #1: using hot water to unclog your drains When it comes to blocked drains, there are countless home remedies out there, some of which [...]

2019-03-06T05:44:50+00:00 March 6th, 2019|Blog|

A Melbourne plumber explains the problems of high water pressure

You approach the sink, glass in hand. Gently, you turn the tap, expecting a trickle of water to come out. Instead, you’re greeted by a blast of high-pressure water, a wet shirt and several minutes of frantic wiping. It’s happened to all of us at one stage or another. The only question: “why?” The answer is high water pressure. High water pressure, and why it isn’t always a good thing You might think that high water pressure is a good thing. Take it from us however, it most certainly isn’t! Water is a powerful force - it did carve out [...]

2019-02-28T10:51:07+00:00 February 28th, 2019|Blog|

A Melbourne plumber explains the causes of roof leaks – and how to fix them!

Your roof and ceiling exist to keep rain out of your home. Unfortunately, sometimes it fails at this job! A leaky roof is one of the worst possible plumbing problems homeowners face. If not repaired quickly enough, it can lead to a whole host of issues, including (but not limited to): Water damage Stained ceilings Mould growth Roof cracks So, why is your roof or ceiling leaking? Our Melbourne plumbers take a close look at some of the most common reasons for that pesky roof leak, and importantly, how we can help!   A behind-the-scenes plumbing leak The most common [...]

2019-02-19T03:05:31+00:00 February 19th, 2019|Blog|

A plumber in Bayside explains the secret world of shower heads

How often do you think about your shower heads? If you’re like most people, the answer is probably “not very often”. But if you’ve been around the block like we have however, you’ll know that many of the staples of modern plumbing are actually a lot more diverse and complicated than you might initially think! And the same applies to your shower heads. Single-spray shower heads When it comes to shower heads, you’re probably already familiar with the traditional single-spray shower heads. Available in both wall-mounted and handheld varieties, these tried-and-tested shower heads are hands-down the most common type. And [...]

2019-02-07T06:06:47+00:00 February 6th, 2019|Blog|

A peek inside the toolbox: a Bayside plumber explains the tools of the trade

Let’s face it, not too many people put much thought into what’s inside the plumber’s toolbox. Most people don’t really care what’s in there or how it works, so long as it gets the job done. But we think it’s worth sharing! That’s because your Bayside plumber deals with a wide range of challenging and unique plumbing problems. Many of these problems require specialist tools to resolve, the likes of which you won’t find at your local hardware store. If you’re interested in learning exactly what type of tools we’re talking about, you’ve come to the right place. What’s inside [...]

2019-01-29T08:25:38+00:00 January 29th, 2019|Blog|

A plumber in Bentleigh shares 4 weird plumbing quirks from around the world

No matter where you go, plumbing will always be the same… right? After all, how different could something as simple as running water be overseas? Every country has its own unique quirks. This extends beyond food, culture, and laws - in some cases, this applies to plumbing too. There’s an entire world of plumbing out there - literally. Here are just a couple of the more interesting or out-there plumbing quirks we Aussies mightn’t be used to! Got a plumbing quirk that needs solving? Call our team of plumbers in Bentleigh today for rapid-response service from qualified pros: 1300 156 [...]

2019-01-16T08:50:31+00:00 January 21st, 2019|Blog|

Summer plumbing problems – why you need an emergency plumber in Melbourne

With Christmas over, it’s back to business as usual. It’s not just you who goes back to work - so too does your plumbing. While less stressful than the Christmas period, summer still presents its own unique issues for your plumbing. Think of all the cold showers and extra washing you’ll be doing. And just like any other time of year, plumbing problems can be seriously disruptive and leave you sweltering. Luckily for you, an emergency plumber in Melbourne can help you with... Blocked shower drains There’s nothing more refreshing than stepping into a refreshingly cool shower. Of course, it’s [...]

2019-01-14T07:02:34+00:00 January 14th, 2019|Blog|

A day in the life of your emergency plumber in Melbourne

At Watermaster Plumbing, we’re committed to providing top-shelf plumbing services. Our team are constantly on the road, responding to plumbing problems and emergencies all day, every day. A typical day might see us bounce between Frankston, the CBD and a couple of spots in between. But what does one of those days look like? If you’ve ever wanted to join a plumber on a ride-along, you might need to wait a bit longer. Luckily, we’ve got the next best thing: a blog that covers a day in the life of your local plumber. 6am: Rise and shine! A plumber’s day [...]

2018-12-20T12:09:17+00:00 December 20th, 2018|Blog|

Need an emergency plumber this Christmas? Call Watermaster!

Christmas comes with its own fair share of emergencies like: Last-minute presents Organising dinner reservations Kitchen emergencies Each of these has the potential to cause major problems - while they won’t ruin Christmas, they can certainly cause major disruption and pain! And one common Christmas emergency that doesn’t quite get the attention it deserves? Unexpected plumbing problems. Not only is Christmas the time for giving - it’s also the season for plumbing emergencies! That’s because many of us will spend the Christmas break at home. All of a sudden, your home plumbing is putting in more hours than it normally [...]

2018-12-12T09:14:29+00:00 December 12th, 2018|Blog|