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Our plumbers in Brighton share the 7 most common pipe fittings

If you ask us, it’s crucial that homeowners have at least a basic knowledge of how plumbing works. This helps you diagnose your own plumbing problems, and can help you realise when it’s time to call your local emergency plumbers!  Our Masterful plumbers in Brighton have talked at length about the types of pipes you’ll find in your typical house. We’ve also written about plumbing fixtures on occasion, as well as what you can do to prolong your plumbing. However, one topic we haven’t fully divulged into is pipe fittings. Until today, that is. Read on to learn about the [...]

2019-07-05T04:20:20+00:00 July 4th, 2019|Blog|

Your Bayside plumbers shares 4 benefits of outdoor sink installation

Need plumbing advice? Our Bayside plumbers are here to help! We get a lot of questions about technical things like water pressure, pipe materials and gas plumbing, just to name a few. However, that isn’t all our team can help out with - we can also give you advice about what you should include in your plumbing upgrade or home renovation! In particular, many people who are planning an alfresco dining area question whether they should add an outdoor sink to their set up. If you ask us, that’s an excellent idea! In fact, we think it might we worth [...]

2019-07-01T08:25:45+00:00 June 26th, 2019|Blog|

Your Bayside plumber explains whether you need pipe insulation

You’ve heard of insulating a house. No doubt, you understand why that’s super important - especially with winter officially upon us! But have you heard of insulating your water pipes? While it may sound a little bit silly to you, pipe insulation serves a very important purpose and offers several benefits, which our Bayside plumbers are about to explain! What is pipe insulation? Like the name suggests, pipe insulation is just that - insulation for your pipes. Made using cell polyethylene foam, pipe insulation takes the shape of a foam pipe that goes on top of your pipes. Think of [...]

2019-06-14T03:20:27+00:00 June 14th, 2019|Blog|

Our plumbers in Brighton explain rainwater tank installation

Who remembers the drought of the early 2000s and the accompanying water restrictions? Our Brighton plumbers certainly do - in particular, we remember seeing surging demand for rainwater tanks, and a spike in calls for rainwater system installation. And with Sydney recently announcing a return to water restrictions, we’re starting to see the calls for rainwater tank installation trickle in once again. One of the first questions many of these callers ask us is whether or not they need to call their local plumber to carry out the installation. Well, do they? Today, our plumbers in Brighton explain exactly what [...]

2019-06-14T03:20:19+00:00 June 6th, 2019|Blog|

What’s the difference between roof plumbing and regular plumbing?

It is very easy to assume that all plumbing is relatively the same - it’s in the name, after all. Unfortunately, you can’t just hire a domestic plumber for every job that arises! If you need routine plumbing maintenance completed, then by all means hire a domestic plumber. Plumbing issues in your bathroom, laundry, kitchen and hot water systems can be serviced by these qualified pros. However, when you need maintenance or work done to your roof, it’s important that you hire a professional roof plumber. What’s the difference between roof plumbing and “regular” plumbing? We’re glad you asked! Watermaster’s [...]

2019-05-24T05:39:00+00:00 May 24th, 2019|Blog|

How to spot a dodgy plumber: our Melbourne plumbers explain all!

Whether you’re renovating your bathroom or replacing old pipes, you don’t want to find out your plumber is dodgy after the work is done. There’s nothing worse than finding out after-the-fact that your plumber wasn’t exactly trustworthy. The worst part? Most people only find out about this when their pipes burst, their hot water system dies or their pipes start leaking again - long after the work is completed and you’ve handed over your hard-earned money! The professionals from Watermaster Plumbing Solutions want to ensure that you never find yourself in a precarious situation with an equally precarious plumber. To [...]

2019-05-08T09:08:08+00:00 May 8th, 2019|Blog|

Smelly bathroom? 4 tips from our Bentleigh plumbers

You clean your bathroom every week. You go over every surface with cleaning products and disinfectant. No corner escapes your gaze. Yet despite how hard you try, the smell lingers. The bathroom is where you go to wash, clean up and prepare for your day. As such, the last thing you want from your church of cleanliness is for it to smell all sorts of nasty! Our Bentleigh plumbers have dealt with many cases like this. In our experience, it’s persistent odours aren’t something you can clean on your own - rather, they’re symptoms of deeper problems in your bathroom [...]

2019-04-26T06:34:42+00:00 April 26th, 2019|Blog|

4 burst pipe band-aids while you wait on an emergency plumber in Bayside

Normally, we strongly advise against DIY plumbing. There are a number of reasons for that: High risk of making things worse Insurance providers takes a dim view of it It may even be illegal! It’s downright dangerous However, there are a handful of instances where it might be a good idea to do some quick fix-ups of your own - as long as you follow up by making a call to an emergency plumber in Prahran, of course! One such case is when you encounter a burst, cracked or broken pipe. Every second counts when you run into one of [...]

2019-04-15T03:13:21+00:00 April 15th, 2019|Blog|

What you’re paying for when you call our plumbers in Bayside

Have you noticed a dramatic increase in DIY plumbing recently? Some people assume that they don’t need to call our plumbers in Bayside, and that a YouTube tutorial is enough to perform most plumbing jobs. This couldn’t be more inaccurate! So what exactly goes into the cost of calling a qualified plumber who will not only perform the job for you, but explain the reason it happened, determine potential future risks (and their fixes), and deliver it all on-time and transparently? When you call your local plumber, you aren’t just paying for their service. You’re also paying for... Plumbing experience [...]

2019-04-05T02:52:48+00:00 April 5th, 2019|Blog|

A plumber in Brighton explains how to choose a great tub for your bathroom

While a standing shower might get the job done, there’s nothing quite like the luxury and comfort of a hot, soaking bath. And with the cooler months coming up, it’s the perfect way to beat those chilly winter blues. With that said, it’s no wonder that bathtub installation is one of the more common bathroom renovations this plumber in Brighton is called to perform. Here’s the thing though: installing a new bathtub isn’t as easy as just ordering a tub and bolting it down to your bathroom floor. There’s a whole host of considerations you’ll need to look at if [...]

2019-04-02T23:04:54+00:00 April 1st, 2019|Blog|