New Tap ware in Everton Park

Is your bathroom tap ware looking out dated?  Want to upgrade your bathroom but you are on a tight budget?

Some of the easiest ways to upgrade and make your bathroom feel like new is to replace your tap ware with some new ones!!! Give us a call here @ Plumbaround Pty Ltd and we will send out a plumber to provide a FREE quote for you.

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There are so many different types of tap ware out there, you will be spoilt for choices.  Simply have a look at some reputable retailers like Reece, Samios and Tradelink and simply choose exactly what you would like!!

Before you know it we can have your old tap ware swapped out for new! And lifting the feel of your bathroom instantly!!

Tapware offers you easy functionality fused with stylish sophistication. Whether you’re choosing matching tap sets or stand-alone mixers, tapware is a great way to bring extra personality into your bathroom.

Taps and mixers get considerable use in the family home and have to be durable to last the test of the family.  Choose wisely and with regular maintenance they will last quite a while!!

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Blocked drains in Albany Creek

Uh-oh, how did you all go in the heavy rain last night?  We are situated in Albany Creek and we had an amazing lightening show, very loud clapping thunder and awoke to early morning wake up calls to blocked drains and down pipes!  All Plumbaround Pty Ltd staff had an early start to the day with the daily planned jobs ahead and many emergencies thrown in as well.outdoor-drainage-issue-01-12-16

A few tenants and owners had a not so pleasant morning awakening to flooding due to blockages.  Whilst there isn’t much you can do once flooding has occurred, except to contact your local Plumbaround Pty Ltd plumber to help you out.  However leading into this storm season there are a few things you can do to ensure your that your property and possessions stay safe and unaffected by stormy weather.  A backlog of water during a wild storm can cause subsequent overflowing and damage to your roof, ceilings and walls.

  1.  Clean out your gutters!  Yes regular maintenance on your gutters will ensure they are free from debris and that they flow correctly during heavy rains.  Cleaning your gutters keeps your down pipes unblocked and free flowing as well as ensuring no rotting matter corrodes out the gutters and down pipes.  Yes of course we can help you organise to clean out your gutters, contact us today for an inspection and a plan of attack before storm season hits.
  2. Seriously consider gutter guard protection for your gutters, especially after cleaning the gutters free of debris  and especially if you have just had new gutters installed on your home!  What better what to protect your gutters and down pipes and your property stormy weather.  Contact us here at Plumbaround Pty Ltd for an inspection and a FREE quote today!
  3. If you have noticed any strange drain or pipe issues lately or in recent months, contact us and we’ll send one of our professional plumbers out to check these problem areas before a storm hits and amplifies the problem to make sure you do not have a blocked drain.  Prevention is always cheaper and easier than emergency plumbing!  Good luck and stay safe!

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Installing Gutter Guard in Keperra

We recently spent a day installing this brilliant product ‘Leaf free Gutter Guard in Keperra http://leaffreegutterguards.com.au   img_7903

This super smart owner had new gutters installed a while ago and with storm season fast approaching, the owner decided to have the Leaf Free gutter guard installed to protect his new gutters from leaf matter and debris.

At Plumbaround Pty Ltd, we can organise everything for you, and supply and install this gutter guard to your new gutters or existing gutters.  For the purpose of keeping leaf matter and debris out of your gutters, existing gutters and down pipes would require cleaning out to ensure they are free of material before installing.  We can also help you out there with the cleaning of your gutters.

Leaf Free Gutter Guard comes with up to a 20 year warranty and is flame resistant.  The product suits most roof types and is available in a range of colours.12-fitting-guard-under-tiles

The best part is after we supply and install your brand new Leaf Free Gutter Guard, you will NEVER have to clean your gutters EVER again!!  Is that amazing or what??

 

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Get into contact with us today and we will visit site to measure up and provide you with a FREE quote.  Our roof plumbers at Plumbaround Pty Ltd are experts at installing the gutter guard and will have the job completed before you know it!

 

 

 

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Smart Sinks in Brisbane

screen-shot-2016-10-06-at-9-53-41-amSmart Sinks is an Australian company that has an environmental conscious and has workplace health and safety foresight.  ‘Smart Sinks are a stainless steel filtration system that collects particles, plaster and sediment from waste water.  Waste is collected using disposable bags reverting waste from going into the water system’.

Smart Sinks can be used across so many different industries such as Dental, Medical, Vets, Auto, Hospitality, Mining, Soil testing, and even labs any where the solids need to be taken from the liquid.  The bags used are disposable and are fitted to 3 of the sinks in the system.screen-shot-2016-10-06-at-9-52-44-am

Here at Plumbaround Pty Ltd we are extremely excited to get behind such a great product and way of the future.  Choosing a product with such a high environmental conscious should be a the top of list for all industries and companies.

The Mission Statement for Smart Sinks is  ‘To be environmentally aware through innovation, commitment, quality and excellent customer service’.

Do you know of a workplace, or a company (large or small) who would benefit from this innovative product?  Check out there website http://www.smartsinks.com.au  or find them on Facebook.

Alternatively we at Plumbaround Pty Ltd are happy to discuss the Smart Sink system with you.

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Tempering valve replacement in Nundah

A tempering valve mixes together your hot and cold water.  This water is then delivered as hot tap water which is at a constant temperature.  Tempering valves have a temperature sensitive element which adjusts the mix of hot and cold watescreen-shot-2016-09-29-at-3-02-07-pmr depending on the temperature of the incoming water through the valve.
Failure of a tempering valve may result in little or no hot water at your place!
A tempering valve is designed to maintain a constant temperature when at the tap ware.  This reduces the risk of accidental scalding, especially if you have little children.
Here at Plumbaround Pty Ltd, we can supply and install a new tempering valve to your property in no time at all, to ensure the safety of your family and ensure to you have hot water!! Adjustments to the tempering valve (if required) to the required temperature can be arranged by us on inspection.
The temperature is typically controlled by the valve to within 3% give or take.  The tempering valve is to a temperature between 30 – 50 degrees.   As an installer/licensed plumber, we have a duty of care to ensure that all aspects of the installation comply with the AS/NZS 3500 Plumbing and Drainage Standards, appropriate Codes of Practice and local regulations.
Tempering valves are required by law now to be installed on all new homes or renovations.
So, when replacing an old hot water system you must now install a tempering valve to reduce the temperature to 50°C or below in bathrooms.
Kitchen and laundry tap ware are still permitted to bypass the tempering valve and use the hot water directly from a standard electric or gas hot water tank.
Please see the tempering valve flow chart below.
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New build of unit complex in Ascot

Plumbing for brand new unit complex in Ascot

Plumbaround Pty Ltd had a great experience completing the plumbing for a brand new unit complex in Ascot recently.

Plumbaround Pty Ltd had a great experience completing the plumbing for a brand new unit complex in Ascot recently.  This complex of units was a great project and we absolutely loved seeing it through from beginning to end.

Seeing the end result was wonderful.  All aspects of the new build from ground up, and including sewer, storm water drainage and outside plumbing requirements to the installation and finishing of the bathrooms, kitchens and laundries.

 

There are many plumbing elements that need to be taken care of, including the water supply system, the drainage system and the appliance set, just to name a few.  When it comes to new construction, plumbing needs to be on your high priority list.

Definitely looking forward to the next project we undertake.  Plumbaround Pty Ltd is a company that will see your project through from start to finish.  We specialise in plumbing, drainage, gas fitting and back flow prevention.

We know exactly how to do a great job for a reasonable price, quickly and with minimal fuss. We guarantee our workmanship too, so you get long-term value for money.

Contact us now or send us an email to enquire abut how we can help you.

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