What To Do In Case You Encounter A Gas Leak on your premises

A gas leak can be very dangerous, especially if you are not aware of it. You need to know what to do in case you encounter one.

If you are smelling gas its best to call a local gas fitter immediately. In Brisbane most plumbers will be able to also look after your gas leaks and appliances for you.

Call Plumbaround Pty Ltd to come over and do a inspection as soon as possible. Call 07-30381038 ASAP for help.

Attend To gas Leaks Immediately – Call a Gas Fitter Near You

The first thing you should do when you discover that there is a gas leak in your home is to call the fire department. They will be able to assess the situation and they will know how to deal with it. It may take them some time to arrive, but you don’t want to wait around for too long.

If you are alone and you have no idea what to do, then you should get out of the house immediately. Call 911 from your cell phone and explain to the operator what is happening. Make sure you have the address where the leak is located. If you are not sure where the leak is, then ask someone who lives in the area.

Take care of pets

If you have pets, then make sure they are safe and that they are not near the leak. If they are outside, then make sure they are not exposed to the gas fumes. If they are inside, then you should get them out as well.

Hydrate

Make sure you have enough water available for everyone in your household. This will help them stay hydrated and it will also help them to cool down. It is important that you stay calm. Do not panic.

Keep A Fire Extinguisher

You should always keep a fire extinguisher nearby. If you have one, then you should use it. If you don’t have one, then you should find one as soon as possible. The fire department will most likely have some on hand.

Once the fire department arrives, they will assess the situation. They will tell you if you need to evacuate or not. They will tell you if they think it is safe for you to return home or not. They will also let you know if you need to bring in an expert.

If you are not sure whether it is safe to go back into your home or not, then you should stay away. There is no reason to risk your life by going back in. You should wait until the experts have determined that it is safe for you to go back in.

In Case You Are Feeling Unwell

If you feel like you are having trouble breathing, then you should seek medical attention. You should never try to treat yourself. You should contact a professional right away.

Once you know that it is safe for you and your family to go back into your home, you should do so. The fire department will give you a time frame as to when you can return home. They will also give you a list of items that you need to take care of before you can go back in.

You should clean up any areas that were affected by the gas leak. You should remove all the damaged materials from the home. You should also clean up any debris that was left behind by the professionals.

Call a licensed plumber to come over immediately and check all appliances and gas pipes that may be faulty. Get these replaced as soon as possible.

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WHAT SHOULD YOU CONSIDER WHEN SEARCHING FOR A COMMERCIAL PLUMBER?

WHAT SHOULD YOU CONSIDER WHEN SEARCHING FOR A COMMERCIAL PLUMBER?

The best plumbers will be reliable, have good customer service and be available for you in emergency situations, in addition to planned maintenance.  By choosing the best commercial plumbers, you are ensuring that they will make all repairs correctly the first time and deliver results you can rely on.

Licensed and Insured – Firstly, confirm that your plumber is licensed and insured (especially within your state). This protects your properties from potential damage and legal consequences.

Experience – Ensure that the commercial plumber has experience which ideally should include working on the type of building(s) that you manage. Plus, working with facilities managers, real estate agents or body corporate managers (or others in similar roles). Experience allows for more efficient and better-quality work.

Old or new plumbing systems? – Has the plumber experience with both old and new plumbing systems? This is particularly important for buildings with older systems. Have they got the tools and skills needed to work on it?

Qualifications – Experience and qualifications don’t always go hand-in-hand, however, sometimes you can find one without the other. Confirm that your chosen plumber is qualified to work on all of the systems they will maintain. Ensure they have passed any necessary tests and training to receive the relevant certification.

Warranty – Pay attention to whether your chosen plumbing company offers a warranty of some sort. Many will offer guarantees on their services for a set amount of time.

Services Offered – Ideally, it’s best to use a single commercial plumbing provider that offers all of the services you need. You do not want to have to work with several companies, and by working with just a single company, you save yourself time and hassle. You may also get financial savings this way.

Communication and Customer Service – The best commercial plumbers will be available 24/7 for emergencies and be at least professional, if not friendly, on the phone.

Recommendations and References – It’s important to pay attention to reviews from others especially for those who’ve used the plumber for similar services to your business.

Reputation – Pay attention to the plumber’s overall reputation. Look for online reviews even if you already have a glowing recommendation. You want to find consistency in the reviews. An occasional issue is not a concern, as long as the plumber quickly resolves it.

Need assistance with Commercial plumbing issues & maintenance? We are experienced in this area and happy to help! Call us on 07 3038 1038 or visit our website.

Plumbing is an Essential service

Plumbing is an Essential service

From 4pm today, Saturday 31 July until 4pm Tuesday 3 August South East Queensland will be in a 3 day lockdown.

At Plumbaround Pty Ltd we will continue to deliver a safe & efficient Plumbing & Gas fitting service to our clients. Plumbing is an essential service. We continue to take all necessary precautions to keep our staff & clients safe during this time (COVID19).

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WE are a plumbing services based in Chermisde, servicing all of North Brisbane from the CBD to Calboolture

Why Is Plumbing An Essential Service?

Plumbing is an essential service for the following reasons:

So why is plumbing services considered essential services in Queensland?

The services provided by personnel to businesses and home to keep them running are considered essential. These services cannot be provided remotely. Physical attendance at workplaces is only permitted by such personnel.

Essential worked do not include administrative and support staff for businesses and services unless it is mentioned in section 13 and the worker must be physically present.

Plumbing is listed as #4 in this list.

What Essential Services Does Plumbaround provide?

Here is a list of services the tradesmen provide for homes and local businesses:

  • Water Supply Services
  • Gas Supply Services
  • Drainage Services

Water Supply Services

Some of the common problems seen on jobs are: leakages on slabs, and blockages. These are just some of the issues we may encounter. Our tradespeople always find a solution to every problem they encounter.

  • We can help install and maintain your hot water system for you.
  • We help inspect and and test to get your water system tested for cold and hot water for both bathrooms and kitchens.
  • We help install hot and cold water to your kitchens and bathrooms.
  • We specialize in rain water tanks. Providing water to flush toilets and help your garden irrigation systems.

Gas Supply Services

At PlumbAround we are not limited to do just your plumbing needs. We are professional trained gas fitters that can help install, repair your hot water systems or heaters.

As a home owner it is important to employ a licensed tradesman to do the job. Any work done by an inexperienced trades person may result is gas leaks and fires breakout resulting in property damage and insurance may not cover you.

Best to get a qualified professional certified plumber to do any gas related work on your home.

Here is a list of the scope of work we do at PlumAround:

  • Installation, maintenance, repair, inspection and testing of gas barbecue grill, cook tops, gas hot water heater unit, gas and ovens.
  • Installation and maintenance of gas fireplace in your living room, back patio, rumpus room or bedroom fireplaces.
  • Installation, inspection, and testing of natural gas fitting and LPG lines.

Drainage Services

The most common problem that occurs in homes or business is blocked or clogged drains. Clogged drains doesn’t just mean that the drain is blocked causing water or waste to move slowly. It causes foul offensive odors/smells to around the area of the residence or business making is quite foul to be around that area. A local plumber such as PlumAround can fix a blocked drain quickly and help clear the drain, eliminating foul smells that can turn off your clients, tenants or neighbors.

Here is a list of services we provide.

  • We help clean, maintain and repair residential and business (commercial) leaking drains
  • Our professionally trained tradesmen and women clean up sewers, do regular maintenance on the property sewers. We do routine inspections and testing to make sure your sewers are well maintained and no tree roots cause the sewers to crack and leak.
  • Experienced plumbers install and remove sewer treatment systems.
  • We also special in home maintenance: Bathroom and concealed leaks in basement plumbing as well as kitchens.
  • Catch basin cleaning: A catch basin is a large drain, usually placed in low areas of a yard, to catch surface runoff water. It usually consists of surface drain that leads to an enlarged box beneath that is then tied to an underground drainage system that finally leads to downspout drains or storm sewers.
  • Storm water drains
  • Gutter guards and roof gutters
We are an ESSENTIAL SERVICE

We are an ESSENTIAL SERVICE

As we head into 6pm tonight with another round of a three day lockdown, our team of dedicated Plumbers and Gas fitters at Plumbaround will continue to provide an on going safe service to our clients through out this time.

Our staff will continue to mask up, sanitise & wipe surface areas down. Social distancing is necessary and we appreciate the distance when our plumber is on site.

If you have any questions please call our friendly staff in the office 07 3038-1038


Mask up & stay safe,

The Plumbaround Team

Commercial Plumbers in Brisbane providing essential services in South East Queensland.
Hot water systems in Brisbane

Hot water systems in Brisbane

Now that the weather is becoming cooler, we are naturally using more hot water. This means our hot water systems are placed under more pressure to produce hot water quicker and to top up more often, also heating for longer.

Why Call A Licensed Plumber To Install Your Hot Water System

The following are reasons you will need to contact your local trusted plumber –

  1. If you find you are experiencing a reduction in hot water or intermittent hot water;
  2. A valve at the hot water system is constantly leaking and hasn’t stopped or has increased in leakage;
  3. Your hot water system has burst at the seams and / or is leaking from the top or base;

Contact our office 073038-1038 today to book in a plumber to inspect your hot water system.

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You can call PlumbAround to fix any hot water issues you may have such as reduction in hot water, a leaking value or the hot water system has a leak. Call experienced plumbers to help get your hot water supply back on.
Get A Licensed Plumber To Install Your Hot Water Systems In Brisbane