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Ducted Heating in Doncaster – Lessons Learnt

July 8, 2021 12:45 pm
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As local, family owned and operated plumbers, Melbourne’s eastern suburbs have been our area of operation for over three decades! We know that when you have a plumbing or ducted heating problem in your property, you need a quick, local, and professional solution. Here’s a case study of how Newman Plumbing did just that, for a local resident in Doncaster. From First Contact to Final Solution We received a call from an anxious client requiring a Doncaster plumber to deal with a problem with their ducted heating unit. Of course, they were keen for it to be quickly resolved. Our... View Article

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Urgent Hot Water Unit Replacement in Box Hill South

June 10, 2021 12:18 pm
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Why you should always have your hot water unit serviced by a professional plumber. All too often here at Newman Plumbing, we come across everyday plumbing services and appliances that wreak havoc on a household but could have been minimised or even preventable. Recently, we picked up the phone from a customer in Box Hill south with an urgent call regarding a leaking hot water unit. Given the urgency of the call, our Plumbers attended the property quickly to inspect the situation. We identified that the customer had allowed dirt to build up around the base of their hot water... View Article

Maintaining Your Stormwater System At Home

May 17, 2021 1:42 pm
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Maintaining your home’s stormwater system often finds itself at the bottom of the to-do list, but it’s actually one of the most important tasks when talking about keeping your home safe – especially in harsh Melbourne winters. Much like blocked drains in your bathroom can lead to overflowing showers (or worse), a blocked stormwater system can be harmful to everything from your eaves, right down to your home’s foundations. What Happens If My Stormwater System Becomes Blocked? When the passage of stormwater from your property is blocked, it flows wherever it can find a place to go. This means that... View Article

Case Study: What Lurks Beneath the Surface?

April 12, 2021 1:31 pm
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Beware the Tree Roots That Get into Your Drains Newman Plumbing was recently called out to a job in Glen Iris, one of Melbourne’s eastern suburbs. Our new customer was having problems with blocked and overflowing drains. Like many of the houses in this area, it had a substantial garden with some beautiful mature trees. Trees – A Blessing and A Curse The green, leafy environment that Melbourne’s eastern suburbs are renowned for are undoubtably beautiful. However, trees can unfortunately be a blessing and a curse for homeowners. Why? Because all too often, trees are the cause of plumbing issues... View Article

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore A Leaking Tap: Lessons Learnt in Balwyn North

March 5, 2021 1:39 pm
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We all know that ignoring small problems can lead to big trouble, but a leaking tap is often overlooked for far too long. Suffering through incessant dripping may be something you can justify, but the increased risk to your home and health are not. Worse still, is the scenario that proud new homeowners were faced with when moving into their Balwyn North home. The new owners were unaware of the leaking kitchen tap and found out the hard way when their kitchen become flooded. Thankfully, they picked up the phone and gave us a call. As experienced and qualified local... View Article

Case Study: Beware of Your Everyday Water Filter

February 11, 2021 12:13 pm
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Over one-quarter of homeowners use water filters in Australia to benefit from better, cleaner water. It’s a wise decision too, because the process of filtration removes heavy metals, chlorine, pesticides, chemicals and bacterial contaminants—stuff nobody wants to be drinking. While the benefits of having a water filter are clear, the everyday water filter should be properly installed, maintained and used to ensure safety and efficiency. What do we mean by this? Well, as reputable plumbers with over 30 years in the business, we’ve pretty much seen it all – including burst water filters, wreaking havoc to the properties they reside... View Article

Happy 2021 from Newman Plumbing

January 12, 2021 11:28 am
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  At Newman Plumbing, we are looking forward to another great year in the Melbourne Eastern suburbs, providing our local customers with reliable plumbing services. Even though 2020 was not the most positive year, we have taken some positive measures from the Covid-19 experience so that we can implement safe and convenient services. Some of these are included in the list below. For more information, please see our Covid-19 page or contact us. Increased hygiene protocol of our plumbers Increased cleaning of all plumbing equipment Safe social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19 Contactless payments via our portable EFTPOS... View Article

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Merry Christmas from Newman Plumbing

December 9, 2020 10:04 am
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After what feels like a very long year, we are now almost at the end of 2020, and can finally enjoy some time together with family and friends. At Newman Plumbing, we have done our best to continue to provide our customers with the best possible plumbing services, even during the Covid-19 pandemic. We have taken extra safety measures and followed best practices as outlined by the Victorian Government to ensure that every one of our customers remained as safe as possible, whilst having access to professional and essential plumbing services. We really appreciate the support we have received during... View Article

Thank You Melbourne!

November 11, 2020 3:01 pm
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At Newman Plumbing, we love providing quality plumbing services to the locals of Melbourne’s Eastern suburbs, and over the past few months we know it has been a challenging time for all of us here in Melbourne. So, we just wanted to take the time to say a big thank you to all of our loyal customers for supporting us through lockdown in Melbourne. We know the extra pressures that working from home has placed on plumbing appliances, and as such, we have tended to many homes to fix emergency plumbing requirements such as hot water units, leaking taps and fixtures,... View Article

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Contactless Payments

October 9, 2020 12:15 pm
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What a year 2020 has been! As a small family business, we have witnessed the challenges facing Melbourne firsthand. Here at Newman Plumbing, we care about our customers, and we are making the necessary adjustments to the way we work to guarantee your safety, while still delivering exceptional, prompt and efficient plumbing services. We have made some adaptations to ensure that we can continue to service the Melbourne Eastern suburbs while respecting the ever-changing work climate and government restrictions. Our Contactless Payment Methods A major shift we have seen this year, as we all try to adapt to a “new normal”,... View Article