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Feeling the Pressure During Covid-19 Melbourne Lockdown

September 9, 2020 12:20 pm
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We’re all feeling the pressure during this current Melbourne Covid-19 lockdown, but it’s not just us – it’s also important household appliances that are expected to perform day in day out at an increased capacity. How do we know? Because we’re Licensed Plumbers who service the Melbourne eastern suburbs, and if there’s one thing that we’ve seen increase during lockdown, it’s the servicing and replacement of hot water units! Melbourne households rely greatly on their hot water units, especially during winter, but this winter has been a little more different than usual. With the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions in place, more... View Article

Keeping Your Home Running During Covid-19

August 12, 2020 2:27 pm
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As Australia continues to battle COVID-19, the last thing on your mind right now may be your plumbing. It is, however, essential that you take the precautions necessary at this time to keep your home running throughout the pandemic. The last thing you want as a homeowner is to experience significant plumbing problems in addition to the current global anxieties and problems. Why Is Now An Important Time To Check Your Plumbing? With more people working from home due to COVID-19 restrictions, and people spending more and more times indoors, a significant strain is being placed on heating units to... View Article

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3 Reasons You Should Hire A Licensed Plumber

July 9, 2020 2:47 pm
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When it comes to household plumbing, it can be tempting to try and do the job yourself, or even hire the cheapest plumber around in order to get the job done. However, like most things in life, it’s best to leave it to the qualified and experienced professionals. By hiring a fully licensed plumber, you’ll not only ensure quality experience and expertise, but you’ll also sleep better knowing there is a recourse if things go wrong. Common plumbing problems can appear deceivingly easy to solve. But with every bend or turn of the pipes, there is a ‘surprise’. Newman Plumbing... View Article

Case Study: Cleaning Storm Water Drains in Kew

June 9, 2020 8:58 am
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If you live in Melbourne, then you are likely to be familiar with how the rain can affect local drains and downpipes – and not in a good way! Take one of our latest examples from a customer in Kew. They made the call to Newman Plumbing (as they had been recommended by another local) and told us all about the damp and flooding issues underneath their house. We turned up to the customer’s house in our Newman Plumbing ute, fully equipped with our drainage camera and plumbing equipment so that we could locate and diagnose the issue. First of... View Article

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Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week 2020

April 27, 2020 9:16 am
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As we enter the annual Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week (27 April – 3 May 2020), the team here at Newman Plumbing thought that we would give a reminder as to what this event is and why it is so important. Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week is an annual national event run by the Chase and Tyler Foundation raising awareness of fuel-burning appliance safety across Australia reducing illness, injury and death by accidental carbon monoxide poisoning. What is Carbon Monoxide? Carbon Monoxide is a toxic gas with fumes that are impossible to see, taste or smell. It is often referred to as... View Article

Hiring A Plumber During The COVID-19 Outbreak

April 2, 2020 1:40 pm
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  At Newman Plumbing, we understand that COVID-19 continues to impact on all of our customers, but we also understand that plumbing is an essential service. In particular, leaking taps, burst hot water units and blocked drains should all be addressed with urgency, and fortunately, these are also services that require minimum contact to complete the job effectively.   So, How Do You Safely Hire A Plumber During The COVID-19 Outbreak? First of all – Newman Plumbing is open for business! We have been around since 1988 and have pretty much seen it all. We respect our customers as well... View Article

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Environmentally Friendly & Cost-Effective Plumbing Solutions

March 12, 2020 1:59 pm
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Newman Plumbing prides itself on providing quality services and solutions to our valued customers and have done for over thirty years!   There are a variety of plumbing jobs that we provide plumbing services for to our customers, where we need to come up with prompt and reliable solutions for our customers plumbing concerns. The types of jobs that we attend to can vary from: changing over a kitchen mixer tap and other household tap ware to water saving fixtures servicing and replacing mains pressure hot water units that have let our customers down and replacing units to highly efficient... View Article

Templestowe Plumbing Callout

February 11, 2020 1:08 pm
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Over the past 30+ years, Newman Plumbing has had the pleasure of servicing many customers in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs, some of which we have helped more than once. This is in part due to our Newman Plumbing stickers that we place on old appliances so that customers have an easy point of reference to get back in touch with us when their next service is due. Recently we were called out to an oddly familiar residence in Templestowe, only to discover that there was a Newman Plumbing sticker on the hot water unit that must have been around 20 years... View Article

Case Study: Gas Servicing in Mont Albert North

January 14, 2020 9:53 am
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As we only just step into the New Year, at Newman Plumbing we are already off to a busy start helping local residents of the Melbourne eastern suburbs. This time, it was a customer in Mont Albert North who contacted us with the issue of having no gas flowing into their property. As it turned out, the gas lines in the street had been renewed to a high-pressure gas service. However, when the gas fitters tested the property service fitting line, a leak was discovered. So, the customer’s gas service was plugged and sealed until the gas leak was rectified.... View Article

Merry Christmas 2019!

December 4, 2019 11:03 am
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Almost another year is over and what a busy year it has been for us here at Newman Plumbing! We have helped hundreds of local Melbourne residents get their plumbing issues sorted and are looking forward to doing it all again in 2020. We have also invested in more quality plumbing equipment so that we can continue to provide our customers with the most up to date and cost effective solutions, and have been a part of many events within the plumbing community doing our part to raise awareness and safety for our industry. Whether you’re going away over the... View Article