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Excessive Water Pressure in Balwyn – A Case Study

October 12, 2021 3:21 pm
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We received a call recently from a customer in their Balwyn home who had identified an issue with their plumbing – a very loud and noisy issue! This included what is often called ‘water hammer’ sounds from their pipes. For instance, the washing machine was much louder than before and even the toilets appeared to be making more noise as they refilled. What These Symptoms Suggested This excess of noise can suggest a problem with excessive water pressure. This can be a problem throughout whole areas of a suburb, rather than in just an individual property. This is why it... 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

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Case Study: How a Balwyn Resident with a Water Leak Saved Bucket Loads by Hiring a Licensed Plumber

February 11, 2019 7:44 pm
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Leaking taps and showers are one of the most common plumbing issues around. While they may not seem like a big problem, a water leak left unchecked can cause hundreds of litres of water wastage each year. That’s a lot of extra cash wasted on (already expensive) water bills. The Importance of Fixing a Leaking Tap A few months back, Newman Plumbing was called out to a Balwyn residence to investigate a leaking tap. The Balwyn resident had noticed their water bills were inexplicably high in the last period and thought that the leaking tap might be the culprit. They... View Article