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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

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

Blocked Drains Melbourne

The Pros and Cons of Different Drain Cleaning Techniques

March 7, 2019 10:05 am
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Most home owners have to deal with blocked or slow running drains every once in a while, and there’s no denying they’re annoying. While they’re not the most difficult issue to deal with, there are still right and wrong ways to go about clearing a blockage at your home in a successful way. We are going to go over a couple of professional drain cleaning techniques that are used for clearing of waste pipes and sewer drains and one common technique that should never be used. Electric Eel or Drain Snaking Over many years the method for plumbers who need... View Article