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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

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

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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

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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

How to Reduce Your Gas Bills

September 13, 2018 2:05 pm
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Higher than expected gas bills? Nothing can be more stressful than continually receiving soaring gas bills in the mail. While you might not be able to anything about the cost of the gas itself, your gas plumber can help you find out the contributing factors and advise you on ways to minimise your energy consumption. Here are some possible reasons for higher than expected gas bills and ideas on how you might be able to minimise them. 1. Setting a Comfortable Temperature What is a reasonable temperature for your home? We are all different, but by wearing appropriately warm or... View Article

Lighting Your Hot Water System

July 12, 2018 11:42 am
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You have just moved into your new home and you want a hot bath to reward yourself for all your hard work. Or, it could be that you’ve upgraded your existing hot water system. Either way, one of the most important installations you could face is lighting a hot water system. Lighting a new system can be intensive – so here is your best practice guide, taken from instructions supplied by reputable hot water system supplier AquaMax. Before lighting Make sure you fill the tank with water and switch on the water supply. This prevents serious damage to the storage... View Article

Noisy Plumbing and Water Supply to Your Home

April 14, 2018 2:56 pm
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Experiencing annoying water “hammer like” noises within your home’s plumbing? You’re not alone and rest assured, it can be easily fixed with the assistance of an experienced and licensed plumber. All too often, handy men and women around the house or even inexperienced plumbers can be the cause of faulty, poorly performing and noisy plumbing. In fact, the maximum static pressure at any plumbing outlet within your home should not exceed 500 kpa. The best method to check this is to connect a correctly calibrated pressure gauge to the meter outlet at the property boundary. The static pressure that is... View Article

Choose Quality Plumbing Services

February 16, 2018 11:22 am
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  While it’s great to be able to DIY around the house, it’s important to know when you should call in the professionals. Licensed plumbers know how to install your plumbing supplies expertly and in a way that ensures you don’t void your warranty conditions. Purchasing quality products from a reputable retailer is one important step in home repairs and renovations that shouldn’t be overlooked. Ensuring these products are not just installed by a professional but also maintained by one is just as vital. Choosing Quality Products Choosing high-quality products from a reputable supplier ensures longevity and means you face fewer... View Article

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What’s in Store at Newman Plumbing in 2018?

January 29, 2018 10:40 am
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2018 is already proving to be another big year for Newman Plumbing! This year, as we approach our company’s 30th birthday, we’re looking forward to continuing to provide quality plumbing services to local residents across Melbourne’s eastern suburbs. From restoring blocked drains to fixing leaking taps, we will continue to put customer service and quality first. In the last few weeks, we attended the home of a client who needed a mixer tap replaced in their three-year-old kitchen. We provided the client with a brand new quality mixer tap and facilitated the professional installation of this tap in the client’s... View Article