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5 Easy Ways to Avoid a Plumbing Nightmare in Your Home

June 12, 2023 12:07 pm
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Plumbing problems can be a homeowner’s worst nightmare. From burst pipes to clogged drains, these issues can cause significant damage and disrupt your daily routine. Fortunately, there are several simple steps you can take to prevent plumbing disasters in your home. By following these five easy tips, you can save yourself the stress, time and money associated with plumbing emergencies. 1. Regular Maintenance Prevention is key when it comes to plumbing problems. Schedule regular maintenance checks with a professional plumber to identify and address any potential issues before they escalate. They can inspect your pipes, faucets and drains, ensuring everything... View Article

5 Benefits of Regular Hot Water System Maintenance

April 19, 2023 2:15 pm
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As homeowners, it’s easy to overlook the importance of regular hot water system maintenance. After all, it’s often something we take for granted – turning on the tap and having hot water flow out without a second thought. However, neglecting to maintain your hot water system can lead to a range of problems, from inefficient heating to safety hazards. And, with rising costs and the cold Melbourne on our doorstep, it’s an especially important time to ensure your hot water is fully functional! Here are five benefits of regular hot water system maintenance. 1. Increased Efficiency One of the most... View Article

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Case Study: Replacement of Old Gas Ducted Heating Units In Templestowe

October 13, 2022 3:32 pm
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Gas ducted heating is an asset to any Melbourne home. As qualified plumbers Melbourne eastern suburbs residents know and trust, the Newman Plumbing team knows just how important it is to maintain the performance and quality of your gas ducted heating unit. We recently attended a property in Templestowe to check gas fitting lines for leaks, and to determine whether replacements were needed. New Gas Lines For Improved Performance After we assessed the old gas fitting lines, we arranged repairs and replacements. The detailed assessment from our expert plumbing team and equipment enabled us to identify the various factors contributing... View Article

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How To Accurately Read Your Water Meter

August 11, 2022 9:40 am
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If you ever find yourself wondering how much water you’re using, are worried about a possible leaking tap, or want to try and be more environmentally friendly, accurately reading your water meter can help. However, many people don’t even know where their water meter is located, how to read it, and how to turn it off when there’s a problem. Read on to learn more. Locating Your Water Meter The first step in being able to accurately read your water meter, is to locate it. As is the case with most properties in Melbourne, you’ll likely find your water meter... View Article

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Water Insurance Claims Remain High Despite Working From Home

February 9, 2022 10:39 am
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With the Covid-19 global pandemic forcing more and more people to work from home, the need for regular home maintenance has experienced a similar increase. This specifically includes water damage affecting the homes of Australian workers, leading to an increase in water insurance claims. At Newman Plumbing, we’ve also noticed this trend servicing the homes of Melbourne’s eastern suburbs. Our professional team is always here to help with any plumbing related issues, and with our latest blog post, we’re here to provide some ways that residents in Melbourne can avoid these issues: What’s Happening? Despite more people being home and... View Article

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Happy New Year 2022

January 17, 2022 4:33 pm
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Wishing you a very happy new year from all the team at Newman Plumbing. We hope your festivities were as relaxing as ours and you’re invigorated to get 2022 off to a flying start and put all of the challenges of 2021 behind us. This year we will continue where we left off, ensuring all our customers in the Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne get the top quality plumbing services we’ve become renowned for here at Newman Plumbing. Continuing Covid-safe Practices The start of a New Year offers exciting opportunities to reflect on our past and look optimistically to our future.... View Article

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Gas Ducted Heating Problem In Box Hill

November 11, 2021 11:49 am
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A call came into our Newman Plumbing team recently requesting an emergency Box Hill plumber. That’s one of the many Melbourne eastern suburbs where we provide professional plumbing services and repairs. In this case, there was a problem with the property’s gas ducted heating system. The Situation We Discovered and What We Did About It On arrival, we assessed the Box Hill resident’s heating system and found that it was clearly showing signs of age and was definitely faulty. Our assessment found a cracked heater exchange. When such cracking happens in a heating system like this one, it can lead... View Article

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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

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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