COVID-19 Plumbing & Electrical Home Safety Checklist

Drains Drains block due to various reasons. In your home you have two drainage systems running: Sewerage System – The waste that comes from your home from the kitchen, bathrooms, laundry, sinks and other plumbing components. Stormwater System – Flows from rainfall. These systems are essential to the health of your home. The last thing […]

How to Re-Use Your Grey Water

It has been estimated that every household could save up to 50,000 litres of drinking water a year simply by re-using their grey water. This article looks at the benefits of grey water and how it can be recycled in the home. What is grey water? Grey water is the waste water that is produced […]

No Plunger? Find Out How to Unblock Your Toilet Without It

Blocked toilet? No plunger? Here’s what to do if the unthinkable happens. Improvised tools When your toilet bowl fills up or is slow to drain it is probably blocked somewhere, but the question is where? The first thing you can try is to use the toilet brush, in case it is only a minor blockage […]

Dishwasher Maintenance Tips

The dishwasher is a modern day miracle, relieving householders of the tedious chore of the daily washing up. But just like any other household appliance, a dishwasher needs a little TLC to keep it running smoothly and looking its best. This article provides useful tips on how to clean and maintain your best friend in […]

Wet Wipes or Toilet Paper?

These days, we use tissues instead of handkerchiefs, paper towels instead of cleaning cloths and now more than ever, wet wipes instead of toilet paper. The argument by manufacturers is that these products are more hygienic and can be disposed of after use, reducing exposure to germs. And while that may well be true, where […]

Water Usage Statistics Australia

The average Australian household uses around 900 Litres of water a day. Given the growing scarcity of this precious resource and the potential for it to cost us a lot more in the future, now’s the time to be looking at how we use water at home and where we can reduce our consumption. Water […]