What Is A PTR Valve?

All industries use acronyms to describe certain things. In plumbing the PTR valve (as commonly known in the industry) is short for the Pressure and Temperature Relief Valve. It’s part of your hot water system and is designed to relieve the increase in pressure caused by water expansion during the normal heating cycle. As long […]

Never Run Out Of Hot Water Again

If you find yourself constantly running out of hot water with everyone together – it could be a great time to explore upgrading your hot water service from a tank to a continuous flow system. Storage Tank vs Continuous Flow A storage tank uses gas to constantly heat the water whereas a continuous flow (or […]

How Are You Doing?

Hi Tanya, Chief Chick at Service Experts, Plumbing and Electrical. I just wanted to do a quick check in and see how you are doing. How are you managing the juggle? How are you working from home? Are you managing kids as well and homeschooling them? How are you doing? So I just wanted to […]

Top 6 Tips To Keep Your Family Safe From Fire Hazards

Each year more people die and are injured in house fires than bushfires. In 2017 there were 1,532 preventable house fires in Melbourne resulting in the loss of three lives and causing $32 million property damage. 48 per cent of those fires started in the kitchen 7 per cent in the bedroom 5 per cent in the […]

Top Plumbing Tips For A More Comfortable Home

When it comes to plumbing, many things can go wrong. Some plumbing issues are very easy to repair, while others can become quite a bit more difficult. No matter how difficult or simple the plumbing problem may appear, it’s wise to have some plumbing knowledge to ensure that repairs are done correctly and efficiently. After […]

Simple Electrical Tips When Trouble Strikes

Has this ever happened to you? You want to turn on the coffeemaker in the morning… only to press the button and not see any coffee being brewed! Or maybe you plug in your phone to charge but it never charges! We never really think about our home’s electrical systems until something doesn’t work correctly. […]

Spring Home Maintenance

  In spring, focus on freshening up your home and protecting your property against the season’s strong winds, warm days and leading into the summer rains. Outdoor Tasks Clean gutters and downpipes. Learn how to maintain your gutters. Remember ladder safety here Inspect roof and chimney for cracks and damage Touch up peeling or damaged […]