Daily Bulletin

House & Garden

  • Written by News Co

Plumbers are great people in every homeowner’s life. Their work can save you from massive losses. When you have a leakage in your plumbing system, panic is the next thing. The case is even worse when the issue is in a sensitive area. For instance, when a pipe passing through the ceiling and next to electric wires leaks, you can’t imagine the possible danger.

The good thing is plumbers are there to save the situation. Many plumbers will come and provide a real-time solution. However, you need to remember some simple but crucial things before contacting one. Here are four of them:

Know the nature of the plumbers' operations.

Like other emergencies, plumbing leaks can occur at any time. You cannot tell when your toilet will clog. Also, no schedule on when a supply pipe will burst. Despite observing every precaution and prevention measures, plumbing issues will occur. A sink can clog at midnight. Your supply pipe can in the wee hours.

For this reason, it is important to know how your go-to plumber operates. Not every plumbing service provider has a 24/7 operation schedule. If you rely on such a provider, you will suffer when an emergency occurs at night. Always consider a plumber that can offer real-time solutions around the clock.

Understand the issue first

Sometimes, you may contact a plumber without confirming whether the leakage is present or not. A leak on your roof can make you think your pipes have some issues. Also, dampness on the wall might be due to increase humidity in your house. With many issues having signs that resemble plumbing leaks, it is important to confirm before reaching out to a plumber.

Remember, plumbers do not offer free services. Some will charge you for visiting your home even if there are no plumbing issues to fix. So, to avoid wasting your money, always understand the issue at hand. Know whether it is a plumbing one or not.

You do not need a plumber coming to your home every time

Not every plumbing issue requires a plumber presence at your home. With simple knowledge and advice, you can tackle common plumbing problems. If you are in Australia, you can ask Mario for advice on how to deal with certain issues.

For instance, unclogging your sink does not require a plumber. You can resolve it with baking soda and vinegar or hot water. So, before picking your phone and calling a plumber, find out the magnitude of the problem. You can save over $50 by fixing a plumbing issue yourself.

Have contact with the local plumbers

For some reason, you contract a plumber leaving some miles from your home. Maybe you believe in their services or you have some business relationship with them. While that is a good idea, having contacts with local plumbers can save your day.

Local plumbers might be charging extra coins. However, an emergency issue requiring immediate attention can arise. Say, for instance, a supply pipe burst in your ceiling. Your contracted plumber may take some hours to arrive at your place.

As such, understand the above aspects before contacting a plumber. This way, you will save time, money, and limit the potential damages.

Writers Wanted

Toxicity swirls around January 26, but we can change the nation with a Voice to parliament


'I can't save money for potential emergencies': COVID lockdowns drove older Australians into energy poverty


The Conversation


Ray Hadley's interview with Scott Morrison

RAY HADLEY: Prime Minister, good morning.    PRIME MINISTER: G’day Ray.   HADLEY: I was just referring to this story from the Courier Mail, which you’ve probably caught up with today about t...

Ray Hadley & Scott Morrison - avatar Ray Hadley & Scott Morrison

Prime Minister's Remarks to Joint Party Room

PRIME MINISTER: Well, it is great to be back in the party room, the joint party room. It’s great to have everybody back here. It’s great to officially welcome Garth who joins us. Welcome, Garth...

Scott Morrison - avatar Scott Morrison

Prime Minister Interview with Ben Fordham, 2GB

BEN FORDHAM: Scott Morrison, good morning to you.    PRIME MINISTER: Good morning, Ben. How are you?    FORDHAM: Good. How many days have you got to go?   PRIME MINISTER: I've got another we...

Scott Morrison - avatar Scott Morrison

Business News

Tips to find the best plastic manufacturing supplier for your needs

Plastics are very much an important part of all of our lives, but they’re particularly valuable to a wide variety of industries that rely on their production for their operations. The industries, ...

News Co - avatar News Co

7 foolproof tips for bidding successfully at a property auction

Auctions can be beneficial for prospective buyers, as they are transparent and fair. If you reach the limit you are willing to pay, you can simply walk away. Another benefit of an auction is tha...

Dominique Grubisa - avatar Dominique Grubisa

Getting Ready to Code? These Popular and Easy Programming Languages Can Get You Started

According to HOLP (History Encyclopedia of Programing Languages), there are more than 8,000 programming languages, some dating as far back as the 18th century. Although there might be as many pr...

News Co - avatar News Co

News Co Media Group

Content & Technology Connecting Global Audiences

More Information - Less Opinion