Did you know it is recommended to get an annual plumbing health check?
A plumbing health check will save you money to ensure your appliances and hardware don’t break – but most importantly, it is an essential step in safeguarding your family and property.
We will give your plumbing and gas a seven-point check for how all your plumbing is performing so you can have the peace of mind that you are saving money and are protected. Call our team for a plumbing health check in Perth today!
The first check we do is with your toilet suite.
With some toilet cisterns, you find that something else will go wrong shortly after when one thing goes wrong. The result can be having to have an effective service or replace the whole cistern completely. The typical things that go wrong with your toilet unit include; it constantly filling, water running into the pan, water spilling onto the floor and buttons sticking.
Proactively checking for these issues is crucial as it will identify if you are unknowingly wasting water, driving your water bill higher or ruining your toilet completely.
You use your taps every day. But how often do you check them? By checking all the fixtures in your house, we can make sure they are operating correctly and won’t result in expensive replacements later down the line.
One of the most common issues we see is the washers not being installed properly and wearing out quickly. This is because they are not ‘seated’ properly. If they are not seated correctly, not only will they wear out faster, but the tap itself will get damaged and need to be replaced entirely.
You can avoid this with a routine check to ensure they are in good working order. Performing a plumbing health check now may save you lots of money and time in the future.
A blocked drain is one of the most common problems in plumbing. It can be cleared with a plunge if it’s as simple as a blocked toilet. However, there may be an underlying problem that has often caused the blockage. This will need to be addressed with greater importance. Examples of blockages include; tree roots growing through the drain, grease, incorrect installation or damage to the drain itself.
In these cases, a professional is required as a drain machine or jetter will be needed to unblock and clean your drain. These machines will clear the blockage and eliminate any grease or tree roots within the drain.
In addition, the advantage of a professional is that we will be able to have a camera inspection after all drain cleans to determine the cause of the blockage. This way, we can fix the problem to proactively ensure no blockages result in much more complex and expensive work down the line.
One of the most significant home insurance claims in Australia burst flexi hoses. If the braiding on the hose becomes rusty and frays, it will no longer contain the rubber hose within it. As a result, they often burst in the night when the pressure is higher. This means flooding is more common to occur while you are asleep!
Not only is this an inconvenience, but it is also incredibly costly. We can help you avoid this by routinely checking your hoses and installing our burst-proof flexi hoses today.
A poorly installed dishwasher will reduce the life of the unit. Most homeowners are blissfully unaware that their dishwashers are installed incorrectly.
The wastewater for the dishwasher must be run in a certain way to ensure the hose stays clear and to reduce strain on the discharge pump. If not installed correctly, it can be a silent money waster as the unit will not run at optimum capacity.
At Woolf Plumbing & Gas, we can identify and repair old or faulty dishwasher connections.
A well maintained hot water unit has many benefits. The first and most important is for safety. A hot water unit that is dirty and is burning incorrectly will produce Carbon Monoxide. This gas is poisonous and can put your family in danger. For this reason alone, a regular check is critical.
Second, there are many safety devices on your unit, and they all have a job to do. They must be checked regularly to ensure they are working correctly.
Finally, looking after your hot water unit will also increase its lifespan. A well-maintained unit can last for 20 years+. However, a hot water system that is not maintained or serviced has an average lifespan of 8-12 years.
There isn’t much better than a nice powerful shower. But, this can come at an expense. Did you know that water pressure to a domestic house should be 500kpa? Pressure exceeding this will put excess strain on all the fittings and fixtures within the property, reducing the lifespan and, in most cases, void the manufacturer’s warranty. High pressure is the most common cause of burst flexi hoses and water hammers.
Let us check your water pressure to avoid this.
So, for a professional plumbing health check in Perth, get in touch with our team. We are looking forward to assisting you with your residential or commercial plumbing system.
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