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What Is a Sump Pump Check Valve?

It is important to recognize that this device plays a vital role in the proper functioning of a sump pump system. The check valve is responsible for preventing water from flowing back into the sump pit once it has been pumped out. This simple yet essential... How

How Do I Fix a Leaking Showerhead?

Leaky showerheads can be a frustrating and wasteful problem. Not only do they create a constant drip, but they also waste water and can lead to higher utility bills. Understanding the causes of a leaky showerhead and how to fix it is crucial for maintaining a...

How Do You Protect Exterior Pipes From Freezing

Freezing pipes during winter can be a major concern for homeowners. When temperatures drop below freezing, the water inside the pipes can freeze, causing them to expand and potentially burst. This can lead to costly repairs and water damage. Understanding how to...

What Are the Signs of a Full Septic Tank

When it comes to plumbing, one aspect that is often overlooked but plays a crucial role in maintaining a healthy and efficient system is the septic tank. A septic tank is a vital component of a plumbing system responsible for treating and disposing of wastewater from...

Haunted Houses I Have Worked In: My Experience as a Plumber

There was a famous show based on this theme: plumber by day and ghost hunter by night. As a plumber, I always laughed at this statement because I never believed it to be true until the night I had a supernatural encounter that still gives me goosebumps as I write...

How to Find a Quality Drainage System & Improve It

What is a proper drainage system? If properly installed, drains & drainage systems should keep water away from your roof and foundation, reducing soil erosion and foundation damage. So, what things make up a proper drainage system? Durability Drainage systems are...

5 Simple Ideas In Repurposing Old Water Heaters

What can you do with an old water heater? 1. Donate It Consider donating your old water heater to a church or charitable organization if it still works. These charitable organizations will sometimes take on working units to increase their capacity to provide services...

Rain Water Tanks: Worth It?

What is the best way to store rain water? A rainwater tank, also known as a rain barrel, is a water tank that collects and stores rainwater flowing from rooftops via pipes. Rainwater tanks are devices that collect and store harvested rainwater. They are sometimes...

All About Toilet Flush Strength

How do you increase toilet flush strength? The average toilet works by gravity, relying on the water pressure from the tank to flush and clean the bowl, but that pressure can fade over time. Even a well-maintained system will eventually exhibit indications of wear and...

PVC Pipes: Situational Not Global

Is PVC pipe good for hot water? Because PVC is a thermoplastic, it will eventually degrade and break down as it is heated. It just so happens that the maximum operating temperature of Schedule 40 PVC is 140 degrees Fahrenheit, which is around the temperature reached...

An Overview Of Plumbing Systems

What are plumbing systems? All plumbing systems are linked by a network of pipes that serve two functions: providing us with water and disposing of trash. Plumbing is an essential aspect of our daily lives. It serves as the foundation of our homes, businesses, and...

Addressing Weak Toilet Flush

Why do I have to flush my toilet twice? Do you have a toilet in your home that always appears to need two flushes? This is not only inconvenient, but it is also wasteful of water. But, before we get into why this is happening, let’s go over how a toilet works....

9 Ways to Stop Overflowing Drain

What to do if a drain is overflowing? If you are seeing water pouring out of the sink or shower, it is probably because there is a clog in the drain. In this article, we will show you how to locate the source of the clog and fix it. Read more: What are Drains? ...

What Are Drains?

What do you mean by drains? When you drain something, you remove the liquid from it, typically by pouring it away or allowing it to flow away, whereas when something drains, liquid flows away or out of it. Drainage is the process by which water leaves a body or an...

PVC Pipes And Drinking Water

Is PVC safe for drinking water? You want clean drinking water for your family; it’s the least you can expect from the water in your home! Water treatment systems, such as purifiers and filters, are sometimes required. But what about your home’s pipes? Our...

Toilet Buying Guide

What are the four types of toilets? Commercial restrooms typically include four different types of toilet pans and cistern arrangements, each with its own set of applications and settings. Low-level toilet – The cistern is mounted on the wall directly above the...

Water Heater Systems: Why It Should Be Done By Pros

Why you shouldn’t install a water heater yourself? A water heater installation is not a simple process. To accomplish the work well, a great deal of experience and knowledge is needed. We advise hiring a qualified plumber if you want to install your own water...

Copper vs PVC

Is copper or PVC pipe better? For years, handymen and plumbers have disagreed about which is best for the plumbing in your home. Copper or PVC pipes. There are advantages and disadvantages to both options, just like in every two-option situation, but don’t...

The Strongest PVC Pipe: Schedule 40 vs 80

Which PVC pipe is strongest? Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipes provide the optimal performance, versatility, durability, and affordability for your plumbing and ventilation needs. However, you could feel perplexed by the numerous numbers and sizes as you go down the pipe...

Are Copper Pipes Outdated Now?

When did they stop using copper pipes in houses? In the 1970s, copper pipe saw a surge in popularity that made it the material of choice for water pipes, surpassing galvanized steel. The 1990s saw a steady fall in its use due to issues with pinhole leaks and...

PVC Pipes in 500 Words

What does PVC stand for? PVC pipe is known as Polyvinyl Chloride by scientists. Vinyl chloride monomer is polymerized to create polyvinyl chloride (VCM). The third most manufactured synthetic plastic polymer in the world is polyvinyl chloride. Each year, over...

Tankless Heaters: Worth It or Not?

What is the downside of a tankless water heater? Let’s define a tankless water heater first. Tankless water heaters heat water on demand, which increases its energy efficiency compared to conventional storage tank water heaters. The tankless device...

Pursuing a Plumbing Career

Is plumbing a good job? Are you unemployed as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak? Do you desire a job with high job security, high income potential, and promotion chances where you’ll always be in demand? Are you an ambitious problem solver who enjoys...

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I’d just like to send a little thank you note. After months of a variety of plumbing problems, you saved my pipes. After the team you sent was done with their work, sure enough, my drains were draining perfectly. I’m very grateful and I’ll certainly be recommending your plumbing services to my friends!
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Very honest and professional service at a great price. Matt and the team were called to fix another plumbers dodgy (& expensive) job and completed on time with minimal fuss. Would definitely go directly to Matt first and would recommend others to do too – you wont be disappointed!
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Andrew Fantasia
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I have used Royal Flush plumbing on three separate occasions at various premises. They have been professional, responsive and thorough on each occasion and leave the jobsite tidy and clean. I would highly recommend Matt and his team. Well done guys.
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I had issues with my toilet drain blocking up at my place of business, Royal Flush came out and saved the day on a Sunday morning before an event I had planned Later on in the evening. I had a chat to Matt about renovating the toilet and adding on an additional toilet and a new shower/bathroom and to my amazement he made this happen and I couldn’t be happier. Royal Flush, nit only provided the plumbing removal and install of this little project….
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