Is A Neglected Sump Pump Putting Your Home At Risk?

Hidden away in the corner of your damp dark basement is a hole, and in this hole is often (and easily) forgotten. But buried in this hole is one of the most important devices in your home – your sump pump. This device is designed to remove any water that makes its way into your basement from below the cement floor or even through your basement walls. These devices are a home’s main line of defense against flooding, but they are often forgotten by homeowners because of their hidden, “out of sight, out of mind” nature. Your sump pump needs
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Categories: Plumbing.

How To Prevent A Ticking Time Bomb In Your Home…

Darryl Simon, co-owner of Service Experts was cited as the Melbourne plumber documenting the issue of burst flexible hoses online. “For many years we have been attending to flooding in properties that causes thousands of dollars damage to the property, treasured belongings and lengthy insurance claims”, says Darryl The cause? Burst flexible water connections, flexi’s for short – and Failed Flexi’s Flood™! Having served thousands of clients over 14years, Service Experts has witnessed the damage that burst flexible water connectors cause. Most properties contain several sets of flexi-hoses under sinks, vanities, and connected to dishwashers and washing machines. All of
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Categories: Plumbing.

Blocked Drains – What Should You Do If You’re Facing A Blockage?

People like to say that there are only two guarantees in life; death and taxes. We like to think a little outside of the box however, so we’ve thrown an extra ‘guarantee’ into the mix – in the form of blocked drains. These events can occur at the most inconvenient of times and if left untreated, there’s no telling just how substantial the cause of the blockage can become. What might have started as a few stray hairs can soon lead to a huge clump; heaven forbid if sand or oil manages to make their way into your pipework, too!
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Categories: Plumbing.

Issues With Not Keeping Your Air Ducts Clean

Did you know that dirty air ducts can trap dangerous substances and spread them throughout your home? A recent study found indoor air pollution, which comes from all the bacteria, chemicals and fungi that exist in your home, can be more of a danger to human health than pollution outdoors. If these substances get caught in your air ducts, they could be blown into every room. The dirtier your ducts are, the more likely harmful particles are to get stuck inside. If you don’t clean air ducts regularly, there could be serious consequences for your health. Let’s take a look
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Categories: Air Quality.