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Excess Water Usage

Excess Water Usage Have you had an excess water usage notice come recently in the mail? Here’s a few tests you can do yourself to ensure you have no leaks.  If you’ve recently received an excess water notice from your local council like the one below, you may be wondering if you have a leak? …

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Cooking with gas

Is Cooking Better With Gas Or Electric? 07 5627 0792 contact us Gas vs Electric Cooking.. We all love it after a long day at work. It’s a choir that needs to be done, so it’s best we can get it done in the easiest and most economical way possible. There is 2 options on …

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Tips when hiring a plumber

Plumbing has been around since ancient times, with Romans building aqueducts, marble baths and bronze pipe systems to keep their togaed bodies clean and their water drinkable. Flush toilets came into the world in 1596, when a godson of Queen Elizabeth I invented a primitively constructed water closet he nicknamed “Ajax.” In modern times, we …

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What is a plumber?

What Is A Plumber? History of Plumbing Originating from the Latin word for lead, Plumbum a plumber is a licensed tradesperson who specialises in maintaining and installing new or existing plumbing systems. Plumbers protect the health of the nation, ensuring potable water is safe to drink and that sewage and drainage plumbing systems are installed …

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Drain Chemicals

Drain chemicals must always be used with care! Ensure to read the MSDS before using.  Generally speaking the public does not usually have access to chemicals of this strength but if you do manage to get your hands on some please be sure to use PPE and safety precautions. Do NOT use hot water to …

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Rustic Tap Range

Custom made Vintage tap ware We’re loving the Rustic look and we’ve come across some pretty cool taps throughout our time. Tomkinson Plumbing and Gas have decided to create our very own custom made tap range here on the Gold Coast. We have started to create a few demonstration models, and along the way have …

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Leaky Showers

All so often we attend jobs that have caused significant water damage, sometimes from something as simple as not servicing your taps correctly. If you have leaky taps and you decide to service your shower taps yourself make sure you follow our steps so you don’t end up damaging your house!! We attended a job …

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