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How to avoid a “poo-nami” in your backyard

How to avoid a “poo-nami” in your backyard

Recently, our wonderful friends had a shocking experience. Prepping for a birthday party they smelt (and then saw) something you never want to witness. A poo-nami had occurred in their backyard. Every time a toilet was flushed or a sink was drained, it came back. So...

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Top 5 Tips for Home Plumbing Safety

Top 5 Tips for Home Plumbing Safety

Leaking pipes and plumbing emergencies can be more frustrating than life threatening. But to ensure the safety of your family, take a couple of quick steps before contacting the Pipe Monkey team. If you're unsure, feel free to give us a call and we'll walk...

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Buying a New Home? Here’s 4 Essential Plumbing Checks.

Buying a New Home? Here’s 4 Essential Plumbing Checks.

Spring is an amazing time of year to buy a home, in Melbourne our wonderful 4 seasons in a day can help you identify the perfect home for your summertime celebrations, what rooms will get the best light and where you might need to spend some time (and money)...

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Leaking Taps: To Repair or Replace?

Leaking Taps: To Repair or Replace?

A dripping tap can be annoying to more than your ears A single faucet can waste an incredible 20,000 litres of water per year. That’s more than 50 litres a day just slowly going down your drain.  One of the most common questions we get asked each week is - do I need...

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Fix or replace? Old water pipes in Frankston & Seaford

Fix or replace? Old water pipes in Frankston & Seaford

If you’re living in a mid century home in the Carrum, Frankston or Seaford areas - more than likely your home has been connected at some point to the main water supply by a galvanised pipe.   Over decades of use, sediment and trace minerals build up on the inside of...

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Three ways to prevent water damage around your home

Three ways to prevent water damage around your home

Drip, drip, drip.   We’ve all dreaded that moment when the water just won’t stop gushing. When your kitchen or bathroom is quickly becoming the set of Waterworld. Water leaks around the home can range from a frustrating dripping faucet to the devastating gush of...

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Planning a bathroom renovation? Here’s our top tips.

Planning a bathroom renovation? Here’s our top tips.

Renovating your bathroom can modernise and add value to your home but also help create an oasis for you to relax and unwind. But before you reach for the sledgehammer to create that indoor / outdoor spa you’ve always dreamt of; taking a couple of minutes to think...

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Tips to keep your drains clear in Autumn

Tips to keep your drains clear in Autumn

The autumn chill is certainly upon Melbourne - and with it, the beautiful coloured leaves!   While the trees do look amazing around town, they can become a pesky problem when the leaf matter builds up in gutters and drains. With the recent cold snap and rain, be sure...

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