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Castle Hill Plumbing Services Castle Hill Plumbing Services https://plumberscastlehill.com.au/blog Copyright © 2024 Castle Hill Plumbing Services en-au Rhodium CMS v-ai-3.1.3 How to know if relined pipes work properly https://plumberscastlehill.com.au/blog/how-do-i-know-if-my-recently-relined-pipes-are-working-properly (Steven Bahbah) https://plumberscastlehill.com.au/blog/how-do-i-know-if-my-recently-relined-pipes-are-working-properly If you’ve had pipe relining done recently, a final inspection is key to ensuring a complete, effective repair. Watch for leaks, odd smells or changes in water flow or quality. Our Castle Hill Plumbing experts can diagnose issues to confirm your relined pipes work properly. Mon, 01 Jan 2024 05:16:03 +1100 Storing Gas Cylinders Safely https://plumberscastlehill.com.au/blog/how-do-i-store-gas-cylinders-safely (Steven Bahbah) https://plumberscastlehill.com.au/blog/how-do-i-store-gas-cylinders-safely Gas cylinders must be stored upright in a secure, outdoor area with good ventilation. Keep cylinders chained vertically and away from ignition sources. Sat, 06 Jan 2024 08:43:04 +1100 What’s the Lifespan of a Gas Pipeline? https://plumberscastlehill.com.au/blog/what-s-the-lifespan-of-a-gas-pipeline (Steven Bahbah) https://plumberscastlehill.com.au/blog/what-s-the-lifespan-of-a-gas-pipeline The average lifespan of a gas pipeline is approximately 50 years. However, with proper maintenance and care, some pipelines can remain in operation safely for longer. Factors like pipe material, soil conditions, and usage levels impact longevity. Our guide examines pipeline lifespans and replacement needs. Sat, 06 Jan 2024 21:02:03 +1100 Stop Foul Smells in Bathrooms with Pipe Relining https://plumberscastlehill.com.au/blog/does-pipe-relining-resolve-foul-smell-issues-in-bathrooms (Steven Bahbah) https://plumberscastlehill.com.au/blog/does-pipe-relining-resolve-foul-smell-issues-in-bathrooms Unwanted bathroom odours often indicate a blocked drain or damaged pipe. Pipe relining offers a long-lasting, affordable fix without demolition or replacement. Sun, 07 Jan 2024 07:04:04 +1100 Prepare Hot Water for Cold Weather https://plumberscastlehill.com.au/blog/how-should-i-prepare-my-hot-water-system-for-extreme-weather (Steven Bahbah) https://plumberscastlehill.com.au/blog/how-should-i-prepare-my-hot-water-system-for-extreme-weather Insulating pipes and draining water tanks before winter helps avoid damage to your hot water system. We can prepare your system professionally before cold weather arrives. Sun, 21 Jan 2024 16:09:03 +1100 How to Perform an Emergency Gas Shutoff https://plumberscastlehill.com.au/blog/how-do-i-perform-an-emergency-gas-shut-off (Steven Bahbah) https://plumberscastlehill.com.au/blog/how-do-i-perform-an-emergency-gas-shut-off During a gas leak or emergency, shut off the gas supply by locating the shutoff handle outside on your gas meter, turning the lever perpendicular to the pipe. Call a licensed gas technician to restore your gas service safely. Thu, 25 Jan 2024 18:52:03 +1100 How Tree Roots Cause Blocked Drains https://plumberscastlehill.com.au/blog/how-do-tree-roots-contribute-to-blocked-drains (Steven Bahbah) https://plumberscastlehill.com.au/blog/how-do-tree-roots-contribute-to-blocked-drains Tree roots grow towards underground water sources like leaky pipes and drains. They intrude through cracks and joints into the pipes causing blockages, slow drainage, overflows and damage over time. Signs include gurgling noises, bad smells and sewage backups. Fri, 26 Jan 2024 17:21:02 +1100 What to Do if Hot Water System Breaks Down https://plumberscastlehill.com.au/blog/what-to-do-when-your-hot-water-system-breaks-down (Steven Bahbah) https://plumberscastlehill.com.au/blog/what-to-do-when-your-hot-water-system-breaks-down A hot water system can break down due to leaks, pilot light issues, faulty parts or age. If you have no hot water, call a licensed plumber to inspect the system and recommend repairs or replacement. We can get your hot water running again fast. Wed, 31 Jan 2024 07:34:05 +1100 Typical Lifespan of Epoxy Resin in Pipe Relining https://plumberscastlehill.com.au/blog/what-s-the-lifespan-of-epoxy-resin-in-relining (Steven Bahbah) https://plumberscastlehill.com.au/blog/what-s-the-lifespan-of-epoxy-resin-in-relining Epoxy resin used for relining pipes and sewers typically lasts around 100 years. Our expert plumbers use high-quality epoxy lining systems with an expected lifespan of up to 100 years. Contact Castle Hill Plumbing to learn more or get a quote for your epoxy pipe relining project. Mon, 12 Feb 2024 05:11:03 +1100 Soil’s Impact on Blocked Drains https://plumberscastlehill.com.au/blog/does-soil-and-sediment-impact-blocked-drains (Steven Bahbah) https://plumberscastlehill.com.au/blog/does-soil-and-sediment-impact-blocked-drains Soil erosion and sediment buildup in stormwater runoff is a major cause of blocked drains. When sand, silt and debris enter the drainage system, they accumulate and restrict flow, increasing flood risk. Proper drainage infrastructure planning and sediment control measures can mitigate this issue. Mon, 12 Feb 2024 20:24:04 +1100 Safely Dispose Of Hazardous Chemicals https://plumberscastlehill.com.au/blog/how-do-you-safely-dispose-of-chemicals-and-substances-that-could-harm-your-pipes (Steven Bahbah) https://plumberscastlehill.com.au/blog/how-do-you-safely-dispose-of-chemicals-and-substances-that-could-harm-your-pipes It’s important to properly identify hazardous chemicals and safely dispose of them to avoid environmental damage. Contact Castle Hill Plumbing to learn safe disposal methods that won’t harm your pipes. Fri, 16 Feb 2024 02:43:03 +1100 Can Pipe Relining Repair Misaligned or Sagging Pipes? https://plumberscastlehill.com.au/blog/can-pipe-relining-fix-bowed-or-misaligned-pipes (Steven Bahbah) https://plumberscastlehill.com.au/blog/can-pipe-relining-fix-bowed-or-misaligned-pipes Pipe relining provides a practical, cost-effective solution to fix damaged, misaligned or sagging pipes without needing to dig trenches or replace pipes. It works by coating the inside of your existing pipes with an epoxy resin. Contact us to learn more about trenchless pipe repair. Fri, 16 Feb 2024 19:14:01 +1100 Replace Your Old Hot Water For Better Efficiency https://plumberscastlehill.com.au/blog/can-i-retrofit-my-old-hot-water-system-for-better-performance (Steven Bahbah) https://plumberscastlehill.com.au/blog/can-i-retrofit-my-old-hot-water-system-for-better-performance Replacing an outdated electric or gas hot water system with a new energy efficient heat pump model can significantly reduce your energy bills and carbon footprint. Mon, 26 Feb 2024 09:20:04 +1100 What’s Involved in a Gas Line Repair? https://plumberscastlehill.com.au/blog/what-s-involved-in-a-gas-line-repair (Steven Bahbah) https://plumberscastlehill.com.au/blog/what-s-involved-in-a-gas-line-repair A gas line repair starts by locating any leaks and sealing pipes with approved materials. Damaged sections need to be fixed and upgrades may be required for new appliances. Only licensed gas fitters should attempt repairs for safety. Mon, 26 Feb 2024 20:07:02 +1100 6 Ways To Clear A Clogged Drain https://plumberscastlehill.com.au/blog/how-can-i-effectively-clear-a-clogged-drain (Steven Bahbah) https://plumberscastlehill.com.au/blog/how-can-i-effectively-clear-a-clogged-drain A clogged drain can often be cleared by using simple homemade mixtures. Try pouring boiling water, baking soda and vinegar down the drain to break up the clog naturally before using a plunger or drain snake to dislodge debris. Tue, 27 Feb 2024 18:09:05 +1100 Can You Relocate Plumbing Fixtures With Pipe Relining? https://plumberscastlehill.com.au/blog/can-you-relocate-plumbing-fixtures-with-pipe-relining (Steven Bahbah) https://plumberscastlehill.com.au/blog/can-you-relocate-plumbing-fixtures-with-pipe-relining Pipe relining involves inserting a lining tube inside damaged pipes to seal cracks and leaks. It’s a convenient, affordable way to repair plumbing without excavation that can last 50+ years. Ideal when renovating bathrooms or kitchens and needing to relocate fixtures. Thu, 29 Feb 2024 05:40:04 +1100 Insulate Your Hot Water System Easily https://plumberscastlehill.com.au/blog/what-s-the-role-of-insulation-in-hot-water-systems (Steven Bahbah) https://plumberscastlehill.com.au/blog/what-s-the-role-of-insulation-in-hot-water-systems Adding insulation around your hot water pipes and system is an easy way to stop wasted heat escaping. We’ll wrap your hot water unit and insulate exposed hot water pipes to save you money on gas or electricity. Fri, 01 Mar 2024 04:31:04 +1100