By: Sarah Harris On: April 21, 2021 In: General Comments: 0

As our days are getting shorter and we transition into Winter here in Torquay and on the Surf Coast, we have listed the plumbing maintenance chores you should be undertaking before the colder weather sets in. Roof gutters A clean gutter collects water and sends it down the drain...

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By: Sarah Harris On: February 11, 2021 In: General Comments: 0

Unfortunately, because most of the plumbing in your home is hidden, you may not always know that a water leak has formed. Leaks can waste water, damage your home, and increase your insurance premiums. We often get calls from clients needing an emergency plumber due to burst water pipes,...

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By: zibmedia On: September 11, 2020 In: General Comments: 0

At Franklin Plumbing our experienced plumbing team use the latest technology and equipment to identify any leaks, blockages, weaknesses or issues that could arise when it comes to the plumbing systems of your home.  Not addressing these problems can often lead to extensive future repairs, so it makes sense...

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By: zibmedia On: August 18, 2020 In: General Comments: 0

Most people underestimate the importance of a reliable hot water system until they realise what life is like without one.  Without a properly functioning water heater, you may be left with no hot water at all. One way to keep your water heater properly maintained is to ensure that...

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By: zibmedia On: April 20, 2020 In: General Comments: 0

Wipes are the ‘go-to’ for many households including childcare centres.  They are also tough enough to clean your bbq with just one wipe! If you have ever tried to rip one up, you would know that it’s extremely hard to do so by hand, so if some brands are...

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By: zibmedia On: January 31, 2020 In: General Comments: 0

Leaking taps can be caused by a number of issues.  The most common problems are: Failed mixer cartridge Broken or worn tap washers, O-rings or fibre washers Failure and corrosion on the brass seat where the washer sits Incorrectly sealed tapware We often don’t bother with what we think...

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By: zibmedia On: October 21, 2019 In: General Comments: 0

Water pressure problems? Why you shouldn’t just ‘go with the flow’ There are few better ways to wake yourself up or shake off a hard day than taking a nice, relaxing, hot shower. But what happens when you step under the stream only to find that there’s barely enough...

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By: zibmedia On: September 24, 2019 In: General Comments: 0

Driving around my local service area of Torquay, Jan Juc and Anglesea, you can tell that spring has sprung. As we head into the warmer months, along with colourful armies of springtime flowers, you’ll see plenty of ‘For Sale’ signs popping up along every street. Yep, here on the...

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By: zibmedia On: September 23, 2019 In: General Comments: 0

Water is a way of life here on the Surf Coast. On any given day, from Geelong and Torquay down to Aireys Inlet and Lorne, you’ll see plenty of us locals in, on or around the stuff. As a local plumber, I’m noticing that my customers are becoming increasingly...

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By: Carrolyn Barclay On: September 20, 2019 In: General Comments: 0

I’ve talked a lot over the past couple of months about blocked drains and how to keep your sewer and drainage systems clear and well-maintained. But what else can be done to stop the rising tide from your blocked toilet or sink when you’ve plunged, done the ‘vinegar-and-baking-soda-trick’ and...

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