When most people think about plumbing services, the first few thoughts that pop to mind will typically relate to the repair of damages pipes, or the maintenance of blocked drains. What many home owners fail to realise is that the majority of, if not all, plumbers will be more than capable of taking care of a range of water installation, repair and maintenance requirements.
But what are these services exactly and what do they encompass?
Services catering to household renovations
For those that are hoping to renovate their bathroom or their kitchen, they may need to hire the services of a plumber. These experts can install pipework, connect taps and run pipelines to other parts of a home – and this is something that a regular contractor won’t be able to help with, unless they are legally licensed as a plumber.
Outdoor water features
Plenty of gardens in Australia possess water features and in order for them to function correctly, they will need to be connected to a consistent supply of water. Fountains in particular will need to be installed in a way that can allow them to operate or remain in an unused state – and although seemingly simple, this can often require the use of electrical systems. As can be imagined, any incorrect installation relying on water and electricity can be dangerous, so it’s best to leave these types of tasks to the experts.
Repairs and maintenance
From time to time, water systems within a home may need to be maintained or repaired in order to remain functional. Boilers can have a habit of breaking down every so often, especially where the thermostat is concerned. Likewise pipes can rust from within, or connective ports can suffer with damage and decay over time. A good plumber will be able to rectify these events in the most efficient way, allowing for the water systems within a home to remain operational well into the future.