Archive for : September, 2015

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Water Pressure Problems

Water pressure problems at home are the most common and most dreadful problems so far. Showers and the rest ofwater-pressure-problems-sydney the fixtures at home become less satisfying and doing the dishes become even more of a chore than ever because of these problems. Water problems become worse because there are people who do not have any idea how to fix them or even keep track of their plumbing issues. There are, however, many ways for you to be able to make your water transition from bad to super bad.
When it comes to water pressure in urban areas, this is what happens. Most of the people in these areas get their water from the municipal water company. Water pressure is very high in the main line which is underground. Due to extensive friction, water loses its pressure from the main line to your house. The smaller space, the more friction it can get. This is why when it comes off your faucet; the water pressure seems to be too slow.
In most cases, there are blockages which serve as the major problem and the major issue in terms of the water pressure problem. Chemical build-up caused by the small amounts of chemical deposits that water leave can be the cause of low water pressure. Only chemicals can be used to break down or flush out these deposits.
If the water pressure is consistently good then suddenly becomes poor, then the problem might be with the main line and not within your home.
With the water tank which is one of the aids in providing water for tank water users. The tank may be too small to provide enough water and cause the pressure to go high, the tank might be leaking, sediment in the lines, filters dirty in the pump, or issues with the pump. When this happens, all you can do is to have your tank examined by licensed and professional plumbers for leaks and other problems.

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Spice up your Bathroom

The bathroom is the part of the house most frequently used by women. And, one more thing, women are also concerned not just about their bathroom’s cleanliness but also its color. Women stay inside it for hours and while having their sponge bath, they are also observing the color of their bathroom. The power of color is very important especially in the bathroom.

Now, how would you add color to your bathroom? Here are some tips:bathroom

Refresh your Shower Curtain

How do you choose a new shower curtain? Easy, pick one in the colors that you love and that makes you smile when you look at it. A bright new shower curtain is one of the best ways to get an instant boost of color. You have heaps of choices too as there are so many different designs available – from strong geometric patterns through to novelty patterns or elegant damasks.

A Coat of Paint

Bathroom color makes it dramatic. Paint your walls in accordance to whatever suits your mood. You can go for a bold feature wall or opt for a softer, more subtle color on all your walls. If you want something soft and calming, blues and greens are perfect, but if you want a pick me up, a lovely sunshine color is ideal. You can carry the color you choose for your paint through to other accessories as well such as towels and bathmats.

Bring the Outside In

If you love the feeling of being outside, why not try and bring that feeling into the bathroom with you? If your bathroom looks out onto a secluded area, a window set at eye level in your shower or even in your bath allows you to look out onto that gorgeous garden or view. If privacy is a concern, you may feel better adding a skylight instead.

Dramatic Bathroom Accessories

Bathroom accessories include towels, bathmats, artworks or paintings, soap dispensers, and bins. The color of your accessories may or may not be the same as the color of your wall and floor. When shopping for your bathroom linens and accessories, try and get at least two sets in different colors.

Follow the LED Road

LED lights are becoming more and more popular thanks to their long life, low maintenance, and supreme energy efficiency. However, that doesn’t mean that you’re limited to just the different shades of white. Coloured LED lights are making a big statement in the lighting world and can create amazing effects when used in the bathroom. Install them in the shower, around your bathtub, or even in and around your bathroom vanity for an effect that will leave your guests stunned.

For more colorful tips for a lovely bathroom and for a happy sponge bath, head on to our Learning Centre page.

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How to Prevent Toilet Clogs

Ever had one of those toilet clogs? The ones that happen right after you use the toilet and then you know that you won’t be able to use it for the next few hours because you need to call the plumber again? If you already have experienced that kind of trouble, then it is obvious that you never want to go through the same things again.

Here are some ways for you to be able to prevent toilet clogs in the future:

prevent-toilet-clogs1. Put a small garbage can near your toilet so that you won’t be tempted to throw anything into the toilet.

2. Line this garbage can with a plastic bag so that when it gets full, all you have to do is to remove the plastic bag and throw the garbage outside.

3. Store additional bathroom bags in the cabinet so that you won’t find it hard to replace the ones that you have emptied and thrown away.

4. Use light toilet paper. This will give tremendous help when it comes to being assured that you won’t have toilet clogs anymore.

There are a lot more causes for toilet clogs and one of those is the famous wipe cleaners. The disposable ones, even when they are marketed to be flushable, they are not. Baby wipes also fall into this category, along with many feminine products such as tampons, mini pads, and pads. Keep in mind that all of this stuff should be thrown in the flush and not down your toilet if you want to prevent toilet clogs from happening in the future.

Meanwhile, for severe problems concerning your toilets, all you have to do is give You Plumbing a call and we will give you a hundred percent guarantee that we will be there to assist you and solve your toilet problems in no time.

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Things to Consider Before Hiring Plumbers

Plumbing problems are prThings to Consider Before Hiring Plumbersobably one of the biggest nightmares for any homeowner. It happens mostly at the most inconvenient times and loves happening at night or weekends. Well, the answer is simple and easy, hiring plumbers- only those professional ones to ensure your fittings and pipes are in good order and repairs are done fast and professionally. Burst pipes can lead to serious flooding in the house and ruin some very expensive furniture as well as cause damage to the structure.

You Plumbing has professional plumbers all over Sydney and surrounding areas that are trained to offer the best service. The homeowner needing plumbing services must ensure that some basic items are checked before selecting and hiring plumbers. The main things to consider are:

• Certification of the plumbing service must be in-date and available.

You Plumbing uses only licensed trades people and all the extra help required for a specific task are either journeymen plumbers or if not yet qualified they are licensed apprentices.

• Reviews on the internet will give the prospective client a very good idea from homeowners previously using the service.

Use only companies like You Plumbing that have excellent reviews from their clients.

• Ensure that the company visits the site and inspect the plumbing task to get a fair and accurate estimate of the cost involved.

Companies not willing to do this or give a price over the phone should be avoided.

You Plumbing prides itself on having constant and effective communication with the client at all times. This ensures satisfaction and knowing that the company care about the client. It also keeps the client up to date on the progress.

The team of professionals from You Plumbing will troubleshoot problems during the work process to ensure that future avoidable problems are repaired before they happen. This saves time and money.

Following these simple and easy rules will ensure that you get the best value for your money and the task is done fast and professionally.

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Kitchen from Dull to Fabulous

Families get to spend most of their time in the kitchen doing things such as eating, mother-daughter cooking lessons, fruit crafting, and a lot more. But doing all these things is impossible if your kitchen lacks something. And that “something” might be the décor or appliances.

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A total kitchen makeover is too expensive, so minor changes are applicable and cost effective to your pocket.

Are you living with your kitchen for more than 10 years? Left behind by the modern kitchen trend? The modern trend in kitchens is enhanced functionality with sleek integrated features, clean lines and no clutter. Contemporary cabinet making and industrial design have transformed kitchen storage, with innovative and ergonomic solutions for keeping appliances, cutlery and food efficiently stored. This includes the use of corner drawers to maximize space utilization, as well as pull out pantries and cupboards with internal drawers.

There are countless sources to choose from in getting inspiration for your drab to fab kitchen makeover.

  1. magazines
  2. websites
  3. showrooms
  4. trade shows:  and
  5. friends and family homes

These inspirations will give you multiple ideas for your kitchen. You may be wishing for a perfect outcome, but see to it that as you begin with just a piece of paper, you will soon end up in luxury.

Even if money is the problem in kitchen makeover, don’t let it turn you down. If you are keeping an eye on your budget, there are some easy ways to renovate without breaking the bank:

  1. try a new set of handles or knobs on your kitchen cupboards
  2. look for bargains on end of product runs or items on sale
  3. consider alternative bench top materials such as laminates, which are significantly cheaper than natural stone
  4. a coat of paint or some new wallpaper may be all the makeover your kitchen needs
  • Planning

The first step to a kitchen re-design is to plan carefully. This includes the following key elements:

  1. measurements – carefully measure your kitchen to ensure all the new elements are able to be incorporated
  2. configuration – choose a configuration that is practical and functional
  3. appliances – ensure appliances meet the needs of your household and are also energy efficient where possible
  4. color – integrate the color of your kitchen with the décor and theme of your home
  5. lighting – adequate lighting is an often overlooked element of kitchen planning
  6. ergonomics – carefully consider the height of bench tops and cupboards
  7. storage – modern storage solutions allow you to maximize space in your kitchen
  8. technology – modern technology can help you be more productive, with items such as energy efficient dishwashers

Having trouble with a broken sink? Well, let You Plumbing change that. We, at You Plumbing, can fix what is broken. Visit our site: http://www.youplumbing.com.au.

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