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Why DIY plumbing costs more

Plumbing is one DIY task that you might want to reconsider. Plumbing projects done by a non-professional can go very wrong very quickly. You’re just one small mistake from flooding your home and costing yourself thousands of dollars worth of repairs and additional problems. Flooding One of the biggest dangers of do-it-yourself plumbing repairs is […]
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What to know for plumbing new homes

With new houses popping up across Auckland and thousands more on the way, we’ve put together a guide to get you started when considering plumbing for a new house. When designing a plumbing system, the current needs of the house and potential future needs should all be considered. This means that the location of drain […]
Burst pipe with water

What Are the Signs of a Burst Pipe?

Unless you have a huge water leak, you may not be able to easily tell you even have one! However, there are signs to look out for that could save your home from serious water damage and save you quite a lot of cash. If you notice any of these telltale signs below, call the […]

Upgrade your hot water cylinder

Upgrading your hot water cylinder requires some thought. Fortunately, this guide will help you identify the important factors in your choice and what you need to consider. Now is a great time to try and upgrade the model you are using, especially if your current system does not meet your family’s hot water requirements and […]

Never ignore a leak, trust us

‘Out of sight, out of mind’ may work in some scenarios, but not with plumbing. Even the smallest leak should not be ignored – unless you want to welcome even bigger issues in the near future. South Auckland Plumbing is your nearby master plumber, tooled up and ready to dive into any problems you have. […]

Save Water Drip By Drip

It’s fair to say we Aucklanders are more water-wise than ever before. Recent water shortages have seen us become more aware of how much we use, and how we use it. Leak repairs are an important part of our service and many of our customers, wary of how much water they may be wasting, are […]

The Sacrificial Anode Explained

Modern hot water cylinders are incredibly energy efficient – when you compare their overall efficiency to things like endless hot water systems heated by gas, they stack up very well indeed. The cylinders of today last a lot longer too, with the need for hot water repairs greatly reduced thanks to a small thing that […]

Hot Water Cylinder Overflow Explained

As hot water cylinder experts dealing with installation, repair and service, we receive plenty of enquiries about overflowing cylinders. At first glance, any hot water cylinder overflow might be alarming when you first see it. But in most cases, it’s simply a case of normal thermal expansion and nothing to be concerned about. Your cylinder […]

Wet Wipes And Other Disasters

When a pipe bursts, a bathroom floods, or raw sewerage is exposed, we are the emergency plumber many people rely on. Our 24/7 support is a service we offer for urgent work, and we provide a speedy response where it is required. In recent years, a lot of our call outs have been to resolve […]
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