Four Common Plumbing Problems

Plumbing problems are an unpredictable fact of life that all homeowners need to be aware of. In particular, it is essential to know how to cope when there is a plumbing emergency, whether it’s a flood caused by a burst pipe, a blocked drain that is smelly and very unpleasant, or a leaking hot water cylinder. At Precision Electrical and Plumbing, where we offer a 24hr plumber Melbourne solution, plumbing emergencies are generally caused by failures in the plumbing system….

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An Electrician’s Top Safety Tips

Research shows that most electrical fatalities in Australia are caused by faulty appliances and other consumer equipment. Only about 35 percent of deaths are caused by fixed wiring. This means that even though you have a home with top quality wiring fitted by a registered electrician, if the electrical equipment you use in your home is not up to standard, you could be at risk. Precision Electrical and Plumbing advises clients to buy equipment that meets the AS/NZS 3160:2010 Standard….

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Dangers Of High Water Pressure In Your Home

While all modern homes are designed with balanced plumbing systems, it is essential to be aware of the dangers of water pressure that is too high. Not only can high water pressure lead to burst pipes and water damage, but it can also affect warranties on household appliances. Even if you employ the most reliable plumbers in Melbourne, wear and tear can lead to leaks in the very best systems. This is why we at Precision Electrical and Plumbing recommend…

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How To Reset The Safety Switch

When the power goes out it can be difficult to know what to do. Not all of us are electricians after all! Luckily, there are easy ways to find out what is causing you problems. It’ll frequently have to do with some appliance or heater that’s plugged in. In order to find the culprit you’ll want to check your circuit breakers and reset the Safety Switch. Checking the circuits on your switchboard is easy and in this video I explain…

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How To Reset The Safety Switch

When the power goes out it can be difficult to know what to do. Not all of us are electricians after all! Luckily, there are easy ways to find out what is causing you problems. It’ll frequently have to do with some appliance or heater that’s plugged in. In order to find the culprit you’ll want to check your circuit breakers and reset the Safety Switch. Checking the circuits on your switchboard is easy and in this video I explain…

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Leak Detection: Do You Have A Water Leak?

Received your water bill and your water usage is up?  Your increased consumption may be due to hotter weather, visitors staying over or a leak somewhere.  Here’s a quick and easy way to use your water meter to check to see if you have a water leak or not.  If you think you have a leak, give us a call and we’ll do a thorough check for you with our special leak detection equipment. Call 1300 601 601 For Professional…

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The Truth About Safety Switches

I’ve had a few questions from clients lately about safety switches. Most people don’t understand the difference between safety switches, circuit breakers or surge protectors –  so I thought I’d spell it out here. Why You Need A Safety Switch In Your Home Safety switches are designed to prevent injury or death by monitoring the flow of electricity through a circuit. They automatically shut off your electricity supply when current is detected leaking from faulty switches, wiring or electrical appliances in…

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How To Unblock A Drain: 5 Great Tips

You may have a drain problem when you notice that the sink takes a little longer to drain or there’s water pooling around your feet in the shower, and then there’s that strange unpleasant smell. They’re all signs that you may soon be facing a clogged drain. And then one day, boom. Your drain is blocked completely. It’s something you need to deal with quickly, or face the mess of a burst pipe. The drain may be blocked in the…

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