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  • Throughout South Australia majority of large ground spaces which take vehicular traffic from cars, trucks, aeroplanes, trains and the likes will have some form of Gross Pollutant Trap installed and in the case of an airport or shipping yard multiple [...]

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    Introducing A New Piece Of Technology In Bathroom Renovations

    The bathroom renovation industry has certainly come along way since shows such as the block on channel 9 and house rules on channel 7 started over 10 years ago. Full height wall tiling and frame less shower screens have all become a must have with [...]

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    The Importance Of Maintaining A Pump

    Pumps are like a lot of things in the plumbing industry, no one thinks about them or sees them until something goes wrong. Plumbing fixtures such as water pumps play a crucial role in the transfer of liquids from one location to the other. [...]

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    Maintaining Your Flexible Water Hoses

    Unfortunately, most plumbing items are out of site and often out of mind.  Take for instance a sewer pipe. We never think about it until it starts to gurgle or smell.  Braided hoses are no exception to this but pose a significant risk if [...]

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    Grohe In Wall Cisterns

    If you talk to any plumber, they will tell you that they either don’t want to work on an in-wall toilet cistern or simply just don’t know how to. The introduction of the in-wall toilet cistern came about 15 years ago to the plumbing [...]

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    Creating A Greener Future

    Over the past 15 years the plumbing industry has seen many changes designed to improve the water efficiency of many fixtures we use. Changes such as dual flush toilet cisterns, water less urinals, water saving shower heads and flow restricted [...]

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    All because of a 10-cent piece

    It all started at 8:00pm on a Tuesday night.  The phone rang, and I answered, a new customer needed an after-hours emergency plumber to assist with her rental property where the tenants reported no hot water at any of the faucets in the home.  We [...]

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    The Electronic Toilet - An Eco-Friendly Solution

    On a recent visit to United States of America (Hawaii) it was very interesting to see the style of toilets being used in a recently renovated hotel we stayed in. The toilets all had an electronic seat retrofitted to them, of course the correct [...]

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    Plumbing Made Easy

    It was over 20 years ago now that I first started in the Adelaide plumbing industry. It was a real eye opener for me coming out of the sheltered world of school into the construction industry. I was taught how to do various tasks such as the [...]

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    Stay Warm With Natural Gas

    Undoubtedly the most cost-efficient method for heating a room or a building is with the use of gas whether it be natural gas or propane (LPG bottled gas). There are many options for getting the right fit for your circumstances.  Some people simply [...]

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    The Advantages Of A Temperature Control Pad

    If you own a hot water service which has or is compatible with a temperature controller, then you are certainly well onto the way of having one of the most energy efficient water heaters on the market today. Advantages   There are numerous [...]

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    All Taps Are The Same Right?

    A common myth amongst many home owners is that all taps are the same, they turn on and off and control the water flow.  Technically yes, but the physical workings of a tap do vary.  There are three main varieties on the plumbing market today and [...]

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    How much water are you wasting!

    With the increasing costs of utility bills, it’s important to ensure that you are not wasting any water which can be contributing to the high costs of your water bills. Cause Of Wasted Water    Simple things such as a dripping tap and a leaking [...]

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    Avoiding a &quote;FAILED&quote; warranty

    There is a misconception among many people who have not been educated correctly by their plumber when having a new hot water service installed.  They believe that their new water heater has a 7 or 10-year warranty and there is no maintenance or [...]

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    STOP the burn!

    August 8, 2017
    STOP the burn!

    Have you ever been in a shower when the water goes from the perfect temperature to freezing cold and then back up to boiling hot again and it becomes near impossible to get the correct temperature adjusted?  You’re not alone, there are a few [...]

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    Hands Free - A Better Solution For Hygiene

    On a recent overseas holiday to Hong Kong it was very interesting to see just many hand basins and toilet facilities such as pans and urinals were all hands free operated.  This is a very hygienic way of using these devices and is helping to [...]

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    Water pressure, all the highs and lows

    Each has its positives and its negatives.  What can be done about it?  Well the first port of call is to always consult your local licensed plumber first.  At Mayfair Plumbing and Gasfitting we have been helping our customers for many years to [...]

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    Taking Plumbing To New Heights

    Have you ever wondered just how the plumbing in a multi storey hotel or office complex operates? It is very different to that of standard domestic houses or perhaps a two or three storey development. When we start looking at buildings which are 30 [...]

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    Late Nights in The City As A Plumber On Call

    It’s another Friday afternoon and the mood in the city has shifted to a relaxed environment everyone’s winding down and watching their clocks waiting for the big hand to hit 5 and then it will be time to hit the taps. But for the emergency [...]

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    Why We Charge A Call Out Fee

    Occasionally a new customer will enquire if we charge a call out fee and the answer is yes and here’s a detailed explanation of why we at Mayfair Plumbing and Gasfitting do charge a call out fee. There is a huge amount of administration work which[...]

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    Do you own or manage a commercial property?  Perhaps a group of units, shopping centre, fast food venue or maybe even a hotel or a nursing home whatever the case is if your property relies upon continual operation with absolutely ZERO down time then[...]

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    Questions and Answers about Solar Hot Water

    Do you own a property which uses solar energy from the sun to heat the water for your house? The chances are you do. A lot of older properties in Adelaide didn’t originally have solar hot water installed when the house was built, but are now having[...]

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    There are plenty of plumbers in Parkside to choose from but can they all honestly tell you that they are MASTER PLUMBERS?  It’s a question you should be asking before engaging a plumber parkside.  Mayfair Plumbing and Gasfitting are licensed [...]

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