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Should I fix my own plumbing?

Should I fix my own plumbing?

If you own a home then you know a key part of home ownership is caring and maintaining your home’s plumbing system.

While there are licensed professionals to do a lot of the work that needs to be done, there are a few things you can do with your home’s plumbing to keep it maintained in between check-ups with your local plumber.

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( Posted in: Plumbing )

Top Plumbing Tips For A More Comfortable Home in Melbourne and the Yarra Valley

Top Plumbing Tips For A More Comfortable Home in Melbourne and the Yarra Valley

When it comes to plumbing, many things can go wrong. Some plumbing issues are very easy to repair, while others can become quite a bit more difficult. No matter how difficult or simple the plumbing problem may appear, it’s wise to have some plumbing knowledge to ensure that repairs are done correctly and efficiently. After all, it’s your home, and you don’t want any nasty surprises by trying to do the work yourself without knowing what to do.

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HOW TO SAVE ENERGY, MONEY AND WATER! 5 Simple Hot water system tips every homeowner should know.

HOW TO SAVE ENERGY, MONEY AND WATER! 5 Simple Hot water system tips every homeowner should know.

Hot water systems use A LOT of energy. Around one quarter of the average Australian home’s energy use is chewed up by heating water! This is a big chunk of your electricity bills…especially in winter when the showers tend to get hotter and longer :S But there are a few simple things you can do to cut down on the energy your hot water system uses.

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( Posted in: Plumbing )

How to hire a contractor during the Covid-19 crisis -The 7 MOST important things to consider

How to hire a contractor during the Covid-19 crisis -The 7 MOST important things to consider

Here’s the thing about your plumbing or electrical: It doesn’t care, at all, about what’s happening in the world. So, the reality that you’re dealing with a global health crisis? It simply doesn’t care. But at ALPINE TRADE GROUP, we do!

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Hot water system maintenance is often overlooked by Australians…

Hot water system maintenance is often overlooked by Australians…

Australians have become accustomed to having hot water at our fingertips. This instant access to hot water is essential in keeping our households and businesses running. Hot water for our washing up,  the dishes, our hygiene routines, household appliance function and more…

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( Posted in: Electrical )

Rusty Water? Rusty Pipes? Locate the problem

Rusty Water? Rusty Pipes? Locate the problem

We expect the water coming from your taps to be clean and clear. However, what happens when the color and taste of your water is suddenly a little off? The cause could be rust and depending on the age of your pipes and water heater, it could be coming from inside your house.

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( Posted in: Plumbing )