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LOCAL TAMARAMA PLUMBER

The Pied Plumber is a leading local Tamarama family-owned plumbing company with over two decades of experience. offering a comprehensive range of plumbing services at competitive rates.

We understand that you expect promptly professional and courteous service from your local Tamarama plumber. We take pride in our dependability and high customer satisfaction ratings and look forwards to speaking with you.

Using the most advanced plumbing technology available, we will take care of your plumbing emergencies quickly and affordably.

 

Plumbing Companies Near Me?

 

Absolutely! We are on time and on budget with no hidden expenses or lingering issues!! Simply contact us and a Pied Plumber will be dispatched to your location in the nick of time.

At The Pied Plumber, we take pride in our work and place a high premium on customer satisfaction. Our Tamarama plumbers will unblock it, repair it or replace it.

 

FOR ALL YOUR PLUMBING SERVICE NEEDS

 

 

Here are some common issues The Pied Plumber can help you with

 

 

 

 

Blocked External Drains:  

On occasion, and some more frequently than others, you may hear gurgling around drains, typically in bathrooms, and even outside in areas of sewer overflow. It is critical to address these issues as soon as they arise because routine plumbing issues can be resolved quickly!

Tree roots, desperate to survive in the frequent Sydney draughts, typically cause a blocked outside sewer service. These main line choke issues are widespread in Sydney and the surrounding areas, whether you live in the Tamarama, Queens Park, or Double Bay. Specialising in branch line obstructions, boundary traps, and shaft issues – We carry and use all high-end professional drain clearing and CCTV inspection equipment to both clean, identify and locate precisely where the problem is to thoroughly unblock your drainage waste water system.

This also applies to stormwater drains that are unable to cope with heavy rainfall. If your downpipes are backing up in and around pits and your strip drains are overflowing –  We'll take the time to get you back in action as soon as possible, as well as adequately analysing the problem to prevent it from happening again.

 

Shower Worries:  

At times, you may discover the dreaded concealed shower leakage through the nooks and crannies around water taps and shower heads. We are equipped with thermal imaging and can quickly conduct a pressure test on your shower outlet. Checking the plumbing is undoubtedly the safest first measure before shelling out hundreds of dollars to reseal a bath or shower assembly just to find the issue remains!

Additionally, we replace rusted shower heads with updated multi-function shower heads and instal personalised shower on-a-rail dispensers for those odd couples with significant height differences.

 

Blocked Tamarama Fixture Drains:

A common occurrence for most Sydneysiders. Whether that be a result of children leaving their toys behind, or 'that’ close relative arriving over Christmas leaving you in a pickle.

Blocked fixture drains are commonly found in kitchen sinks and even long haired family members can lead to drain clogs and overflowing showers. For the last 20 years – The Pied Plumber has certainly had their fair share of experience in these matters. Unblocking floor wastes adjacent to baths, swiftly attending to kitchen drainage strife, fixing overflowing laundry tubs and in some cases even removing dried cement from shower drains left by your last tradesman. We take the time to properly repair your drainage problem, and our goal is to leave you with prevention knowledge.

Let's face it, drains aren't always pretty, and unblocking that ensuite or main bathroom toilet without experience can cause more harm than good.

 

No Hot Water around your Tamarama Home:

Not having hot water at your house is a common plumbing problem in Tamarama – call the experts and fix it fast for your family! Hot water leaks can be simple to repair, but if you leave it too late, it could lead to a hot water unit failure. In some cases, a faulty hot water tempering device may result in inadequate temperatures around essential wash down fixtures such as showers and sinks. We will service, repair, and install new hot water heaters. Our parts are sourced exclusively from your local plumbing Reece supplier to ensure that all hot water components in your property last the test of time.

No heat? When your Boiler is no longer heating at optimal levels, it is time to call in the experts to fix the problem fast. We do it all, without any hassle.

 

Burst Tamarama Pipes:

Burst water pipes can occur anywhere on your property-most commonly near electrical cables and various other concealed locations-resulting in enormous water damage and a substantially high-water bill. We always have a 24-hour emergency plumber on call near Tamarama, and we'll work quickly to replace burst pipes, repair floods, and restore normalcy.

 

Toilet trouble:

A leaking cistern can, in some cases, contribute to extensively high-water bills! You may even experience external toilet drips and leaks in and around the bowl or pan. If this is of concern, all toilets should by Australian Standard have taps / valves to isolate your toilet trouble.

Whether this appears insignificant, we are always plumbing close to Tamarama and only a phone or email away.

 

Leaking Taps:

Dripping taps will drive you and your loved ones insane! This popular plumbing issue includes everything from leaking kitchen or hand basin mixer tap cartridges to "that" bathroom shower that keeps the family awake at night. In all Sydney suburbs, worn and broken washers may result in increased quarterly water bills, which is why The Pied Plumber takes the time to repair and/or fix your leaky pipes, whether new or old, washer or quarter turn – we do it all.

 

Constant Gas Smell in Tamarama:

We're fully licensed and ensured experts in gas fitting in Tamarama. You might find a sudden smell of gas odour closest to your appliances; These are all symptoms of a potential leak, such as areas around your gas heater, gas stove, BBQ, gas metre, or even catching a slight egg odour under your floor or home!

Gas leaks can be potentially dangerous for you and your family - you should call us to assess your next move. We have all the latest testing and tracing equipment at our disposal to ensure your kitchen and heating stay operational.

 

Need a Plumbing inspection?

 

Public holiday or after hours, The Pied Plumber has you covered!

 

 

 

 

Whether you're looking for professionals in Tamarama for repair, plumbing maintenance, or hot water installations, we've got you covered. The Pied Plumber specialises in plumbing installations including gas, storage, or electric hot water.

 

 

No hot water Tamarama? No Stress.

 

 

How can we help you?

For after hours emergency bookings, please call 1300 13 80 80

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Tamarama Drain Repairs:

 

Leaking or burst pipes and a shattered or blocked drain may bring your home to a stop, causing you endless problems. Whether your toilet, shower, bath or sinks are leaking, blocked or broken, we treat all drain repairs like an emergency and our Tamarama plumbers will be there ASAP to unblock, clean and clear your overflowing drain!

If you experience a blocked drain because of tree roots and debris, the first thing you should do is call one our experts. Our rapid response emergency plumbing service will help you understand the common reasons why drains get blocked. Once our team comes out to see you, we’ll locate and fix the blockage and ensure your drains are set up to prevent future blockages.

 

Emergency Tamarama Plumber:

 

We understand that plumbing problems do not always arise during the day, and that they are often prone to occur after work, while you take a shower or use the bathroom. The Pied Plumber recognises this, which is why our team is comprised of the finest plumbers in Sydney, who are available to serve our clients 24 hours a day. That is how committed our plumbing team is to you and your household 7 days a week. So, the next time you have a plumbing problem in Tamarama, our direct response emergency team is able to assist you, even if it is night time or very early mornings.

 

What To do In An After Hours Tamarama Plumbing Emergency:

 

Don’t panic; help is only a call away. Emergency situations are always apparent; what is not always obvious is your safety! Stop for a few seconds to locate potential flooding zones, check for electrical risks, or If Any water is present near the electrics of your hot water service - turn your electrical hot water circuit OFF! Hot water should be clearly marked as “HWS”, “HOT WATER” or “HW” inside your electrical meter box.

 

What do I do if a pipe in my toilet, kitchen, laundry, or ensuite bursts?

 

  • In most cases, respectfully demanding a delay would not address burst piping. Prior to our arrival, try to locate your water meter and, if possible; establish whether this is a cold or hot water leak so as to know what to isolate. Your water meter otherwise will eliminate both supplies.

 

  • If you are calling from a residential property around Tamarama: Your water meter is almost certainly situated in the front (facing the street), usually in line with your house hose tap. Check that your metre tap is turned clockwise, then open an outside hose tap to confirm that your water utilities are indeed turned off. This will also allow the remaining house supply water line to drain safely elsewhere!

 

  • If your problem derives from a unit block there in Tamarama, you'll normally find your unit isolation valve under the kitchen sink or laundry tub. Regrettably, no fixed parameter exists for determining the final position of shared property isolation valves. As a result, The Pied Plumber strongly advises all unit owners to always be aware of the component's given position.

 

Thereby, you've isolated your supplies and are about to call our assistance:

 

Whilst we have wet vacs along with cleaning equipment and consider this part of our emergency service. Having old towels on hand during emergency scenarios is a must and likely to reduce the severity of damage inside your home. Oftentimes, when a plumbing malfunction happens under a hand basin, shower, or sink; chipboard cabinets and shelves swell irreversibly. Whatever you do, never place any hot air fans to alleviate as this will exacerbate your damage before we even arrive! Let us salvage your plumbing!

 

 

WHAT OUR LOCAL CUSTOMERS SAY ABOUT US

  • I could not be happier with your expertise and promptness in solving my problem. In future you will always be my plumber.
    Owen, St. Ives
  • I am very impressed by your excellent service and will be more than happy to recommend your company.
    Jane B, Redfern
  • I was very pleased with the advice and the work carried out for me. I am a very satisfied customer.
    Gwen, Kingsford
  • Sam did an excellent job. I am talking about the Pied Plumber non-stop!
    Viv, Cremorne

PLUMBING TROUBLESHOOTing

Fortunately, you're not alone. This is an extremely common problem in Sydney households. Most of the time this is either due to hot water cylinder rust or cast-iron pipe supply issues. (if in older properties)

Open your taps independently to check whether the discolouration occurrence is on both hot and cold sides. If your issue is predominantly from the hot side - your hot water heater is asking for a check-up.

Finding this on both sides? It's a likely supply issue.

Discolouration can range from a slight cloudy white tinge to black, brown and orange water supplies. To check, simply fill a clear cup sample and focus notibly on the bottom for sedimentation.

On occasion, even a Sydney Water street mains break can affect surrounding property supply so in the meantime, continue using your plumbing and after a day or two - if the problem persists, have this looked over.

Otherwise, give us a call! We would be more than happy to help. 1300 13 80 80

Short answer; check your cleaner packaging before use. Anything bleach based when used inside your cistern can chemically deteriorate internal rubbers and valve parts. If your cistern cleaner is bright blue in particular - this voids most manufacture warranties of cistern components.

Quick tip from the boss: If you're one to use cleaners inside the toilet rim; look into dissolvable stick-on products rather than hanging manifolds. You'd be doing yourself a huge favour as you'd be surprised how many call outs Plumbers obtain from foreign objects caught down the dunny when flushed. Some can involve fairly significant works to retrieve.

Just remember - bleach for the pan, not your cistern!

Always happy for a chat if you're experiencing any issues.

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Here at The Pied Plumber - We love resolving your issues. Some seemingly more urgent than others.
We'll arrive for a leaking tap and then get that question on the way out: "OHHH while you're here. We have this bathroom which we barely use that smells!"

While in these cases you may in fact have underlying plumbing issues - The most common here is that all your plumbing around the property will require regular use.
In areas where (for example) an ensuite bathroom is used every 6 months - what occurs in these cases is that the water levels in the traps around the sinks and floors slowly drop as they evaporate. This leads to water seal loss allowing odour to then travel into the area from the sewer service.
There is an easy fix!

Make sure you run water services in the room at least every few weeks whilst making sure that water always reaches the floor wastes. You may otherwise be a victim to poor plumbing design where these floor wastes may require manual top up.
Make sure the room is well ventilated and if the problem persists - We're a call away!

We know design! Call the expects if you're still stuck!

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At The Pied Plumber, we understand that knowing how to lower your water bills in Sydney will go a long way to helping families manage their budgets in a tough climate.

Never fear! There are ways that you can reduce your water bills whether this be installing water efficient appliances and fixtures or by ensuring that leaks are isolated and fixed promptly. Not only will these actions help you to save money on your water bills, but by conserving water we can all help to save our our dams during drought seasons.

5 strategies for saving money on your water bills in Sydney

  1. Check your toilet for leaks: Add a few drops of food colouring into the cistern and wait for 30 minutes. If the cistern is leaking into the pan, you will see the coloured water in the bowl.
  2. Install a dual flush cistern: This can save you up to 5 litres of water every time you flush the toilet, which can add up to thousands of litres per year.
  3. Check fixture flow rates: Our family plumbers will check the flow rates of your shower heads, bath, vanity, kitchen and laundry taps and install water restrictors, which reduce the flow rates to save you money.
  4. Repair leaking taps: One or more dripping taps can add up to a lot of wasted water and higher than normal bills. So whether these are indoors or outdoors, the prompt repair of leaking taps is essential to conserving water and saving money on your water bills in Sydney.
  5. Hidden underground leaks: Often, the first time you realise that you have an insidious underground water leak is when you receive an abnormally high water bill. Leaks from underground mains water pipes however, can be difficult to locate, which is why our electronic pipe locating equipment comes in handy. Our family plumbers will quickly and efficiently locate the source of your underground water leak and repair the pipes, helping you to save money on your water bills in Sydney.

Lower your water bills with a water leak claim form

When you have a concealed water leak underground and have promptly acted to fix the problem, you can claim a credit for the additional water charges from the council. As licensed family plumbers in Sydney, we will issue you with a water leak claim form, which you submit to the council, once we have repaired your water leak. This helps to lower your water bill in Sydney following a hidden leak.

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Whatever the scenario. Whether this be servicing a tap, toilet or even in the event of a dreaded burst pipe - Try not to panic.

Firstly, what service do you wish to isolate?

If it's your hot water: You'll find a control valve usually with a black, green or blue handle at the lower end of the storage heater.  Turn off clock wise to isolate.

If you require turning off the property at the meter or main control valve:

  • House owner: Usually these will be street facing around the front fence boundary. If obstructed and unobtainable, try and source the front hose tap and focus your efforts to track in-line towards the street. Most meter's you'll find a T-shaped brass handle to turn clock wise for ÓFF'.
  • Unit owner: On occasion such isolation taps can be difficult to source as there’s no real clear-cut standard as to where they're require to be located. The most common areas are: Below laundry tubs, kitchen sinks, common corridor service doors, carparks and standalone wall valves. If unsure, call your strata and have them confirm its location.

Remember, your mains water isolation valve is the most important tap around the property. ALL property owners should have knowledge on their where abouts.

 

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