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LOCAL CAMMERAY PLUMBER

The Pied Plumber is a leading local Cammeray family owned plumbing company with over two decades of experience offering a wide range of plumbing services with pricing to suit your budget.

We appreciate your expectation on prompt, professional and friendly service from your local Cammeray plumber. Using the most advanced plumbing technology available, we will take care of your plumbing emergencies on time every time.

 

Plumbing Companies Near Me?

 

Absolutely! We are on time and on budget with no hidden costs or residual problems! Simply notify us and a Pied Plumber will be sent to your location as soon as possible.

We take pride in our work at The Pied Plumber, and customer satisfaction is our highest priority. No matter what your issue is, one of our skilled local Cammeray plumbers will repair it, replace it or unblock it.

 

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The Pied Plumber can assist you with the following common issues

 

 

 

Broken and Burst Cammeray Pipes:

Burst water pipes can occur anywhere around your property - usually close to power and various other concealed locations, resulting in severe water damage and a hefty water bill.  We always have a 24-hour emergency plumber near Cammeray and we will work to replace burst pipes, fix floods, and have you back to normal fast. The Pied Plumber has worked with everything from broken hoses under sinks to a split copper pipes in the garden and those dreaded breaks under the pavement or above the water meter. We'll get you back and starting again in no time.

 

Leaking Cammeray Taps:

Dripping taps can drive you and your family crazy! This common plumbing problem ranges from leaking kitchen or hand basin mixer tap cartridges to ‘that’ bathroom shower that keeps the family up 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.

 

No Hot Water in your Cammeray Home:

Not having hot water in your home is a common plumbing issue in Cammeray– call the experts and get it fixed as soon as possible for your family! Hot water leaks can be easily fixed but don’t delay - it could result in 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 can repair, maintain and offer brand new hot water systems. To insure that all hot water components inside your property stand the test of time, we only use parts from your local plumbing Reece supplier.

When the boiler systems stop heating properly, it is time to call in the pros to resolve the problem as quickly as possible. We do this with ease.

 

Shower Worries:  

From time to time, you may experience dreaded in wall concealed shower leaks through the nooks and crannies around taps and shower heads.   We carry thermal imaging equipment and can pressure test your shower outlet with ease. 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!

We also replace rusted shower heads with new multi-function shower heads and add customisable shower on-a-rail dispensers for certain unusual couples with large height disparities.

 

Constant Gas Odour in Cammeray:

We are fully licenced and insured gas fitting specialists in Cammeray. You may notice an abrupt smell of gas odour anywhere around your appliances; Such as areas around your gas heater, gas stove, BBQ, gas meter or even start noticing a faint egg odour occurring under your floor or house - these are all signs of a possible leak!

Gas leaks can be extremely dangerous to you and your family; you should contact us to determine your next course of action. We have the most up-to-date testing and tracing equipment to ensure that your kitchen and heating remain operational.

 

Blockages With In Household ​ Drains:

Common for most Sydney families. At some stage whether its children dropping off their toys or ‘that’ family member that arrives every Christmas leaving you in strife.

Blocked fixture drains are commonly found in kitchen sinks and even long haired family members can lead to drain clogs and overflowing showers. The Pied Plumber has definitely had a fair share of expertise in each of these matters throughout the last 20 years. Unblocking floor drains adjacent to baths, resolving kitchen drainage issues quickly, repairing overflowing laundry tubs, and in some cases, removing dried cement from shower drains left by your previous 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 attractive, and without prior experience, unclogging an ensuite or main bathroom toilet can cause more harm than good.

 

External Cammeray Drains Blocked:

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’s important to attend to these issues when they arise as these routine plumbing problems can be resolved quickly!

Tree roots, desperate to survive in the frequent Sydney draughts, typically cause a blocked outside sewer service. Whether you’re in Cammeray, Cremorne or Castle Cove these main line choke matters are prevalent around Sydney and all nearby regions. Specialising in branch line obstructions, boundary traps, and shaft issues – The Pied Plumber uses the latest in both high-pressure jet blasting and CCTV inspection drain clearing equipment for us to clean, detect, and locate precisely where the problem is so that your drainage waste water system can be fully unblocked.

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 have you back in action in a jiffy along with properly assessing your problem to prevent a recurrence.

 

Toilet trouble:

A leaking cistern can lead to obscenely high-water bills! External toilet drips and leaks may also occur around the bowl or pan. If this is a concern, all toilets should have taps or valves to isolate your toilet problem. We can even replace your old toilet with the one you've always wanted—you'd be amazed how much a modern toilet installation can transform the look of a bathroom.

Whether or not this is a crisis, we are always plumbing near Cammeray and would love to chat with you!

 

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Public holidays or an after-hours emergency, The Pied Plumber has you covered!

If you’re looking for experts for repairs, plumbing maintenance services and hot water installations in Cammeray The Pied Plumber have you covered. We specialise in gas, storage or electric plumbing installations – contact us for a quote.

 

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Cammeray Drain Repairs:

 

Leaking/burst pipes and a broken or blocked drain can bring your household to a crashing halt, causing you to have problems to no end.  Whether your toilet, shower, bath or sinks are leaking, blocked or broken, we treat all drain repairs like an emergency and our Cammeray plumbers will be there ASAP to unblock, clean and clear your overflowing drain!

If you have a blocked drain caused by tree roots or litter, the first thing you can do is contact one of our professionals. Our immediate response emergency plumbing service can assist you in determining the most prevalent causes of blocked drains. When our team arrives, we will find and repair the blockage, as well as ensuring that your drains are installed to standard to avoid any future blockages.

 

Emergency Cammeray Plumber:

 

We understand that plumbing problems do not often exist during the day, and that they sometimes occur after work, while you take a shower or use the toilets. The Pied Plumber understands this, which is why our team is made up of the best plumbers in Sydney, who are available to our clients 24 hours a day, seven days a week. That is how dedicated our plumbing staff is to you and your family! So, the next time you experience a plumbing issue in Sydney, our direct response emergency team is ready to help you even at night or very early in the morning.

 

What To do In an After-Hours Cammeray Plumbing Emergency:

 

Don’t panic; help is only a call away. Although emergency situations are always evident, your protection may not be! Stop for a few seconds to recognise areas at risk of floods, look for electrical risks, and there's any water present around your storage hot water service - disconnect the electrical heating system! Inside your electrical fuse box, hot water should be simply labelled "HWS", "HOT WATER" or "HW".

 

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

 

  • Generally, politely requesting a pause would not resolve burst lines. Prior to our arrival, attempt to find your water metre and, if practicable; Determine if the leak is caused by cold or hot water to ascertain what to isolate. Otherwise, the water meter will exhaust all available supplies.

 

  • If you’re phoning from a house property in Cammeray: Chances are your water meter is located at the front (facing the street) usually in line with your house hose tap. Ensure that your meter tap is turned clockwise and then open an outdoor hose tap to confirm that your water services are in fact ‘OFF’. This will also enable the remaining house supply water line to safely discharge elsewhere!

 

  • If your problem derives from a unit block there in Cammeray, 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.

 

So, you’ve isolated your supplies and about to have us attend:

 

Although we have wet vacs and cleaning supplies, we believe this to be part of our emergency response. Having old towels on hand during an emergency is important and will certainly reduce the severity of damage inside your house. Oftentimes, when a plumbing malfunction happens under a hand basin, shower, or sink; chipboard cabinets and shelves swell irreversibly. Whatever you do, never use hot air fans to relieve the situation, as this will escalate the damage before we arrive. Allow us to save 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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