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LOCAL WHEELER HEIGHTS PLUMBER

 

Established in 1995 - The Pied Plumber a trusted and vastly experienced Wheeler Heights name presenting an expansive range of plumbing services at affordable costs.

We understand that you expect promptly professional and courteous service from your local Wheeler Heights plumber. Using the most recent plumbing technology to ensure that any plumbing problems are fixed effectively and efficiently.

 

Plumbing Companies Near Me?

 

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

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 Wheeler Heights plumbers will repair it, replace it or unblock it.

 

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FOR ALL YOUR PLUMBING SERVICE NEEDS

 

 

The Pied Plumber can assist you with the following common issues:

 

 

 

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 can be isolated below. We can even remove your old toilet and replace it with the one you've always desired-you'd be shocked how much a new toilet installation can change the look of a space.

We are always plumbing nearby Wheeler Heights and would love to talk with you whether this is a crisis or not!

 

Constant Gas Odour in Wheeler Heights:

We're fully licensed and insured experts in gas fitting in Wheeler Heights. You might find a sudden smell of gas odour closest to your appliances; Such as areas around your gas heater, gas stove, BBQ, as well as gas meter, or even if you begin to notice a faint egg odour under your floor or house-all of these are indications 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.

 

Burst 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 Wheeler Heights on call, and we will act effectively to replace burst pipes, repair floods, and get you back to normal.

Whether it’s a burst hose under a hand basin, a split copper pipe in the garden to those dreaded breaks under the concrete or near the water meter – The Pied Plumber has more than certainly dealt with it! We'll get you back and starting again in no time.

 

Blockages with in Household Wheeler Heights Drains:

At some point, whether it's your children dropping off their toys or 'that' family member who shows up every Christmas and causes havoc.

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 waste near toilets, successfully restoring kitchen plumbing issues, fixing overflowing wash tubs, and, in some cases, removing dry cement from shower drains left by the previous tradesman. We take the time to properly remedy your drainage problem with our aim to leave you with knowledge on prevention.

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.

 

Leaking Wheeler Heights 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. Broken and worn washers may lead to high quarterly water bills in all Sydney areas, which is why The Pied Plumber repair and/or fix your leaky taps, whether new or old, washer or quarter turn – we do it all.

 

Blocked and Clogged External Wheeler Heights Drains:

You may notice gurgling along sinks, typically in kitchens, and even places of sewage flooding outside on occasion, some more often than others. It is critical to address these issues as soon as they arise because routine plumbing issues can be resolved quickly!

Outside sewer service blockages are frequently caused by tree roots desperate to survive in Sydney's frequent draughts. These main line choke issues are widespread in Sydney and the surrounding areas, whether you live in the Wheeler Heights, Freshwater, or Manly - Branch line obstructions, boundary trap or shaft matters are our specialty –   The Pied Plumber employs cutting-edge high-pressure jet blasting and CCTV inspection drain clearing equipment to clean, identify, and pinpoint the exact location of the problem, allowing your drainage waste water system to be fully unblocked.

This also extends to stormwater drains unable to cope under extensive rainfall. If your downpipes are backing up in and around pits and you’re experiencing overflowing strip drains –   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 Complications:  

Occasionally, you may encounter the feared hidden shower leaks through the nooks and crannies surrounding water 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!

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.

 

No Hot Water in your Wheeler Heights Home:

Not having hot water at your house is a common plumbing problem in Wheeler Heights – call the experts and fix it fast 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 instances, a malfunctioning hot water tempering device may result in insufficient temperatures around pivotal washdown fixtures such as showers and sinks. We will service, repair, and install new hot water heaters. To ensure that all hot water components inside your property stand the test of time, we only use parts from your local plumbing Reece supplier.

When your Boiler systems no longer heating at optimum temperatures, it is time to call in the professionals to solve the issue as soon as possible. We do it with ease.

 

 

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For all after hours, public holiday and emergency service. The Pied Plumber will take care of it!

Pied Plumber's are experts in Wheeler Heights who will provide you with repair, plumbing maintenance, and hot water installations. We are specialists in gas, storage, and electric hot water services.

 

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Wheeler Heights 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 Wheeler Heights plumbers will be there ASAP to unblock, clean and clear your overflowing drain!

The first thing you can do if you have a blocked drain exacerbated by tree roots or paper is to contact one of our specialists. Our after-hours plumbing service can help you understand the most frequent triggers of drain blockages. Once our team arrives at your location, we'll find and repair the blockage, as well as ensure that your drains are properly configured to avoid further blockages.

 

Emergency Wheeler Heights Plumber:

 

We recognise that plumbing issues do not always occur throughout the day, and that they are quite likely to occur after work, when you are taking a bath or using the shower. 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. Therefore, the next time you encounter a plumbing problem in Wheeler Heights, our direct response emergency team is available to assist you at any time of day or night.

 

What To do In an After-HoursWheeler Heights Plumbing Emergency:

 

Try to remain calm; 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 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 my bathroom, kitchen, laundry or ensuite has a burst pipe?

 

  • Well, asking nicely to ease up doesn't usually fix burst pipes. Before we arrive, try and identify where your water meter is located and if possible; determine if the leak is cold or hot water so that you know what to separate. Otherwise, the water metre would deplete all sources.

 

  • If you are calling from a residential property around Wheeler Heights: Your water meter is almost certainly situated in 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 emergency is from a unit block in Wheeler Heights; You’ll usually find your unit isolation valve either under the kitchen sink or laundry tub. Unfortunately, common property dwellings do not have a set standard as to their ultimate whereabouts. This is why we urge all unit owners to at all times know the exact location of such valves. Strata can often assist with this.

 

So, you've isolated your supplies and are about to call The Pied Plumber:

 

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. If there is a plumbing issue underneath a hand basin, toilet, or sink; chipboard cupboards and shelves can swell, causing irreversible damage. 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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