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preventative maintenance

Preventative Maintenance

What is PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE? Preventative maintenance is carried out while systems are functioning to ensure that it is working at it’s optimum capacity. This will also ensure that the chances of an unexpected equipment breakdown are kept to a minimum. Regular maintenance is key to your equipment’s longevity. The ADVANTAGES of taking part in a […]

Aldi Lead Poisoning

The Aldi Lead Poisoning Situation. What You Need To Know

With reports of lead contamination affecting approximately 13,000 homes across Australia, homeowners have been advised to stop using a specific tap from Aldi. The “Spiral Spring Mixer Tap” from Aldi is causing huge concern because it  due to concerns that the tap has up to 15 times the lead levels allowed in Australian drinking water. […]

plumbing modifications for senior tenants

Simple Plumbing Modifications for Attracting Senior Tenants

In Australia’s private rental market, the number of renters aged above the age of 60 has seen a dramatic increase from 235,000 in 2006 to 336,000 in 2011 and has continued to rise. As more boomers and seniors search the rental market, often their search can be limited by accessibility and the lack of necessary plumbing modifications offered in the typical rental property.

Mature renters possess many desirable characteristics that establish this group as ideal tenants. This group is commonly more established financially, tend to be quieter than younger renters and are more likely to take pride in maintaining a clean home and tidy garden.

Tree Roots cause Plumbing troubles

Small Roots, Big Plumbing Issues

Whether you are starting a new garden or expanding an existing one, you should consider your underground pipes and outdoor plumbing to avoid plumbing issues in the future. While all plants have root systems which could cause plumbing issues – like leaks, breakages or blockages – some are more worrisome than others and careful thought and planning could save you unnecessary hassles down the track. RTL has a pipe finding service to help with your garden planning, or if you suspect existing damage we have a pipe inspection service to find damaged pipes and cleaning services to clear blocked pipes.