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RTL Plumbing Brisbane Plumbers Storm Ready

Prepare for storm season with RTL Plumbing!

The storm season is upon us in Brisbane and the Gold Coast. It’s important to be prepared before the first severe weather event hits. A damaged roof can can sometimes be hard to pinpoint, which is when you call the experts in. Even the smallest crack or structural weakness can become a much larger problem […]

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Top 5 Plumbing Mistakes to Avoid

Here in Brisbane we’ve seen our share of plumbing disasters! Here are our top 5 mistakes to avoid, which will save you time and money from it becoming a serious problem.   1. Flushing rubbish down the toilet. Quite often home owners treat their toilets like rubbish bins. Flushing items such as cotton balls, paper [...]
Dripping tap in a bathroom

The Problem with Leaking Taps

The Problem with Leaking Taps Lost sleep is the least of your worries If you’ve ever been blighted by a leaking tap, you’ll understand the annoying sound of dripping and the lost sleep it can cause. But that is the least of your worries. That annoying drip could be costing you a whole pile of […]

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How to Clean Drains Effectively

Clean drains are good drains and a part of any good plumbing system. If you find you’ve got a blocked drain, then you may want to try to unblock it yourself. You will probably be tempted to visit your local hardware store or supermarket to buy a ready-chemical to pour down the offending drain. Often, […]

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How to Check Your Home for Gas Leaks

While a fault on a gas appliance, such as an oven, may cause the appliance to stop working, it’s more likely to create a gas leak that could be fatal. And it’s not just appliances that leak – sometimes mains gas pipes suffer ruptures, caused by moving earth, old age, heavy traffic above ground, or a number […]

Kitchen sink plughole

Blocked Drains and Pipes: Common Causes

Every homeowner has trouble with their drains or pipes at one time or another. As with all plumbing problems, prevention is better than a cure! Blocked drains and pipes often cause a real issue in your house. So it’s worth looking at some common causes and identifying how you can prevent them from becoming very real […]

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Do you need a Drain Camera Service?

Prevent a reoccurring blocked sewer or stormwater line with a drain camera inspection. One of the services RTL Plumbing provides is a Drain Camera inspection. A drain camera is a special closed circuit television (CCTV) camera, that can be put down your sewer or stormwater line. They are great tools to locate the cause of […]

Become a Green Plumber: Part Two – The Laundry

Welcome to part two in our six part series about saving water and money for you and your family. This week, we take a look at the laundry plumbing. Did you know that water used by the laundry  plumbing typically accounts for 15-20% of your total water usage? PART TWO: THE LAUNDRY • By using [...]

Become a Green Plumber: Part One – Bathrooms

At RTL Plumbing, we acknowledge the importance of the environment. So, tTo do our part to help maintain our environment, we like to use ‘green technology’. This allows us to contribute to ensuring our community is sustainable. By implementing water saving measures around the house, we can help contribute to water conservation and our environment. [...]