Understanding Newcastle’s Water Supply

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If you’re like many Newcastle homeowners, you don’t give your water supply much thought unless there is an issue. However, it’s important to understand where your water comes from and how it’s processed before being delivered to your home. Here’s what you need to know. Water Catchments, Dams and Sandbeds Much of the water in […]

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Compare Your Central Coast Water Bills

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Fresh, drinkable water is essential for homes and businesses throughout the Central Coast, and that water comes at a price. The water in the region comes from several streams and rivers and is collected in a variety of catchments and dams. From there, the water then goes through one of many water treatment plants throughout […]

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Average Water Bills in Newcastle

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  Water is essential for human life. In fact, a person can survive for several weeks without food but only a few days without water. We have been experiencing drought conditions across Australia in recent years, so this resource is more important than ever before. While you want to conserve water as much as possible […]

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Four top tips for cleaning your gutters

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It is really easy to put off cleaning your gutters, especially during the colder and wetter months. If left long enough, blocked gutters can cause severe water damage to your roof, the foundations of your home and be a danger to people living in your home. Here are some top tips on cleaning your gutters. […]

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9 Tips for Saving Water This Summer

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Australia has been experiencing drought conditions for many years, leaving dams at low levels. Even in areas that haven’t been hit hard by the drought, water utility companies have imposed restrictions on water usage, like garden watering hours, for example, in an effort to conserve this precious resource. These restrictions are helpful in encouraging homeowners […]

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Three top plumbing tips for November

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As one of the Central Coast’s leading licensed plumbers, here are our top plumbing tips for November. Ensure you have a plunger readily available More commonly known as a “plumber’s helper” –we never leave the office without ours! A plunger can be used to unclog basically any drain in any part of your house or […]

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Our Top Tips to Spring Clean your Bathroom

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Our Top Tips to Spring Clean your Bathroom

Our bathrooms are cleaned on a regular basis. With the house being closed up all Winter long, there is no time like Spring to give your bathroom a good clean. By following these easy steps, you can have your bathroom fresh and sparkling clean. Over time you accumulate a lot of products from hair products […]

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HELP! I’ve dropped my phone in the toilet.

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HELP! I’ve dropped my phone in the toilet.

“Australia’s smartphone obsession is reaching new heights, or perhaps lows, with almost half the population claiming they cannot live without their device. One in 3 people sleep with their phone and 2 in 5 Australians use them on the toilet.” https://www.news.com.au/technology/australians-take-smartphones-to-bed-the-toilet-and-many-cannot-live-without-them/news-story/736d5e48ade1b5435fcc0872ae3411b1   With most of us glued to our phones, there is a high chance […]

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6 Common Causes of Blocked Drains

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There are numerous foreign items that can get lodged in your pipes, creating a blockage in your drains. If left untreated, this build-up of extra water can cause serious damage to your home. Severe blockages can crack or even break your pipes, leading to water damage on your walls, floors and ceilings, as well as […]

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Experiencing a Power Surge in your home?

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Experiencing a Power Surge in your home?

Lasting only a few seconds a power surge is usually caused by a disruption of the regular flow of electricity, whether it’s from a lightning strike, faulty wiring or a high energy device turned on or off like an air conditioner, heater or a fridge. Not only is it an inconvenience to reset your breaker […]

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Congratulations to Scott from Umina Beach

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Fluid Plumbing partnered with Central Coast’s favourite radio station Star 104.5 in a competition for one of their lucky listeners to win an Evo Heat Hot Water System for your home. All the listener had to do was head over to Fluid Plumbing’s Facebook page and ‘like’ their page and fill out the competition form […]

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Dishwashing VS Hand-Washing, what saves more water?

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Dishwashing VS Hand-Washing, what saves more water?

It’s common practice in most households today, after a meal it’s off to the kitchen to wash up, but the argument over what’s better; to hand wash or use the dishwasher, is still a hot debate in most Australian homes. So, to answer the question what really is better? A study conducted by scientists at […]

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The Basics of Bathroom Renovation

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The Basics of Bathroom Renovation - Fluid Plumbing

You’ve been bitten by the reno bug and your next task is the bathroom, it’s one of the most expensive rooms to renovate next to the kitchen and you’ll need to hire professionals for your plumbing and electrical work. There are a few jobs you can handle as a do-it-yourself’er but when it comes to […]

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4 Questions to Ask, Before You Hire a Plumber

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4 Questions to Ask, Before You Hire a Plumber

Choosing a plumber for your home shouldn’t be a hard task. You’ve Googled ‘Central Coast Plumber’ and there are heaps of companies that pop up. You want someone that’s professional, prompt, yet still affordable. Make sure you ask these questions before you hire a contractor to solve your plumbing problem. 1. Are you licensed? We’ve […]

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How to Detect a Plumbing Leak Inside Your Walls

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How to Detect a Plumbing Leak Inside Your Walls

One of the worst signs of a potential plumbing nightmare is a wet or dark spot on your walls, floor or even your roof, this is an indication that you have a plumbing problem. While there are a few different causes like a damaged roof or during the warmer months a high level of humidity, […]

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Blocked Pipes: Causes, Symptoms, and Solutions You Need to Know

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There are many scents you might enjoy in your home, like freshly baked muffins or aromatic candles, but the stench of sewage definitely isn’t one of them. Unfortunately, blocked pipes can lead to unpleasant odours, plumbing complications, and costly replacements if they are not swiftly identified and repaired. By understanding the causes, symptoms, and solutions […]

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3 easy steps to take in a Plumbing Emergency

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3 easy steps to take in a Plumbing Emergency

We handle plumbing emergencies all the time, the best advice we can give is “don’t panic”. Like any emergency, having a plan can help to reduce potential damage to your home. Here’s a few simple steps to guide you through a plumbing emergency: 1. If you have a pipe burst and water is spraying everywhere […]

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Don’t let a leaking tap keep you up at night

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The plumbing in Australian homes is something that we take for granted, operating quietly behind the walls and floors, giving us clean drinking water, and hot showers every day. If not given the care and attention it deserves, a plumbing problem can result in property damage and costly repairs. The key to avoiding an issue […]

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How to Clear a Blocked Drain

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Blocked drains are one of the most common plumbing problems that people encounter every day throughout Australia and around the world. Blockages can strike when you least expect, so it pays to be prepared to deal with one. Left untreated, blockages can cause water to leak from your drains, potentially damaging your home or business […]

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3 Tips for Maintaining Your Hot Water System

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Identify the type of system Test the temperature and pressure relief valve Replace the sacrificial anode Hot water is an essential component of modern life. Both homes and businesses use hot water for washing up and performing other essential tasks. As important as hot water is, it seems as though we often take it for […]

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