Is your drinking water safe?

Is your drinking water safe?

The media recently published a warning from the NSW Health Authorities advising households to be aware of the danger of lead residue in their drinking water.   While Sydney is lucky to have a clean supply of water (see Peter’s video below), it’s often the...
Destination – Eurimbla

Destination – Eurimbla

A few weeks ago I received a call out of the blue from a stranger. That stranger was Chris from United Tradies, an organisation which coordinates trades coming together and providing community support to those in need. Chris was organising a trip away to a place...
Is low water pressure leaving you flat?

Is low water pressure leaving you flat?

  We all know the feeling. You’ve had a hard days work, it’s 40 degrees outside and all you want is a good solid shower to freshen up. So how disappointing is it when you step into that inner sanctuary that should be an Amazon rainforest only to find...
Choosing a kitchen mixer tap that’s right for you

Choosing a kitchen mixer tap that’s right for you

Seems like it should be a pretty simple job, but there are a few things you should think about before running out and spending your hard-earned money on a new kitchen mixer tap.   It’s a given that we’ve all used a mixer tap – they’re the type that mixes cold and hot...
Could Sydney run out of water?

Could Sydney run out of water?

Earlier this year, we saw many news reports about the horrifying reality that Cape Town residents may soon be completely out of water. Out of water?  How can this happen! It’s crazy that in this day–and–age a city can find itself in this situation....
Plumbing costs. Rip off, or right on?

Plumbing costs. Rip off, or right on?

How much should a plumber cost?   There have been many articles written about the cost of trades, and most recently Radio 2GB’s Ray Hadley unleashed on ‘reprehensible’ plumbers for ripping off an elderly woman. Cost is a question that is part of every discussion...