Plumbing Work That Should Not Be DIY

Many people like to carry out basic repair work and home improvement tasks on their own. It’s always satisfying to conduct some DIY work around the house. However, certain jobs like plumbing should always be left to the experts.

It’s okay to change out a simple washer if there is a minor leak. But all other plumbing tasks should always be handled by professional and licensed plumbers like the ones at Australia Wide Plumbing and Electrical. Trying to handle complex plumbing jobs yourself can only result in more problems and costly fixes.

 A List Of Plumbing Jobs That Should Not Be DIY

  • Sewer Blocks– If you find yourself dealing with a backup in your kitchen or bathroom sink or even in the shower or bathtub areas, this could indicate a serious sewer block. One of the first things to do when you face this kind of a blockage, is to attempt clearing it with a plunger. If this doesn’t work, it could mean that the blockage is more stubborn and would need professional attention.


  • Burst Pipe- If you notice apipe burst on your property, it’s important that you never attempt to repair it on your own. Pipes are quite complex and are also connected to different fittings and installations on your property. Professional plumbers have the right tools and technology as well as knowledge in order to handle these jobs expertly and efficiently.


  • Toilet Leaks– If you find cracks in your toilet, it is important that you call in a professional plumber to assess whether the fixture requires replacement or repairs. They would be able to provide an objective view on the matter. This helps you make a better-informed decision about the type of new toilet you want installed.

Cost-Effective Plumbing Services

When you hire us for any kind of standard or emergency plumbing job, you can rest assured that we will conduct the work in the best possible way. We use our vast knowledge and the latest tools and techniques in our work. This helps ensure that the job is completed smoothly, professionally and in a cost effective manner.

We at AustraliaWide Plumbing and Electrical are a leading company in the industry and can provide high quality leak detection services. For more information, feel free to contact us at 1300 099 332 or send us an email via this form.

At How to Detect A Leaking Pipe In My Office


If you feel there is a leaking pipe on your office premises, it’s necessary that you get it fixed without delay. It’s best to hire the services of experts like us at Australia Wide Plumbing and Electrical. Any delay in fixing this kind of a plumbing problem can result in extensive damage to various features in your office.

 However, it is also a good idea to be aware of how to detect leakage on your property. We always encourage clients to carry out some basic checks before calling us in for any kind of leak detection and leak repair solutions.

Some Checks To Conduct…

Here are some steps to follow in order to find out whether you have a leaking pipe in your office:

  • Turn off all water-using appliances and faucets in your office.
  • Find out where your water meter is.
  • Make note of the reading on the water meter dial.
  • Ensure that no one turns on any of the taps or water connections in your office.
  • After about half an hour check whether there has been any change in the water meter reading.
  • If there is a change in this indicates that is a leakage. A greater change would also mean that the leak is serious.

In addition to this kind of a check, there are certain other signs that can also indicate a water leakage in your office such as:

  • Sound of a dripping water
  • Low water pressure
  • Signs of leakage and seepage in the walls and ceilings

If you have noticed any of these signs on your property, do not delay in calling us. Our team of experts is here to help you with the best pipe repair solutions. Before carrying out any kind of work, we first inspect the plumbing in order to ascertain whether there is any leakage. We use the latest leak detection tools in our work ensuring that our readings and are accurate.

We understand that as a commercial property owner you cannot afford a lengthy downtime. This is why we carry out the work as per your convenience. Our team will work efficiently and discreetly and will complete the pipe repair or replacement job within the shortest possible time.

We at Australia Wide Plumbing and Electrical are a leading company in the industry and can provide high quality leak detection and pipe repair services. For more information, feel free to contact us at 1300 099 332 or send us an email via this form.