Entries by Tanya Simon

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Saving Money On Water Usage

If you live in an apartment, townhouse or unit you may be paying more for your water bills than you should. Many properties managed by Owners Corporations or Body Corporates are engaging plumbing professionals to install individual water meters feeding units rather than just “splitting the bill” between occupants. Some units have families of 5 […]

Work Desk vs Toilet – Which Has More Germs?

Did you know that the desktop is one of the germiest places in the office and that 20-30% of women’s handbags have fecal bacteria underneath? Or that the average work station is jam packed with more germs per square inch than the office toilet, a recent study in University of Arizona revealed. Research to determine germ […]

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Why Flushable Wipes Shouldn’t Be Flushed

All too often we attend to blocked drains that are caused by flushable wipes and last night was no exception.  Last night we were called out to an emergency blocked drain in Box Hill. Upon the service experts inspection he found the sewer drain to be blocked at the boundary trap. The service expert set up his drainage equipment […]