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Summer in Australia is always the best time of year, you can visit beaches, host BBQ’s and Christmas is just around the corner. That’s why it’s important to keep on top of your household plumbing, a plumbing emergency would ruin the blissful summer you have planned. We want to make sure you have the best time possible at the end of the year, so we’ve compiled a few essential plumbing tips to keep you prepared!

  1. Get your Drains and Down Pipes Cleaned
    During Autumn and Winter falling leaves and debris have collected in your gutters, drains and down pipes! Before summer hits, make sure you give us a call so the mess can get cleaned up by a professional! If they don’t get cleaned out it can easily cause serious blockages in your plumbing, which could potentially cause damage to your property; resulting in costly repair work.
  2. Book in a Drain Inspection
    The best plumbing maintenance tip is to get your drain inspected to prevent potential backups! If you’ve had problems with blocked drains in the past, this is even more essential! When the temperature warms up, it creates the perfect condition for tree roots to grow faster, and outgrown roots will find a way into your pipes and cause havoc! Ruttley Services can come in and do a through drain check, ensuring you won’t experience any drain problems this summer.
  3. Check for Gas Leaks
    As the weather warms up in Sydney gas leaks become a common plumbing issue. This is especially true when you’ve got the BBQ running constantly, and all that added activity happening in the kitchen. Small leaks can often go undetected and cause potential health hazards. If you suspect a leak, the best thing to do is get it fixed right away, and here at Ruttley Services we can do that for you! 
  4. Check your Sprinklers for Leaks
    Summer is the best time to get your sprinklers out. Frequent use of sprinklers may cause them to leak or burst which would result in corrosion and water wastage. have your sprinklers inspected and repaired by a professional before the summer fun starts.
  5.  Check your Appliances are in Working Order
    It seems like everything gets used more frequently in the summer months. Before summer starts it’s a good idea to check all your appliances; including your washing machine, dishwasher, electrical appliances and anything else that could cause a problem if left alone. Here at Ruttley Services, we offer home inspections, which can take the pressure off you!

With these handy summer tips, you’ll be ready to enjoy your best summer yet. And if you run into any problems, Ruttley Services is here to help. Call our office on 9904 7700 and get booked in today.