Braemar wall furnaces | Tomlinson Plumbing | Geelong | Torquay | Ocean Grove

    Energy Safe Victoria recommend that all types of gas heaters be serviced and safety checked for carbon monoxide at least every two years, so that’s: ~ gas log fires ~gas wall furnaces ~gas ducted heaters ~gas space heaters ~gas energy saver heaters This needs to be done by a plumber licensed in Type … Read more

Simple tips to save money on your hot water heating costs | Tomlinson Plumbing | Torquay | Geelong | Ocean Grove

Every dollar counts, particularly at the moment.  The following tips are quick and easy things to check. Monitoring and maintenance are the keys to keeping your hot water systems operating at their best. Hot Water Tip 1: If you have a storage tank style hot water unit, release the pressure temperature relief (PTR) valve on … Read more

Gas heater services | Torquay | Geelong | Ocean Grove | Tomlinson Plumbing

We’ve written before about the importance of seeing your heater in pieces when you have it serviced and safety checked, whether that’s a gas log fire, a space heater, wall furnace, or ducted heater in your ceiling. Your gas fitter should strip the heater down, so the various components can be cleaned, inspected and tested. … Read more

Hot Water Systems | Geelong | Torquay | Tomlinson Plumbing

The pressure temperature relief (PTR) valve on your storage hot water unit serves as an important safety function. It is designed to release excess pressure inside the hot water tank. If the pressure inside the tank were to become too high, it could lead to a rupture or explosion of the tank. The PTR valve … Read more

Gas Heater Servicing | Carbon Monoxide Testing | Geelong | Torquay | Ocean Grove | Tomlinson Plumbing

Heaters are expensive appliances to replace. Regular servicing (at least every two years) ensures they are kept in the best shape possible for optimal performance, reduced energy consumption and overall longevity. Regular servicing allows for proactive maintenance of your gas heater. Potential issues can be detected as early as possible, helping to reduce more expensive … Read more