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Gas Heater Services & Safety Checks | Tomlinson Plumbing | Torquay | Geelong | Ocean Grove | Barwon Heads

Gas heater services & safety checks – Torquay, Geelong, Ocean Grove, Barwon Heads

July 22, 2021

Heater fans can get really clogged up with fluff and dust and sometimes that can make the heater shut itself down to prevent over-heating. Make sure you book your gas heaters in for a clean, service & safety check at least every two years. #gasheatersafety#carbonmonoxideawareness#gasheaterservicestorquay#gasheaterservicesgeelong#gasheaterservicesoceangrove#gasheaterservicesbarwonheads#masterplumbergeelong#masterplumbertorquay#masterplumberoceangrove#masterplumberbarwonheads

Gas appliance safety | Geelong | Torquay | Ocean Grove | Tomlinson Plumbing

Never bring outdoor gas appliances indoors

July 13, 2021

Outdoor portable gas appliances are easy to use and can be a convenient source of heat when it’s cold outside. However, using them inside is unsafe and can significantly increase the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning and other health hazards. All gas appliances require fresh air to operate and ventilation to allow the products of…

Escea gas log fires | Tomlinson Plumbing | Torquay | Geelong | Ocean Grove

Escea free standing gas log fire

June 9, 2021

Finishing touches being completed on an Escea DFS730 free-standing gas log fire installation in Highton. The DFS730 is ideal for rooms with not enough wall space for an inbuilt fireplace, or for replacing your freestanding wood heater. You can choose from a range of fascias and fuel beds to customise your look.

Rain Water Tanks | Torquay | Geelong | Ocean Grove | Barwon Heads | Tomlinson Plumbing

Capture the rain

May 26, 2021

Installation of a 22,500 litre Polymaster tank today in Bellbrae, giving this rural property plenty of water storage in combination with their existing tanks. Polymaster tanks are built in Swan Hill, Victoria. They come with a 20 year warranty and have a one piece construction. There are no joins, seams or part-lines, making it stronger.…

Gas Heater Training Video

Lights, camera, action!

May 18, 2021

Gas training video Yesterday I participated in a service training video with the Master Plumbers. Big shout out the the following guys – Gary Bath, Brendan ‘Hollywood’ Gould, Aaaron Bridger and Daniel Carroll, who were there on the day guiding nervous me through the start of my acting career! 🙂 I didn’t realise how many…

Wood Heaters | Tomlinson Plumbing | Torquay | Geelong | Ocean Grove

Wood Heater Tip!

May 11, 2021

We often get asked – ‘Do I need to leave a layer of ash in my wood heater?’ A bed of ash can actually be quite beneficial. It can take a while for the firebox to heat up from a cold start, so a bed of ash can help to get the fire going more…

Carbon Monoxide Awareness | Negative Pressure | Gas Heater Safety | Tomlinson Plumbing | Torquay | Geelong

Gas heaters & negative pressure

May 7, 2021

It’s Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week:  ~Gas heaters & negative pressure~ Negative pressure can occur when there isn’t enough ventilation in the home and an exhaust fan or rangehood is operating. The exhaust fan or rangehood draws air from any external opening in the house, including from a gas appliance flue or chimney. This creates a…

Wood Heaters – maintenance tips

April 27, 2021

Wood heater glass cleaner It’s normal to get some black build up on your wood heater glass door over time. It’s usually just soot, but it can also be *creosote. But what’s the point of having a cozy wood fire, if you can’t see the flames, right? We’ve tested quite a few cleaning products over…

Gas central heaters | Torquay | Geelong | Ocean Grove | Tomlinson Plumbing

Kaden 5 Star Central Heating

April 23, 2021

Up and in it goes! Another Kaden 5 star central heating unit installation completed in Torquay. The Kadens are excellent performers, great value for money, and are proving to be one of the top choices for our clients. The units split in two, making it a fantastic option for hard to access roof spaces (not…

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