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Leak Detection | Tomlinson Plumbing | Geelong | Torquay | Ocean Grove | Barwon Heads

How does acoustic leak detection work?

November 8, 2019

Leak Detection – Geelong, Torquay, Ocean Grove, Barwon Heads & surrounding areas ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The vibrations made by water leaks are transmitted through the water pipes and to the surface of the ground, which can then be picked up by the listening device.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The range of sounds that can be heard are dependent upon the soil…

Hot Water Heaters | Geelong | Torquay | Tomlinson Plumbing

Hot Water Heater Tip of the Day!⠀

October 29, 2019

Hot Water Heaters | Geelong | Torquay | Tomlinson Plumbing Hot Water Geelong, Torquay, Ocean Grove, Barwon Heads Release the pressure temperature relief (PTR) valve on your hot water system for 10-15 seconds every 3-6 months. This flushes out any impurities under the seat of the valve and helps keep the valve functioning correctly.⠀⠀ ⠀…

Imagine a Day Without Water | Tomlinson Plumbing | Geelong | Torquay | Ocean Grove | Barwon Heads

Today is ‘Imagine A Day Without Water’ Day

October 23, 2019

Imagine a Day Without Water | Tomlinson Plumbing | Geelong | Torquay | Ocean Grove | Barwon Heads   Think Water. What would your day be like if you couldn’t turn on the tap and get clean drinking water, or if you flushed the toilet and the waste didn’t go anywhere? Unfortunately, this is a…

Back flow prevention valves | Tomlinson Plumbing | Geelong | Torquay | Ocean Grove | Barwon Heads

Back flow prevention valves

October 21, 2019

Like our new paper weight to hold down all our bills 😆? Actually it’s a back flow demo test rig being prepped. Back flow valves prevent any pollutants being drawn back into our mains water supply – SUPER important chunks of metal. #backflowprevention #protectourwatersupply #worldplumbers  #masterplumbers  #plumberslife #plumbinglife #backflowpreventiongeelong  #backflowpreventiontorquay

Fix the drip! | Water Leaks | Leaking Taps | Geelong | Torquay | Tomlinson Plumbing

Fix the drip!

October 18, 2019

Dripping taps can waste HUGE amounts of water We live in a drought-ravaged country.  Regional areas are faced with the reality every single day, but in urban areas we can sometimes become complacent, so we really do need to try and keep our water usage habits in the forefront of our minds and look after…

Pressure Limiting Valves | Geelong | Torquay | Barwon Heads | Ocean Grove | Tomlinson Plumbing

Pressure Limiting Valves protect your appliances

October 15, 2019

Pressure Limiting Valves Geelong, Torquay, Barwon Heads & Ocean Grove. Do you have new taps, a dishwasher or washing machine at your place? You’ll more than likely need to make sure you have a pressure limiting valve (PLV) installed so they perform at their optimum level and so you don’t void your warranty. The pressure limiting…

Hot Water Geelong | Tomlinson Plumbing | Torquay | Barwon Heads | Ocean Grove

Handy hot water savings tips

October 14, 2019

Hot Water Geelong | Tomlinson Plumbing | Torquay | Barwon Heads | Ocean Grove Tips to save water and money with your gas hot water heater It’s sounds so obvious, but make sure you choose the right sized hot water system for your hot water needs.  There’s no point in choosing something with a smaller…

Rain water tanks and pumps | Geelong | Torquay | Ocean Grove | Barwon Heads | Tomlinson Plumbing

Save water – install a Rain Water Tank & Pump

October 7, 2019

Rain water tanks and pumps – Geelong, Torquay, Barwon Heads, Ocean Grove & surrounding areas We can all do our little bit to live more sustainably and help the environment. Installing a rain water tank and pump to use for watering your garden or flushing your toilets is one small way you can make a…

Billi | Geelong | Torquay | Barwon Heads | Ocean Grove | Tomlinson Plumbing

Boiling, Chilled or Sparkling water at your fingertips!

October 3, 2019

Billi B-5000 Sparking System If you’d love the convenience of boiling, chilled or sparkling water at the flick of your tap, check out the Billi B-5000 Sparkling System.With all three choices being available through the one position-sensitive lever, the B-5000 Sparking System is the ultimate, streamlined appliance for the modern kitchen.It’s available in 11 different…

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