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Backflow Prevention Devices | Tomlinson Plumbing | Geelong | Torquay | Ocean Grove | Barwon Heads

~Backflow Prevention Devices – Protecting our drinking supply~

October 20, 2021

We’ve been busy today with annual testing and servicing of backflow prevention devices at a hospital, nursing home and hostel. We’ve got backflow prevention devices/valves to thank, in part, for our great water quality in this country. The devices play a really important role in making sure that contaminants are kept out of our drinkable…

Thermostatic Mixing Valves | Tomlinson Plumbing | Geelong | Torquay | Ocean Grove | Barwon Heads

Thermostatic Mixing Valve maintenance

October 15, 2021

~Five year service kit and element replacement on Aquablend thermostatic mixing valve~ To prevent scalding, Australian law requires hot water from taps to be delivered at no more than 50°C (45°C in child care centres, nursing homes, primary schools, secondary schools and the like) at the outlet of sanitary fixtures, BUT, by Victorian State Law…

Outdoor Showers | Torquay | Barwon Heads | Ocean Grove | Geelong | Tomlinson Plumbing

Outdoor Shower season has begun!

October 12, 2021

Outdoor showers are almost essential on the coast! This classic copper set up was installed today in Torquay for a keen beach-goer.    

Thermostatic Mixing Valves | Tomlinson Plumbing | Geelong | Torquay | Ocean Grove | Barwon Heads

It’s TMV testing day at a hospital

October 6, 2021

  It’s TMV testing day at a hospital. The thermostatic mixing valve, or TMV, blends hot and cold water, so that a safe, constant temperature of water is delivered to the user, whilst also allowing any stored water to remain at a temperature that inhibits the growth of bacteria.  It’s an amazing piece of engineering…

Rheem Stellar 360 Hot Water Unit | Torquay | Geelong | Ocean Grove | Barwon Heads | Tomlinson Plumbing

Rheem Stellar 360

September 29, 2021

Ever popular, great value, excellent performer. We’ve lost count of the number of Rheem Stellars we’ve installed over the years. Give us a call today for a free, no obligation quotation on any type of hot water unit Rheem Stellar 360 Hot Water Unit | Torquay | Geelong | Ocean Grove | Barwon Heads |…

Regency gas log fires | Tomlinson Plumbing | Torquay | Geelong | Ocean Grove | Barwon Heads

Regency F39 free standing gas log fire

September 8, 2021

A recent installation of a Regency F39 free standing gas log fire for one of our regular Torquay clients.It comes with a powerful 3 speed fan, flame adjustment, electronic ignition and the option of a vertical or horizontal flue.The ambience of wood, with the convenience of gas! Regency Gas Log Fires | Tomlinson Plumbing |…

Rinnai Energy Saver Heaters | Geelong | Torquay | Ocean Grove | Barwon Heads

Rinnai Energysaver heaters

August 25, 2021

The Rinnai Energysaver 559FT is one of the most popular Energysaver heaters that we install.Its powerful fan ensures heat is evenly spread throughout large living areas.It’s thermostatically controlled, has dual timers and an economy mode – and with an energy star rating of 4.8 and an emission star rating of 6.0, it’s a great little…

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…

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