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Gas Heater Services & Carbon Monoxide Tests | Geelong | Torquay | Tomlinson Plumbing

Did you know….?

March 21, 2019

Gas Heater Services & Carbon Monoxide Tests Did you know that heaters need to be taken apart for a proper service and safety check? The fan needs to come out for thorough cleaning and testing. All of the operational components need to be checked and tested, and there’s so much more to it. There’s quite…

Rinnai Energy Saver Heaters | Tomlinson Plumbing | Geelong | Torquay

You can’t go wrong with a Rinnai

March 12, 2019

The Rinnai 559FT remains a popular choice for our clients that are looking for an efficient Energysaver® heater. Its powerful fan ensures heat is evenly spread throughout large living areas and its size makes it ideal for locating under windows.It also has a 4.8 star energy rating, comes with a pre-heat feature, economy mode, an…

Hot Water Systems | Tomlinson Plumbing | Geelong | Torquay

Preventing deadly legionella

March 7, 2019

Nine News reported this week on a study that found 75% of homes in Adelaide had the potentially deadly legionella bacteria present in their bathrooms.Australian Standards require hot water to be stored at a minimum of 60°C so as to inhibit the growth of legionella bacteria.A Queensland woman a few years back contracted Legionnaires’ disease…

Grohe Tapware | Geelong | Torquay | Tomlinson Plumbing

Grohe tapware

March 5, 2019

Grohe Essence Pro Sink Mixer Check out Grohe’s Essence Pro Sink mixer in on-trend chrome and black. It has a 360-degree rotatable arm and a dual spray metal head. Exclusive to Reece, it retails at $678.00 and comes with a whopping 15 year domestic use warranty and 5 years on parts & labour. With Grohe’s…

Gas Heater Services & Carbon Monoxide Testing | Geelong | Torquay | Tomlinson Plumbing

Unsafe gas heater decommissioned

March 4, 2019

Gas Heater Services & Carbon Monoxide Testing | Geelong | Torquay | Tomlinson Plumbing Last week we decommissioned this old Vulcan Heritage space heater, which is the type of heater that Energy Safe Victoria alerted the public about last year, after the death of Sonia Sofianopolous. It had signs of heat damage to the outer…

Wood Heaters Geelong | Wood Storage Tips | Tomlinson Plumbing

Wood Storage Tips

February 25, 2019

Wood Heaters Geelong | Wood Storage Tips | Tomlinson Plumbing Wood Heaters Geelong Wood traps moisture, so it’s important that you split or cut larger pieces of wood before your store it, exposing the inner core to help it dry out. It’s best to store wood under cover in a dry, well ventilated area. Wood…

Lopi Gas Log Fires | Tomlinson Plumbing | Geelong | Torquay | Barwon Heads | Ocean Grove

Lopi Gas Log Fire

February 21, 2019

Lopi Gas Log Fires | Tomlinson Plumbing | Geelong | Torquay | Barwon Heads | Ocean Grove Lopi ProBuilder 36CF gas log fire This is the gorgeous new product by Lopi. The ProBuilder 36CF is designed with an angled firebox to provide radiant heat through the huge fire viewing glass, plus natural convection from the…

Esse | Wood Range Cookers & Stoves | Geelong | Torquay | Tomlinson Plumbing

ESSE range cookers & stoves

February 12, 2019

Cook with wood! We’re absolutely loving these beautifully hand-crafted cast iron ESSE cookers. ESSE began way back in 1854 with a simple mission: to create the cleanest-burning, highest quality stoves and range cookers. Apparently, Florence Nightingale was passionate about ESSE cookers and would use no other brand at her hospital in Balaclava, and in 1985,…

Rheem Stellar 360 Gas Storage Hot Water System | Geelong | Torquay | Tomlinson Plumbing

Rheem Stellar Hot Water System Change Over

February 11, 2019

Hot Water System Replacement How’s this for a ‘quick’ hot water service change over?!  Look at me go! 🙂 Out with the old Rheem Stellar and in with a new Rheem Stellar 360 storage gas hot water system. (cue singing voice)…. Install a Rheem, install a Rheem, install a Rheem! Tomlinson Plumbing has the experience and…

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