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What not to put down your drains!

Most people feel that if they have a garbage disposal in their kitchen sink, they wouldn’t have to worry about drain blocks because all the food remnants would get pulverised before being washed down the drain. But the fact is that some foods can severely gum up your drain. We at Wilco Plumbing recommend that […]

4 Simple Steps to Avoiding Drain Blockages This Season

Drain maintenance isn’t something most homeowners think about. As long as the water flows out of the drains smoothly, people rarely pay attention to this aspect at all; that is until something goes wrong. But drain blocks can occur if you have been indiscriminately putting food remnants down the kitchen drain or have failed to […]

What causes low water pressure in plumbing?

Most homeowners aren’t too bothered with low water pressure on their property unless it begins to cause problems. For instance, if your shower doesn’t offer a sufficient pressure of water or your dishwasher doesn’t work as well as it should, you would begin to notice the problem. Once you notice that the water pressure in […]

How to minimise your water bill this season

Water is a precious resource and we often use it indiscriminately in our homes. We rarely think twice before running a bath or standing under a shower for extended periods of time. With spring and the warmer summer months approaching we also tend to use more water in our homes. Sometimes we may accidently leave […]

Bad smells wafting out of your drains- the causes and fixes

Drainage systems are designed in such a way that they keep the sewage and all the waste water odours away from kitchen, bathroom and laundry spaces. If the drainage system in your home works the way it should, you wouldn’t have to deal with bad odours emanating from the drains. But if you do detect […]

Simple Tips to Maintain Your Hot Water Tank

Hot water systems see daily use and that means they also see a significant amount of wear and tear. Just like any other installation in your house, the one way to ensure they are in good repair is to get regular maintenance done; not only will that help prevent unexpected breakdowns, but will save you […]

Here’s Why CCTV Plumbing Cameras Can Save You Time and Money

Blocked Drains are one of the commonest plumbing problems people face in their homes or commercial property. These blocks seem like they surface suddenly but are generally caused by buildup that takes place over time. The grease, debris, food remnants, hair etc. can become lodged within the drain pipes and cause a blockage. Sometimes, tree […]

Essential Plumbing Priorities Before you Book a Holiday

A holiday is one of the best ways to have a long break and move out of a monotonous routine. But before you book your holiday, there are certain things you would have to do to ensure your home is safe and that no problems will arise in your absence; and plumbing checks should be […]