What Causes a Tap to Leak?

A dripping tap can wear away at both your wallet and your patience. Not only can the sound be annoying, a simple drip can lead to large amounts of water waste. A tap that drips ten times a minute can use up to 5 litres of water a day! Your home plumbing system is a...

Why Does My Hot Water Run Out So Quickly?

There you are, mid-shower and suddenly your water runs icy-cold! Suddenly the rest of the shower is not going to be fun. No one likes having their hot water run out, especially during a shower. At Botanical Plumbing, we understand how frustrating this can be. Below we...

Reasons to Cook With Gas

The question is if electric stoves are being put into more and more homes, why are professional chefs still using gas? The answer; it provides a better result. But why is this the case? Below we have outlined the main reasons that a gas stovetop can provide a better...

Main Things That Clog A Kitchen Sink

Your kitchen sink getting clogged can cause a lot of issues. It can block up your whole kitchen and make life extremely difficult. So how do you deal with it and how do you make sure it doesn’t happen again? Our team at Botanical Plumbing has outlined the main causes...

How To Identify Roots In A Drainpipe

Your home plumbing is a technical and complex part of your home. For older homes especially, your incoming water pipes and outgoing waste pipes can fall victim to the environmental factors that play out in your yard. After years of changing weather such as seasonal...

Importance Of Maintenance Plumbing

Did you know your home plumbing system is worth over 10% of the value of the standard home? That’s quite an investment. Your home plumbing is responsible for keeping you and your household clean while removing the waste. We are experts at looking after your plumbing...

Common Shower Plumbing Issues

Having shower troubles? We have outlined the most common issues we come across below and we have listed tips for how to possibly fix these issues yourself and also let you know when it might be time to throw in the towel and call a plumber. Leaky Shower If a leak...

How To Tell If You Have Leaky Pipes

Thousands of litres of water get wasted each year due to leaking pipes. Most of this water goes unnoticed by homeowners but within a short period of time, these leaks can have caused you to rack up giant water bills and cause untold damage to your home. To make sure...

Tips To Save Water Around Your Home

Water saving is a fact of life in Australia. Most of the year the weather is hot and dry, and paying attention to how much water goes down the drain is second nature to us. You probably even do the obvious things like taking short showers and turning off the tap when...