Posts in plumbing services
Old Galvanised Pipes

Galvanised pipes are zinc coated steel pipes. The zinc is a sacrificial layer that blocks the iron in the pipes from oxidising (i.e. rusting).   Many old homes in New Zealand still have galvanised pipework in their plumbing systems.

Galvanised pipes will rust over time and this will lead to leaks and ruptures. They may appear okay externally but inside they can be disasters waiting to happen. The signs of trouble are subtle, check out what to look for…

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Water Main Failure

Your water main is the pipe that runs from the council meter carrying water to your home. With time these pipes can burst or develop slow leaks that may later rupture. If your water bill suddenly jumps up or you notice the water meter ticking over when there is nothing running in the house, you may have an issue with you water main. SEAL Plumbing & Gas Services can help identify the nature of the issue confronting you. Whatever the problem you need to act.

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Certifying Plumber, Gas fitter and Drainlayer

It is important that your plumbing, gasfitting and drainage jobs are done by someone who has the skills and qualifications to do the work. This applies to work on your home, boat, campervan, horse float accommodation…etc..  Near enough is not good enough.

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High/Low Water Pressure

Excessive water pressure is a silent, ever-present threat to many of our homes.

The Council supplies reticulated water to our water meters. Water pressure can fluctuate during the day. The Council does not guarantee that the water pressure that they supply will be within accepted norms and if the water pressure is too high that’s your problem not theirs. It is the home owner’s responsibility to moderate the water pressure on their property.

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