• stormwater pipes Stormwater – Tips for your Home

    Stormwater is something in your home that will usually go unnoticed until heavy rainfall. In Adelaide, we are really lucky that we do not to suffer the same torrential downpours that some cities in Australia face. But don’t think we are exempt from the rain, because weather these days is becoming more and more unpredictable.We’ve put together some stormwater tips that you can implement in your home to help prevent you from experiencing stormwater issues. Choose the right pipe The majority of builders when constructing a new home will give little attention the stormwater. Although it is perfectly legal, they…

  • A Stainless Steel Kitchen Sink Drain 5 Drain Maintenance Tips

    Fixing stuff is great, but knowing how to prevent problems is even better. So, we’re sharing five drain maintenance tips that will help keep your drains clog-free. Of course if you have any problems, you can get in touch with Modern Era Plumbing and Gas Solutions. We’re based in Adelaide and offer a 24/7 service for our customers. Give us a call and we can give you an obligation free quote – 0400 386 991. Know what can and can’t go down your drain The best thing you can do to keep your drain unblocked is to know what should and…

  • Common Causes for Plumbing Leaks - Modern Era Plumbing and Gas Services Adelaide Common Causes for Plumbing Leaks

    Ever spotted a mushroom growing through the floor under your sink? Or been haunted by the sound of a drip somewhere in your house? How about an odd, sticky stain on your wall that you can’t scrub off? If any of these sound familiar to you, you’ve probably got a plumbing leak. Leaks can be expensive to fix if not checked regularly, so it’s important to be familiar with the warning signs. If you suspect a leak, we recommend calling a plumber to look at it sooner rather than later. Get in touch with Modern Era Plumbing and Gas Solutions for…

  • How to Remove Hard Water Stains - Modern Era Plumbing and Gas Solutions Adelaide How to Remove Hard Water Stains

    Streaky lines in your loo? Grubby looking shower head? These are hard water stains. Hard water is water that has a high mineral content (like limestone and chalk.) It can cause dry skin, limescale and prevent soap from lathering. Water in your home can be softened with a whole-home water softener but here’s how to remove hard water stains… Vinegar spray An easy and cost-effective solution is to mix a half water half vinegar solution and place it in a spray bottle. Spray and scrub the area with a toothbrush or cloth (sponges can scratch certain surfaces.) If the smell…

  • Keep an Ear Out for these Plumbing Sounds - Modern Era Plumbing and Gas Services Adelaide Keep an Ear Out for these Plumbing Sounds

    Ever heard a clank in your sink? A screech from your tap? Or a gurgle in your drain? Houses make sounds – floors creak, doors slam and windows crack, but keep an ear out for these plumbing sounds. If you hear them, there might be a problem with your plumbing… Screeching or squealing If your tap screeches when you turn it on, the washer in the faucet may be loose. The sound comes from the water rushing past the rubber making a squealing sound as it passes. With the right parts, this is an easy one hour fix. A worn-out…