Some fun plumbing facts.

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10 Crazy Facts About Plumbing and Its Rich History
 
1. Albert Einstein was made an honorary member of the Plumbers and Steamfitters Union after he had announced that he would be a plumber if he had to live his life all over again.
 
2. In the technology capitol of the world, Japan, some urinals have voice activated flushing mechanisms. The urinals respond to several commands, including “fire.”
 
3. Over $100,000 were spent on a study to…continue reading
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Researching Outdoor Shower Ideas? Answer These 2 Questions First!

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Now, we hope we don’t have to convince you that showering every day is a good idea. But personal hygiene aside, taking a hot or cool shower is either a perfect way to get into the morning, or something relaxing and cleansing to cap off another hard day of toil. But here’s something you may not have given much thought to: outdoor showers. Is it really a …continue reading

Preventing Blocked Drains & Sewers, A Plumbers OpinionModern…

Preventing Blocked Drains & Sewers, A Plumbers Opinion

Modern drains have come a long way, quite literally from their inception around 2800 years ago by the Roman empire. Designed to prevent the spread of disease by keeping waste water separate from fresh drinking water the Romans were the first to utilise a system of drainage to protect the health of it’s citizens.

Here on Australia’s Gold Coast, there are 3329 kilometres of sewer drains running…continue reading