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The Big Blue Plumbing blog covers plumbing, gas, hot water and drainage. We have tips and tricks, tutorials and general articles to help save you money.

Tempering Valve?

What Is A Tempering Valve?

Do you want to know what a tempering valve is? Then check out this guide, where we have discussed all the details about this component.

Fix Leaking Shower Head

How To Fix A Leaking Shower Head

Are you tired of rising water bills because of a leaky shower head? Here’s all you can do to fix the problem at home using effective DIY ways.

Rid Drain Flies

How To Get Rid of Drain Flies

Are you wondering how to get rid of drain flies permanently? We have the solutions for you in a guide to eliminating sink flies with easy steps!

Issues Considered Plumbing Emergency

What Issues Are Considered A Plumbing Emergency

If you’re experiencing a plumbing emergency, don’t panic! Read this post to find out what’s considered an emergency and what to do.

8 Ways Remove Items Toilet Trap

8 Ways To Remove Items From Toilet Trap

Got something stuck in your toilet trap that isn’t flushing well? Look at our guide to successfully removing items from the toilet trap and solve your problem.

Pipe Natural Gas?

What Is The Best Pipe To Use For Natural Gas?

Still stuck with choosing the right pipe for your natural gas lines at home? We are here to end this dilemma once and for all with all the necessary information.

Long Hot Water System ?

How Long Will Your Hot Water System Last?

Are you considering installing a new hot water system but want to know if it is worth the cost? The following guide will help determine how long a water heater will last.

Mixer Taps: Types

Mixer Taps: What Are They and What Are The Different Types

Are you updating your kitchen and wondering if you should get mixer taps installed? Check out our guide to mixer taps to determine which type is best for your space.

Size Hot Water System ?

What Size Hot Water System Do I Need?

Have you been planning to move into a new house or keep running out of hot water? Our guide helps determine what size hot water system would work best for your family.

Plumbing Vent & Work?

What Is A Plumbing Vent & How Do They Work?

Wondering what part a plumbing vent plays in your house? Equip yourself with the knowledge of plumbing vents to better detect problems with your plumbing system.

Brown Water Coming Taps

Why Is Brown Water Coming Out Of My Taps

Are you wondering why your tap water is looking brownish? You may experience brown tap water for several reasons, so keep reading this guide to find out why!

Rid Drain Odours & Prevent Smelly Drains

How To Get Rid Of Drain Odours & Prevent Smelly Drains

Do your drains raise a stink? You don’t have to worry—it’s possible to get rid of smelly drains with the right tools and techniques which we’ll encounter in this blog.

Remove Grease Clog Sink

How To Remove Grease Clog From Sink

Is grease clogging your kitchen drain? Don’t let it cause a severe blockage. Follow our guide to eradicating grease from your kitchen sink in a few easy steps.

Toilet Flush?

Why Won’t My Toilet Flush?

Are you having trouble flushing your toilet? Is the tank filling up with water? You shouldn’t keep testing it! Read this guide to learn how to fix the issue in a few easy steps.

Ways Clear Blocked Drain

Ways To Clear Your Blocked Drain

Are you looking for some effective means to clear blocked and clogged drains? In this guide, we have discussed some helpful tips to clear a blocked drain that you can follow.

Ultimate Guide Successful Kitchen Renovation

Ultimate Guide For A Successful Kitchen Renovation

Are you doing a kitchen renovation? Take a look at our kitchen renovation guide to help you plan and execute the perfection restoration project.

Unblock Drain Pipe

How To Unblock A Drain Pipe Outside

Are your outside drain pipes blocked, but you don’t know why? In this guide, we help you identify the cause of the blockage and the best DIY methods to fix it!

Clear Blocked Drain

How To Clear A Blocked Drain

Are your drains clogged and unsure what to do? The following guide will teach you everything you need to know about clearing blocked drains at home.

Change Tap Washer

How To Change A Tap Washer

Want to learn how to change a tap washer easily at home? Follow our easy step-by-step guide to replacing your old or leaking tap at home.

Fix Hot Water Pressure

How To Fix Low Hot Water Pressure

Troubled with reduced hot water pressure in your home? Then you’ve come to the right place, as we will help you understand the reasons and their fixes below.

Remove Plumbers Putty

How To Remove Plumbers Putty

Have you got plumbers putty around your tap and want to get rid of it? Our guide explains the best and easiest way to remove dried plumbers putty from your fittings and fixtures.

Water Hammer?

What Causes Water Hammer?

Wondering about what causes water hammer in pipes? In that case, do give this article a read to know its causes, effects and easy fixes.

Gas Electric Hot Water Heaters

Gas vs Electric Hot Water Heaters

Have you been thinking about getting a water heater for your home? Read on to figure out whether a gas or electric hot water heater would work for you.

Fix Blocked Shower Drain

How To Fix Blocked Shower Drain

Troubled by a blocked shower drain? We know how irritating it can be and have outlined some fool proof ways to fix this problem.

7 Clever Ways Unclog Toilet Plunger

7 Clever Ways To Unclog A Toilet Without A Plunger

Does your toilet seem clogged, and the plunger is nowhere to be found? You can unclog your toilet with these creative methods using household items.

Water Bill High?

Why Is My Water Bill So High?

Are you worried that your water bill is suddenly breaking the bank? We have the best suggestion to help you curb this issue.

Fix Clogged Laundry Drain

How to Fix A Clogged Laundry Drain

Are you struggling with a clogged laundry drain and don’t know how to fix it? We’ll show you the easiest way to deal with the blockage in no time.

Floor Drain Overflowing?

Why Is My Floor Drain Overflowing?

Can’t quite figure out why your floor drains are overflowing? Then, take a look at our guide, as it has all the answers to put your mind at ease.

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