• FAQ

How can I save money on my hot water bill?

You can reduce the rising cost of your hot water bill in 3 easy steps. First, make sure your hot water system is connected to an appropriate tariff. Next, conduct a hot water service audit. Finally, identify areas of hot water wastage.

Why do I need a pressure valve?

A pressure reducing valve reduces the pressure of the water in the pipes of your home so not to cause undo wear or void warranties on your water heater, washing machine or dish washer. Pressure reducers also save water by lowering the pressure. Less water flows through faucets, shower heads etc. at a slower rate.

How much for a quote?

Quotes are free!

Can I install a new sink or plumbing fixture in my home, or is this something best left to the professionals?

Many homeowners are capable of handling these kinds of jobs by themselves. Some of the bigger home centres even show you how. However, our experience has shown that some projects are better left to the professionals. Yes, we’ve gotten more than a few calls from distressed customers who are stuck in the middle of a project. Barr’s Plumbing provides custom builder-quality installation and upgrades for sinks, toilets, laundry tubs, laundry hookups, bathtubs, whirlpool tubs, showers, all kinds of taps, garbage disposals and more!

How do I know if I have a broken water line outside my house?

A broken water line in the yard may mean an excessively high water bill, puddles in your yard or the sound of running water when no taps or appliances are using water. Using our video camera drain-inspection technology, we can see inside your pipes. This means we can pinpoint the problem without destructive trial-and-error methods that wreck your pipes and lawn. In many cases, we can fix the problem right away and save you money.

I have a plumbing emergency! I need a plumber now. Who do I call?

Barr’s Plumbing has technicians available specifically for emergency calls. They can diagnose and solve your plumbing problem right away. Just call 0418742990 and Barr’s Plumbing will answer, guaranteed!

I think my toilet is leaking. Is there a test I can do to confirm this suspicion?

Yes! All you have to do is put a few drops of food colouring into your toilet tank. Wait a few minutes and then look in the toilet bowl. If you see that your bowl has the same colour, then you’ve got a leak! The scary part is you are probably wasting hundreds of litres of water each month! Call Barr’s Plumbing so we can install a low-flow toilet that will not only save you water and money, but will flush better than anything you have ever had in the past.