HomeContact us+27 (0)11 953 6312

Can I design my own bathroom?

Unless your bathroom is unusually large, you can DIY most of the smaller tasks within this overall project. For core-level bath remodels, many DIYers still hire out electricians and plumbers but do the rest of the work themselves

What is the best type of kitchen tap?

Pillar taps are usually the most ideal type, but this will depend on your home's water pressure situation. Also, double-check the waste fitting type.

How long should a kitchen be replaced?

Modern taps and faucets tend to be quite well made and can usually last around 10 years. When the finish starts wearing away and the handles become discoloured or cracked, it's generally a warning sign that your taps washers, O-rings, screws, clips, and valve assembly might need replacing.

Is granite sink better than stainless steel?

Granite is less prone to damage and makes less noise than stainless steel; stainless steel is easier to maintain and less expensive than granite but does not offer the colour options or durability of stone offered by Granite.

Which is the easiest kitchen sink to keep clean?

Ceramic, Porcelain and fireclay kitchen sinks are another popular choice for many homeowners. Their non-absorbent and high gloss finish makes the sinks stain-resistant and fairly easy to keep clean using normal everyday household cleaning products.

why is it important to choose quality plumbing spares?

Irrespective of whether you are a plumber or a property owner, and undertaking repairs or upgrades, one of the things to focus on in any plumbing job is using quality products. Plumbers are also often called upon for emergencies to replace damaged, worn bathroom fixtures and taps. Other, bigger plumbing jobs can include replacing hot water systems, shower bases, bathtubs, and sinks. Using quality plumbing products can assist with:

  • Preventing water damage
  • Improve hygiene and good health
  • Reduce costs
  • Easier installation
  • Longevity & performance
  • General damage prevention
  • Liability
  • Warranty

What should we check before buying a geyser?

While selecting a geyser look for important features like:

  • Automatic thermal cut-out.
  • Adjustable thermostat settings.
  • Safety valve for pressure release.
  • Glass coated heating element.
  • Rust proof outer body and so on.

Does a solar geyser save money?

The electrical geyser uses between 30 – 50% of your household's monthly electricity bill. Replacing your standard geyser with a solar geyser will reduce your electricity consumption by up to 70%. Solar water heaters can help save water heating costs by reducing the amount of gas and electricity needed to heat water.

Are energy efficient toilets worth it?

Energy-efficient toilets use water velocity to remove waste instead of water volume. They can reduce toilet water usage by 20 to 60 %, or nearly 13,000 gallons saved per year.

How much does it cost to build a custom bathroom in South Africa?

The total expense depends on the size of the bathroom, the chosen materials, and the type of fixtures, counters and finishes. Bathroom renovation costs range between R15,000 and R55,000 with an average of R35,000.

Plumberama is a registered Plumbing CoC re-seller

plumbing industry
Message us