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Keep your appliances spinning smoothly in 2019

Some of the most common Wellington plumbing problems we work with weekly are appliance related repairs and flooding situations. With this being the case and with a New Year to kick off, we thought it would be about time to share a few appliance care and maintenance tips with you. [...]

2019-01-18T01:06:32+12:00

Psst: it’s the quiet season for Wellington gasfitting

With summer on the horizon, you’ll generally find that heating is the last thing on anyone’s mind. Yes, while most people are preparing to get air conditioning units serviced or installed, we’re here to let you in on a little secret: now is actually the perfect time to get your [...]

2018-11-28T23:06:12+12:00

Wellington plumbing services: not just for emergencies!

When your local Wellington plumber isn’t tending to the latest Wellington plumbing emergency, we’re actually busy with a myriad of other useful plumbing-related services! Our Wellington plumbing services extend beyond simple drainage emergencies – we cater to tasks great and small, be it installing a washing machine to refurbishing an [...]

2018-10-15T21:58:02+12:00

The benefits of installing a bathtub in Wellington

Professional bathroom installations are one of our specialities here at Plumbspec. We install Wellington bathrooms all over the city, and we've found that there's one outstanding feature that a lot of homeowners choose to go without: the classic bathtub. Wellington bathroom installations seem to be all about efficiency. They lack the [...]

2018-10-15T22:18:02+12:00

Plumbing problems in Wellington during Winter

We've had some miserable weather here in the capital lately! While a few weeks of heavy rainfall can be a bit of a pain on your way to work in the morning, the real victims of this relentless weather are our Wellington drains! In this blog, we specifically address areas [...]

2018-10-15T22:17:35+12:00

Keeping your Wellington storm drains clean

With Autumn in full swing and our fair country accosted with a rather gnarly storm, we thought it would be the perfect time to talk about storm drains. The grated storm drains that you see on nearly every street in your neighbourhood (sometimes right outside your house) are designed to allow rainwaterer [...]

2018-10-15T22:17:03+12:00

Shhh! It’s the quiet season!

Just between you and Plumbspec, we're going to let you in on a little secret...summer is the quiet season for Plumbers in Wellington! Why? Well, in addition to most of New Zealand headed hither and thither for a few weeks of the summer holidays, there's one huge factor that defines [...]

2018-10-15T22:15:00+12:00

Installing a water filter

If you live in the Hutt Valley of Wellington you might have noticed your water occasionally tasting a bit more chloriney. That’s because recent water tests found some bacterial contamination in the water, possibly caused by upheaval from the Kaikoura earthquakes earlier this year. Don’t worry––the levels of chlorine are [...]

2018-10-15T22:13:24+12:00