Plumbing FAQs

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How do I know if I have a leak?

There are a number of ways to determine if you have a leak, such as:

  • Your water pressure is reduced to a weak trickle.
  • You now have a swamp for a front lawn.
  • There are worrying new soft patches and depressions in the ground. Your lawn might be looking much healthier in some areas than others, despite your efforts at watering evenly.
  • The outside paving, bricks or concrete around your house are damp and unstable.
  • Your water bill has jumped a lot higher than seems normal.

My toilet won't flush. What can I do?

There are a number things you can do to see what the issue is with your toilet. You can make sure the button isn't broken or have a look in the back of the toilet to see if the mechanisms are working. If the problem seems a little more than a quick fix, give us a call.

Why Is My Toilet Always Running?

There are numerous reasons a toilet could be running, but the most common common reason for a running toilet is an old flapper that needs to be replaced.

What can cause low water pressure?

Things such as debris and mineral build up in pipes, corrosion build up inside piping as well as other things.

Why do my drains smell?

Things like bacteria build up, grease build up and stale food could be reasons your drains smell.

Why Do We Have Rusty Water Backup in Kitchen Sink?

The most likely reason for rusty water in the kitchen sink is a faulty plumbing line that should be replaced.

Why Is My Dishwasher Not Draining?

The most common reason your dishwasher is not draining is a block drain or pipe. This is why it is best practice to rinse your dishes prior to stacking the dishwasher.

Why do my pipes make knocking sounds?

In most cases, knocking pipes are caused by variable water pressure in the main supply pipes coming into your home.

How much does it cost for a plumber?

This is all dependant on the plumber and the job on hand. If the job is a small fix, it may be cheaper than you think. But be wary of those plumbers that don't charge much as you will most likely be paying more in the long run.

How to know when I need a plumber?

If your plumbing or hot water system needs attention, it is always best to call a professional such as S&J Plumbing and Gasftting. That way, you know you won't do possible further damage.

We service Brisbane and all surrounding suburbs

The team at S&J Plumbing and Gasfitting are locally-owned and based in Brisbane, servicing all surrounding suburbs.

What makes us Different

Why Choose S&J Plumbing?

Local Business

S&J Plumbing and Gasfitting are a locally-owned Brisbane-based business with more than 20 years experience in the industry. 

Master Plumbers

All of our plumbers are members of the Master Plumbers Association of Queensland. Add to that over 20 years experience in the plumbing industry and you can be sure you are getting the best service in Brisbane.

Hot Water Specialists

Our experienced plumbers are experts in all hot water systems and have not come across an issue they couldn't fix.

Blocked Drain Specialists

Blocked drains are a common nuisance when it comes to plumbing systems. At S&J Plumbing and Gasfitting, we have the knowledge, experience and equipment to clear an drain to ensure you have free-flowing plumbing system.

24hr Service

Plumbing issues don't care if it is 10am in the morning or 11pm at night, and sometimes those issues need to be fixed ASAP. The team at S&J Plumbing and Gasfitting are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Contact Us today.

Honest, Upfront Pricing

There are no hidden fees when it comes to working with S&J Plumbing and Gasfitting. All of hour work is priced up front and if issues arise that were not expected, we work with you to get the best possible outcome.

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