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The Advantages of Installing Copper Gutters and Downspouts

Dec 11, 2015

Gutters and downspouts are an integral part of any house, or any architectural structure for that matter! They not only help in channeling water away from the roof and preventing it from pooling in one area, these also help to extend the lifespan of your roofing…

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How Do You Determine The Qualities of Good Emergency Plumbers?

Dec 3, 2015

If you are looking for a good emergency plumber, so that when there is a plumbing problem in-home, you know who to call. There are lots of plumbers to be found, and their prices vary much, so it might be a little difficult to determine the qualities of a good one - a plumber worth their asking price…

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Eco-Services: The Importance of Rain Harvesting and Gray/Recycled Water Systems by G. Brand and Sons

Nov 16, 2015

It’s no secret, Australia is the driest continent on the planet; making rainwater harvesting an important aspect in life of many folks. In areas where water is scarce or in limited use, a rain harvesting and gray/recycled water system is a popular necessity…

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Home Comfort of Having Thermostatic Mixing Valves

Nov 6, 2015

There is nothing like the pleasure of bathing with hot water or being able to soak in a steamy bubbly bath after a long day’s work. Not too many years ago, this constituted heating water manually and mixing it with cold water to the appealing temperature that suits the comfort level of the bather…

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What Are The Most Common Plumbing Problems At Home?

Oct 20, 2015

It is good to be prepared, especially if you own a home. One of the many problems to prepare for that occur inside a building, such as a residential home, have to do with the plumbing; it is to be expected, eventually…

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Main Causes of Burst Pipes and How to Prevent Them

Oct 6, 2015

Burst pipes are not just a residential home problem that families have to deal with, commercial and industrial properties also experience pipes bursting. It does happen, and when pipes burst its no picnic problem as water damage can run into thousands of dollars replacing flooring, walls, electrical wiring and furnishings.

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What is Deep Trench Management?

Sep 23, 2015

Deep trench management is mostly a requirement, especially in cases of water-logged properties where trenches are deemed necessary for water to drain.

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Gutter Problems? G. Brand & Sons Can Fix and Replace It for You!

Sep 4, 2015

There is always something to do around a home or business, and when it comes to the roof area, gutters can be pesky cleaning problems that plague both homeowners and property managers.

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Reasons Why Flushometers Are the Ideal Choice for Public Toilets

Aug 19, 2015

When it comes to public use toilets, specifically public toilets, conventional means of waste disposal and an average drainage and flushing system simply does not suffice.

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Safety Measures in Gas Fittings: Why Should You Hire The Best Contractor?

Aug 7, 2015

Gas used for heating water and for cooking in the home has become common in new homes and building, but as convenient as gas is, there are some serious safety concerns that come with its use.

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Reliable Emergency Plumbing Services in Melbourne

July 27, 2015

Problems with the plumbing often come at importune moments such as during unexpected hours of the day and night. Plumbing dilemmas are more problematic when they happen at the dead of night, anyone would agree.

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The Advantages of Proper Maintenance of Thermostatic Mixing Valves

July 14, 2015

Showers with automated thermostats are a near indispensable luxury that many folks have gotten used to, and some people simply cannot be without.

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The Importance of Backflow Preventers for Sanitation and Hygiene

June 18, 2015

Sanitation and hygiene are of paramount importance within a home, and backflow preventers help ensure a clean home environment. How? What is a backflow preventer?

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Metal Roofing Audits and Inspections: Why is this important?

June 2, 2015

Metal roofs last longer than those made of other materials like wooden shingles because they do not decompose. They can also withstand extreme weather conditions and won�t burn.

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Our Guarantee for the Best Plumbing Services in Melbourne

May 20, 2015

When it comes to top-notch plumbing services; services that deliver only the best and most efficient results, it is difficult to beat G. Brand and Sons plumbing services, the best plumbing services in Melbourne.

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Flushometers VS. Tank Toilets: Why You Should Have a Flushometer?

May 13, 2015

In illustrating the differences between a flushometer (also known as a flushometre or flush-O-Meter) mechanism and a standard tank toilet, we need to rewind a little and clarify how these models function.

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Why hire a professional plumber for residential plumbing problems?

April 28, 2015

Most of us believe plumbing to be an easy job, and nearly all of us have tried a do-it-yourself home plumbing project at some time, with various rates of success and always with a story to tell.

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How to prevent gas leakages?

April 8, 2015

Natural gas is one of Australia?s largest resources. Due to its many applications, more commercial and residential properties are using it now more than ever before. It is typically used for cooking, though this can be extended to heating homes in cold weather and cooling them on cold days.

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Sewer Backflow Prevention Devices

March 23, 2015

Backflow is a plumbing term for an undesirable flow of water in the reverse direction. It is a costly and serious health risk that residents deal with every year.

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Thermostatic mixing valves for your home
by G Brand & Sons

March 9, 2015

G Brand & Sons has the expertise in improving water safety and hygiene in your home. With their proven track record, they offer a range of products like thermostatic mixing valves or TMVs that conform to safety standards and regulations.

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Professional Block Sewer Cleaners in Victoria

February 24, 2015

A clogged sewer drain is a plumbing problem that shouldn?t be shrugged off. Ignore it and you will eventually be haunted by leaks, busted pipes, and damaged property.

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Why metal roofing for Commercial properties?

February 16, 2015

Metal roofs are uncommon for homes. Asphalt, clay, and concrete are the usual choices homeowners make because of their varied styles and suitability for residences. Some even go for wood purely for aesthetics ? not that there is anything wrong with that. But when it comes to businesses, metal is the preferred material.

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Plumbers are important when an emergency strikes, do you have one?

January 29, 2015

In a plumbing emergency, it is difficult to concentrate on the important things to consider such as locating a plumber, estimating the costs of parts and labour and ensuring quality service.

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The Importance of Removing Asbestos Pipe Insulation

January 23, 2015

Plumbing has come a long way since lead pipes and copper tubing, and several improvements on the materials used to create pipes have rendered most traditional forms of pipe tubing obsolete. The abolishment of some types of tubing in favour of others has been a necessity.

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