Expert tips from your gas & plumbing professional

Water Quality

Water Qualityby CH4 Gas & Plumbing Water quality is a real problem in and around Perth here at CH4 Gas & Plumbing we recommend either a whole house water filter or a water softener. Water hardness readings in some areas around Perth are hi as 400, this plays havoc with the life expectancy of taps,…

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Certificate of Police Support

  Here at CH4 Plumbing & Gas, we are always looking at ways to give back to the community.  It is a privilege to be able to support the hard working men and women of the Western Australian Police Force.  They put their lives on the line on a daily basis to help keep us…

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Thinking of Getting a Heat Pump?

Thinking of getting a Heat pump then consider an ISTORE HEAT PUMP.by CH4 Gas & Plumbing The next big thing in hot water is the ISTORE air-to-energy Heat Pump giving fantastic savings in running cost while helping to save the planet due to its efficiency. The ISTORE can be installed as a direct replacement for…

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Hot Water Upgrade Advice

Want To Upgrade Your Storage Hot Water Unit To Cont Flow, A Little Advice.by CH4 Gas & Plumbing Just like your washing machine or your TV the more stars on your hot water unit the more efficient the unit is, which means the more $$$ you save when running it. If you have a storage…

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The Importance of Getting your Room Heater Serviced

The Importance of Getting your Room Heater Servicedby CH4 Gas & Plumbing Its that time of year again when you need to check your room heaters are working correctly before the winter kicks in. If your heater hasn’t been serviced for over 2 years, its time for a check-up. Flued or flueless, these heaters need…

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The Risks of Buying off the Internet

The Risks of Buying off the Internetby CH4 Gas & Plumbing This Month I was asked by a client to supply a gas line to an outdoor area being built where a decretive fire pit was to be installed, with the gas line now in place I asked for information on the appliance and where…

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Notice of Compliance

Notice of Complianceby CH4 Gas & Plumbing Have you had your hot water unit replaced recently? Yes I hear you say then did you get your copy of the NOTICE OF COMPLIANCE certificate from the installer A hot water unit installation is classed as MAJOR plumbing work and must have a notice of intention and…

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Perth’s Hard Water

Perth’s Hard Waterby CH4 Gas & Plumbing Perth’s water is hard, some areas seem to be worse than others. So, if you have a storage hot water unit you should check/replace the Anode every few years. These Anodes protect your tank from corrosion, but once depleted the hard water will start to ATTACK the tank.…

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Avoid a Flooded House

Avoid a Flooded Houseby CH4 Gas & Plumbing One of the most common causes of burst water pipes is flexible braided hoses These are used to connect the water pipes to your taps or toilet cisterns, but did you know they are only required to last upto 5 years? “How do I know mine need changing?” …

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The Dreaded Water Hammer

The Dreaded Water Hammerby CH4 Gas & Plumbing Have you been suffering from banging noises around the house when you turn your taps off? This is what’s known in the industry as Water Hammer and most of the time can be solved simply by replacing your tap washers in certain taps like the ones that…

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