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Plumbers In Wellington For All Your Tap, Pipe And Septic Tank Issues

Wellington is a beautiful, albeit very windy city. There is no better place to experience the wind in full force than the Majestic Centre.

Standing over 100 metres tall, with over 30 floors the Majestic Centre is Wellington’s tallest standing structure. A lesser known fact about the place is that it also boasts Wellington’s highest toilet, which of course means some serious plumbing work.

Local plumbers, of course, have the fun job of making sure toilets all around the city are operating correctly, yes even the dreaded job at Westpac Stadium after a full capacity night.

A plumbers game

Fixing clogged up and broken toilets is what a lot of people think plumbers do all the time, hence the colloquial name ‘dunny divers’ – but we assure you it’s not all they do.

Around Wellington, plumbers are responsible for installing, repairing and maintaining pipe fittings that generally relate to either drinking water or waste water disposal. Of course with new technology plumbers can also be involved in gas fitting work (if they have the necessary training).

You should brush up on your legal requirements in regards to plumbing. Did you know that the only jobs that you can DIY are changing seals, ball valves and washers, installing dishwashers and washing machines with existing pipes and replacing taps? Everything else requires the services of a plumber.

Hard working plumbers in Wellington are always in demand and when you’re looking to hire one for a job you will want to make sure they’re qualified and licenced. Qualification takes 4 years and lasts you a life time, where as licences need to be renewed periodically. Plumbers must be certified to legally work on your property. Ask your plumber for their certification card.

Costs of plumbing

Local plumbers generally charge by the hour, and on average the price is around $83 per hour in the Wellington area. Of course this does not include all materials and if you have pricier kitchen and bathroom fittings then it can become more expensive, particularly if parts are scarcer.

Finding the right person

We all know just how irritating a dripping tap can be and most of us are too lazy to fix it ourselves. So where do we go to find a good plumber in Wellington? Builderscrack of course - a user friendly website where you can post a job for prospective local plumbers in your area to complete.

Simply write in your area, what the job entails, any specific materials that may be needed, a picture if you have one and finally when the job needs to be completed by.

Once posted – plumbers can apply to complete the job. You can view their reputation online, check references/testimonials and of course request them for a quote, easy as that!

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Posted 01/10/14

Bathroom renovation series - The deluxe bathroom renovation. One in a series of articles that looks at bathroom renovations and what to expect at different budgets. The deluxe bathroom renovation $30,000 to $100,000+ The deluxe bathroom renovation may also be known as a full gut job. There

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Are You Considering Adding an Ensuite to Your Master Bedroom?

Posted 24/11/16

Should I build another room for my ensuite or should I alter my existing master bedroom to fit one in? It might not seem like an important question, but there are pros and cons to consider for both these options... Adding an ensuite - should you extend or convert your master bedroom? Insta

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Understanding the Differences Among Tradespeople Accreditations

Posted 08/06/17

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]What does that trade logo on your tradie's website or vehicle mean? What benefit can it provide you, the homeowner? Read on to find out more about national trade accreditations in New Zealand... Some industry accreditations are mandatory, as government r

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Ultimate Winter Ready Checklist

Posted 30/04/18

Autumn is a great time to get stuck in with preparations to get your home in the best shape and be a healthy place to be during the challenging winter months. Mould & mildew control Prevention is easier than treatment. Check around your house for spots that are prone to leaks, condensation or

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Top 5 Bathroom Renovation Tips - Direct From Our Experts

Posted 29/04/19

Find out the Top 5 bathroom renovation tips direct from our Builderscrack bathroom experts. This advice can make all the difference between a successful bathroom renovation or not... 1) It's All in The Planning [caption id="attachment_8825" align="alignright" width="255"] Adam Pearce. Bath

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Hiring a Gas Fitter or Plumber - Tips from a Tradie

Posted 26/11/14

If you’re looking to hire a plumber or gas fitter? There’s a few things you need to know first... We’ve spoken to Colleen from Hutt Gas & Plumbing and she’s been kind enough to put together a few words of advice for all you homeowners looking at getting gas, plumbing or drain laying work

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Bathroom Renovation Cost & Getting Started

Posted 10/09/14

If you’re thinking about undertaking a bathroom renovation, then you’ll no doubt be considering what you want to achieve by doing so.  Whether it’s updating the look, increasing resale value or adding functionality, amenities and storage, the scope of your bathroom renovation project will depend

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Budget Bathroom Renovation Costs - What You Can Expect

Posted 17/09/14

Bathroom renovation series - The Budget bathroom renovation. Part two in a four-part series of articles that looks at bathroom renovations and what to expect at different budgets, and tips to help plan your bathroom renovation. The basic budget bathroom renovation (from $3000-$12000)

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Mid to Upper Range Bathroom Renovation Costs & Ideas

Posted 24/09/14

Bathroom renovation series - The mid-range bathroom renovation. Part three in a four-part series of articles that looks at bathroom renovations and what to expect at different budgets and what you need to help you plan your bathroom renovation. Mid-range bathroom renovation costs ($12,000 t

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Downpipes and Spouting – How to Make the Best Choice For Your Home

Posted 01/07/19

Is your guttering and spouting done in? Refresh the look of your home and add years to its lifespan with new guttering. Most of New Zealand receives 600 to 1600mm of rainfall per year, so in order to protect your property, you need sturdy, reliable rainwater management. In this article, we lo

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Homes On Show - Save My Bathroom

Behind every job there is a story. This one starts with a homeowner, and a vision to renovate her bathroom from an outdated 1970’s relic to a modern, clean, and functional bathroom. The Dilemma The story starts with Joanne and her first tradie, a referral from a friend. The tradie seemed great. The homeowner and the tradie agreed that Joanne would buy everything that was needed for the bathroom, and the tradie gave her a cost to install and renovate to her plan. Fast forward three months and the tradie was nowhere to be seen and uncontactable. With the goods for her bathroom waiting in Mitre 10 and a loan taken out for the project, Joanne was desperate to get the job underway. The Solution “I spoke to someone at work, saying I didn’t know what to do. I needed to have my bathroom renovated, and my colleague said, have you put it on Builderscrack? Then they showed me how Builderscrack works, how to log on and use the site. I put the advert on the next day, and within two

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Overflowing vent pipe

Posted 1 day ago

I called a plumber to fix the overflowing vent pipe last year but it happened again and I would like someone to come over and fix it. And also, I would like to install a bench top dish washer please. I'm available most mornings before 9:00 am or after 1:30pm. Thanks

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Replace outdoor pipe and check drainpipe

Posted 4 days ago

we have one outdoor pipe along the side of the house that needs replacing. Also, the down pipe / drainpipe sometimes overflows so we want to get that checked out, this connect our gutters to the sump outside.

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Toilet & bathroom

Posted 2 weeks ago

First, I need information from the plumber on the diameter of the pipe and the gradient. Only after that can I get permission to start working. After that, you need to install a toilet and shower on the ground floor. In addition to all this, you will need to lay tile on the entire ground floor.

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Garden tap reposition

Posted 2 weeks ago

repostition garden tap about two meters building a garden shed and current tap placement in the way.

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Put plastic shower in

Posted 2 days ago

Put a new shower in over a leaky tile shower, will need to remove two glass sides, increase waste water height a bit and level tile fall then glue plastic shower in place.

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Drain cover

Posted 9 hours ago

The man from the council called by and said that i needed a 10cm riser fitted to the storm water drain because it's not in a paved area. I don't think there's room because the pipes are in the way. So i might need the pipes changed. Shouldn't be a hard job. Photos attached

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New taps

Posted 1 week ago

Reroute exiting hot water and cold water lines as they come into laundry to new location behind new sink. Allowing for new connection on line for washing machine. Needs to be completed in next tow days while Gib is off.

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Re route main water pipe

Posted 1 week ago

Hey, We are building a retaining wall and need to get a mains water pipe re-routed. See picks, Basically, the existing pipe needs to be disconnected and rerouted about 8m. We will do the trenching, all you need to do is connect the new pipe

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Disconnect and reconnect kitchen plumbing for kitchen reno

Posted 1 week ago

We are getting a kitchen reno and need a plumber to disconnect the water to the kitchen taps on either Tuesday afternoon 20th Aug, or FIRST THING Wednesday morning 21 Aug (before joiner starts.) We are getting the benchtop, sink and tap fittings replaced (we also have an existing water filter tap that will be refitted). We then need you to come back to do the re-connect on Thursday 22nd Aug please. Email or text is the best way to reach me.

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Leaky tap

Posted 1 week ago

There is a leaky outdoor tap that keeps leaking! Attempt to fix didn’t work. Can someone please look at this? Cheers

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Pipe laying

Posted 1 day ago

Re-route storm-water and sewage pipe to the public main pipe about 3 meters long. All connection point have been found and are ready to connect. Need the city council's approval.

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External water pipe leak

Posted 1 day ago

We have a mains water pipe leading up a bank that has a leak that needs to be repaired. It looks to be a small leak.

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Bathroom maintenance

Posted 1 day ago

Some jobs to do in bathroom:, replace: broken sink shower mixer broken toilet seat and Install whole house water filter

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Reroute drainage

Posted 2 weeks ago

We have a small water drainage that flows out near our garage. We would like it rerouted to flow into gutter or stormwater - which is a short distance (1m approx) away. May involve digging out where drain flows out, installing pipe and concrete resurfacing over.

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Find leak under house

Posted 2 weeks ago

I've got a pipe leaking somewhere under the house and was hoping to get it fixed

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Kitchen connect

Posted 1 week ago

Connection for, tap, dish washer, sink, fridge. All onsite and needs connecting

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Install bathroom basin and shower.

Posted 1 day ago

To install new shower, basin and also toilet. Items are bought, and old is taken out. Just need to install. See photos.

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Outdoor tap

Posted 6 days ago

Place outside tap upright and put replacement handle on.

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Drain unblocking needed urgently

Posted 2 weeks ago

In Maupuia. Have tried drain clean liquid unsuccessfully. Let me know your fee and when you can come.

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Hot water tap taking longer and longer to start

Posted 1 week ago

Our hot water tap in the kitchen is taking longer and longer to start. Eventually it does start and produce hot water but it's taking around 5 - 10 minutes to start. We do have a water filter attached. The bathroom hot water tap that presumably feeds off the same cylinder has no such problem.

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