10Oct Roof House Sky

Why You Should Fix Your Leaking Roof This Summer

Any homeowner will know that a leaking roof now can spell disaster later on. Small leaks here and there can mean huge problems with mould, rot and damage to not only your ceiling, but also your roof fascia boards and … Continued

28Mar

5 Reasons to Fix Your Leaking Taps ASAP

Leaky taps and pipes are annoying, but did you know they are also potentially dangerous? It’s easy to be tempted to do a ‘quick fix’ yourself, but what are you risking if the problem keeps returning because you didn’t do … Continued

22Nov Plant a drought resistant garden

7 Tips to Save Water in an Adelaide Summer

Sunny days are slowly but surely approaching and as the temperature climbs, so does your water bill. It’s inevitable that your family will shower more often and that your garden will need more water. Luckily, a few changes to your … Continued

01Sep bathroom plumbing mott

Questions to ask when choosing taps for your bathroom

Once considered the practical — rather than aesthetic — part of bathroom renovations, taps have now become a key part of any refurbished bathroom design. Choosing the right taps has become important, as much to complement the theme of your bathroom renovations … Continued

20Jul Drenching Rain Storm Downpour on Old Shed Roof

Top 8 Causes of Roof Leaks

Anyone who has spent any time in Adelaide recently will know that a solid, watertight roof is an absolute must. Rain has well and truly been on the menu in South Australia in the last few weeks, with 24 hour … Continued

03May Hot Water Service repair for families

Is it Time to Replace Your Hot Water System?

Hot water systems can be tricky. While they’re working, they barely enter your mind. But as soon as they start playing up, it’s stressful and frustrating. Often, all a hot water system needs is a service to repair it and … Continued

01Apr Plumbing Maintenance Checklist Winter 2

[Checklist] Plumbing Preparation for Winter

As summer slowly leaves us, we can start looking at wearing our scarves, beanies and comfy woollens again. Autumn and winter give us the chance to focus on the cozy comforts that keep us warm and content. Living in Adelaide … Continued

29Jan Water Line Leak

How to Spot the Common Signs of a Water Line Leak

Getting your water bill in the mail is hardly a celebration at the best of times. But when it’s significantly higher than normal? That’s going to put a dampener in any homeowner’s day. If there’s no reason for your water … Continued

21Jan

Tips for Better Stormwater Drainage

Have you ever spent an evening sitting and watching a dramatic thunder and lightning storm roll across the sky? Even in summer, those storms are often followed by pouring rain, easing humidity and giving our thirsty gardens a good drink. … Continued

14Jan

How to Fix a Leaking Toilet or Cistern

Do you find yourself getting a little bit stressed every time a drop of water is wasted during Adelaide’s hot summer months? We definitely do. In a dry state like ours, most of us grow up taking care with every … Continued

25Aug Dripping tap in Adelaide

No more dripping: How to fix a leaking tap

Did you know that a dripping tap can waste up to 24 000 litres of water a year? When you live in Adelaide, the driest state on the driest continent, you know that water is precious. It’s best to stop … Continued

02Aug update your bathroom

How to “Spice Up” your Bathroom on a Budget!

Invigorate your bathroom – Simple tips for a pain-free renovation to match your budget The bathroom is one of the most important rooms in your house, it gets a lot of traffic! If we’re going to be spending so much … Continued

11Jun

Saving water and money

Get the most out of your water tank. Living in the driest state of the driest continent in the world can make you very aware of how much water you use. South Australians have had to cope with some tough … Continued

02Jun

Are your gutters blocked?

Here’s how to make sure they’re doing their job properly. The pitter-patter of rain can be one of the most relaxing sounds in the world, but hearing the tell-tale leaking of a blocked gutter can make you feel stressed fast. … Continued

08Apr

What to do When Your Hot Water System is Leaking

A leaking hot water system or hot water service isn’t something to ignore. You might only realise there’s something wrong when there’s not enough hot water or, even worse, no hot water. You should take action as soon as you … Continued

17Mar

Could you have a leaking pipe?

Could you have a leaking pipe under your slab or in your wall? Adelaide’s soil is notorious for causing cracking in homes. However, it’s not the only culprit when it comes to minor and major house damage. If you have … Continued

23Feb Services

7 things you need in your DIY plumbing kit

Not every plumbing issue needs a plumber. Here we show you what to include in your basic home plumbing tool kit. This should get you through the minor hiccups, like blocked drains and basins, and leaking or dripping taps and showers. Plunger … Continued

16Feb Drain Swirling Water

How to fix a blocked or clogged drain

If this is the first time your drain has become blocked, it’s possibly something you can fix yourself. However, if it’s happening once a year or more often, we’d suggest you skip the DIY plumbing. Instead, get Mott Plumbing out to do … Continued

16Jan

Silicone seams and joints in showers

Bathrooms and specifically shower cubicles require periodic monitoring for silicone seam and joint failure and deterioration. Poorly maintained silicone seals can lead to huge wall and flooring failures and if left unattended general destruction of your bathroom can occur. A simple … Continued