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Replacing Your Hot Water Cylinder?

Have a leaking HWC? Or just thinking of replacing your HWC? This is a perfect time to think about changing to gas water heating! Enjoy extra storage space - when you remove your old hot water cylinder the cupboard space will be all yours! Also if you have previously been on low pressure then you will love the mains water pressure that a gas califont will give you! If you would prefer to just replace your old hot water cylinder with a new one, we are experts in plumbing and hot water cylinde...

March 21, 2017

What Plumbing Can I Do Myself?

So can you do your own DIY plumbing at home? Things that are ok to do yourself are: Installation of appliances such as dishwashers and washing machines; the replacement or repair of taps, ball valves and plugs. All sanitary plumbing work must be carried out by a plumber. Sanitary plumbing is any work involved in fixing or unfixing any pipe, plumbing fixture or appliance including; any trap, waste or soil pipe, ventilation pipe, or overflow pipe and any pipe that supplies or is intended to su...

February 10, 2017

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF GAS WATER HEATING?

Continuous flow water heaters or califonts heat water as it enters your hot water system, removing the need for on-site water storage like in a hot water cylinder. Benefits include: * Continuous, unlimited hot water - never run out and have a cold shower! * The units are relatively small and are fixed to the outside of your house, freeing up valuable space in cupboards for you to use for other purposes. * No stored water to keep hot which minimises your running costs to heat your water. Micron...

January 30, 2017

GAS COOKING VS ELECTRIC HOBS

If you like cooking then you'll love cooking with gas! With a huge variety of designer-styled cooking appliances available and the instant heat and precise control that gas delivers, it's easy to see why gas is the choice of chefs and foodies alike! Cooking with gas gives you better accuracy with the temperature than an electric hob as the heat is much more controllable. No more thermostats turning off and on, you can keep the temperature consistent! Also gas cooking produces succulent results ...

January 20, 2017

BATHROOM RENOVATIONS

If you're looking to renovate your bathroom in the North Shore or Hibiscus Coast area of Auckland, you can rely on the expertise of Micron Plumbing and Gas to help with all your plumbing needs. Micron Plumbing and Gas can give you advice on what design may work best and which products and fittings are best to use. We can provide you with a free quote for all the plumbing work needed to complete your bathroom renovation and also can provide you with a quote for supplying fittings such as toilet...

August 11, 2016

INSTALL A GAS WATER HEATING SYSTEM

The Rinnai Infinity VT26 is a continuous flow gas hot water system supplied by a unit fixed to the exterior of your house. This type of hot water system produces endless hot water, and is a energy efficient water heating system, because it's only on when you need hot water. Micron Plumbing and Gas can supply and install a new Rinnai Infinity VT26 for your home. If you are thinking of changing from electric water heating to gas, give us a call today on 0204 086 5976. ...

June 17, 2016

Find A Registered Plumber and Gasfitter

These days finding a registered tradesman is becoming more and more difficult. There are various cases in New Zealand of people starting up their own plumbing businesses and carrying out sanitary plumbing when they are not certified to do this work. As a home owner you want to be sure that the person you call to come and do your plumbing and gasfitting work is properly registered by the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board (PGDB). It's illegal for anyone to do plumbing, gasfitting or drai...

June 8, 2016

Legionnaires Disease

Legionnaires Disease is a potentially deadly disease which in recent times has been reported in NZ. It is a potentially fatal type of pneumonia and can be found within our hot water systems. How to stop it? Legionella bacteria can grow in water temperatures of 20-45°C. They thrive at temperatures of 32-44°C but can't live at 60°C or higher. The building code requires hot water systems to be capable of being controlled to prevent the growth of Legionella bacteria. To achieve this the storage...

May 6, 2016

GASFITTING NEWS

Harcourts fined for rental property safety failings. Harcourts Timaru was fined $55,000 and required to pay $12,500 reparation for failing to take all practicable steps to ensure the safety of gas appliances and fittings when leasing out a property and for engaging a person who was not authorised to do gas-fitting. Crew Cut franchisee, Larry Warner, was sentenced to 200 hours community work and required to pay $2000 reparation for doing the unauthorised work. Harcourts Timaru and Larry Warner ...

April 10, 2016

NEW SPECIALS PAGE ON OUR WEBSITE!

Looking for some great plumbing specials to kickstart your bathroom renovation? We are happy to announce that we have launched a new feature on our website where we will add regular specials for all of our valued customers! Included in these specials are other packages such as a kitchen tap replacement for those who just need a small maintenance job done in their home. To view these deals visit www.micronplumbing.co.nz and check out our Specials page. As we will be updating our Special...

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