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Your friendly Dux Hot Water Service Professionals

Do you have a DUX hot water system?  Jim’s Plumbing has you covered. If you’re experiencing issues with your DUX hot water system, just call Jim's Plumbing Now! Jim’s Plumbing are your one stop shop for all things hot water in Adelaide, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth or Sydney.The team of expert plumbers at Jim’s Plumbing can assist with a wide range of brands, makes and styles of hot water systems. For example, all of our plumbers...Read More

Your Friendly Rinnai Hot Water Service Doctor

Jim's Plumbing Your friendly Rinnai Hot Water Heater doctor!-> Do you have a Rinnai hot water system that needs to be serviced? -> Is your hot water system, leaking? -> Have a burst pipe? -> Not producing hot water? -> Only producing low water pressure? -> Or the pilot light won’t even stay ignited? Don’t panic – simply contact Jim’s Plumbing immediately on 1300 068 480. We have ...Read More

How is a Blocked Drain Fixed?

Once a customer calls through to our booking center and books a job with us, our dispatch team will send me the jobs location and a description of the issue given by the customer. Once I can see the jobs information, I can accept the job and head there straight away. If the customer requires a courtesy call, I can call them 30 minutes prior to my arrival.Whether you have a blocked toilet, basin, shower, waste or drain grate, or you have a s...Read More

Your friendly Rheem Hot Water Service Experts

Your friendly Rheem hot water system experts. Give Jim’s Plumbing a call today! Jim’s Plumbing are your hot water specialists, no matter what type of system you have. Whether Gas, Electric, Solar – Jim’s Plumbing has you covered.-> Leaking or burst hot water system -> No hot water running through the house -> Low water pressure -> Pilot light won’t stay ignitedWe’ve seen it all! Simply call us today...Read More

Jim’s Plumbing Gold Van

As a promotion, Jim's Plumbing have had one of their existing vans, vinyl wrapped in chrome gold. This vehicle wrap portrays the image, that the van is gold plated. However it is as simple as signage commonly seen on many vehicles except for the shiny chrome texture. Since introducing this van to the market, it has gained extensive exposure. Appearing on many Facebook and social media sites and serving its purpose in branding of the name Jims P...Read More

Why am I having Water Hammer?

Why am I having water hammer of water pipes banging during the night when all taps are turned off? This could be number of issues. However, it is important that customers realise that in the situation where there is water hammer that it is a process of elimination which ultimately can end up with the result of no solution. However I would firstly be checking the following as a plumber when I attended:These are the steps of which to follow:...Read More

How much does it cost to have a sewer camera inspect my drains?

When booking your next blocked drain please advise one of our friendly call centre operators that you are interested in having a plumber attend that also has a drain camera and we will ensure that we will send one of our drain camera specialist to your job (not all of our vans have drain cameras so it is important you request one).Whether you have a blocked toilet, basin, shower, waste or drain grate, or you have a sewer or st...Read More

Hot Water System Not Working? Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Frequently asked questions regarding Hot Water Systems Gas hot water problems The pilot light on my hot water system keeps going out even after relighting On gas hot water systems it can be one of the following issues: Thermocouple Faulty thermocouple that needs either cleaning or replacing. A thermocouple is the wire like probe that sits in the pilot light flame. Replacement of this requires a qualified gas fitter such as Jim’s Plumbing. Therm...Read More

What Hot Water System should I BUY?

There are so many variables in answering this question as it depends on the type of unit you currently have and if you have gas available to the property, electric and the volume of hot water you require. Below I have listed different options of units currently available in the market which we would happily send out one of Jim's plumbing hot water specialist to advise what suit best for your household and needs.Choosing the correct hot wate...Read More

Water Leaking from the Top of Hot Water System

If water is leaking from the top of your hot water system sorry to say however there is a good chance the cylinder has burst and you are up for a new hot water system. At Jims plumbing we will suggest that you check the compliance badge on the unit to see the date of the manufacturer to see if the system is still under warranty (you can only hope).No Interest Ever!* payment plan options available on hot water heater replacements to help ea...Read More