The K-Valves Use in Commercial Plumbing

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As a commercial plumber, being able to complete your job efficiently and effectively is important. Whether you are working on the infrastructure that is delivering portable water, removing waste products, or doing something else like providing water for heating and cooling HVAC systems, your role in installing, maintaining and repairing plumbing systems and water fixtures […]

Avoid The Test Plug Pitfalls With K-Valve

Avoid The Test Plug Pitfalls With K-Valve | Test Plugs

Look in any plumber’s box of tools and you’re likely to find an assortment of test plugs. They’ve traditionally been an essential part of the testing process sealing up the pipes and then creating pressure inside the system. Plumbers may need to ensure that the piping system on a newly built office block is in […]

Piling on The Pressure: Why K-Valve Is Better Than The Rest

Piling On The Pressure: Why K-Valve Is Better Than The Rest | Plumbing Distributor Brisbane

Look at the tools and protective gear plumbers need and you’ll get a sense of how risky their work is. Pliers, tubing cutters and face shields used to install sewerage pumping equipment go with the territory of every plumber and plumbing distributor. Efficient stormwater plumbing systems are our frontline defence against hazards like water contamination. […]

The 4 Key Kinds of Pipe Testing in Australian Plumbing

The 4 Key Kinds of Pipe Testing in Australian Plumbing

Water may be a high-demand commodity but we lose lots of it in leaks. Not so long ago, a government report estimated that 10% of Sydney’s daily water supply escaped through the cracks: water quite literally down the drain, you might say. And, it’s not just drinking water that can leak. Without proper testing, stormwater […]

Why Safe Working Practices Matter In The Plumbing Industry

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Leptospirosis, Hepatitis A, Drill Motors, Tubing Cutters, Hack Saws. These are some of the illnesses and tools that flash like red lights from the pages of the Queensland Government’s health and safety section for plumbers. Work carries risks and risks require mitigation. Those jobs with higher danger levels deserve special attention. They need the equipment […]

Residential Plumbing – What Is It and How Can The K-Valve System Help?

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We don’t often think about it this way, but plumbing impacts so much of what we do on a day-to-day basis. When we drink, prepare food, brush our teeth, wash our cars, or clean the house we utilise our homes’ plumbing system. Plumbing is responsible for delivering safe and consumable water to us and keeping […]

How The K-Valve Can Help Your Plumbing Business

How The K-Valve Can Help Your Plumbing Business | Plumbing Test Plug

Running your own plumbing business can lead to a rewarding career. Your services are needed by customers and you get to tackle a new situation on your feet every day. This being said, the pandemic has forced the plumbing industry to face cutbacks over the past few years and these are expected to persist into […]

K-Valve Background Story – An Australian Plumbing Solution

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Background story Reliable sewer and stormwater pipes are critical to ensuring the integrity of our complex drainage systems. On installation, these wastewater systems are tested to meet the Australian and New Zealand Standards. The limitations and risks of the current testing methods are well-known to plumbers. Read on for a modern and Australian plumbing solution.