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Abhishek ShahiAbhishek Shahi
21:12 20 Feb 24
Chris Junior was very prompt and completed the work quite swiftly. He also explained the problem quite well that gave us comfort and trust on his ability to help fix the problem
Baljeet SinghBaljeet Singh
05:26 20 Feb 24
Professional and courteous.Happy with the work.
Kenneth LaiKenneth Lai
06:27 16 Feb 24
Chris and Michael have done an amazing job to repair the blocked drainage. Strongly recommend to anyone who's looking for a reliable plumber.
Sarina CancinoSarina Cancino
20:55 13 Feb 24
Excellent service by Chris Jr and Michael. Response time was quick and they were friendly and quick to resolve the issue. 100% would call again and would recommend!
Kiri VanderHeidenKiri VanderHeiden
03:40 13 Feb 24
Thanks for your fast service and great work. I’ll be recommending you to others - good communication and friendly service 🤩
Michelle SharpMichelle Sharp
06:05 12 Feb 24
Dealing with Dr leak was a very easy process. From dealing with reception, and Sam who was very friendly, helpful and thorough. The job all done! Highly recommended.
Bozica, Boyana TrkuljaBozica, Boyana Trkulja
23:36 11 Feb 24
Daniel SmithDaniel Smith
03:51 10 Feb 24
Prompt on time workers , great workmanship, very professional and price was as quoted with no surprises
Samantha AshfordSamantha Ashford
02:02 08 Feb 24
Dr Leak are fast, efficient, clean & tidy. Absolute pleasure to deal with the entire team from start to finish, with special mention to Marley who went that extra mile.
Bernadette FrancisBernadette Francis
00:18 08 Feb 24
I recommend dr leak our hot water system died so I called dr leak plumbing had Chris come out he gave me a quote and the next day they installed our new hot water system mitch was very friendly a great customer service to
Judith MetcalfJudith Metcalf
01:50 07 Feb 24
Great customer service from my initial enquiry, Jack coming out to quote and Mitch doing the repair of my leaking toilet. Could not fault anything. Really liked the communication from texting me on approach to getting the quote and invoice promptly by text. I would not hesitate to recommend. Great work.
Michel AzarMichel Azar
04:47 06 Feb 24
Attentive and super friendly customer service. It’s a whole team working to get the service/job done. Very high standards and professional.
Harlow GornallHarlow Gornall
10:50 05 Feb 24
Marley came out and gave me a reasonable price and was very efficient with the job, highly recommend
Arabela TupkovicArabela Tupkovic
10:48 05 Feb 24
Marley came out and installed new gutters around my whole house. And I cannot get enough of the amazing job he did. Dr leak definitely deserve to be no.1
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Your Melbourne 
Leaking Tap Repair Experts

Melbourne is a thriving metropolis with a diverse population of over 5 million people. This vibrant city has a rich history and is renowned for its world-class restaurants, lively nightlife, and iconic landmarks like the Melbourne Cricket Ground and Flinders Street Station.

However, like any city, Melbourne homes and buildings require regular maintenance and repairs to keep them in top condition. One common issue that many Melbourne homeowners face is leaking taps. This not only leads to higher water bills but also contributes to water shortages, which are a growing concern in many parts of Australia.

At Dr Leak Plumbing, we are committed to providing fast and effective leaking tap repair services in Melbourne and the surrounding areas. Our team of licensed Melbourne plumbers has over 15 years of experience in repairing all types of leaking taps, and we use the latest tools and techniques to quickly identify and fix the issue. Don't let a leaking tap go unchecked - contact us today to schedule an appointment and experience the difference that our expert leaking tap repair services can make for your home or business.

 

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Our Leaking Tap Repair

Services Across Melbourne

As a leading plumbing company in Melbourne, we provide top-notch leaking tap repair services in various regions, including the Eastern Suburbs, Mornington Peninsula, Northern Suburbs and the CBD. Our team of expert plumbers has years of experience in repairing all types of leaking taps, ensuring that we provide our clients with efficient and effective solutions.

At Dr Leak Plumbing, we understand how frustrating a leaking tap can be, especially when it leads to higher water bills and water wastage. That's why we use the latest tools and techniques to identify the root cause of the leak and provide the necessary repairs to fix the issue. Our comprehensive leaking tap repair services cover bathroom taps, kitchen taps, outdoor taps, and laundry taps, among others.

 

Our Process for Tap Repairs:

We believe in providing our clients with a transparent and seamless repair process that guarantees long-lasting solutions. When you contact us for your leaking tap repair needs, we'll start by inspecting the tap to identify the source of the leak. Our plumbers will then provide you with a detailed explanation of the issue and a recommended course of action. If repair is necessary, we'll use high-quality parts and materials to ensure a long-lasting repair. We'll also test the tap thoroughly to ensure that the issue has been resolved.

 

Advantages of Choosing Our Leaking Tap Repair Services:

Choosing Dr Leak Plumbing for your leaking tap repairs comes with many benefits, including:

  • $0 call-out fee when you book before 5 pm* - we understand that leaking taps can happen at any time, which is why we offer this convenient service to our clients in Melbourne.
  • 10% off for seniors and pensioners - we appreciate the contribution that seniors and pensioners have made to our society, and we want to show our gratitude by offering them a discount on our services.
  • 15% off for online bookings* - we understand that our clients lead busy lives, which is why we offer a discount to those who book our services online.
  • 10% off for existing customers* - we value our loyal clients and want to show our appreciation by offering them a discount on their next service.

Our team is dedicated to delivering the best possible service and workmanship to our clients. We take pride in our work and stand behind it with comprehensive guarantees. Whether it's a minor dripping tap or a significant leak, our team of expert plumbers is equipped to handle any leaking tap repair job with the utmost care and attention to detail.

So why wait? Contact us today to schedule an appointment and experience the difference that our professional leaking tap repair services can make for your home in Melbourne. Let us take the hassle out of your leaking tap issues and provide you with fast, reliable, and affordable solutions.

 

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The Common Causes of 
Dripping Taps
 in 
Melbourne Homes

A leaking tap can be a nuisance, but it can also lead to bigger problems if left unaddressed. It's important to understand the common causes of leaks to prevent further damage to your plumbing system. At Dr Leak Plumbing, we have extensive experience in identifying and repairing all types of leaking taps in Sydney and Melbourne properties. Here are some of the most common causes of leaking taps that we have encountered:

 

• Corroded or damaged pipes:

The pipes that supply water to the tap can become corroded or damaged, leading to leaks in the tap or elsewhere in the plumbing system. This can be caused by age, water quality, or improper installation. When pipes become corroded or damaged, they can develop holes or cracks, which allows water to leak out.

Loose or damaged fittings:

The fittings that connect the tap to the pipe can become loose or damaged, leading to water leaks around the base of the tap. This can be caused by age, excessive use, or improper installation. When fittings become loose or damaged, water can seep out of the connection between the tap and the pipe.

High water pressure:

High water pressure can put excessive stress on taps and their parts, leading to leaks. This can be caused by a variety of factors, including municipal water systems with high pressure, using a pressure washer to clean your home or car, or a malfunctioning pressure relief valve. When water pressure is too high, it can cause fittings, washers, and seals to fail, resulting in leaks.

Faulty or damaged tap spindles:

The spindle inside the tap can become faulty or damaged, leading to water leaks around the base of the tap or around the handle. This can be caused by age, excessive use, or improper installation. When the spindle becomes damaged, it can no longer properly control the flow of water, which can result in leaks.

• Worn-out washers or seals:

The washer or seal inside the tap can wear out over time, causing water to leak out around the tap handle. This can be caused by age, overuse, or mineral buildup in the tap. When the washer or seal becomes worn, it can no longer form a tight seal, which allows water to leak out of the tap.

 

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Key Signs of a Dripping Tap

on Your Property

Leaking taps are a common problem in Melbourne households, and it's important to detect them early to prevent further damage to your plumbing system. At Dr Leak Plumbing, we know that identifying the signs of a leaking tap is crucial to prevent water wastage and damage to surrounding surfaces. Here are some common indicators to look out for:

 

1. An unexplained increase in your water bill:

If you notice a sudden rise in your water bills without a corresponding increase in water usage, there could be a leak in your plumbing system, including your taps. This is because even small leaks can result in significant water waste over time, which can lead to higher water bills. If you suspect a leak is causing your higher bills, it's important to have it addressed promptly to prevent further damage to your plumbing system and keep your bills under control.

2. Damage or discolouration of surfaces:

If you observe staining or damage to surrounding surfaces, such as the sink or bench, it's a sign of a leak that needs attention. This can occur when water from a leaking tap seeps into the surrounding materials and causes damage or staining. If left untreated, this can cause further damage to the materials and potentially lead to more extensive repairs.

3. Moisture around the base of the tap:

If you notice water around the base of the tap or the surrounding area, it's an indication of a leak that needs to be addressed. This wetness can be caused by water seeping out of the tap itself or by a leak in the pipes connected to the tap. If left untreated, this leak can cause damage to surrounding surfaces and potentially lead to mould growth or other issues.

4. Constant Dripping Sound:

If you hear a continuous dripping sound coming from your tap, it's likely that there's a leak. Even if the dripping is only occasional, it's important to have it checked out as it can lead to wasted water and higher water bills over time. Additionally, a dripping tap can be a sign of a larger problem with your plumbing system, which can cause further damage if left unaddressed.

 

Why It's Importance to Determine the Cause of a Leak

It's crucial to detect and repair a leaking tap promptly to prevent further damage to your plumbing system and save water. Even a small leak can waste a significant amount of water over time, resulting in higher water bills. Additionally, a leaking tap can cause damage to surrounding surfaces, promote mould growth and create other issues if left untreated.

At Dr Leak Plumbing, our experienced team of experts promptly identifies and resolves leaking tap issues, preventing further damage to your plumbing system. Contact us now to schedule an appointment and experience our high-quality leaking tap repair services in Melbourne.

 

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DIY Techniques to 
Repair Your Leaking Tap

Leaking taps can be a frustrating issue for many Melbourne homeowners. However, if you're handy with tools and enjoy taking on household repairs, there are some simple DIY fixes that you can try before calling in the experts. Here are some common DIY fixes for leaking taps:

 

• Tightening Loose Parts:

If the tap handle or other parts of the tap are loose, they can cause leaks. You can try tightening these parts using a wrench or pliers to see if this stops the leak.

• Replacing Washers:

Worn-out washers are a common cause of leaking taps. You can replace the washer by unscrewing the tap handle, removing the spindle, and replacing the washer. This is a relatively simple fix that can often stop the leak.

• Replacing O-rings:

O-rings are another component of the tap that can wear out and cause leaks. You can replace the O-ring by unscrewing the tap handle, removing the spindle, and replacing the O-ring.

• Adjusting Water Pressure:

High water pressure can cause leaks in taps. You can try adjusting the water pressure at the main water supply valve to see if this stops the leak.

While these DIY fixes may be effective for minor leaks, it's important to note that they may not always resolve the issue. If the leak persists or if you are unsure about how to address the issue, it's time to call in the experts.

 

When to Call in the Experts

At Dr Leak Plumbing, we offer fast, reliable, and affordable leaking tap repair services throughout Melbourne and the surrounding regions, including the South-East Suburbs, Bayside area and Western Suburbs.

Our team of experts has extensive experience in identifying and addressing leaking tap issues promptly to prevent further damage to your plumbing system. We use the latest tools and techniques to quickly identify the cause of the leak and provide the necessary repairs to fix the issue. Contact us today to schedule an appointment and experience the difference that our expert leaking tap repair services can make for your home.

 

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Pricing is provided before the work is commenced. We offer payment plans and options to help fit within our customers budget.

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Using only the most reliable tools and advanced technology to achieve the best result and longevity.

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We pride ourselves in our quality of work and strive for 100% customer satisfaction. Any plumbing done by Dr Leak comes with Lifetime warranty on all workmanship.

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Emergencies don't wait for business hours, which is why our team at Dr Leak are available 24/7 for all your emergency plumbing.

What some of our customers say

Brendon
Quick response, sorted out a new gas outlet in the house, friendly team
Leichhardt, NSW
Meegan
Chris arrived promptly, fixed my leaky toilet and went above and beyond by replacing some extra components to ensure a more secure cistern in the future, while staying within the agreed budget. Highly recommend. Meegan, Dee Why
Dee Why, NSW
Ross
Dr Leak Plumbing were fantastic. They quickly assessed the issue with our roof and fixed it effectively and provided advice and additional tasks at the same time.
Randwick, NSW

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