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Here at Eco Plumber Gas in Tauranga, we are committed to providing the very best in plumbing services. Part of our overall service is to provide our clients and visitors to our website with information about our company and the industry in general. Be sure to check back regularly for the latest news.

14 January 2018

Our Guide to Conserving Water Over Summer

So far, summer in Tauranga has been one of extremes – extreme dry heat in December, followed by a heavy storm and a King Tide. The rest of summer is forecasted to be long, dry and hot and, while it’s perfect weather for the beach, we’ll likely end up facing further water restrictions. 

11 December 2017

Four Ways to Increase Your Home's Water Efficiency

Having efficient plumbing practices is not only good for the earth, it also saves you money. Eco Plumber and Gas is committed to providing our clients with superior plumbing services while also doing our bit for the planet, and we want to help you find ways to increase your home’s water efficiency.

19 June 2017

How to Know If Your Plumbing Needs Replacing

It can be easy to overlook the indicators of an old and failing plumbing system. But if you are able to recognise the right time to replace the pipes in your home you may be able to prevent a full on plumbing emergency in the future.

22 May 2017

The Benefits of Solar Water Heating - Is it Right for You?

The amount of solar power added worldwide soared by some 50% last year. While solar is still a very small player overall, it is growing fast - there is now thought to be 305GW of solar power capacity around the world, compared with virtually nothing at the turn of the millennium. 

22 May 2017

Things to Consider When Designing a New Bathroom

Whether your new bathroom or renovation budget is the size of a palace or more in line with the smallest room in the home, the results can still be stylish, practical and fit for royalty. Here are some ideas to help get you started.

23 April 2017

It Never Rains but it Pours - How to Avoid Blocked Drains

Ironically, the torrential rain which hammered the Bay of Plenty recently sparked a call for Waihi residents to conserve water. Met Service figures show that since Tuesday 188.2mm of rain had doused Tauranga while 413.6mm fell at the weather station between Waihi and Whangamata.

31 March 2017

Helpful Hints For Cleaning The Gutters

Autumn is here and with the comes a good time to check up on those gutters! Here's a few tips to keep your gutters clear and more importantly, keep your costs down!

23 March 2017

A Look Inside The First Bathrooms

Plumbing, hot water and flushing toilets are taken for granted in our bathrooms today but it took centuries for our culture to develop them and bring them all together.

22 January 2017

Tauranga Plumbers Turning Away Thousands of Dollars in Work

Tauranga plumbers are so busy they are having to turn away thousands of dollars’ worth of business every week. As building activity in the Tauranga area reaches intense heights, some firms say they could potentially increase their business by 50 per cent .

21 December 2016

Plumbers all Hands on Deck as New Home Builds and Renovations Intensify in Tauranga

Building consent values for Mount Maunganui and Papamoa have hit a staggering $606.9 million from 2013 to date. As new homes and renovations intensify in Tauranga, the booming construction sector has seen high demand for qualified tradespeople, including plumbers

21 December 2016

Knowing When to Call a Professional Plumber

Many people take the plumbing in their home for granted - until it stops working. Plumbing can quickly cause problems that can't or shouldn't be ignored and there are some plumbing jobs that are best left to the experts.

21 November 2016

A Look at the Road to Becoming a Registered Plumber

It may be physically demanding and not for the squeamish, but plumbing is a great route to career independence especially in the current building boom with the high demand for plumbers. 

29 October 2015

National Master Plumbers Association's Conference Held in Tauranga

The New Zealand Master Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Conference was hosted this year at the Trinity Wharf Hotel in Tauranga. Read more 

29 September 2015

What Is Gasfitting and Who Can Do It?

Gasfitting is skilled work. It involves the installation, testing, altering, adjusting or repairing of any gas appliances and ensuring they'll be safe to operate. It also includes work on appliances fitted to any vehicles like boats and motorhomes. Read more

31 August 2015

Tauranga Cowboy Plumber Fined

Defective plumbing work has the potential to cause disease and serious damage to the home which is why plumbing, gasfitting, and drainlaying are regulated trades in New Zealand - to protect public health and safety. Read more

29 April 2015

Why Use an Eco-friendly plumber?

Having an eco-friendly home is increasingly important to people as more and more of us are becoming environmentally conscious. Read more