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A plumber is a tradesperson who specializes in installing and maintaining systems used for potable (drinking) water, sewage and drainage in plumbing systems.

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  1. brownc

    VIC Plumber charging me twice for the same job

    I received a $2,800 invoice from a plumber, soon after they started they told me that much more additional work was needed and I was quickly supplied with another invoice with the same job number that had very similar wording to the original one for $7,500. The first job was technically not...
  2. R

    NSW builder underestimated cost, inflates invoices, gives false invoice, removes tools from site

    Any advise on the following please.if I have left out any vital information, please advise... I engaged the builder to convert my investment property, a terrace house into a 3 room boarding house with internal renovation work only. The renovation was to be developed in two stages, with a budget...
  3. L

    QLD Declined Home Insurance Renewal Due to Claims Experience?

    We are semi-retired and have a house with a handcraft gallery attached, built six years ago. Originally we had difficulty finding an insurer who would cover a residence and business in one building. Now our insurer has declined our insurance renewal due to claims experience. This is now giving...
  4. M

    NSW Are We Responsible for Calling in Plumber for Investigation?

    Hi I live in Sydney in a property that was subdivided and rebuilt new 9 years ago. The neighbours 100 year old house was sold about a year ago and the new owner is redeveloping the property. They have discovered a clay type water pipe [not sewerage] that seems to run under the fence from my...
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    VIC Smashed Sewerage Line - Who is Responsible for Costs?

    Hi. I had new fencing done on my property recently. The company has smashed through and put a post through the sewerage line. I have had to pay for two plumbers and Yarra Valley had to be called out because the damage is to their pipes. They will be sending out a plumber to fix their pipe in...
  6. M

    WA Unlicensed Plumber Didn't Finish Job - Refund?

    Hi everyone, I recently employed a plumber to do a bathroom/laundry renovation. She told me the plumbing would cost 8 to 9K. I paid her just over 11K (including the cost of a new hot water system she deceived me into buying), then when the job ended up not finished and full of problems, I...