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Plumbing may not sound very exciting to some, but when your sewer blocks, or your hot water system dies, suddenly these unassuming folk are super heroes (Well, we like to think so!)

Hot Water Service North Essendon | Finlay Plumbing

Hot Water Service North Essendon

Fast hot water change-over – Essendon North Another fast hot water change-over. This time at an investment property in North Essendon. Nobody likes cold water showers. At least no one we know! Certainly tenants don’t seem to like having the hot water suddenly evaporate (see what we did there) as was the case in this…

Rinnai 26 Hot Water Service | Essendon | Finlay Plumbing

Rinnai 26 Hot Water Service

It seems just about everything is deconstructed these days; coffees, burgers, cocktails, etc. Really, I have to pay and put it together myself? Yeah, no thanks! Luckily, we install fully constructed hot water units. In this case the old Rinnai (installed by Finlay Plumbing) was over twenty years old when it died. We fitted a new Rinnai…

Hot Water Service Essendon | Vulcan Freeloader 135 | Finlay Plumbing

Hot Water Service Essendon

Vulcan Freeloader 135 When your hot water service dies, you need action! This fast hot water unit change-over was for a customer in Essendon. This time, a Vulcan Freeloader 135. In the 1970’s & 80’s some new houses and units were built with the hot water service recessed into the brick veneer wall – to save…

Rheem Electric Hot Water Service | Essendon | Finlay Plumbing

Rheem Electric Hot Water Service

Fast Hot Water Service Change Over Two things guaranteed to set your teeth on edge, the sound of the dentist’s drill and suddenly discovering your hot water unit needs an urgent extraction. This speedy hot water unit change-over was for a local dentist. We installed this 50 litre  Rheemelectric hot water service, all within four hours…

School Drinking Fountains Aberfeldie | AquaBubblers | Finlay Plumbing

School Drinking Fountains Aberfeldie

AQUA BUBBLERS INVADING OUR SCHOOLS!!! Maybe Donald Trump should build a wall to keep these odd looking intruders away from our children? No, not really, these Aquabubblers are the modern drinking fountain. Totally child friendly! We recently installed these Aquabubblers at a primary school in Aberfeldie (it was called West Essendon when I was a kid). It seems…

RINNAI 26 continuous flow hot water service | After Installation | Finlay Plumbing

RINNAI 26 continuous flow hot water service

  New Hot Water Service Installation removes fire risk Back in December we came across a dangerous hot water service installation under/through a timber deck. We couldn’t help but ask ourselves how the house had not burnt down! The external gas hot water service had a timber deck installed around it – AND then they decked…

West Brunswick Hot Water Service Installation | After Installation | West Brunswick | Finlay Plumbing

West Brunswick Hot Water Service Installation

West Brunswick Home in Hot Water This home is now back in hot water after removing an unwanted freeloader! Another hot water service change-over, in West Brunswick this time. We removed the old Vulcan Freeloader and installed a new 160 litre five star gas Rheem Stellar. Speaking of the Vulcan Freeloader, does anyone remember the old…

School Drinking Fountain Essendon | Finlay Plumbing

School Drinking Fountain Installation Essendon

Drinking Fountain Installation Essendon What are these? Remember the old fashioned drink trough found in every school back in the day? Well, they’ve changed a little. We recently installed these new Aquabubblers at a school in Essendon.

Electric Hot Water Service Essendon | Finlay PLumbing

Electric Hot Water Service Essendon

Rheem 50L electric Hot water Service This new Rheem 50L electric Hot water Service was recently installed in a commercial kitchen in Essendon.