At Alan Oxford, we are one of Sydney’s most trusted plumbers and electricians. With over 20 years’ experience, we know how to control the leading problems to household plumbing, in the long run saving you money and time. Blocked Drains and Pipes Blocked drains and pipes are the most common plumbing issues because most people think letting small debris down the drain is not a big issue. Soap residual from hygiene products sticks to the insides of pipes, this alone is not a big issue, but when hair goes down the drain, it sticks to the soap and can cause a build-up in the pipe. Whether you shave over a sink or let long hairs escape in the shower, it can easily cause a drain blockage and a big plumbing problem.  If your sink or bathtub is blocked up, water will not drain effectively, which can lead to some scary health issues and damages to your property. The same goes for house toilets; foreign objects which are not toilet paper should never be flushed down the toilet, as this can cause similar blockage problems. Keep a bin next to your toilet to avoid the temptation and avoid a big plumbing problem. […] read more