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What Makes For A Good Emergency Plumber In Donnybrook?

Not all plumbers are trained to assist in emergency plumber situations. But apart from being available 24/7, what other factors should you watch out for?


Experience and Expertise

Experienced plumbers are trained to deal with a range of plumbing issues. They’ve dealt with it all before and may be more likely to get your plumbing situation sorted out than someone who doesn’t have years of experience under their belt.


Prompt and reliable service

In an emergency, you need a plumber who arrives exactly when they said they would.


Reliable and respectful of your property

A plumber should always arrive on time and be ready to work from the get-go. The best emergency plumbers treat their customers’ homes like they treat their own – this means preventing mess and keeping disruption to a minimum while take good care of your belongings.


Transparent pricing

Your plumber should be honest with you about how much your plumbing emergency will cost to resolve. Quotes and invoices should be completely transparent, with no hidden fees.


Quality parts and products

While using cheaper plumbing parts might save money temporarily, they generally break faster and will need to be replaced sooner. For a longer lifespan and good value for money, try and find a plumber that uses the best equipment or product for the job.


Appropriate licenses and qualifications

In the QLD, all plumbers need to be licensed and meet certain requirements (such as being certified a relevant qualification). You should always be sure that your selected plumber is licensed and have good public and products liability insurance to keep you financially safe in the event that the job doesn’t go to plan.


What Can I Do In The Case Of A Plumbing Emergency?

Our passionate and friendly team of plumbing tradesmen will talk to you about your problem over the phone before we turn up at your home. Whether you’ve got a burst pipe, gas leak, or your taps won’t turn off, we’ll do our best to assist you with the problem and make the situation less dangerous for you and your family.


Gas Leaks

It can be hard to identify a gas leak, so it’s imperative that you act immediately on potential leaks to uphold your safety and other occupants of your home. Gas leaks tend to produce a rotten egg or sulphur smell, hissing sounds, or if you’ve been near a gas leak for too long, you may begin to feel nausea and light-headedness. In the case of a gas leak, you should evacuate occupants from your home straight away. Open your windows to ventilate the house, avoid using any gas or electrical appliances, and contact our team as quickly as you can from outside of your house. Switching off your gas at the mains or at the LPG tank should be done after you’ve turned off all gas devices; we can walk you through this process over the phone if need be.


Burst Pipes and Other Water Issues

For plumbing emergencies where water won’t stop flowing, such as a burst pipe, taps not functioning or toilets overflowing, we advise contacting our team and switching your water off as quickly as you can. To do this, find the water meter box outside your house. This is typically a plastic box in most homes, but our tradesmen are happy to assist you in finding your meter box.


Are you looking for an efficient and economical emergency plumber in Donnybrook? Hughes Plumbing Contractors are the plumbers for you!

Some of our many emergency plumbing services include:


Drain Cleaning
Blocked Toilets & Drains
Tap Repairs
Toilet Repairs
Water Heater Repairs
Leak Detection
Roof leaks
CCTV Drain inspections
Make Safe Work


Hughes Plumbing Contractors are the most reliable local 24/7 plumber in Donnybrook. No one wants to work with an unexperienced, expensive plumber. Why not work with the passionate and open team of tradesmen at Hughes Plumbing Contractors?


Experience the Hughes Plumbing Contractors difference for yourself today!


Experienced and professional Australian plumbers

Over 40 years’ combined experience

Latest technology and equipment

Fully licensed and insured

Full public liability insurance cover

Friendly personal service

Expert honest advice

We live & work in and around Donnybrook



The professional team of experts at Hughes Plumbing Contractors can handle any plumbing problem they’re faced with. We’re fully stocked with state-of-the-art plumbing tools and we are fully licensed and qualified to undertake plumbing work in Donnybrook.

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