No Hot Water

No Hot Water

No Hot Water usually means cold showers first thing in the morning. We can’t think of many worse things in life! At Hydrolix we can help sort out your hot water issues promptly and efficiently. Our staff are trained to service and install both electric and gas hot water cylinders and heaters. Before calling us

Mains Pressure Hot Water Cylinders

Mains Pressure Hot Water Cylinders

Mains Pressure Cylinders are usually found in new builds and renovations. They have somewhat superseded low pressure cylinders in New Zealand. The reason that they are popular is they provide lots of hot water at a good pressure. They work well with today’s modern tapware and allow you to have many taps running at the

Water Pressure Problems

Water Pressure Problems

Both high and low water pressure problems can be a pain in the proverbial behind. Most low pressure problems are either caused by bad design, corroded pipework or the traditional low pressure hot water cylinder. Best practice in New Zealand is that the main hot and cold water feeds are fed via 20mm pipe work

Bathrooms

Bathrooms

Whether it be repairing a bathroom tap, installing a new shower or simply changing a toilet seat quality matters. At Hydrolix we can help you select good quality products at a reasonable price to suit everyones budget. There is a lot that goes on behind the walls to ensure that your bathroom fixtures function. From

Waste Disposal Units

Waste Disposal Units

The Top Myths. According to InSinkErator, Waste Disposal Units  or Waste Disposers have been around along time – The 1930’s to be precise. We often get asked about what and what we can’t put down them? Don’t they use a lot of water? Aren’t they dangerous? Will they clog pipes? Certain foods can’t go down

Plumbing Installation and Alterations

Plumbing Installation and Alterations

Everyone has seen the gorgeous bathrooms and kitchens on programmes such as Grand Designs or in Home and garden magazine. Yes, they look beautiful and practical and everybody would love one. But behind every sink, shower and dishwasher lies the work of a plumber. It’s easy to run pipework and connect an appliance, however it

Tap Repairs and Replacements

Tap Repairs and Replacements

Here at Hydrolix we service and repair all taps. For those taps that can’t be repaired we will happily help you select and source a replacement tap. In days past taps usually had a handle, spindle, washer and body and it was easy to source replacement parts for your taps. If it was leaking you

5 Things Plumbers Wish You Didn’t Do

5 Things Plumbers Wish You Didn’t Do

I caught a glimpse of an article on Today from the States and it appears that plumbers from all over the world have the same problems when it comes to problems exacerbated by their customers. So I thought that I would put together a list of mine. Do You Do Any of These?    

Plumbing Repair and Maintenance

Plumbing Repair and Maintenance

As Plumbers and Gas Fitters we deal with all a manner of water leaks, gas leaks, toilet leaks, leaking taps, blocked drains and  hot water systems not working every day. Toilet Leaks and Repairs. The majority of toilet repairs that we deal with are cisterns leaking into the toilet bowl. The leaks are either caused