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It’s enough to drive you mad.

Drip, drip, drip – a toilet keeps filling, a dripping tap echoes in the kitchen, a dripping shower make a mess in the bathroom or a pipe keeps spreading water and mould through a wall.

Leaks and drips and blockages can keep you up at night, add extra costs your water bill and damage to your property.

Most of these little niggles around the house can be solved with a bit of DIY elbow grease, like changing the washers or tightening a nut with a wrench. But if problems with your water system persist or get worse, then it pays to call in the experts at Silva Plumbing Service.

We are drip detectives

Silva Plumbing Service’s team of experts have years of experience between them of finding out what’s wrong with any water system and fixing it first time for the right price. This expertise has won us customers across Canberra, Queanbeyan and the surrounding areas, and we pride ourselves on the ability to find the fault and fix it, quickly and cheaply.

Many issues that affect a functional wet area are easily remedied. For example, stopping a tap from dripping or keeping toilet plumbing from constantly filling might be as simple as examining how the plumbing elements of your home are arranged.

Something could be off in the system, but our expert plumbers can find the problem and make the repair. For example, a toilet leak could be caused by damage to a valve in the water system of your home, overwhelming the mechanism.

But finding the cause of bathroom plumbing leaks or a drip in the kitchen can also be an elaborate hunt. Sometimes the cause of bathroom leaks can be far away from where the problem presents itself, and we pride ourselves on accurate assessment and repair of issues common to your wet areas, and also the uncommon ones .

We offer a full repair service

Silva Plumbing Service’s vehicles carry a wide range of stock parts and modern equipment that allows our plumbers to find and fix every drip, leak or blockage they find. Whether it’s a problem with bathroom and shower plumbing, a toilet leaking or any other water system in your home, Silva Plumbing Service has the expertise to get the job done.

Our drip detectives are standing by to help find the source of your leaking toilet or dripping tap. Give us a call on (02) 622 322 63 or get in touch online via Contact us.



Our address is 1st Floor Savings House, 4/8 Petrie Plaza, Canberra ACT 2601

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Do your pipes sound more like hard rock than smooth radio? There are many reasons your shuddering pipes may be making so much racket.

Knocking pipes may be caused by the poor original installation of the pipework, with loose fixings failing to hold the sections in place. Loose items within the pipes may be tumbling around, creating noise when water pressure hits them. Water hammer, also known as plumbing hammer, may occur when you shut off water and a thumping noise is heard. This could mean that valves are malfunctioning, creating waves of pressure that surge back and forth, placing strain on the pipes and your ears.

Noisy pipes can cause property damage

Noisy pipes are usually a symptom of a bigger problem that could cause severe and expensive damage to your water system.

If pipes are not securely fixed, they will be unable to handle the continued strain placed on them by water pressure. Over time, the repetitive knocking of a copper or plastic pipe against a sharp edge or foreign object like a nail or saddle may wear away a section of the water supply pipe. This increases the risk of having a burst pipe that causes water damage to your property. And malfunctioning valves could cause damage to your hot water system and its pipelines, causing rapid cessation of water flow that sends waves of high pressure back through the system.

Sorting out the problem

Noisy plumbing can sometimes be dismissed as a quirk of your property, something to be tolerated or worked around. But if left unattended, noisy pipes can lead to serious damage for your water system and your property.

By diagnosing the problem correctly and coming up with a solution, you can stop your pipes making noise and ensure your water system functions as it should, smoothly and securely.

Silva Plumbing Service’s team of experts can come to your property and diagnose the problem, usually by just listening to the noise your pipes make and observing where the sound comes from.

We also carry professional assessment and diagnosis equipment, which greatly increases our efficacy and prevents unnecessary cost by keeping invasive repairs to a minimum.

Get Silva Plumbing Service on the job

As one of the leading plumbers in Canberra, Queanbeyan and all the surrounding areas, Silva Plumbing Service can sort out any problem with your property’s noisy water system. If you have noisy pipes, give Silva Plumbing Service a call on (02) 622 322 63 or get in touch contact page, and we’ll find the solution.


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Our address is 1st Floor Savings House, 4/8 Petrie Plaza, Canberra ACT 2601

by appointment only

Home water systems are usually quite simple designs – there's a pressurised water main (or property service), a hot water system and a series of pipes connected to the bathrooms that deliver and drain the water. But even with the simplest design there are a million things that can go wrong.

Problems with your water system

You turn on the bath taps and nothing comes out from the blocked pipes, there's no hot water for the shower you were looking forward to, or the taps just dribble and shudder with low water pressure. There could be a number of causes for a problem with your home's water system. These range from valve malfunctions in the pipes and glitches in the hot water system itself, to a blockage or kink in the water supply further up stream.

There are some simple solutions you can try out yourself. The pilot light may have gone out on your hot water system, which may be able to be re-lit, or over tightening a tap and releasing it quickly might free up a stuck tap washer or change its sealing position. However, these short-term fixes may not solve the problem for good.

Get Silva Plumbing Service on the job

Major or recurring problems with your water supply can be a big drain on your lifestyle, but there is an easy way to fix them without draining your wallet.

Silva Plumbing Service can diagnose and sort out any problem with your home's water system quickly, professionally and affordably. We serve homes in Canberra, Queanbeyan and all the surrounding areas, providing total coverage of the Capital and Southern Tablelands.

Silva Plumbing Service's experienced tech will come directly to your home and find out what's wrong, drawing on our high quality skills and experience to get your water system running the way it should be again.

Find the problem and fix it

Whatever the cause, the team at Silva Plumbing Service will generally be able to find and then fix the issue on the first visit with minimal fuss. If your issue isn't as straight forward as mentioned and a more elaborate investigation is required, we have and use a wide range of diagnostic tools, from visual inspection aids and CCTV systems, to Sonic leak and service locators allowing our skilled team members to identify the problem, come up with a cost effective solution and make it happen.

If more detailed or larger works are required to fix your water supply, we will consult closely with you to find the quickest and most cost effective solution to suit your specific needs.

Our highly skilled team is standing by to find and fix your water problems, so give us a call on (02) 622 322 63  or get in touch onlinehere.



Our address is 1st Floor Savings House, 4/8 Petrie Plaza, Canberra ACT 2601

by appointment only

Have you been receiving unexpectedly high water bills? Are you wondering why this is happening and what you can do about it? Would you like a solution?

Many people don't realise that they're paying far more than they need to. A high water bill can be caused by a range of hidden factors, like damaged pipes, or undiagnosed water loss resulting from a particular appliance or fixture. By employing one of Silva Plumbing’s experienced plumbers to locate and fix these problems, you could potentially save hundreds of dollars in water bill fees over the lifetime of the leak.

Why do you have such a high water bill?

For a start, your pipes might be causing the problem. In most homes, pipes are constructed out of sight or underground. So if one of them is damaged, leaking or broken, you might not notice. However, over the course of a year, such a leak can lead to thousands and thousands of litres of wasted water, which, of course, means a high water bill for you.

The same goes for leaking taps, fixtures and toilets. Did you know that a single leaking tap can waste thousands of litres of water per year? And then there could be appliances that are using far more water than they should.

Another of the most common - yet undiagnosed - problems is water meters. A faulty water meter can lead to an exorbitantly high water bill. If this is the case, it's crucial to have the meter replaced by the relevant authority.

How can Silva Plumbing Service help you?

If you suspect that you're paying more than you should, you can enlist one of our fantastic plumbers to find out what's going on. Here at Silva Plumbing Service, we're passionate about making our customers' lives better, more convenient and less expensive. We don't believe that you should pay a cent more for your water or plumbing services than is necessary.

So, at your request, we'll send one of our team members to your home. They'll examine every aspect of your plumbing, from pipes to appliances, to find out if any water is being wasted and why. That includes helping you to take care of water meter leaks and replacement.


Would you like some advice about your high water bill? Do you need to know more about pipes, fixtures or water meter leaks and replacement? Please don't hesitate to contact us at a time that suits you.



Our address is 1st Floor Savings House, 4/8 Petrie Plaza, Canberra ACT 2601

by appointment only

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It's lovely to live in an old house. But, for all their charm and atmosphere, older homes can cause headaches when it comes to maintenance. Just like people, houses start to feel the effects of age as time marches on. Parts start to deteriorate and corrode, leading to roof leaking and the need for gutter repair, downpipe repair or gutter replacement. But whatever your problem, the brilliant, hardworking plumbers at Silva Plumbing Service can solve it for you - and more affordably than you might think.

What causes roof leaks and gutter damage?

Of course, natural disasters, like storms or strong winds, can lead to sudden roof leaks. But more often, it's a case of wearing out or a product of an improper install where incompatible metals are oxidizing or a joint fails. Ferrous metals, like steel, that aren't properly protected may become exposed to the air can corrode over time. Or weatherproofing that is in place, such as rubber elements, can deteriorate, allowing water into the roof cavity. Most people become aware of a roof leaking after a major downpour, but it's a good idea to keep an eye out for warning signs, like pin holes, rust bubbles and general roof leaks.

Roof leaks don't have to break the bank

Many people panic as soon as they notice a roof leak. Naturally, they get anxious about the potentially exorbitant costs of repair. But you don't have to worry. Here at Silva Plumbing Service, we can fix a leaking roof at a far more affordable price than you're expecting. We can take care of every aspect of roof trouble - whether you need us to fix a gutter, or take care of gutter replacement or downpipe repair.

Unlike many of our competitors, we are 100% committed to putting our customers first. We focus on getting our work done efficiently, effectively and in the most cost effective way possible. For you, that means there's no money wasted on unnecessary labour hours or novice mistakes caused by inexperience. Every single one of our team members is highly qualified and dedicated to achieving the best result. We're proud of their outstanding work ethic, attention to detail and commitment to fantastic customer service.


Are you wondering what to do about your roof leaks? Would you like to know how we can help to fix a leaking roof? Do you have any questions about gutter repair, downpipe repair or gutter replacement? Whatever your concern, why not give us a call today? Our welcoming team is waiting to hear from you.



Our address is 1st Floor Savings House, 4/8 Petrie Plaza, Canberra ACT 2601

by appointment only


Your house might be fitted with some of the finest taps and toilets on the market. But at some point, you're bound to notice some problems. Whether you've discovered a minor drip or major leaks, we can help you sort them out - quickly and affordably.

What causes a leaking tap or a leaking toilet?

Most of the time, a leaking tap or leaking toilet is the result of damaged parts. Over the course of months or years, bits and pieces like washers and discs, become worn out. Sometimes this is the result of misuse, but at other times, it's simply age. After all, think of how many times per day you turn on your kitchen tap or flush your toilet! All that repetitive action inevitably leads to wear and tear.

In other cases, a leaking tap or leaking toilet might be the product of too much water pressure. Or it could be caused by a more serious plumbing issue, such as a broken pipe.

How much water does a leaking tap or leaking toilet waste?

A tiny drip might not seem like much, but a leaking tap or leaking toilet can mean wasting huge amounts of water. In fact, a leaking tap can cause up to 20,000 litres of water to go down the drain every year!

Our service

The good news is that, whatever's causing your water leak, we can diagnose the problem and fix it for you. Whether you need us to fix a leaking tap or fix a leaking toilet, you can rest assured you'll be getting the best plumber in Canberra. Our team is ruled by old-school values. Before starting a job, we'll give you an accurate assessment of what's wrong and provide you with the most cost-effective solution possible. You won't ever have to worry about being over-charged or paying hidden costs.

Many jobs involving taps in Canberra can be completed in just one visit, which saves you both time and money. All of our team members are trained to work quickly and efficiently. And if you have any questions or concerns along the way, we'll gladly put them to rest for you. Our excellent customer service is just one of the reason our clients stay so loyal to us.


Do you have a question about how to fix a leaking tap or fix a leaking toilet? Would you like to know more about any of our services? Or perhaps you're just after some straight-forward advice. Whatever the case, please get in touch with our friendly team whenever you're ready.



Our address is 1st Floor Savings House, 4/8 Petrie Plaza, Canberra ACT 2601

by appointment only

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