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Sydney Strata Plumbing

What is Strata Plumbing?

Strata plumbing is plumbing that runs through shared properties. So if you live on a lot with four individual homes, but all of the plumbing connects to one central system, then you are part of a strata plumbing system.

For many homeowners, Strata Plumbing is a confusing topic that leaves many paying for damages that they are not liable for.

In this article, you will learn about what strata plumbing is, who funds it, as well as what services are usually covered by strata plumbing.

Who Funds  Strata Plumbing Maintenance?

For system-wide maintenance, the homeowner’s association will fund the plumbing maintenance. Each member of the community will contribute money every year and some of that money will go toward maintaining the shared services, including the strata plumbing. However, if there are individual issues, like a leaking toilet in one home, the individual owner of that home will be responsible for paying for the repairs.

Why Choose Plumbwell Plumbing Services For Your Strata Plumbing Needs

Fully licensed and insured plumbing experts

Every member of our team is a fully licensed plumber and our company is insured against any accidents that may occur. That way, you can place your full trust in our company and don’t have to worry about being left with 2nd-class work.

Value Integrity and professionalism above all else

At Plumbwell Plumbing Services in Inner West, we value integrity and professionalism above all else. This means that we won’t overcharge you for our services and if it’s something we can’t help you with, we’ll tell you.

Same day call out

Our company offers same day callouts. This means that if at the last minute your schedule changes and you can’t meet us there anymore, there’s no problem. We’ll work with you to find a different time and won’t charge you for changing last minute.

We also offer emergency plumbing services 24/7. So, if your toilet floods and you’re not sure what to do, just give us a call and we’ll be on our way.

Fair and honest upfront pricing

At Plumbwell Plumbing Services we will not overcharge you for our services or slip in any hidden fees.

When we are quoting a service we make sure to include all of the things that we think could go wrong or be added on during the process. That way, when you see the final bill at the end of the day, there are no surprises.

Quality workmanship guaranteed

At Plumbwell Plumbing Services, we take pride in our work and because of that, we offer a quality workmanship guarantee with all of our repairs, installations, fixes, and replacements.

This means that if we finish up a project and then you later find something that we did wrong, we’ll come back out and fix it free of charge.

Strata Plumbing Services We Offer

General plumbing includes everything from fixing a leaky faucet to unclogging a toilet. For any of your general plumbing needs, Plumbwell Plumbing Services is here to help.

Blocked drains are one of the most common problems that homeowners encounter. If you begin to notice that your water isn’t draining properly or is flowing in the wrong direction, give us a call today.

Stormwater drains can easily become clogged over the years as debris washes into them along with the rainwater.
Water leaks can be difficult to detect, especially in the early stages. However, with our specialised training and equipment, we can detect leaks before they turn into major water damage.

At Plumbwell Plumbing Services, we are licensed to handle and repair gas plumbing lines as well as water plumbing.

Burst pipes can be one of the worst situations in terms of water damage and they must be addressed quickly.

To ensure the safety of your water supply, it is important to perform backflow testing to ensure that contaminated water has not entered the clean water lines.

No matter if you need a total hot water installation, or a simple repair, Plumbwell Plumbing Services is here to help with our team of licensed plumbing professionals.

To perform a thorough drain inspection, it is necessary to use CCTV drain inspection cameras. These allow us to have a better understanding of what is going on below the surface.

We can perform the necessary testing to determine if your plumbing system is up to date with regulations and to keep it in tip-top condition.

Tap washers and toilet repairs are two of the most common problems that we are called out for and most of the time they are simple fixes.

If there is an issue in one of your pipes, but you don’t want to replace the entire pipeline, we can reline and patch your pipes. This will quickly get them back to working conditions without having to tear out the entire system.

Navigating Strata Plumbing Issues

To navigate Strata plumbing issues in Inner West, there are several steps you should take.

Water leaks from one property to another

In a strata plumbing corporation, the owners’ corporation is held responsible for water leaks that affect multiple properties.

Leaking shower in a private unit

Since a leaking shower is not part of the overall plumbing system, the owner of the unit is typically considered responsible for repairing it.

Broken kitchen sink

Just like with the previous issue, since the sink is not directly connected to the shared system, the owner will be responsible for repairing it.

Water damage

Water damage is typically covered by strata plumbing as it is caused by an issue in the main system. However, this will vary depending on the agreement reached in the individual strata system.

Damp or mouldy spots

The same as with the previous issue. Damp spots are generally considered a system-wide issue, as it’s often a problem that requires piping upgrades.

Areas Plumbwell Plumbing Services in Sydney

We service different areas in Sydney and these areas include:


Eastern Suburbs

North Shore

We Offer 24/7 Emergency Strata Services

If there is an issue in your strata plumbing, we offer 24/7 emergency services in Inner West. That way, you won’t have to wait until the next day to have your issue resolved.

If you have an emergency and you need someone to get to you fast, call us at Plumbwell Plumbing Services and we’ll be on our way.

Speak to Our Strata Plumbing Specialists Today

At Plumbwell Plumbing Services we are well-versed in many different plumbing issues, including those frequently found in strata plumbing.

If you have any questions regarding strata plumbing, who to contact to be compensated for issues, or if you simply want us to take a look, call us today to schedule a visit.

Frequently Asked Questions

Some common strata plumbing problems are blocked drains, burst pipes, leak damage, and mould or rot.
The strata corporation is generally responsible for fixing a burst pipe in a unit. However, this will depend on the individual owners’ corporation.
No, a blocked toilet is not considered a strata issue.
Yes, water leaks are usually covered by strata since they are typically considered part of a system-wide problem.
The owners’ corporation is responsible for upgrading strata plumbing. To do this the association will take the annual fees from all owners and pull the necessary funds for the upgrade from that amount.
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