Changing rainfall patterns and drought has meant Australians have become accustomed to living with water restrictions. Water restrictions are essential to ensure healthy and reliable water supplies now and into the future. Restrictions will depend on how much rain has fallen in the water catchment near where you live, and on dam levels. Restrictions are…

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As the temperature rises, so does the temptation to crank up the air conditioner. But there are ways to reduce the summer heat in your home before resorting to mechanical cooling. Direct sunlight on windows can produce as much heat as a radiator, so shade exterior windows (especially north and west-facing ones) with blinds and…

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The team at The Martins Group would like to thank you for your support over the past year and wish you a safe and happy festive season.   Our office will be closed from 12pm Friday 20th December and reopen on Monday 6th January.   Our service paging line – 02 4629 6633 – will…

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The summer of living greener

  When the mercury’s rising and summer’s in full swing it’s the season to cook outdoors, camp under the stars, and drive off into the sunset for a bit of time out.   It’s also the season when water usage, electricity and fuel bills can soar as we try to keep cool, keep the garden…

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  Spending time outdoors is an essential aspect of the Australian way of life. Homeowners are showing more interest in taking care of and utilising their backyard so they are getting the most use out of it. By following a few of these tips related to your lawn and landscaping, you can save energy, water…

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An important responsibility of individuals and businesses is ensuring that water restriction rules are adhered to, in order to help protect and preserve this precious resource. If these rules are not followed individuals and businesses can face fines if the rules are breached. Sydney Water provides the following guidelines which apply to those living in…

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It has been a year since we launched The Martins Group, the parent brand for the range of products we offer in the wastewater, water tanks and water management industry.   It has been a busy year for the all of the businesses within The Martins Group and business has been going well.   In…

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Building a new home can be an exciting and complex process for families. When building a sustainable home, a rainwater tank is a solution that will allow you to save money and help the environment at the same time.   Rainwater tanks provide a valuable source of water for many households and offer many benefits…

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