Plumber at Dinner Plain

Discussion in 'Hotham & Dinner Plain' started by gpatech, Mar 15, 2017.

  1. gpatech

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    Hi All,

    Looking for a plumber to fix a leaking hydronic fitting and broken spa heater.

    Also pondering a pump to improve the water pressure.

    Any recommendations?
     
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  4. Hunter

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    Mick Cherry Mt Hotham Plumbing

    (03) 5759 3300
     
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    Mick's da man!
     
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    Correct.......................
     
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    Same Mick that used to live in Harrietville years back ?
     
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    Thanks guys.... I'll be giving Mick a call....
     
  10. gpatech

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    Ok, I tried the above number a few times, just rings out. If I google Mt Hotham Plumbing I get a mobile of 0417 743 322, but that isn't him (person who answered hadn't heard of Mick). Is he still in business, does anyone have a valid mobile number?
     
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    Looks like a Porepunkah contact as well:

    Cherry Mick MT Hotham Plumbing

    Contact details
    (03) 5756 2333
     
  12. Charlie

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    I'll do it if he pays travel from Baw Baw to Dinner Plain, and throw in meals and accommodation!
     
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  13. gpatech

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    So, turns out (03) 5756 2333 was the right number, but Mick hasn't been doing plumbing for over 10 years!! This board has its' finger on the pulse ;-)
     
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    My offer still stands, but my rates have just doubled!
    (No competition)
     
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  15. gpatech

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    I wouldn't say no competition, google has turned up a few!

    Accommodation would be ok (you could stay in the house), if you are serious then give me a call 0418 971 205 .....
     
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    Mick works for the RMB now.
     
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    Brett Barrett
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    Ok, I'm loosing faith, can't get anyone to call me back. Someone must know a plumber that want's work at DP?????
     
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    Tried Omeo?
     
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    No, haven't tried Omeo, good idea, I'll do some Googling.....
     
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    A lot closer than Whorouly!
     
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    LOL, a plumber who calls back?

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    Welll....I have tried calling them, sms, email....nothing back, at all.....
     
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    Have you tried Red O Shea in Bright ? O Shea Plumbing 0418597524
     
  26. gpatech

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    Just rings out, have sent an SMS, we will see...
     
  27. gpatech

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    OK, Brett Barrett (0409961771) got back to me, and all is well, he seems like a good find, thanks @Boodwah for the recommendation.

    I now need a carpet layer to fix some water damage, google yields almost nothing, anyone got a suggestion?
     
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    Brett barret is the main plumber,however there is another from omeo district ,Craig diamond 0428594252. If you are quick you may catch him at dp tomorrow.he is quoting on a job there on Thursday. with regards carpet laying there was a local who lived at Belltrees in geebung rd . local accomodation agencies would have his contact. Good luck
     
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    Why dont you keep a copy of the local yellow pages and just ring around , especially from the Bright, Mt Beauty, Omeo areas.
    Are there any carpet shops/furnishing shops in the local towns , check with them , and if you have a rapport with anyone from the local real estate companies they will generally know of local handymen that can lay carpet.
    One problem is that everyone is running around at this time of the year trying to get everything fixed.
    The resorts/hotels/lodges themselves are in the same boat , but have deeper pockets and bigger jobs so a lot of the tradies just follow the money and every one else gets puts on the backburner.