About Us

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Family owned and operated

Tap & Drain DR NT are your local plumbing & gasfitting experts. With three generations of our family focused on preserving our company vision for quality plumbing for Darwin and Katherine, you can be assured of receiving professional gasfitting & plumbing services on every project our team undertakes.

Our office is open during business hours – coordinating all schedules of work and enquiries; however, commitment is never closed, offering 24 – hour support to clients in need. Our experienced and qualified plumbers specialize in all areas of plumbing, hot water and gas services and understand how crucial it is to resolve your plumbing emergency as soon as possible.

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Serving the territory since 2002

Proprietor, Richard McElwee is a third generation Plumber and Gasfitter who knows the Territory-and the Territory
knows him!

He has been in the industry for over 23 years and has spent almost 16 years developing a reliable, honest and innovative business.

Established in 2002 as a single plumber, the company has now expanded to 6 fulltime qualified plumbers and 1 apprentice plumber.

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What Our Happy Clients Say

"Excellent to deal with and very professional. We were very happy with the level of service from both the administration staff and the plumbers who came to locate and fix a leaking pipe. Highly recommend."
Raelke Grimmer
"Arrived quickly after the initial phone call and fixes the problem quickly. Would recommend to others."
Nick O'Keefe
"We had an issue with our gas hot water and Tap and Drain responded promptly. Friendly staff and upfront about costs."
Maja vB