With a new report from the Environmental Audit Committee warning that the UK is unlikely to meet its net-zero emission target by 2050, and households accounting for 20% of carbon emissions, should we just wait for new technology or take positive action to reduce energy consumption? Here are 5 low or no cost strategies for reducing consumption, retaining heat, and heat source efficiency.
11th March is World Plumbing Day. We take a look at access to clean water and sanitation across the world, The United Nation's Sustainable Development Goal for water and sanitation, and the important role plumbers have to play even in developed countries.
With a survey showing most of us underestimate our water usage and consumption having risen significantly over lockdown, why should we save water and what are some easy ways to be more water efficient?
House sales are booming with many rushing to complete before the stamp duty holiday deadline. In this rush to save thousands of pounds, how can you still make sure the boiler is both safe and fit for purpose in the property you are buying?
We are recruiting for gas engineers in Leeds, Nottingham, Sheffield, Halifax, Derby, Manchester, and Grimsby. Would you like to join the Plumbcare.com team?
Having a go at fixing your boiler or your electrics could save you money but could also be unsafe. However, did you realise that it could also invalidate your home insurance, boiler cover insurance, and home emergency insurance? According to a recent survey, 90% of Brits were unaware of this.
With all of us staying at home much more due to covid restrictions, it's important to know how to stay warm inside and how we can supplement our central heating with free measures to reduce energy consumption and save money.
As the temperature is only going to get colder as we move towards winter, your pipes are vulnerable to freezing which could cause blockages, floods, and boiler breakdowns. Luckily, it's simple to protect them against the cold and you can even claim free equipment to do it. Read how here.
Plumbing upgrades can change how you live in your home and offer many benefits. Ranging from having an outside hot water tap to a downstairs bathroom installed, these enhancements can change your life! Here are just a few examples.
Many people have sadly lost their jobs or seen their businesses decline during this pandemic. While not as vulnerable as some industries, engineers in the plumbing and heating sector have still found themselves out of work. If this is you, then we want to hear from you. We are actively seeking new gas engineers to join our friendly team and we particularly want to give opportunities to those who have been affected by the covid crisis.