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5 Summer Boiler Tips

8 June 2021

summer garden

Autumn may seem very distant, but this is the time when we see most boiler breakdowns. However, this is avoidable by simply doing a few things over the summer to ensure the switch on later in the year is problem-free. Here are 5 things you can do at this time of year to look after your boiler.

Are you speaking to your plumber about saving water?

19 May 2021

dripping tap

This week is Water Saving Week and today is all about how your plumber can help you reduce your water consumption. Here we share a number of ways we can improve your water efficiency, which has a number of benefits - not just environmental ones - plus some tips for good habits to adopt to reduce your water usage.

Got a silverfish infestation? Could be a sign of a plumbing problem

17 May 2021

silverfish

An insect infestation can be traumatic enough but silverfish could be a sign that there is a damp issue somewhere, so the critters could be the least of your problems. Here's how to spot the signs and what you need to do if you think you have them.

Don’t let smelly drains spoil garden entertaining

16 April 2021

smelly drains

Now that restrictions are changing and we can socialise in our gardens, there's nothing more likely to ruin a good party than smelly drains! Look out for these red flags that you have a drain blockage and get it sorted before considering firing up the barbecue.

Still got the heating on? You ‘should’ have turned it off in March!

14 April 2021

save money on heating

A recent survey has revealed that the best date for turning the heating off this year was 14th March but with the cold snap we've been having, can you bear to turn it off just yet? Here are some ways to stay warm if you turn the heating off or how to adjust it to reduce heating costs now spring is here.

“UK unlikely to meet climate target by 2050” – what can we do?

22 March 2021

Climate change

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.

World Plumbing Day 2021

11 March 2021

World Plumbing Day

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.

Brits use double the amount of water they think they use

10 March 2021

water

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?

Buying a new house? How can you be sure the boiler is safe?

12 February 2021

For sale

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?

Recruiting for gas engineers

28 January 2021

Recruiting gas engineers

We are recruiting for gas engineers in Leeds, Nottingham, Sheffield, Halifax, Derby, Manchester, and Grimsby. Would you like to join the Plumbcare.com team?

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