The internet is rife with lifestyle hacks that can save you money, make things easier or just enhance your life in some way but are they all as useful as they claim to be? The latest plumbing tip could actually cause damage and create a much bigger problem than you started with!
As we hear of yet another tradesman being prosecuted for carrying out gas work while falsely claiming to be on the Gas Safe Register, we look at how you should not just assume that your gas engineer is registered and how to check.
While our plumbers and gas engineers are always available and happy to help, there are some basic plumbing skills that everyone ought really have - especially in an emergency. Here are the top 6 plumbing skills that you would find useful.
Gas Safe Register warns that over 80% of adults may mistake symptoms of CO poisoning for another ailment. Here's how to recognise the signs of carbon monoxide poisoning and prevent it happening in the first place.
We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year but what does that mean in practice? Here's a guide to our 24 hour service and when is the most appropriate time to contact us according to your enquiry.
A round up of all the Christmas plumbing tips we've been sharing over the last 2 weeks.
Our festive Christmas plumbing tips series is coming soon to get you through the season free of the plumbing and heating disasters that can happen at this time of the year. Starting 19th December.
Some plumbing jobs can be tackled yourself, without needing a plumber or heating engineer. However, it’s important to recognise the lines you must not cross otherwise you could cause more damage than you started with or, in worst case scenario, actually make things dangerous.
Heating our homes is one of our biggest bills so using energy effectively is a really good idea. That means getting maximum benefit from the heat that you are paying for and finding clever ways to use less energy (saving you money and helping the environment) without compromising on comfort. Here are several free or cheap ways you can do that.
How long will you put off fixing a leaky toilet or dripping tap? So many people delay these kinds of jobs that we're wasting millions of litres of water a year and there is a cost to this, both financially and environmentally.
I recently had a new boiler fitted by Plumbcare.com, the price was excellent. Every process was explained to me prior to fitting and time was spent going through what was required and the reasons why. They were not pushy and I was given time to think, all options were thoroughly explained to me. The staff were all friendly and helpful and the work carried out was to a high standard with minimum disruption and my house was left clean and tidy. Time was also spent showing me what had been done and how to use the equipment. I would definitely recommend them to others.