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Basic plumbing skills everyone should have

29 January 2020

Plumber fixing blocked sink

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.

Could your hangover or flu actually be carbon monoxide poisoning?

23 January 2020

flu symptoms might be CO poisoning

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.

What does a 24 hour plumbing and heating service really mean?

16 January 2020

call centre

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.

Our Christmas plumbing tips

2 January 2020

freezing weather

A round up of all the Christmas plumbing tips we've been sharing over the last 2 weeks.

Christmas plumbing tips coming soon

14 December 2019

winter plumbing

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.

Why doing your own plumbing could land you in hot water

12 December 2019

burst pipe

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.

Free or cheap ways to conserve heat in your home

2 December 2019

conserve heat

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.

The cost of delaying fixing plumbing problems

14 November 2019

dripping tap

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.

Post-millennials unable to deal with plumbing problems?

7 November 2019

water leak

A survey by WRAS has revealed that 82% of 18-24 year olds wouldn't know where the stop tap was and therefore would be unable to turn the water off in an emergency. With many in this age group living away at university, it is vital that they develop some basic plumbing 'life skills'. Forget knowing how to cook, here are the 4 key things post-millennials need in their domestic 'toolkit'.

How to avoid cold weather plumbing problems: getting your outdoor space winter-ready

30 October 2019

winter plumbing

Many plumbing issues that arise in cold weather are preventable if you protect your pipes and drains before winter sets in. Read our best tips for measures you can take outside your property to prevent winter plumbing disasters.

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