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.
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.
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'.
An explanation about how our appointments work, why they work that way and why we offer a 30 minute pre-call rather than provide timings.
Children love water but this can also be a deadly combination. We take a look at the risks associated with young children and plumbing and how you can minimise the risk to both health and your home.
We always associate plumbing problems with winter months due to the freezing temperatures and snow and rain but there are significant benefits to looking after your plumbing over the summer as well as the winter, especially if you're going away on holiday.
While we would never doubt your DIY skills, things can go wrong even for the most seasoned home improver and drilling or hammering into a water pipe is more common than you think. Here's how you can reduce the risk and how to prepare for all eventualities to minimise any damage to your home.
As climate change is a hot topic at the moment, thanks to recent protests and the work of environmental activists, we take a look at how we can all contribute to reducing our impact on the planet at home, specifically with regard to our own area of expertise - plumbing and heating.
Low water pressure isn't always something you just have to put up with and the cause could be a bigger issue that needs resolving anyway. There could be a number of reasons, many of which you could resolve yourself. Read our troubleshooting guide which may help you diagnose the problem and show you what you can do to deal with it.