As many of us gear up for a busy Christmas after the restrictions of last year, ask yourself - can my plumbing cope with the extra demand? If you're not sure, NOW is the time to take action and get things in order because nobody wants a broken toilet or blocked sink over the holidays!
We've long warned about the damage that flushing wet wipes causes, but should we really be avoiding them altogether? As an MP proposes that all wipes containing plastic should be banned, could you stop using them?
Getting a handyman, or even a friend, to do plumbing jobs for you can seem the like cheapest and most convenient way to do it. However, they do not have the same breadth of knowledge that a qualified, experienced plumbing engineer has and that can be a false economy - as this customer discovered.
If the warmer weather is making your drains smell bad, chances are there's a blockage somewhere and that's not going to get any better as we move into winter. Get them fixed now to avoid flooding when the weather gets wetter. Drain investigations from £99.00.
Have you checked the stop tap lately? Can you turn it easily? Do you even know where it is?! You need to do all these things BEFORE you have a flood or leak so you can turn the water off quickly. If your stop tap is hard to turn or in a hard to reach area, summer is the perfect time to have a Sure Stop installed. Installation from £175.00.
An outside tap is essential for watering the garden, filling the paddling pool, and general summer fun. Plus, a hot tap is really useful for washing the dog and even giving the hot tub a head start! Have an outdoor tap installed from just £99.00.
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.
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.
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.