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.
Winter will soon be here and freezing temperatures can be a challenge for your plumbing and heating. Don't worry though as there are 5 simple jobs you can do to get your home winter-ready and help protect yourself against winter plumbing problems.
New local lockdowns across Greater Manchester, Bradford, Calderdale and Kirklees may have left you unsure about who can come into your home now. Here are the rules that apply to tradespeople undertaking work in your home.
Strict covid-19 rules at the start of lockdown were restrictive but simple to understand. Now that restrictions are relaxing, there is an element of personal judgement around whether to go ahead with non-urgent jobs in the home. So, how can you be confident in moving forward with getting things fixed and even proactive home improvement projects while still in the grip of a pandemic?
Thus far we have focused on emergency repairs and boiler servicing but we're pleased to announce that we are now offering a full range of all our services - subject to our usual covid-19 working practices of course, including use of PPE and hand sanitiser, and social distancing. So, if a dripping tap or a temperamental toilet has been driving you mad, or you just want to do some proactive maintenance or home improvement such as a powerflush or having a new shower installed, you can now get that sorted!
If you have a water meter you may find your bills going up during lockdown due to everyone being at home much more. Even if you're not on a meter, it makes sense to conserve water - especially during the summer months. Here are a few ways you can do that.
Why drain cleaning needs to be part of your deep cleaning, or even regular cleaning, routine. How to keep them clear, including some DIY remedies that you can make from store cupboard ingredients.
Lockdown is proving to be a stressful time for many so the last thing you need at the moment is to experience a plumbing or heating emergency. If that happens, don't worry; we are here to help you. However, there are a number of small things you can do to minimise the chances of a breakdown and keep the plumber away!