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!
Our statement on our plan for managing the coronavirus; balancing the safety of customers and staff with providing essential services
11th March is World Plumbing Day, an international event initiated by the World Plumbing Council as a means of highlighting the important role plumbing plays in the health, safety and sustainability of our community. To mark the occasion we have brought together a range of facts about plumbing from the historical origins of plumbing, to the industry today and looking at how we use (and waste) water across the world
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!
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.