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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.

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.

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 our appointments work

10 October 2019

Engineer visit

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 and plumbing: how to avoid disasters

22 August 2019

children blocking toilet

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.

Planning your plumbing for summer holidays

11 July 2019

stop tap

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.

What to do if you hit a water pipe

27 June 2019


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.

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