Welcome to our new blog!

As part of our dedication to offering a fantastic customer service we want to share as much information with you as possible and a great way for us to do this is by starting a blog! So we’d like to welcome you to our brand new blog space. Here we’ll be posting articles about our company news, the latest findings in the industry and general interesting things about plumbing, drainage and boilers, as well as top tips you may find useful. Make sure you return back to this page soon to read our first ever blog post, but in the meantime…

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Water Heater Leaking: What Should You Do?

When it comes to water heater leaks in your home or office, there is never a convenient time for it to happen: they can happen at any time, regardless of the age of your property or plumbing system. However, while you can never be totally prepared for a water heater leak, you can make sure you know what to do if you are unfortunate enough to experience one. This article will detail some of the key points you need to keep in mind if you do discover a leak to keep damage at a minimum. Turn Off the Water Supply If…

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Warm Home Discount Scheme

As energy costs continue to rise, keeping your home warm can seem like an increasingly expensive task, particularly in the winter months. However, the Warm Home Discount Scheme is a new initiative from the UK’s leading energy companies to help households on lower incomes stay warm this winter. While increases may not be a surprise to households, the amount that they are increasing by is continually on the rise, making it more and more costly for low income homes to stay warm. The annual increase on energy costs can range from 3.9% (£49) with EDF Energy to 10% (£137) with npower,…

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Pre-checks to Make Before Calling your Plumber Out

If you discover a plumbing issue in your home, it is often your first thought to call out your plumber, no matter the size of the problem. This article will look at some of the steps you can take to reduce any costs that a plumbing visit may incur and any work that you may be able to do without the aid of a professional. Is it an Emergency? Before you call a plumber to rush out to you, be absolutely sure that your problem warrants such an action. While all plumbing issues are inconvenient and annoying, certain problems may not…

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Top 10 Most Common Boiler Problems

As an appliance that is used so often and for long periods of time, it is unsurprising that boilers can occasionally develop faults. However, some faults are more common than…

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Smart Technology on the Rise

Technology is now an important part of everyday life for millions of people, with its rapid development showing no signs of slowing down any time soon. These innovations have also made an impact in the plumbing industry, with 93% of participants in a recent poll of plumbers stating that they have implemented smart technology in their daily work routines. Plumbers are using technology in a number of different ways, from using their smartphones to download technical instructions to looking up specifications for components or ordering new parts themselves. The speed of this technology allows plumbers to access the information they need…

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About The Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive

The Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive is a scheme introduced by the government to encourage people to make use of renewable heat in their home. By using the scheme correctly, homeowners will receive quarterly payments for seven years in accordance with the amount of green renewable energy their homes produce. The scheme is open to anyone who meets the joining requirements. Not every heating system is eligible for the scheme, so it is important that anyone who wants to join is sure that their system meets the requirements. Eligible systems are: • Biomass-only boilers and biomass pellet stoves • Air source heat…

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What is a Powerflush?

Over time, your central heating system will collect a build-up of materials such as sludge and rust within it, which can hamper the efficiency of the system. A powerflush is…

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Ways to Save on Heating

With rises in energy costs being national news recently, more and more focus is being placed on energy efficiency and saving money on your heating bills. While we may be…

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Having a New Gas Appliance Fitted?

When the time comes that a gas appliance in your home needs to be replaced, the installation of a new one can be quite a complicated process, especially if you…

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How to Repair an Oven

Over the course of its lifetime, your oven will experience some issues. Some of them will be minor, but you also may be unfortunate enough to have your oven totally break down, which can be incredibly inconvenient. Although some cases may require some professional assistance, there are cartain faults that can be repaired by yourself if you know how. This article will discuss a few common faults and how you can repair them. Disassembling a Gas Range The gas range cabinet of an oven is easy to take apart, and only requires a few simple steps to do so: – Remove…

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Problem Solving: Central Heating

From time to time, you will encounter some issues with your central heating that can be quite a nuisance, particularly in the colder months of the year. Being able to spot a problem early can save you a lot of time, money and hassle by rectifying the issue before it causes too much damage to your home or building. Faulty Radiators Checking your radiator can be a very effective way to determine the nature of a fault in your home. A common problem is air pockets forming in the top of your radiator, which stops hot water from reaching that section….

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