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The Future of the Plumbing Industry

The evolution of technology is terrifyingly rapid but the surge of smart products and home systems have revolutionised the residential services industry. HVAC technicians, electricians and plumbers are installing, maintaining…

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What is an HVAC Technician?

HVAC is short for heating, ventilation and air conditioning, and HVAC/R, includes refrigeration. A HVAC Technician installs, repairs and maintains all of these units and ensures these machines and technologies…

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Why does my boiler pilot light go out?

Frustrated by your boiler’s pilot light that keeps turning off? The boiler is one of the most important elements of the home, providing us with warmth and hot water, and…

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Understanding Central Heating Controls

To ensure you’re using your heating to its utmost potential, it’s important to understand all of your central heating controls. A&D Plumbing Services are here to take you through the…

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Worcester Bosch Boilers: Fault & Error Codes

There is no ‘right’ time for your boiler to break down. Nor is the event ever stress-free. The first step to fixing a problem is by identifying what could be…

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Buying the Best Boiler in 2019

Kickstart your new year with a heating system that will last a lifetime. It can be a struggle to decide which boiler is best for your home - and your…

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What to do when your pipes spring a leak

A leaky pipe is a dreaded event for all homeowners, and it can be all too easy to panic and not deal with the situation intelligently. If a pipe springs…

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8 Ways To Get Your Boiler Ready for Winter

While the UK has basked in an uncharacteristic heatwave, our boilers have also taken a break. But with cold weather just around the corner, now is the prime time to…

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What is Boiler Plus and What Does the New Legislation Mean?

Are you installing or replacing a gas combi boiler for your home? If so, you should be aware of the new legislation, Boiler Plus, which came into effect on the…

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Only the Brave 2018 Featuring A&D Plumbing Services

A&D Plumbing Services got down in the dirt this March by competing in Only The Brave 2018, described as ‘East Anglia’s hugely popular mud obstacle race.’ Taking place at Elveden…

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OFTEC and the Green Deal Fund Extension (article update)

The Green Deal initiative is a scheme backed by the UK Government which is designed to help homeowners and businesses cut down on their emissions and save money on their energy bills. Applicable to any home and business premises in England, Scotland and Wales that is fitted with an electricity meter, the scheme works by giving homeowners and business owners the opportunity to have any efficiency improvements required carried out, but with only a small percentage of the installation costs paid upfront. The savings allow homeowners to gradually pay back the loan using the savings made on the energy bills. When…

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Why does my home suffer from condensation?

Condensation can cause misery for homeowners, particularly in winter when doors and windows remain closed and central heating systems are turned up to their maximum levels. We ask Tim Cork, founder of independent window broker You Choose Windows, for his advice on how to prevent condensation in your home. Although windows are usually the place you first notice condensation because glass has the lowest temperature of any of the interior surfaces in the house, faulty windows do not cause condensation. Condensation occurs when humidity in the air encounters cold surfaces such as windows, walls and pipes and turns into water. The…

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