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Is it time to inspect your electrical installations?

It’s one thing to have your home’s electrical installations fitted in accordance with the relevant safety requirements, but something else entirely to ensure they’re properly maintained throughout their lifecycle. This requires an electrical inspection of all fittings and wiring from a qualified electrician. In this article, we’ll explain why this process is so important, how…

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5 key considerations when tackling your bathroom renovation

That’s it, you’ve made the decision. The time has finally come to take on that bathroom renovation you have been dreaming about. But when remodeling a bathroom where to start? Your bath or shower room should be a place of serenity and relaxation and renovating it deserves the right amount of care and attention to…

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Electrical inspection

Electrical

Is it time to inspect your electrical installations?

It’s one thing to have your home’s electrical installations fitted in accordance with the relevant safety requirements, but something else entirely to ensure they’re properly maintained throughout their lifecycle. This requires an electrical inspection of all fittings and wiring from a qualified electrician. In this article, we’ll explain why this process is so important, how...

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Inspirational bathroom

Bathroom FittingPlumbing

5 key considerations when tackling your bathroom renovation

That’s it, you’ve made the decision. The time has finally come to take on that bathroom renovation you have been dreaming about. But when remodeling a bathroom where to start? Your bath or shower room should be a place of serenity and relaxation and renovating it deserves the right amount of care and attention to...

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Garden

Landscape Gardening

Win afternoon tea for two and tickets to the Chelsea Flower Show

If you want to see cutting-edge garden designs, new and exotic plants and get ideas to grow your garden, then you need to be at the Chelsea Flower Show between 21st and 25th May 2019. To mark the start of spring, we’re giving away two free tickets to the show of the season which includes...

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Real Homes TV

News

Checkatrade are delighted to be sponsoring Real Homes TV

Real Homes TV offers great, impartial, practical advice to people looking to transform their homes no matter the size of the project. It is a brand new series of 7 episodes that will air from 4th April 2019. It will be available on www.realhomes.com We are always looking at the best ways to help customers...

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Painting

Painting

The perfect season to paint your property

As well as a spruce up, spring is the perfect season to paint your property because temperatures are just right – not too hot and not too cold. The maximum and minimum recommended temperatures for exterior paint vary depending on the type and specific brand of paint used, but a general rule of thumb is...

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Guttering

How to gut your guttering

Regularly decluttering your guttering will save you a small fortune. So that your guttering can perform properly, it needs to stay crack-free and clog-free. Guttering can quickly fill up with leaves and debris. If you leave it long enough, you may also find moss or other plants growing in your gutters. If you discover water...

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Decking

How to protect your decking from April showers

Temperatures take their toll on decking, and it can get a bit of a battering from the famous April showers that this month may bring. Here’s how to prevent weather-related problems: Water can be your decking’s worst enemy. It will seep in and seek out any weak spots or cracks in the wood. And if...

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Bumblebee Plumbing & Heating Ltd

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Local business supports a local family in need

Small businesses are an integral part of any local community and those that give back to their community are considered as local heroes to many. One Warrington family who is very grateful to local company Bumblebee Plumbing and Heating Ltd are the Olliers from Culcheth. Their old boiler had been malfunctioning for two years, during...

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News

Everything you need to know about the Gas Boiler Ban

Gas heating systems will no longer be allowed in new homes from 2025 under new regulations unveiled by Philip Hammond. So, the question is, what can you do to be ready for this new regulation?

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new boiler installation

Homeowner

New boiler replacement and installation information and costs

The complete guide to choosing a new boiler, from how much it will cost to how to make an installation as smooth as possible. Our expert Gas Safe registered Boiler Installers Steven Moorhouse & Aaron Clancy from Here 4 Heat Ltd have over 10 years of boiler installation experience. Read their valuable insights to ensure you have a successful boiler installation.

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