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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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Qualified boiler engineer checking boiler

Central HeatingPlumbing

Look after your boiler and it will look after you

Our boilers are an important part of our home but sometimes we don’t give them the attention they deserve. Here are some tips on how you can try to prevent the dreaded boiler breakdown. Condensate Pipes This is the small white or grey plastic pipe that sticks out of your property behind the boiler. This...

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Stopcock location

Plumbing

Where to look when you can’t find your stopcock

When a pipe has just burst, what’s the worst that can happen? You can’t find the stopcock. Leaks are unpredictable but acting fast will help to prevent water damage destroying your property, so you need to get to your stopcock as quickly as possible. Where is my stopcock?  The stopcock is usually found under the...

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Old plumbing can burst

Plumbing

What to do when a pipe bursts

Last winter saw more snow days than we can remember, resulting in lots of home disasters – which is why we need to start preparing our pipes now to help avoid flooding and other costly water damage. Having a plumber check if your pipes are prone to freezing is the best way to prevent potential...

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Bathroom overhaul ideas

Bathroom FittingPlumbing

5 budget bathroom overhaul ideas

If you’re investing some serious money into a home-wide renovation, the majority of your budget will typically be spent on living areas, the kitchen and the bedrooms. After all, you might think a bathroom overhaul would mean a full-scale rip out and replace job, eating up your budget and leaving you unable to use such...

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