Plumbing newsround

You may think that plumbing isn’t as newsworthy as Cheryl Cole’s nuptials and you would probably be right! It doesn’t however exclude it as […]

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Weird things flushed and found

Earlier this year Scottish Water launched a campaign to enlighten people about the hazards of flushing the ‘wrong things’ down the loo. Alarmingly, 80% […]

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Insulating the home, Part 2

Continuing from our last blog post, we’ll be looking at some of the larger changes we can make to insulate our homes.

1. Floor insulation. […]

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Insulating the home, Part 1

Insulation has a major role to play when it comes to heating – not just in making our homes warm, but in making sure […]

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What’s in an apprenticeship?

Plumbers are required to be knowledgeable about everything in the plumbing trade, from fixing domestic boilers and using advanced welding techniques to fixing basic […]

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Water softening

Many of us will be familiar with hard water from its effects: build-up of limescale in kettles, clogged up pipes, residues in our baths […]

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Training to be a plumber

How do you go about choosing a career as a plumber? With a wide choice of careers available to the young, middle aged and […]

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The sun: source of heat, light and life

Type ‘the sun’ into Google and the first results which come up (or which came up for me while I was researching this post) […]

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Meeting the need for heating

In Abraham Maslow’s famous hierarchy of needs, warmth is listed as a basic, first-order requirement of human existence. Maslow was an American humanistic psychologist […]

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Should you install a water meter?

Gas and electricity meters are familiar to most of us, but water meters aren’t generally as well known and certainly not as widely used. […]

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