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What is the Greenest way to heat your home? Part 3: Solar Water Heating

What is the Greenest way to heat your home? Part 3: Solar Water Heating

Energy Efficient and Renewable Heating What is the Greenest way to heat your home? Part 3: Solar Water Heating Solar thermal systems are designed as a renewable source of water heat to help reduce the energy used to fuel your immersion heater. The panels are installed on a sun facing roof or wall to collect solar heat that will provide the majority of hot water requirements during the summer months and still make a significant contribution throughout winter.

Tips for Renovating your Master Bathroom

Tips for Renovating your Master Bathroom

Renovating your Master Bathroom One of the most effective small scale renovation projects which can make a big impact on the look and value of your home is to refurbish your master bathroom. Changing the usefulness and design of your bathroom will help to improve the experience of your daily routines and make a positive impact on visitors to your home.

Planning a Bathroom or Wetroom Installation

Planning a Bathroom or Wetroom Installation

Planning a Bathroom or Wetroom Installation Planning your bathroom or wetroom installation carefully can help you get the most for your money and make the best use of the space available. The most effective bathroom designs offer the user a space which is practical and functional but which is also a room that is comfortable and relaxing to use. Since your bathroom is one of the most used spaces in your home and any new installation is likely to remain…

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Essential Plumbing Tips: Part 1

Essential Plumbing Tips: Part 1

Essential Plumbing Tips: Part 1 Causes of Discoloured Water Discoloured water coming from the taps in your home can be the result of algae, iron, resin beads or magnesium in the water and it should be tested by a water specialist. Causes of discoloured water include: Rusting from galvanised or steel pipes (rust colour) Resin beads escaping into the water from a water softener (black residue) Iron in the water (pink and orange colour) Blocked drains Old pipes degrading

What are the Benefits of Solar Water Heating?

What are the Benefits of Solar Water Heating?

What are the Benefits of Solar Water Heating? Renewable Heating Installations Solar heating is a cost effective solution to heating your water using heat from the sun to provide your households hot water. You may require to also use an immersion heater or conventional boiler when solar energy is not sufficient. By using a combination of solar and conventional heating, you can benefit from hot water all year round whilst reducing the amount of money that you spend on your…

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Should I call an Emergency Plumber to help with a Gas Leak?

Should I call an Emergency Plumber to help with a Gas Leak?

Gas Safe Plumbing and Heating Should I call an Emergency Plumber to help with a Gas Leak? Not all plumbers are trained to deal with gas leaks and only an engineer who is Gas Safe registered should attend to this type of work. There are many plumbers who are Gas Safe registered in your local area who can deal with the problem of a gas leak. If you want to be safe, be sure that you contact National Gas Emergency…

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What are the Advantages and Disadvantages of a Wetroom Installation

What are the Advantages and Disadvantages of a Wetroom Installation

Advantages and Disadvantages of a Wetroom Installation Installing a wetroom as an additional bathroom offers an extra washing facility for guests and residents whilst also adding value to the property. Wetrooms have become a desirable feature for home buyers and is perfect for small bathroom installations where a bath or shower takes up too much floor-space. There is a large selection of wetroom styles available, so whatever your individual taste may be, you can find the perfect wetroom for you….

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Essential Plumbing Tips for your Home: Part 2

Essential Plumbing Tips for your Home: Part 2

Essential Plumbing Tips for your Home: Part 2 Problems with a Dripping Tap A leaking tap is often overlooked as a major plumbing problem. But every drop of water that drips down the drain is costing you money on your water bills. Most dripping tap problems are caused by worn washers, seals or O-rings. To repair a dripping tap you will need to turn off the water supply to the tap. Disassemble your tap and identify which part is causing…

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Types Of Boilers For Central Heating

Types Of Boilers For Central Heating

Are you looking for more information about the types of boilers for central heating?

Your boiler is one of the most essential purchases for your home or business. Therefore you need to choose the correct heating system to suit your property requirements.

This article gives a brief description of the various boilers available for installation to help you decide which is best for your needs.

Plumbing Tips on Saving Water in your Home or Business

Plumbing Tips on Saving Water in your Home or Business

Plumbing Tips on Saving Water in your Home or Business Saving water in your home or business can help you reduce your water bills and energy bills whilst also having a positive effect on the environment. Each household in the UK currently uses an average of 360 litres of water a day. By reducing the amount of water used in your home you can have a direct impact on the energy used to pump, treat and heat the water that…

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