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How can power flushing improve my central heating system performance?

How can power flushing improve my central heating system performance?

How can power flushing improve my central heating system performance? Power flushing offers a solution to clearing out radiators, boilers and heating systems which are not performing well due to a silt or debris build up. Power flushing forcibly clears the system using high velocity water at a low pressure. This allows for effective cleaning without causing damage to the system. Additional cleaning agents or chemicals can be added to improve the results. What are the signs that my central…

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Removing an Airlock from a Central Heating System

Removing an Airlock from a Central Heating System

Plumbing Advice Removing an Airlock from a Central Heating System If you discover that you have an air lock within your central heating system there are a number of methods that you can try before contacting a professional plumber. If you are able to remove the air lock yourself you can save the cost of calling a plumber out to fix the problem. How Can I tell if there is an Air Lock in my Central Heating? An air lock…

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How does a Sanifo Macerating Toilet System Work

How does a Sanifo Macerating Toilet System Work

How does a Sanifo Macerating Toilet System Work Installing a Saniflo macerating toilet system is usually required in bathroom installations where it is not cost effective or impossible to install the conventional plumbing fixtures to transport waste materials to a below-the-floor drainage system. Saniflo products can be used for toilet, bathtub and sink basins located in domestic additional bathrooms or in the commercial environment such as in schools, offices, restaurants and retail stores.

Essential Plumbing Tips for your Home: Part 3

Essential Plumbing Tips for your Home: Part 3

Essential Plumbing Tips for your Home: Part 3 Preventing Pipe Freezing When the water in your plumbing freezes, it will expand putting pressure on the pipes. If the water expands enough, it can cause the pipe to burst causing flooding in the home or putting your company out of business until it is fixed. You can avoid your pipes from freezing by using pipe insulating foam or electrical pipe insulation. You should especially protect pipes which are exposed to the…

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Surviving Winter with these Plumbing Tips

Surviving Winter with these Plumbing Tips

What to do if you experience plumbing problems during winter When the weather is cold outside the last thing that your household wants to experience is problems with your central heating and plumbing. During the winter months there are a number of problems which can effect your plumbing and heating. You may notice that your radiators stop working correctly or that there is a drop in water pressure caused by frozen pipes. This guide offers a number of actions which…

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Plumbing Services: Tap Repairs

Plumbing Services: Tap Repairs

Plumbing Services in Lancashire: Tap Repairs How to repair a dripping or leaking tap If you have ever experienced a leaking or dripping tap, you will understand how much of a nuisance it can be. Rather than letting it drip away wasting your water you will either need to call a plumber to carry out a fix or learn how to solve the problem yourself.

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 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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