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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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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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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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Bathroom Installations in Small Spaces

Bathroom Installations in Small Spaces

Bathroom Installations in Small Spaces If you only have a small space available to create your bathroom, wetroom or cloakroom, there are many products which are sold in smaller sizes than the standard model. Hanging storage units and rails from the walls also frees up floor space which gives the illusion of the room being larger than it is. Glass shelves, hooks and towel rails offer additional wall mounted storage. By installing heated towel rails you can benefit further from…

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Saniflo Macerating Toilet System Repairs

Saniflo Macerating Toilet System Repairs

Saniflo Macerating Toilet System Repairs A Saniflo Macerating Toilet System offers the perfect solution for toilet and bathroom installations which are unable to use conventional disposal methods to move waste into the sewage system. Saniflo Macerating pumps move waste into a sealed area where it is broken into a fine slurry that is pumped away. If you experience problems with your Saniflo unit, you will require assistance from a fully trained and experienced plumbing engineer who carries genuine Saniflo parts…

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Essential Tips to Improve Bathroom Accessibility for elderly people

Essential Tips to Improve Bathroom Accessibility for elderly people

How to Remodel your Bathroom to increase Accessibility for elderly people Accidents and injuries which occur within the bathroom are statistically more common amongst elderly people. It is important to consider accessibility options if you are expecting frequent visits from an older person or if you are inviting an older relative to move into your home. The type of bathroom accessibility options that you will need to install will depend on the mobility level of the person that will be…

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Ten Signs That Your Central Heating Is in Danger of Failure

Ten Signs That Your Central Heating Is in Danger of Failure

What are the signs that your heating needs repair or maintenance? Water heating systems can become less effective over time due to wear and tear. If you have not had your heating system serviced within the last year or more, there is a good chance that your heating can become faulty and you will want to seek the opinion of a professional. Look out for any of the following signs that your water heater is in need of repair: No…

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