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New Makita 10.8v BL Rotary Hammer is a “Mighty Mini” – Big Power, Small Size

Makita is expanding the increasingly popular 10.8v range of power tools where the superb machine power performance is coupled with...

Redring to launch new range of showers with market-leading 3-year warranty package

Following in-depth focus groups with installers, Redring has listened to customer feedback and is pleased to announce a new 3-year...

Forget personal trainers – Tradespeople are the healthiest workers in the UK

Good news – Tradespeople are the healthiest workers in the UK, according to new research. The survey of 2,014 UK...

Electrical Safety First responds to news that tragic Grenfell Tower fire was caused by faulty fridge-freezer

Responding to police confirmation that the Grenfell Tower tragedy was caused by a faulty Hotpoint fridge freezer, the Chief Executive...

Gas Tag launches app for Gas Safe Registered engineers – Could this put an end to illegal gas work?

Gas Tag has launched its innovative gas safety app for IOS and Android devices as they begin their mission to...

Should installers help customers make informed choices on Carbon Monoxide?

Changes to the Energy Labelling Directive intended to help consumers make informed choices on solid fuel appliances present the perfect...

Rogue builder faces jail for mis-using NICEIC logo

A rogue builder, who falsely claimed to be NICEIC registered, faces a possible jail sentence after deceiving customers out of...

Hinkley Point C is a “risky and expensive” project – says National Audit Office

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s deal for Hinkley Point C has locked consumers into a “risky and...

How much? Cost is the most common question tradespeople are asked by customers

More than half of tradespeople (56%) have revealed that the most common question they are asked by customers is based...

New APHC President calls for an increase in prosecutions for defective gas work

In his inaugural speech as the President of the Association of Plumbing & Heating Contractors, Mark Antrobus, outlined his key...