Posts by: Joe Sharpe

How mains water stopcocks work – Plumberparts

The latest PlumberParts video is out, and this time it’s about stopcocks. The team looks at how they work, and the best way to fix them if leaks occur. Check it out here:

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Plumb Center's 'Understanding ErP' roadshow kicks off

Plumb and Parts Center’s ‘Understanding ErP’ roadshows kicked off at Ricoh Arena on Monday 20th April.   Plumb and Parts Center have joined forces with key heating manufacturers to help installers understand the new EU Energy related Products (ErP) regulations, which come into force on 26th September and the implications for their businesses. The free […]

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Time for election fever

Neil Mattock, Marketing Director, Vokèra looks at what the next Government’s energy policies should be based on. By the end of this week a newly elected Government should be in power. What that Government will look like no one knows but for the heating industry the most important issue centres around the future of energy […]

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Unsafe gas work puts pregnant mother in danger

A housing association has been fined after unsafe gas work put  a pregnant mother and her two children at risk. An HSE investigation found that in May 2014 a handyman who was not registered with Gas Safe Register, was dispatched to cut a gas pipe that was causing a tripping hazard in the living room […]

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How to ensure repeat business

Ensuring repeat business is a key consideration in a buoyant marketplace. Arran Leighton – National Plumbfix Manager – explains how professional plumbers are meeting the demands of busy diaries through effective time management. According to many heating engineers and plumbers, 2015 has got off to a busy start for the UK. 97% of the tradesmen questioned by Screwfix in its Trade Pulse report are currently working. In fact, nearly […]

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