Posts by: jsharpe

NAPIT calls for Enhanced Electrical Safety Standards throughout the UK

Electricity is in use all around us, it can be dangerous and has the potential to be fatal, yet the legislation surrounding the safety standards of electrical installations in dwellings differs throughout the UK and between tenures.  NAPIT is calling on the UK Government and devolved administrations to end this disparity to enable parity of […]

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Bristan improves tap guarantees to 10 years

Bristan has announced that it’s improving guarantees on kitchen and bathroom taps from 5 to 10 years. The new tap guarantee update is part of Bristan’s ongoing commitment to quality. It has been made possible by comprehensive lifecycle testing and the introduction of enhanced components, which includes a large-scale investment into new cartridges, developed in […]

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Hansgrohe launches Finoris washbasin

hansgrohe has launched Finoris, a basin mixer range which combines minimalistic design and maximum flexibility. Following customer engagement research, hansgrohe, understands the everyday life of a family bathroom is usually very different: routines vary greatly from relaxation and personal hygiene to soaking laundry and endless cleaning. Modern day life demands a tap that is functional […]

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Why it’s vital to consider water softeners when fitting a new bathroom or kitchen

When quoting for fitting a new bathroom or kitchen it’s vital that installers include water softeners within their breakdown. Water quality has a huge impact on hard water homes and is something that should be addressed by installers at the beginning of any project. Kevin Johnson MD of Monarch Water, looks at why sustainable softeners […]

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New policy paper launched: Improving Electrical Safety for Tenants in the Social Rented Sector in England

In 2019-20, six times more fires in England’s homes were caused by electricity than by gas, but legislation offers renters different levels of protection from electrical risk in different tenures.  A new policy paper, Improving Electrical Safety for Tenants in the Social Rented Sector in England, by Electrical Safety First, considers how ambiguous legislation can leave England’s […]

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