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4 bathroom trends to watch out for in 2020

With 2019 dominated by industrial yet minimalist designs, 2020 is set to be an exciting year when it comes to...

7 top tips for tradespeople to run a successful business

With tax changes, Gas Safe exams, health and safety issues and difficult customers, life is never simple for the busy...

There’s “shocking variation” in actual van NOx emissions compared with the official results – says new research

Independent real-world rating system puts emissions of best-selling vans in the spotlight with some encouraging and some shocking results. The...

Why heating and plumbing engineers should watch out for “disruptors”

In his exclusive column for Installer, Tim Pollard – from Pollard and Pollard – warns about “disruptors” in the heating and...

Seven guidelines for van drivers to winter-proof their vehicles

Motoring experts from LeaseVan.co.uk have released seven guidelines for UK van drivers to winter-proof their vehicles, inside and out. Driving...

How installers can make sure an old stove without a CE mark is ‘fit for purpose’

Given there is a buoyant market for antique and reconditioned solid fuel burning and oil fired stoves, John Thompson – ...

Why it makes sense to replace storage heaters with infrared this winter

Our friends at Tansun take a look at why it makes sense to replace storage heaters with infrared this winter:...

Let’s challenge our biases toward women engineers – says Jo Alsop

Jo Alsop from the Heating Hub encourages everyone in the heating and plumbing industry to challenge their biases when it comes...

There’s a 36% increase in accidents during rush hour evening traffic now the clocks have gone back

The latest data from insurethebox reveals the true cost motorists pay for an extra hour in bed, with an overall...

Would you fit second-hand boiler parts?

In the latest edition of his regular column, heating engineer Andy Gibbs looks at spare parts, and where they come...