Commentary

Changes at Checkatrade – The Big Interview with Richard Harpin

A social media storm greeted changes to the way Checkatrade is run, following a takeover from HomeServe owner Richard Harpin,...

How installers can protect stored hot water systems from scale build up

Stored hot water systems suffer badly from the problem of scale build up, even when water treatment measures are in...

Is this the future for flue gas analysers? 4 things installers need to know about the testo 300

Testo has launched the new testo 300 flue gas analyser, which combines intuitive touch-operation with robust construction and highly efficient...

5 ways construction SMEs can use digital tools to get ahead of the competition

The way trade and construction businesses are run is shifting. Traditional ways of paper and pen are rapidly disappearing in...

5 things installers need to know about unvented cylinders

Think you know everything there is to know about unvented water cylinders? Think again. Alan Clarke, technical support manager at...

Q&A with Graham’s Ian Kenny about Women Installers Together

WIT is a full day of speakers, training and networking spearheaded by partners Stopcocks and Polypipe Building Products. Here, Hattie...

3 things installers need to know about customisable kitchens

In the current climate – the uncertainty of Brexit and unstable house prices – more homeowners are looking to ‘improve...

The Fluxuator – What installers need to know

It may have started life as an inkling of an idea, but the Fluxuator is increasingly becoming a mainstay in...

Could a plumbing and heating engineer be named Britain’s Top Tradesperson again?

Britain’s Top Tradesperson 2018 competition has launched, and it inviting plumbing and heating engineers from across Britain to be recognised...

Are consumers ready for ‘connected home’ products?

As the range of smart technology for the home becomes ever wider and more advanced, the dream of the ‘connected...