Installer Focus

Coronavirus and the plumbing and heating industry

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has now officially been declared as a pandemic and on 13 March 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO)...

Brits want to own smart thermostats in 2020 – says new report.

A new survey has revealed the smart home products that homeowners want to own in 2020. Sellhousefast.uk surveyed 1,462 UK households ...

Ban on fossil fuel heating to impact new homes from 2025

With climate change now a major crisis and coinciding with the release of the CCC (Climate Change Committee) report last...

Is BOXT a distruptor? Are online boiler sales an opportunity for installers? Jo Alsop takes a look

Online boiler sales are a concern for installers but The Heating Hub’s Jo Alsop argues that while installers need to...

How to make the right impression on social media

Emma Cox,  Channel Manager – Brand & Communications at Mira Showers, examines how installers can make the most of their...

Why it’s important to consider hot water cylinders for UK homes

A trend towards home improvement has seen a rise in the number of boiler replacements across the UK. With behavioural...

InstallerINVENT – The PipeSnug story

Chris Burdett and Alex Lever successfully launched PipeSnug at Installer2017, we caught up with them at Installer2019 to hear about...

Stopcocks franchisee Jade Adams on her journey to the tools

Heating engineer and the newest Stopcocks franchisee Jade Adams reflects on her journey to the tools. If I asked my...

6 ways tradespeople can make the most of social media

59% of tradespeople say social media has presented more challenges than anything else in the last decade, according to recent research...

What does 2019 have in store for tradespeople?

2019 will be all about Brexit, whatever the outcome. Wayne Lysaght-Mason, Managing Director of IronmongeryDirect, looks at what the future may...