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RAC sees surprise increase in pothole-related breakdowns

Despite mild and comparatively dry winter conditions the RAC attended 63% more pothole-related breakdowns in the first quarter of 2017...

8 Foolproof ways installers can help customers avoid Plumbing Disasters

Our friends at Tradesmenin directory look at 8 simple pieces of advice that customers can use to avoid plumbing disasters, from overflowing...

First wave of Ford Transit plug-in hybrid vans hit the road in autumn

The first wave of fleets participating in the Ford Transit plug-in hybrid van (PHEV) London trial, starting this autumn, have...

Can online reviews make or break an installer’s business?

Our friends at websitebuilder.org take a look at online reviews, and if they can make or break an installer’s business....

Gender neutral bathrooms – What installers need to know

Gender neutral bathrooms are becoming an increasingly common sight at universities up and down the country – and as the...

It’s a Plumb Job – VW is celebrating “Hug A Plumber Day”

With April 25 marking national ‘Hug A Plumber Day’ and the start of the CV Show, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles will...

The potential pitfalls of soldering solutions – and how to guard against them

Using a soldering iron raises safety issues, but it isn’t just the presence of a hot flame that installers need...

Tougher new speeding penalties come into force next week

Tough new speeding penalties come into force on 24 April, which could see drivers fined 75% of their weekly income...

Are product warranties still seen as confusing?

Despite offering consumers numerous benefits, product warranties can sometimes be viewed as confusing – but this doesn’t have to be...

10 things you need to know about diesel

This March, British car buyers registered almost a quarter of a million new diesel cars – an all-time high. The...