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5 ways to spot a zombie boiler

Wolseley’s Richard Harvey reveals five difficult-to-spot symptoms of a boiler in need of replacement, which installers can use to advise...

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...

5 tips for tradespeople to help reduce van theft

Recent years have seen a major rise in theft from vans owned by installers and other trades people. For those...

Top 10 most common plumbing problems revealed

New research from WRAS has revealed that the most complained about plumbing problem in the UK is a dripping tap,...

Shocking stats show van break-ins happen every 23 minutes

Research from Powertools2U reveals that the average tool theft claim costs the tradesperson £1,692 – a figure that unfortunately, can...

New research shows plumbing and heating engineers rate Rinnai as a ‘market leader’ in continuous flow water heating

Plumbing and heating engineers have reviewed and rated Rinnai continuous flow units and systems as a leader in a recent...

How achieving a better work-life balance can help installers reduce stress and pressure

With around 350,000 construction workers experiencing, anxiety, stress or depression right now, anything that can help alleviate the pressure is...

How a “smart” van can help installers boost their business

New research from leading specialists LeaseVan.co.uk has identified a smart van as one of the eight most simple improvements tradespeople...

6 ways installers can ensure their customers’ heating systems are up and running before it’s too late

As winter approaches, many households will soon be turning their heating on for the first time in months. Where issues arise...

Drivers urged to check their tyres once and month, every month

Road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is urging motorists to make monthly checks on tyres, to ensure tread...