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8 tips to protects tools in vans

Tradespeople have been urged to fit their vans with CCTV and a safe to protect valuable tools and equipment from...

How innovative products can help engineers maximize their time

Whether dashing from one job to another, taking phone calls or sorting invoices, time is money for installers. So how...

4 ways installers can maximise bathroom space

Bathrooms come in all shapes and sizes, and homeowners will look to installers to offer the best ways to make...

Is selling direct to the consumer the future for the heating and hot water marketplace?

Tony Gittings of Rinnai looks at the changes that have now become a permanent and developing part of the domestic...

How will tax affect plumbing and heating engineers in April 2019?

Spring not only means blossoming cherry trees, milder temperatures and longer days, it also marks the start of a new...

Q and A with Vaillant installer Steve Challinor

Following the success of its recent TV advertising campaign, Vaillant spoke to a group of installers about how this kind...

“Builder’s Back” is a real thing that’s affecting tradespeople and costing the UK economy £21bn a year

More than two-thirds (70%) of van drivers have taken time off work due to back pain – costing the UK...

New survey highlights the need for expert advice when purchasing a wood burning stove

New figures from Which? show 7% of homeowners in the UK were given no information when buying their wood burning...

5 things heating engineers should look for in a training course

The wide range of manufacturer training courses available can make finding the right one a real challenge for busy installers....

Why mental health and wellbeing should be taken seriously by tradespeople

Troubling data surfaced last year as the Office of National Statistics reported that the risk of suicide amongst those in...