Plumbing

Five key benefits to wall-hung WCs

New homes in the UK are getting smaller, but our dependence on smart, stylish bathrooms is increasing. This poses new challenges for installers, tasked with delivering affordable and stylish bathroom solutions in smaller spaces. Sophie Weston, Marketing Manager at Geberit, explores five ways wall-hung solutions can help Installers to overcome modern bathroom challenges. In the […]

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Five things installers need to know about the new TapBoost

Trickling taps can be a nuisance for homeowners. But if there’s just one outlet that’s proving troublesome, installing a pump to improve the water flow across the whole house can feel a bit excessive. However, Salamander Pumps has announced the launch of its new TapBoost pump – designed to offer a cost-effective solution to improve the […]

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Plumbers are the trade most likely called to fix a botched DIY job

A new survey has confirmed that plumbers are the UK’s most used tradespeople when it comes to fixing problems caused by ‘have-a-go DIY-ers’. Julie Spinks, Managing Director of Water Regs UK, takes a look at the findings: Water Regs UK compared a range of typical jobs that are carried out in UK homes and recorded […]

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Boosting mains water – what are the legalities?

Poor water pressure and flow affects many households up and down the country – 40% to be exact. And this problem isn’t just an issue for homeowners – it can be a sticking point for installers too. Gareth Richards, Technical Director at Salamander Pumps explains what plumbers need to know before boosting water in mains-fed […]

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1 in 7 householders now insist on approved plumbers

Water Regs UK is urging installers to apply for approved contractor status, after its new survey revealed that millions of domestic customers check to see if installers are approved. Over 2,000 UK householders* were asked by Water Regs UK how they know they can trust a plumber to do work in their home. One in […]

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