The legal side of lead pipes – What installers need to know

It is widely accepted that the consumption of lead can have adverse effects on health if too much enters the body. In most cases, it’s small amounts of lead consumed over time that build up and result in ongoing health problems. John Thompson, CEO of the Association of Plumbing & Heating Contractors (APHC), takes a look […]

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68% of homeowners don't know if their water is supplied by potentially harmful lead pipes

A recent survey of 2,000 homeowners by Watersafe has revealed that 68% don’t if their water is supplied through potentially harmful lead water pipes. Water used for drinking and cooking which has been supplied through lead pipes can lead to a build-up of lead in the body. This can be bad for health – especially for […]

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How to choose and safely install wood-burning stoves

Wood-burning stoves are a popular choice, but, with no legal requirement to hold a specific qualification to install a stove, anyone can effectively buy a stove and put it in. Simon Holden – co-founder of Euroheat – explains the pitfalls of proceeding without proper knowledge. Problems arising from badly-installed gas heating systems are well documented, with […]

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InstallerLEAGUE 2015/2016 Gameweek 11

The big question is, are Leicester ever going to run out of steam?  The Foxes, under new “Tinkerman” gaffer Ranieri, have gatecrashed the top three and don’t look like losing. Jamie Vardy is the league’s top goalscorer, cementing his rise from non-league to England international? So are you this year’s surprise package in the InstallerLEAGUE? […]

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See the shocking affect that corrosion can have

Fernox has released a new video ‘The Power of Fernox F1 Protector’ to show the shocking affect that corrosion can have on metal and materials commonly found in central heating systems. The side-by-side comparison demonstrates how damaging corrosion can be in just one week and shows the effectiveness of using a high quality chemical inhibitor: […]

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