plumbing

Demand for tradespeople up by 50% in just two years

Demand has skyrocketed, but tradespeople have also been hit with a series of challenges because of Covid and Brexit, so Rated People explores the true effects of ‘the home improvement boom’ and looks at what’s in store for 2022: New research from the find-a-tradesperson platform, Rated People reveals homeowner desire for home improvement went through the roof […]

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Are you ready to take the next step in your plumbing career?

Becoming Gas Safe registered is a logical ‘next step’ for plumbers looking to expand their business prospects, earn more money and lay a strong foundation for future success in the lucrative heating sector. Mark Krull, Managing Director of Logic4training, explains the business opportunities and training routes to Gas Safe registration for plumbers looking to up […]

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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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62% of people would pay more for a plumbing product that’s WRAS approved

50% of UK householders would trust a plumbing product bearing the WRAS (Water Regulations Approval Scheme) logo, according to new research released to mark the first anniversary of its launch. WRAS was officially launched in April 2021, having been separated from Water Regs UK in order to clarify the services offered by the business. Both […]

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Is a career in heating and plumbing a good choice for young people?

In his exclusive column for Installer, Heating Engineer Andy Gibbs shares his experience of advising young people about a career in the heating and plumbing industry:  A few months ago, I was invited by the careers teacher at my eldest son’s school, to take part in their “Meet a Visitor ” day. Essentially it’s a […]

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