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Moving into a new home is an exciting time, but it is always an adjustment. We have seven quick tips for checking the plumbing in your new home, to ensure everything is in working order so that you can relax and settle in.

1. Where is the stop cock?

17th May 2019

Have you noticed a foul smell coming from your kitchen or bathroom sink? It might smell like rotten eggs or raw sewage, and it isn’t pleasant to live with. Read on to find out what causes it and how you can make your sink as fresh as a daisy again.


What Makes Your Sink Smell Bad?

03rd April 2019

There are many reasons why you may want to move your boiler. Its current location in your home may mean that it gets in the way of your everyday activities, it’s too noisy, or it simply doesn’t look quite right where it is now.

19th March 2019

Many households own pets and that’s why it’s important to pet-proof your plumbing system to ensure our furry friends are safe and out of trouble. We have all heard how pets can damage our fixtures and fittings, but did you realise that your plumbing is in the firing line too?

28th February 2019

We are a local family run plumbing and heating business, with over 20 years of experience in plumbing and heating repairs and fittings. Here at M Wilson Plumbing, we pride ourselves with our high standard of work and customer service, putting your needs at the heart of everything we do.

23rd January 2019

There’s nothing worse than waking up on a frosty winters morning to find that your boiler has broken down. Jumping into a freezing shower and having a cold home is the last thing you need – especially in the winter months!

28th December 2018

As a daily appliance, the bathroom is an essential part of your home and therefore requires regular cleaning and plumbing maintenance. No matter the size, there’s plenty of opportunity for plumbing issues to occur at the most inconvenient of times, so it’s vital to keep your bathroom’s plumbing in the best condition possible.

28th November 2018

Calling a plumber for the first time because you’ve woken up to no hot water or have discovered a nasty water leak can feel a little daunting, especially if you have not had to do this before.

We’ve put together a handy guide to help put your mind at ease when calling a plumber for the first time:

24th October 2018

If you are planning to move house soon, then checking the condition and quality of your new home’s boiler should be top of your to-do-list. Many of us may forget about these vital checks or expect them to be part of the home survey report, however this is not always the case. Failing to check your new home’s boiler could lead to unexpected, hefty bills as soon as you move in.

27th September 2018

On the surface, choosing a vertical radiator over a horizontal may appear to be a decision with few implications. But the choice can bring a handful of unique obstacles you’ll have to climb over in order to fit your stylish new appliance.

15th August 2018