DIY Plumbing Tips

Dirty plates are piling up and you’re out of clean glasses - it’s time to replace your old dishwasher for a sparkling new one. This project is not as difficult as it sounds and should only take a couple of hours, but may require some plumbing skills. Here are a few handy tips to help you install your new dishwasher.

15th June 2018

If your radiator isn’t warm all over and has some cold spots, it won’t be working very efficiently and you’ll be paying for your heating without feeling the full benefit. You may need to bleed the radiator, which involves letting out the air that is trapped inside.

17th November 2017

Whether you’re washing the car or watering the flowers, an outside tap is very useful – especially now that it’s summer. If your garden is lacking a tap and you’d like to change that, there are a few things to be aware of before you break out the tools or call your friendly local plumber.

20th June 2017

We’d all like to save a little money, and household bills can never be too small. One thing you can do to reduce those bills is save water. Not only can reducing the amount of water you use lower your water bill, but it can also lower your energy bill if less water needs to be heated.

07th March 2017

Do you know if your water is hard or soft, and why it matters? If you live in the Northampton area you have hard or very hard water, but what does this mean, and can you (or should you) do anything about it? Read on to find out.

What is the difference between hard and soft water?

09th December 2016

Feeling the chill yet? With the weather getting colder and December fast approaching, now is a good time to think about your pipes and how you can protect them from freezing or even bursting this winter. Here are a few things you can do to prevent your pipes from freezing.

17th November 2016

If you’ve just moved into a new home, or if you’re a little unfamiliar with the plumbing in your current home, there are a few things you can do to help prevent plumbing problems and to deal with an emergency should one ever arise. Here are three plumbing tips to help you become more familiar with your plumbing and tackle basic problems.

27th May 2016

If you've ever experienced a blocked drain before - you're going to feel a bit paranoid every time the sink makes a funny noise. If you're lucky enough not to have had this experience, here's the worst case scenario for a blocked drain:

13th May 2016

There are always odd jobs to do around the house, whether it’s clearing the guttering or changing a fuse. But when it comes to the plumbing, it can sometimes be hard to know whether to call a plumber or to try tackle the task at hand yourself.

22nd April 2016

Being a home owner, you may find there are many small issues that can make a nuisance of themselves around your house. A leaking tap is sometimes one of those issues. Fortunately, this is an annoyance that you can take care of – just take a look at our tips below to find out how to fix a dripping tap.

Take Precautions

08th April 2016

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