How to unblock a sink

Save your pennies! Sinks, showers and other household drains can get easily clogged with food waste and all sorts of nastiness. Most people with spend their hard earned money on expensive drain cleaner. But wait! We know a handy tip that does the job and could save you a few quid. All you need is some household vinegar, bicarbonate of soda and a kettle. Tip the bicarb into the affected drain and leave for 10 minutes Read More…

How to bleed a radiator

The last thing you need is for your heating to stop working, especially during the winter season when it is particularly cold. Make sure your radiators are in full working order; if they aren’t producing heat effectively, then there might be some trapped air or gas in the system. Below is a simple 8-point guide on how to bleed your radiators at home. What you will need: A Radiator Key or flat-headed screwdriver A cloth, towel or even Read More…

Stubborn with your Heating?

Depending on how cold it has been in your area, the likelihood is you’ve at least thought about putting the heating on for the first time in a long while. It might also be that your home isn’t as well insulated as others, and you know for sure that the only option will be to head for the thermostat. But that little voice in the back of your mind always says “No, not yet. I’ll put a jumper Read More…

Plumbing Hints & Tips

This month we’ve plumbed the depths of our knowledge to bring you a few handy hints and tips about your shower: Drain screen People with long hair are more prone to clogging up the shower. But don’t go reaching for the clippers just yet, a simple screen over the plug can help prevent the drains from clogging and they just cost a few £’s. Pets We all love our pets but sometimes they can cost us a pretty penny in plumbing. If Read More…

Don’t save it for a rainy day

It’s always wise to save money for a rainy day, especially putting a jar aside to fill with loose change. It means that when autumn does finally come around, you can treat yourself and your loved ones to something fun while you’re confined indoors. However,there are some things you shouldn’t save for a rainy day, like your plumbing problems. A leaky tap or on-the-blink boiler might be a minor inconvenience now, but when it gets a lot Read More…