Tip of the month: The Plumbing Inspector

Buying or selling a house? You might want to call a Plumbing Inspector. When I decided to resurrect this blog, I didn’t just want to roll out the usual tips like, ‘how to change a washer’, or ‘why install a combi boiler?’. Not that there’s anything wrong with these handy bite-sized guides – they are genuinely useful things to write about. Instead, I thought the best way to bring value to my readers was to Read More…

Tip of the month: Got a garden? Get a tap

Outdoor garden taps It’s halfway through May 2020. The sun is shining, the air has way less pollution than usual, and you can guarantee that no one will bump into you when taking a walk. Just one problem, it’s the horrid COVID-19 lockdown that’s caused these rays of sunshine. Oh well, every cloud and all that. But there is one other plus side. If you are fortunate enough to own a garden, there has never 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…