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Why do I have low water pressure in my home?

Posted : Friday 1st July 2016

Are you suffering by taking showers under tedious trickily water? Well suffer no more! Below we have put together a list of reasons that this might be happening and some simple information to improve your understanding!

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Lead Piping and the problems it can cause?

Posted : Thursday 14th January 2016

The name "Plumber" originates from the latin word, Plumberium, which means "worker of lead". Lead has been used for a long time because of his resistance to corrosion. If your property was built before 1970 and have never had any pipe work replaced, you may have lead pipes throughout your property. These could be pipes used for your heating system or plumbing within the property; they are a dull grey colour.

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Be honest how many of you have switched your boiler on to see if it's working before the winter hits?

Posted : Monday 12th October 2015

Be honest how many of you have switched your boiler on to see if it’s working before the winter hits?
See our boiler check tips to keep you warm this winter

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Do you know about Flues in Voids?

Posted : Monday 17th August 2015

If you live in a flat or apartment flues are often hidden behind walls or ceilings and these cannot be inspected without flue void.

Gas safe registered engineers need to be able to inspect the flue to make sure it is doing what is meant to. The flue takes fumes away from the boiler and if the flue is in poor condition combined with a room sealed boiler could put you or your family in danger

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Asbestos within the work place

Posted : Wednesday 8th July 2015

Are you aware of asbestos? The dangers of working with Asbestos and the possible affects to your health? If the answer to these questions is no, then please read on. The Information below could make you more aware.

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Give Youngsters a Better Chance through Education

Posted : Friday 9th December 2011

Apprentices are a key to a successful and sustainable industry, according to one of our plumbers in Croydon. Not only do they bring in fresh energy (and admittedly at quite low cost), but they also ensure there is continuity and regeneration of the industry for future years.

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Watford Shows the Green Way Forward

Posted : Monday 6th December 2010

Some of our Watford plumbers have recently shown some enviable interest in the environmental debate, which is making headlines everywhere these days. The discussion about global warming and whether it is solely a result of human activity is open for debate and has attracted acres of press coverage. However, a group of fathers and their children in Watford have taken part recently in a an attempt to set a new world record.

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A Liverpool workout before Christmas

Posted : Saturday 5th December 2009

When asking our plumbers in Liverpool if they are ready for Christmas, the usual answer is that it couldn't have come soon enough. The holiday spirit, the presents, the food and the time off to try and take all this in is always a welcome break from the busy winter period.

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A Plumbers Day in London

Posted : Tuesday 1st December 2009

A typical plumber in London has seen all types of residential customers. From the very poor who count every penny to the very rich who want the best available kit (and price is no object). From customers that are nice and friendly, who make your day more manageable to customers that feel like they a point to prove, and the plumber is their target for the day.

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Plumbing and Heating in London Supply and Demand

Posted : Saturday 28th November 2009

With the winter upon us, demand for London plumbers and heating engineers is naturally on the increase. It is inevitable in many ways because of a combination of factors which include rapidly dropping temperature (especially at night), re-starting of boilers and central heating systems that were virtually dormant for the summer and (mild) autumn. Add to the mix the difficult economic climate which forced people to delay any boiler repairs and installations to the very last possible minute, and you have a spike in demand for heating engineers.

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New Engineers Covering Merseyside

Posted : Saturday 31st October 2009

Heating and Plumbing Central have now expanded their network to include Merseyside. Our Liverpool plumbers joined recently adding a new key county to our rapidly expanding network.

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Bristol Plumbers are no Longer Left Behind

Posted : Saturday 31st October 2009

Being the sixth biggest city in England the eighth most populous in the UK, Bristol was missing its own Bristol plumber as part of the Heating & Plumbing Central network.

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Economic Turmoil, House Price Bubbles and Central Heating Systems

Posted : Saturday 4th October 2008

Lehman Brothers, the world's fourth largest investment bank has gone bust, Bradford and Bingley was effectively nationalised (not to mention Northern Rock which started it all), Fortis Bank of Belgium was nationalised and the list is far from finished. When the City is in trouble the rest of the economy is likely to follow. It is worrying and we feel the anxiety in every part of our lives.

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Interview with Greenford Heating and Plumbing

Posted : Thursday 11th September 2008

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Apprenticeships Can Help Improve Young Lives

Posted : Thursday 11th September 2008

September 11th is a sad anniversary to reflect upon. It is widely accepted that the atrocities of that day in New York and Washington DC were committed by people who have been brainwashed and lost any sense of reality. Sadly, there are many that feel they have nothing to lose, and their life is worthless, hence leading them to committing such acts or desperation and mass destruction.

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Plumbing and Heating and Curiosity

Posted : Monday 1st September 2008

Curiosity and willingness to make changes - are not necessarily the first things the spring to mind when you think about plumbing and heating. Boilers have made major leaps over the decades, but underneath they still burn fossil fuel to generate heat, normally via an intermediary agent water.

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This page has been written with contributions from plumbers from Essex and Gas Safe engineers from Enfield. Several of the company's heating engineers from Merseyside have worked on similar issues as well as some of our plumbing and heating engineers from Croydon and our Sevenoaks experienced plumbers.