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Underfloor heating: Electric Underfloor Heating or Water Underfloor Heating?

Underfloor heating: Electric Underfloor Heating or Water Underfloor Heating?

Underfloor heating is a type of central heating which produces temperature control indoors using radiation, convection, and conduction. It heats a room evenly from floor to ceiling, unlike radiators which only heat the part of the room where they are located, therefore making them an efficient heat source.

Underfloor heating has many advantages, which is why more and more households are opting for it instead of traditional radiators systems.

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Reputable Plumber: 7 Tips to Help Find a Reputable Plumber

Reputable Plumber: 7 Tips to Help Find a Reputable Plumber

It is my view that plumbers have gained an unfair reputation over the past few decades. Not many people like calling in a plumber. The work they do is expensive, and it always seems to cost more than quoted and take a longer time than promised. Plus, much like car repair shops, most people do not understand the work actual work that a plumber is doing.

It is incredibly easy for a plumber to rip off a homeowner and overcharge them for work that did not need to be done in the first place. Watch an episode of the popular TV program called ‘Cowboy Builders’ if you don’t know what I mean.

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Central Heating Inhibitor: Why Should I Use A Central Heating Inhibitor?

Central Heating Inhibitor: Why Should I Use A Central Heating Inhibitor?

Let me start off by briefly explaining what a central heating inhibitor actually is..

A central heating inhibitor provides protection for domestic central heating systems against limescale and corrosion formation.

Curious customers sometimes ask why we add inhibitor to their brand new central heating systems which we’ve just installed. There are no guarantees to how long your new central heating system will actually last but we always recommend playing the odds and doing everything which is likely to work in your favour. Using a good quality central heating inhibitor, along with installing a programmable room stat, a magnetic filter and a scale inhibitor, will only help to extend the life of your system.
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Washing Machines: What Plumbing Is Needed For A Washing Machine?

Washing Machines: What Plumbing Is Needed For A Washing Machine?

Installing a washing machine is a lot easier than you probably think. If you understand some basic DIY skills then you’re good to go. I’m going to answer a common question that I often get asked which is “what plumbing do I need for a washing machine?”.

The answer is – it depends! It depends on what type of washing machine that you have. Traditionally all washing machines required a hot and cold feed so you’d need to run a supply for each. Nowadays most modern washing machines only need a cold feed only as the water is heated internally. I’ll be writing a blog piece on this at some point in the future so stay tuned.

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