Acronyms can get confusing at the best of times so we won’t blame you for not knowing these either. However there is no harm in guessing and since this is a plumbing website and blog let’s start with the easiest…WC? Yes, it shouldn’t have taken you too long to guess that this stands for […]
Why do the dripping taps never get fixed?
In some of our blogs we have talked about not cutting corners when it comes to our plumbing and home safety. Why do plumbing jobs get neglected in the home? The dripping tap gets ignored, the dodgy leak gets mopped up intermittently and the faulty toilet gets […]
The CIPHE stands for the Chartered Institute of Plumbing & Heating Engineering. They showed their support for the World Plumbing Day this year by creating some important information via blogs and press releases. A new publication was released called the ‘Safe Water Campaign.’ This raised two very important and relevant safety issues. One was […]
With reports that the bath tub is being replaced by more and more showers a question is raised; has the Bath Tub had its day? Is there a place for it any longer in the cleaner modern world? For the British nation this can be a touchy discussion with a real black and white […]
Carbon monoxide is known as the ‘Silent Killer,’ why? Because often people have no idea there is carbon monoxide present in their home. If we have a general gas leak we simply ring our local plumber in Blackpool to come out and fix it due to the fact that the strong smell has alerted […]
A local sea front restaurant owner has been ordered to pay over £5,000 in fines and court costs after serious health regulations were broken. If you have read the article about this in the Blackpool Gazette then you may have seen the pictures that would make anyone with a strong constitution buckle temporarily. Not […]
Have you made a connection between the international distress signal ‘mayday!’ and the Mayday bank holiday we’ve just had in May? You may be interested to know there is no connection at all, so that begs the question, why is the international distress call for ships and aircraft referred to as ‘mayday!’ Like so […]
Do you have limited space in your property? When it comes to having a new heating system or boiler, things can start hotting up with discussions of where the new boiler will fit, especially for those with limited space. Size has to be considered. No one is going to be interested in a huge […]
Will the Plumber Flood your Home?
If you type in flooding and plumbing into the internet the first images that you will see are not those of homeowners causing flooding but those of so called ‘plumbers’ causing major floods. You will read titles such as ‘Plumber Causes Major Flood in Apartment’ and ‘Crazy Plumber Comes […]