Over winter you naturally spend a little more time at home and you likely spend more nights in. As the colder weather starts creep in it’s time to start thinking about how to keep warm but to try keep costs/bills low at the same time.
Information security is a growing concern. Remote access to property data through smart devices can improve energy efficiency. Smart meters now play a crucial part in many commercial properties and households.
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.
Now the sumer nights are slowly dissapearing ad a chill is in the air maybe now is the time to check your heating is working. We are all very busy these days but your heating still needs to be checked regularly.
As we know summer has all most gone, which can only mean one thing… cold frosty nights and blisteringly windy weather is just around the corner. Across the country thousands of people will soon be switching on their heating and boiler systems – for some it could be fatal.
Say goodbye to the frustration of standing under the showerhead trying to adjust the water temperature and the water flow. A new remote controlled shower head ensures that when you enter the shower, the water is running at the right flow and the right temperature.
An audible carbon monoxide alarm installed recently has proven its value as it went off within days of being installed, alarming the resident of the toxic fumes coming from the faulty gas cooker, potentially saving a life.
A recent research has disproved a long standing myth that underfloor heating and carpets cannot be used together. Most underfloor heating installations are done with wooden floors or tiled floors. However the research conducted by Wavin Plastics , the Carpet Foundation, the Underfloor Heating Manufacturers’ Association (UHMA) and the Building Services Research & Information Association (BSRIA), has shown that underfloor heating can indeed work very effectively with carpeted setups.
As the drive to become greener is starting to put pressure on home owners and plumbers alike, the manufacturers of boilers and central heating systems are making an effort to provide ever improving boilers with higher efficiency.