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Types of Pipe Corrosion Found in a London Home

November 12, 2018

One of the most unpleasant plumbing issues is pipe corrosion. Our plumbers in London deal with it in any type of building, be it residential or commercial, and even if it cannot be seen inside the pipes, it can be seen when turning on the water and red rust starts pouring with it. It is very important to treat pipe corrosion in accordance with its type.

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Why Have a Food-waste Disposer Installed?

October 12, 2018

People spend a lot of time in the kitchen when they are at home and having it equipped with all sorts of appliances is recommended in order to reduce the spent cleaning it. One of the appliances that can help a homeowner in London  do  that is the food-waste disposer. This is not the only reason to have a food-waste disposer installed, as our plumbers in London will describe the ways in which such machine can help homeowners.

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How to Stop an Overflowing Toilet before the London Plumber Arrives

August 30, 2018

The last thing homeowners want to walk into when going to the bathroom is an overflowing toilet. The best thing to do in this case is to call a plumber to have it fixed, but until then the best solution is to try to contain the problem. How to do that? Our plumber in London explains below the steps one should take when dealing with an overflowing toilet and before calling a professional.

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How to Install a Wireless Sensor for Water Leak Detection

August 27, 2018

One of the biggest nightmares a homeowner could face is a water leakage which turns the house into a flooded area. In order to prevent such disasters, many engineers work and create smart systems which help prevent these situations. One of the latest developments in this area is the wireless water leak detection sensor which was created by engineers in the UK.

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The New Trenchless Plumbing Technique in London

August 3, 2018

Not only large industries like constructions benefit from new and fast techniques that ease the work of companies, as innovation has also made its way into smaller industries, such as plumbing. One of the most important techniques adopted by plumbers in London nowadays is trenchless plumbing which implies avoiding digging to create new pipelines when replacing or repairing old lines.

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What is a Gas Analyzer?

April 15, 2018

gas analyzer is a tool which is utilized to measure the concentration of a certain gas in a given mixture of gasses from a stream or a process.  Gas  analysis may use different technologies, like tunable diode laser spectroscopy, infrared gas analysis, zirconia oxygen analysis and so on.

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FAQ on Central Heating Boilers in London

March 26, 2018

Here are 10 of the most frequently asked questions on central heating boilers our plumbers in London have received over the years.

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Possible Damages Caused by Leaking Pipes

March 19, 2018

Leaky pipes are a common issue met by homeowners with their London plumbing. Not only they cause a reduction of the water pressure and more expensive water bills, but also they can lead to serious damages to a home.

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FAQs on Water Softeners

February 18, 2018

Water softeners have grown into popular appliances which are utilized in a home. Still, there are a lot of individuals who have various questions on water softeners.

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How Different Pipes Can Leak

February 17, 2018

In case you need any repairs done in your home or are planning on a remodeling, it is important to be aware of the piping and the potential that different plumbing pipes have for leaking in order to avoid future problems.

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A Brief Checklist on Plumbing Maintenance

February 10, 2018

Having a plumbing maintenance list can save a lot of time when dealing with the plumbing system of a property. Besides the regular flushing and cleaning of the drains, such a list can help you considerably.

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Tips for Septic Tank Maintenance in London

January 10, 2018

In case you have a septic tank which is used by your house, it is crucial to know how to maintain it in a proper functioning state. Here are a few tips for a London septic tank maintenance from our plumber in London.

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What Are Acrylic Bathtubs and Showers?

December 18, 2017

Acrylic bathtubs and showers are fabricated from a sheet of acrylic which is usually four, five or eight millimeters thick. The material is then reinforced from underneath, generally with a wooden or steel support frame.

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How to Prevent Kitchen Water Damage in London

How to Prevent Kitchen Water Damage in London image November 26, 2017

The kitchen is a room where, often, water damage, dump and, eventually, the appearance of mold can occur because there are many water using appliances which are utilized here. Here are a few tips from our plumber in London on how to prevent kitchen water damage in London.

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6 Plumbing Tips for Aging in Place

6 Plumbing Tips for Aging in Place image November 24, 2017

Aging in place means that homeowners are able to continue living in their current homes for as long as possible. As we get older, sometimes we discover that the kitchen or bathroom present certain dangers to us and they are not as friendly as they used to be when we were younger and more flexible. 

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A Few Safety Tips for DIY Plumbing

A Few Safety Tips for DIY Plumbing image November 23, 2017

Plumbing might seem exciting and cheaper when you do it yourself, especially if you enjoy that feeling of accomplishment at the end of the task. However, many times DIY plumbing can prove difficult, dangerous and could lead to worse damages to your home.

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Plumbing Preparations for the Holidays

Plumbing Preparations for the Holidays image November 22, 2017

Have you entered the into the holidays mood yet? Your plumbing definitely needs some preparations for this special time of the year. Here are a few tips on how to prepare your plumbing for the holidays season from our plumbers in London.

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Types of Shower Valves

Types of Shower Valves image November 20, 2017

pressure balancing valve and a thermostatic valve help control and maintain the water temperature in the shower. A diverter valve and a transfer valve help conduct or re-conduct the water flow in the shower from its head to the faucet of the tub, or to the hand-held shower head and so on.

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How to Choose a Flood Prevention System in London Part II

How to Choose a Flood Prevention System in London Part II image November 17, 2017

Even though natural floods are the main reason for damages produced to a home by water, water heaters and washing machines are also an important reason why a property could be flooded. These appliances use a great amount of water on a regular basis which can cause a major destruction in a matter of minutes.

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How to Choose a Flood Prevention System in London Part I

How to Choose a Flood Prevention System in London Part I image November 16, 2017

Floods in a property can be a very destructive  occurrence,  since they can damage everything in their path and require expensive reparations. To prevent them from happening, our plumbers in London advise you to choose an appropriate flood prevention system

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Removing a Tub Drain Flange

Removing a Tub Drain Flange image October 24, 2017

tub drain flange represents the finished drain piece which can be seen in the bathtub. Sometimes, manufacturers refer to this fixture as the drain body or the drain basket. Drain flanges have various finishes and stopper options.

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When to Use Push-Fit Appliance

When to Use Push-Fit Appliance image October 24, 2017

Push-fit fittings represent a viable alternative to soldering, which is a more complex procedure, saving a great deal of time and trouble when faced with a plumbing emergency. As follows, our plumber in London explains when he uses a push-fit appliance.

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How to Make a Custom Shower

How to Make a Custom Shower image October 24, 2017

Are you tired of the old drapes in the bathroom? It is time to learn how to make a custom shower. Our plumbers in London explain how.

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Eliminating Blue or Green Water Stains

Eliminating Blue or Green Water Stains image October 23, 2017

Blue or green water stains on your sinks, toilets,  bathtubs  and plumbing appliances are not only unpleasant for the  eyes,  but also may indicate an issue which could prove to be costly to repair for the long-term. In case your water is acidic, with a pH of less than 7, the copper and brass lines and plumbing appliances are rusting.

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Cleaning and Maintaining a Stainless Steel Sink

Cleaning and Maintaining a Stainless Steel Sink image October 23, 2017

Stainless steel sinks can be a great addition to your new kitchen, however, they can be problematic when it comes to making them look  shinny  and clean. Here are a few tips on cleaning and maintaining a stainless steel sink from our plumbers in London.

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