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Dripping tap: Fix a leaking tap or dripping mixer tap

A dripping tap is usually due to the washer or cartridge no longer forming a watertight seal. It’s hard to imagine a more common plumbing problem. The side effects range from a mild annoyance to a significant impact on your … Continue reading

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Central heating inhibitor: what is it & how to add it

Central heating inhibitor or radiator inhibitor is a chemical added to a central heating system which prevents sludge from building up. It is an important element of maintaining a central heating system, ensuring its efficiency and protecting it from costly … Continue reading

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Blocked kitchen sink: 5 simple steps to unblock it without tools

Got a blocked kitchen sink? Whether it’s slow to drain or completely blocked, this easy to follow guide will walk you through the simplest and most effective way to unblock it. Fix a blocked kitchen sink in 5 simple steps … Continue reading

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Cut Copper Pipe: 3 different ways & how-to guide

Need to cut copper pipe? This vital plumbing skill is actually very straightforward. In this easy to follow guide, we’ll go through the three different ways to cut copper pipe and give you some tips along the way. How to … Continue reading

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Bleed the radiators: how to bleed a radiator in 5 easy steps

Before turning your boiler back on for the colder months, you’ll probably need to bleed the radiators. You’ll definitely want to do this if you have a radiator which makes funny noises, takes too long to heat up, or doesn’t … Continue reading

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