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Blocked kitchen sink: How to unblock it without any 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. Blocked kitchen sink No matter how careful we are, … 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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Boiler filling loop: the 2 different kinds and how to use them

The boiler filling loop is a boiler component which provides a temporary connection to the mains in order to fill and pressurise the central heating system with water. It also allows the system to be topped up where necessary, for example, … Continue reading

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Turn off the mains fast: how-to guide

Need to know how to turn off the mains? While it’s easy to take the plumbing in your home for granted, it pays to know how to shut off the water. It’s good practice if you are leaving your home … Continue reading

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