Category Archives: Plumbing

Installers First – Have Your Say On Heating Safety & Standards

Last updated: June 12, 2017

Installers First – Have Your Say On Heating Safety & Standards

A Bright Future For Heating Safety & Standards?

No matter if you’re a butcher, builder or candlestick maker (do they still exist?), every industry has standards to adhere to and Heating Installation is no exception.

Standards and practices are changing all of the time, so it’s important that installers can keep their finger on the pulse of that change and have a say in how their industry is run.

Thankfully, there are ways in which heating engineers and installers can help shape Government regulation and policy, have their voices heard and share their wealth of experience with others in the industry.

We were contacted by BestHeating’s friend and President & Director of CO-Gas Safety, Stephanie Trotter, who was kind enough to point us to an online poll – run by Installers First – that wants heating professionals to offer their expertise and help lead the way to safer and more secure standards and practices.

So (because we love sharing stuff with you all) here’s a little bit about it…

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World Plumbing Day – 11th March 2017

Last updated: March 7, 2017

World Plumbing Day – 11th March 2017

World Plumbing Day 2017 Contrary to what you may think, World Plumbing Day isn’t like Father’s Day or Mother’s Day – you don’t have to find a plumber and bring them breakfast in bed, or get them a card and some flowers and all that jazz (though I have no doubt they’d appreciate the attention).Continue Reading

Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week 2016

Last updated: November 3, 2016

Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week 2016

Discovering Carbon Monoxide – The Silent Killer As those of you that follow our blog will already know, November 21st marks the start of Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week. This year is the 11th anniversary of what is becoming an increasingly important seven days, and we want you to do as much as you can toContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Here’s How To Balance Radiators

Last updated: September 9, 2016

Here’s How To Balance Radiators

The Ultimate Step-By-Step Guide on – How to Balance Radiators If you have hot and cold spots on some of your radiators or find that some radiators get warm whilst others do not, then your radiators need balancing. Now don’t worry because it’s a pretty simple DIY job and in this step-by-step guide on howContinue ReadingContinue Reading

How to MOT Your Heating

Last updated: January 20, 2017

How to MOT Your Heating

With soaring temperatures across much of the UK this week, no doubt your central heating system is finally taking a well-earned rest, after a long, hard winter.Continue Reading

The (Improved) Best Heating Guide To Buying A New Boiler

Last updated: August 15, 2016

The (Improved) Best Heating Guide To Buying A New Boiler

Though it will never be as exciting or as sexy as buying a new car or landing the latest video games console before your best mate, buying a new boiler is arguably one of the most significant and important purchases that you will ever make. There are many considerations to take into account before you goContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Why Is My Central Heating So Noisy?

Last updated: April 20, 2017

Why Is My Central Heating So Noisy?

What Causes A Noisy Central Heating System? A noisy central heating system can be caused by a number of things, many of which you can fix up yourself. We’re going to cover a lot of different sounds that your boiler, pipework or central heating system may be making and help you to cure a rangeContinue ReadingContinue Reading

How To Fix A Leaky Radiator

Last updated: November 16, 2016

How To Fix A Leaky Radiator

There aren’t many things that can go wrong around the house that are as annoying as finding a patch of wet carpet or a pool of water around the bottom of a radiator – okay, maybe puppy training runs it close. . . But puppies aside, in this blog we’ll look at how you canContinue ReadingContinue Reading

World Plumbing Day 2016

Last updated: March 9, 2017

World Plumbing Day 2016

An Important Day For Plumbers All Over The World Why celebrate World Plumbing Day? What’s it all about? Why should you even bother? Well…Continue Reading