Plumbing & Heating

10 Plumbing Things to Check Before Buying a Home

Plumber fitting tap

Imagine you’ve finally found the house of your dreams. There’s enough room for your family to grow and the neighbourhood is idyllic. You can’t wait to open a new chapter in your life. However, there is one thing that the sellers are trying to hide from you. The property comes together with a major plumbing problem. Fixing it costs a …

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Working with Pipelife Easy-Lay PB Barrier Pipe

Working with Pipelife Easy-Lay PB Barrier Pipe

In the final part of our sponsored Pipelife series, we look at the Easy-Lay push-fit polybutylene barrier pipe. Suitable for all hot and cold plumbing and central heating systems. It can be used in both sealed and open vented systems and has been designed to withstand constant pressure at high temperatures. The combination of low thermal conductivity and high corrosion …

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The Ultimate Bathroom Installation Video 2020

The Ultimate Bathroom Installation Video 2020

Chapters 0:00:25 – The old bathroom rip out 0:06:58 – Demolishing with the Makita DJR188 recip saw 0:12:56 – Marking out stud wall positions 0:14:12 – Figuring out the pipe runs 0:18:10 – Emptying the pipework with V-TUF Wet & Dry Vacuum 0:18:30 – Soil pipe run 0:22:35 – Shower tray area prep 0:23:56 – Shower drain pipe 0:29:50 – …

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Alfie Secure Shower Head Fixings – Capel #14

Alfie Secure Shower Head Fixings

Perfect, watertight, secure connection between pipework and fittings: https://www.coolag.co.uk Robin is joined by Ty Harnett to look at getting a really secure fixing for his showerheads to make them strong enough for chin-ups! A faster, more robust and watertight connection for securing fixed shower heads, shower hose wall fittings, wall mounted taps and bar shower valves, WC’s and hand basins. …

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Broken Sewer Nightmare Thames Water Won’t Fix

Broken Sewer Nightmare Thames Water Won't Fix

Thames Water sewage problems. Roger visits the home of a desperate Skill Builder viewer who contacted us to seek advice on a clogged sewer repair problem that Thames Water refuses to help him further with after two attempts at fixing it. Thames Water plc can be found using these links: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thameswater Twitter: https://twitter.com/thameswater Frequent searches related to Thames Water …

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Robin Installs the Lindab MVHR System – Capel #13

Robin Installs the Lindab MVHR System

The Testo commissioning device was also supplied by and is available to buy from Lindab. What is MVHR and why is Robin so excited to have it as part of the Capel Build? Special thanks go to Lindab for helping Robin commission the system and make sure it is working perfectly. #Lindab #MVHR #CapelBuild

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