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10 Plumbing Things to Check Before Buying a Home

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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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Exeter plumber prosecuted for leaving gas works in dangerous state

Construction deaths rise

An Exeter plumber left a gas meter and gas pipe in a dangerous state in a customer’s home after he had undertaken unregistered gas work. Colin Jones, aged 59, moved a gas meter at the property in The Mede in Exeter and then connected a new gas boiler to it. Shortly after this work the homeowners smelt gas and called …

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Marley extends 160mm solvent range

Marley Plumbing & Drainage has strengthened its commercial soil product offering by expanding its solvent soil range with new 160mm fittings and pipe. This latest offering strengthens Marley’s existing commercial portfolio which includes its kitemarked HDPE (high-density polyethylene system) and dBlue acoustic soil systems, which have been manufactured to withstand the high daily usage commercial properties entail and for easier …

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BSS adds pump range

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BSS, the heating and pipeline product distributer, has added a selection of quiet, reliable and robust Salamander pumps to its product range. Whether mains- or gravity-fed, for individual items or for a whole system; the new range provides pumps to boost water pressures for both light commercial and domestic installations. Products on offer include: HomeBoost Mains Water Pump; ESP Super …

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