Archive for 'Advice'
Posted on 20. Jun, 2012 by Nitin.
In the second part of this e-series, we cover the issue of balancing radiators. What do you mean ‘balancing the radiators’? The term originates from the desire to ensure that the same heat output is provided by each radiator attached to the central heating system. If the radiator is too cold, it needs more hot [...]
Posted on 30. May, 2012 by Nitin.
We all know that during the summer months, we can rest assured that our gas bills won’t be breaking the bank. But once the present heatwave has passed, in a few months you’ll be battling the cold dark winter nights. Thankfully, there are some simple things you can do to make your life cheaper. In [...]
Posted on 18. Apr, 2012 by Nitin.
Since its first conception, the humble WC has continued to evolve so that the modern marketplace now allows for a growing array of styles. In this post, we have summarised the main designs available. Close Coupled WC The close coupled toilet design is one of the most popular options, and is available in contemporary and [...]
Posted on 10. Apr, 2012 by Nitin.
Although it is a good idea to invest in quality shower trays, shower enclosures and screens, even the most expensive of units needs a good clean! There are a range of chemical cleaners available on the market; however there are concerns about their negative impact on the quality of indoor air. The use of these [...]
Posted on 04. Apr, 2012 by Nitin.
In this episode, we cover how to actually install a shower enclosure. If you missed our previous posts, catch up and discover what shower enclosure styles you would be most suited to, and take note of our key preparation tips to ensure that the actual installation is a breeze. Preparation: So, you should have your [...]
Posted on 28. Mar, 2012 by Nitin.
Having read our previous entries, you should now be well on your way to having chosen your shower enclosure. Hinged, bi-fold, or quadrant…whatever your style, you now know the design most suited for you. But before you storm ahead to install your shower enclosure, there may be some preparation that you need to undertake, to [...]
Posted on 20. Mar, 2012 by Nitin.
The decision to install a large shower enclosure can be a large financial commitment, and scheduling the work required to strip out the old bathroom and install the new can bring other pressures as well. Which is why it is important to take the time to select the right shower enclosure in the first instance. [...]
Posted on 14. Mar, 2012 by Nitin.
In this new e-series, we are going to take a closer look at the humble shower enclosure. Once shunned for a relaxing bath, the convenience and comfort of the enclosure has seen a fast growth in popularity, with some people even choosing to replace their bath with a new enclosure. Over the next few weeks, [...]
Posted on 22. Feb, 2012 by Nitin.
The shower enclosure is one of the most popular items in the bathroom. Although many people now choose to install an enclosure instead of addition to a bath, if you are thinking of selling your home this may not necessarily be the best decision. Many families, especially those with younger children, will look for a [...]
Posted on 15. Feb, 2012 by Nitin.
There are a number of options available to you when purchasing a new tap, with a multitude of different styles and designs available for you to choose. It can also become very confusing, with mixer taps, separate taps, bath shower taps, and overflow fillers – where should you start? To help you make the right [...]
Posted on 08. Feb, 2012 by Nitin.
Suffering from a dripping tap? Usually, the most common cause of this problem is just the tap washer. And instead of calling out a plumber, you can save about £30 by replacing it yourself. What will you need? Flat head screwdriver. A flat head or adjustable spanner. New rubber washers. Small cloth, or toilet roll. [...]