These easy-to-follow guides will give you the information you need to DIY. Find step-by-step instructions on different projects to help you out in the world of do-it-yourself.
How to repair a WC flush system
Making sure your toilet is working properly and not wasting water will help you save money in the long run. Read how to identify the cause and fix the problem with leaky loos here. read article
How to locate leaks under the floorboards
If your water bills seem higher than usual without any tariff increases being reported, you may have a water leak which can waste hundreds of pounds a year. Use this easy-to-follow guide to make the necessary checks and then get a professional in or your local water company to deal with locating the leak. If you try locating the leak yourself it could end up being costly and time-consuming. The best thing to do is call a professional plumber who has the right tools and technology to locate the link with the minimum of fuss. read article
How to fit a thermostatic mixing valve
Thermostatic mixing valves prevent injury by making sure that extremely hot water (which is at that temperature to kill off germs) gets mixed with cooler water before it reaches our bath tubs and showers. They are soon (early 2010) to become a compulsory addition to pipe work in England and Wales, having been made essential in Scotland some time ago. Northern Ireland will follow suit in the near future. Here's a guide on how to fit a thermostatic mixing valve to your plumbing to stay in line with Building Regulations. read article