How to understand a plumbing & heating system
Your home's cold and hot water supply systems will largely be out of sight, with the pipes concealed in walls and under floors.
How to deal with plumbing problems
Water can cause serious damage to your home, so acting quickly is essential if a problem occurs in the plumbing system.
How to cut, clean and replace pipework
Taking care of the pipework in and around your home and being able to maintain it will help to reduce your risk of leaks.
How to connect pipes & fittings
Pipes and fittings vary by home and by length, shapes and connectors.
How to clear blocked pipes
Waste pipes and traps are a vital part of your home's drainage system. Most modern systems use plastic pipes and fittings.
Ideas to keep the home warm in winter
When the temperature plummets and it's cold and frosty outside, our handy tips will help you stay warm and cosy through the winter. <img src="//media.
How to maintain a coal or wood fireplace
A fireplace with a glowing fire can be a real centrepiece to a room. However, open fires can be a lot of work to maintain - and some urban areas have restrictions on burning wood and coal.
How to save energy
You can keep your energy bills under more control - and lower your home's carbon emissions - while making it comfortable and a better place to live. Here's how.
How to understand a central heating system
In a central heating system, heat is produced from a single source (usually a boiler) and distributed through the house as either hot water or hot air.
How to replace a radiator
Remove and replace radiators that aren’t working properly and as well as saving you energy, it will ensure that your home is being heated efficiently.
How to fix problems with radiators
Ensuring that your heating is working efficiently is a must – not only for your own comfort, but for your bank balance.