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Whether you’re a seasoned plumbing professional, a novice DIYer, or a homeowner looking to enhance your household - our help and advice section has all the information and resources required to help you plan, install, and perfect any job.

Heat Pumps FAQs

Simply put, heat pumps work by extracting heat from the air, ground, or water. Once extracted, this heat is then compressed into usable heat that is sufficient enough to warm a building. 

Everything you Need to Know about Water Softeners in 2023

If you’re thinking of installing a water softener to enhance your home, our helpful guide will take you through the main types of water softener available, and important considerations whilst buying.

The Ultimate Shower Buying Guide

This shower buying guide will help you choose the perfect shower type for your bathroom, as well as provide you with an overview of the things you’ll need to consider when buying a new shower

Energy Saving Tips

Looking to discount your bills and lower your carbon footprint? Browse our energy saving tips for quick and easy ways to reduce energy usage, without sacrificing comfort or convenience. 
Whether you’re a homeowner, an installer, a landlord, a developer, or anything else - meaningful action can be taken by anyone to help save energy.

Top Tips That Could Potentially Save Money on Your Energy Bills

Households up and down the country looking for ways to heat their home as efficiently as possible. All of these tips will see your household use less water or energy, so you’ll be doing your bit for the planet at the same time!

6 Ways to Prevent Costly Plumbing Bills

As the cost of living rises, it’s important to do all we can to make life easier for ourselves in the long run. Little wonder that homeowners are looking to the future for technology that can make life cheaper and easier today.

Should You Lower Your Boiler Temperature?

The average household can save around 12% in gas consumption, just by lowering the heating flow temperature on their condensing combi boiler by a few degrees.

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Plumbing and Heating

We’re on a mission to help installers and homeowners optimise their plumbing and heating systems.
Take a look at the latest innovations in the plumbing and heating sector, discover the right products for your home, and learn the best practices for your installations.

Radiator FAQs

For help selecting the right radiators, positioning radiators in the most efficient way, and keeping them in prime condition with proper radiator maintenance - discover answers to the most commonly asked radiator questions.

Comprehensive Guide to Buying and Installing Thermostats

Buying the right thermostat for any home or installation is vital. A good thermostat can make all the difference in terms of home comfort, and can save users some serious money on their energy bills.

Underfloor Heating Buying Guide

Underfloor heating has become an increasingly popular over the years, with plumbers seeing greater demand for UFH system installations than ever before. Our comprehensive guide takes you through everything you need to keep you and your customers informed.
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Smart homes

Smart home devices help make properties as efficient, as comfortable, and as convenient as possible. Discover the right smart home devices for your home, and learn how to make them work for you - and your wallet.
Smart Homes

The Installers’ Guide to Smart Homes

Whether you’re setting up a few smart devices or installing a whole smart home system, it’s important to know the ins-and-outs of smart technology - including what it does, how to install it, and how it all works together. 

Top 5 Must-Have Smart Devices for Your Home in 2023

The adoption of smart home devices has created one of the fastest growing sectors. Let’s take a look at our top 5 must-have smart home devices that can enhance your home, and won’t break the bank in the process.

Smart Home Heating Controls: A Guide for Installers

Smart controls are becoming a must need item in the home and there is an ever increasing number of products and services that you can provide to make both your life and your customer’s life as easy as possible.


Whether you’re refurbishing an old bathroom, or starting from scratch - a bit of inspiration goes a long way. 
In our bathroom help and advice section, you’ll find a wide range of tools and articles to help you plan, buy, and install the perfect bathroom.

Everything you Need to Know about Toilets in 2023

The most essential sanitation fixture and a key pillar of bathroom design, toilets are one of the first things to consider when renovating a bathroom.

Top 10 Mixer Showers for your Next Installation

A bathroom renovation or installation can dazzle with looks, but it’s the everyday performance and usability that your customers will come to appreciate the most.

Toilets FAQs

Toilets are an important sanitation fixture for any building, and one of the key pillars in bathroom design. Therefore, choosing the right one for you or your customer’s practical, aesthetic, and hygienic needs is crucial.

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Thermostat FAQs

It’s hard to think of a single device that has more of an impact on energy bills than a thermostat. It alone controls over 60% of a household’s energy bill - so investing in the right thermostat is crucial.
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The Installer Guide to Digital Showers

This guide will take you through everything you and your customers need to know about installing a digital shower, as well as important considerations when picking a digital shower for your installation.

The Many Benefits of 'Green Plumbing'

Plumbing professionals around the UK are quickly discovering an increasingly ‘green’ aspect to their job. Environmental consciousness is becoming a top priority for customers, and plumbers need to understand how to best serve their needs.
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