Plumbing a New Bathroom Properly

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Ensuring your plumbing works efficiently and can be maintained easily

When plumbing a new bathroom, it’s important to get it right and not be tempted to cut corners as inadequate plumbing is simply storing up potential problems. Also, planning ahead with the careful siting of fittings and junctions means any maintenance that may be required in the future can be undertaken quickly and easily.

Planning

When planning a bathroom layout, you need to consider how it will be plumbed in. Positioning of the ...

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Why You Should Not Trust Online Plumbing Advice

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If you’re like most people, you might view plumbing tasks as DIY in nature. So what do you do? You go online and search for plumbing advice. The problem, however, is that that you can’t always rely on this advice. In many cases in fact, following recommendations provided by another DIYer could lead to more harm than good. If in doubt, always call our plumbers in Essex.

To be sure, there are a few plumbing tasks you can perform without ...

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Essex Plumbers Must Know The Water Laws

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If you’re planning major plumbing work in Essex, you’re required to notify the local water supplier and obtain approval before you can begin. This is to ensure you comply with the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations. These regulations were put in place to keep the drinking water supply safe and healthy.

The ‘water law,’ as it’s often referred to, applies not just to plumbers but homeowners, landlords, tenants and business owners. Julie Spinks, director of WaterSafe, said: “UK ...

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How much do plumbers charge in Essex?

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Essex is one of the most economically active counties in the UK and is renowned for homing a higher-than-average proportion of entrepreneurs, so it’s no wonder that it also boasts hundreds upon hundreds of qualified plumbers.
While all of these tradesmen may have the skills and experience needed to carry out complex plumbing work throughout the region, how much they charge is often a point of contention amongst residents and businesses in areas from Chelmsford to Romford. Here, ...

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How do I find a good plumber in Essex?

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Recommendations

One of the simplest and most effective ways to find a trusted plumber in Essex is to simply ask your friends and family for their recommendations. Chances are someone close to you has had some plumbing work carried out recently, or has a reliable connection in the plumbing trade. All it takes is a phone call or a text and you could be speaking with a reputable tradesman in a matter of minutes.
However, even if you are passed the ...

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Reduce New Build Plumbing and Drainage Costs

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Central plumbing systemKeep Plumbing In ‘Zones’ To Save On Installation And Maintenance

When planning an entirely new house build, the liberation of having a ‘blank sheet of paper’ to create the proverbial dream home to one’s exact specifications is an enticing prospect. Subject to planning permission of course, it’s possible to really go to town and make the definitive bespoke environment.

This is ...

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The Difference Between Plumbing and Drainage?

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Plumbing and Drainage PipesPlumbing For Water In, Drainage For Water Out

It’s a common misconception to bracket plumbing and drainage together, especially as plumbers do technically provide basic drainage services (unblocking sinks for example) but there are distinct differences between to two.

Plumbing – Water In

Generally speaking, plumbing concerns the flow of water into your property. Therefore, work on taps and general ...

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