Simple DIY Methods to Fix Smelly Drains

How to repair smelly drains Dodgy smells from your drains is a common enough problem, especially in the summer. Your first instinct may be to ignore it or call a plumber but there are some things you can do to fix the problem yourself. If any of these don’t work, then a plumber or drainage expert might be the next step. [...]

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Simple DIY Methods to Fix Smelly Drains

How to repair smelly drains Dodgy smells from your drains is a common enough problem, especially in the summer. Your first instinct may be to ignore it or call a plumber but there are some things you can do to fix the problem yourself. [...]

Water Firms Failed Customers Affected by the ‘Beast from the East’

Water Firms Ofwat has said that water company failings left 200,000 households in England and Wales without water during the “beast from the east” snow storms earlier this year. [...]

Water Company Bosses Were Paid £58m over Last Five Years

Water Company Bosses It has been branded a “national scandal”. Bosses of privatised water companies in the UK have been criticised for receiving £58 million in pay and benefits over the past five years. Meanwhile customers [...]

Why You Should Do Drain Maintenance This Summer

Drain maintenance Drain maintenance is probably the last thing you want to think about when the sun is shining, especially after a long, harsh winter. [...]

Dropped Something Down the Drain? Here’s What to Do Next

Dropped Something Down the Drain Oops you’ve just dropped something in the drain. It’s a common occurrence but we never expect it to happen to us. After the initial panic sets in it’s time to plan what to do next. In many cases you [...]

What to Do If You Have a Blocked Drain

Blocked Drain If you’ve noticed that there seems to be a blockage in your plumbing, you might be wondering who to call. Do you just call a plumber? Do you call the council? Can you handle it yourself? [...]

Six Simple Tips for Preventing and Unblocking Shower Drains

how to unblock your drains Having a shower overflow and flood your bathroom is never fun. So we’ve put together some simple tips to fix blocked drains and prevent them from happening in the future. You can also apply these tips to [...]

Thousands of Homes Left Without Water after Snow Storms

homes still without water The beginning of March has seen freezing temperatures and snow storms across the UK, disrupting travel arrangements, schools and businesses. While temperatures are starting to return to normal for this time of [...]

Gove Issues Warning to Water Firms over High Prices and Executive Pay

Gove tells water firms Michael Gove, the Environment Secretary has issued a warning to water companies that he is prepared to give their regulator new powers if they can’t address public concerns. Common concerns from the public [...]

Moving House? Here’s the Plumbing Checklist all House Buyers Need

Plumbing checklist If you’re shopping around to buy a house or even to rent, you’ve no doubt got 101 things to think about. [...]