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March 16, 2023

Copper vs Plastic Pipes: Which One is Better for Plumbing?

Choosing the right type of pipes for your plumbing system can be a daunting task. Copper and plastic pipes are two of the most popular options, each with their own set of advantages and disadvantages. We'll discuss all of these and more here at PlumbHQ.

March 12, 2023

How To Add More Natural Light To A Bathroom

Looking to brighten up your bathroom and make it a space that's fresh, clean, and inviting? Bathrooms can often be gloomy and dingy, but don't worry, we've got some tips and tricks to help you maximise the natural light in your bathroom. From big changes to small changes, learn more about what you can do here.

March 11, 2023

How Do Gate Valves Work?

Gate valves may be one of the oldest types of valves around, but they remain a popular choice for controlling the flow of fluids in plumbing systems. There are different types of gate valves, including parallel and wedge gates, metal-seated and resilient-seated valves, rising and non-rising stem designs and lockshield variations. We'll discuss all of this and more in this blog post. Check it out!

March 05, 2023

Why is my radiator cold?

Cold radiators are a common problem, but one that can be fixed. Several factors could be at play, including air in the system, blocked radiators, valve issues, thermostat malfunctions, or low boiler pressure. Is it a maintenance issue? Or is it a replacement issue? We'll discuss all of this and more here at PlumbHQ.

March 09, 2023

What are Compression Fittings?

What are Compression Fittings? Are they any good? We think so! They've stood the test of time, they're easy-to-use, reliable, and safe. If you want to learn more about Compression Fittings and why we think they're so good, check out our article!

March 09, 2023

How to Fit Compression Fittings - Installation Guide

Compression fittings are a popular plumbing fitting used to connect pipes together, and are known for their ease of use and installation. In this article, we will go through the steps involved in fitting compression fittings, from gathering the necessary tools and materials to testing the system and checking for leaks. With their reliability, flexibility, and sustainability, compression fittings are a convenient and efficient option for anyone seeking a dependable pipe fitting solution. Learn more here.