Archive for the ‘Plumbing’ Category

When you have a problem with one or more radiators there are some actions you take before calling in your home maintenance plan assistance, or the emergency plumber if you have not taken out a plan in advance, The actions you take depend upon whether there are several or just one radiator effected and the actions a householder can take are listed below. Banging noises from the a radiator or several radiators There could be several reasons why there... 

Traditional central heating systems have a hot water storage tank (in an airing cupboard) and a feed and expansion tank (located in the loft). Having a hot water storage ability allows these systems to deliver large amounts of hot water at short notice. The hot water capacity is only limited by the size of the hot water tank and the ability of the boiler to renew the hot water when depleted. The additional components and hot water storage also... 

Plumbing tasks can often involve the use of chemicals for cleaning joints or flushing systems. Many of these chemicals can be hazardous if not treated with respect and some basic safety considerations should be adopted for any task. You do not want to flush these down the sink without thought as some are highly corrosive and others could react with elements of your plumbing or drains causing a problem. The following is a list of some obvious chemical... 

When completing plumbing tasks often a plumber will use a blowtorch to seal plumbing joints. Unfortunately this often involves the use of fire in confined spaces and there have been incidents where the use of a blowtorch has resulted in a fire within a property. When using a blowtorch care must be taken and thought given to safety. Whilst this article must not be taken as a recommendation for you to carry out any activity with a blowtorch as a general...