Simple DIY plumbing tasks are important to get right. A self-inflicted flood is a terrible thing.
Upstairs radiators sometimes feel considerably hotter at the top and than at the bottom of the radiator and this is often a symptom that there is ‘air’ in the radiator. How to bleed a Radiator. First make sure the central heating pump is OFF. Otherwise more air might be drawn
How to remove top of close coupled toilet cistern. Old fashioned toilet cisterns had a ceramic lid that simply lifted off when you wanted to get inside to examine the flush mechanism or ball cock. However modern close coupled units generally have the flush mechanism directly attached to the lid
Baths get blocked when too much material collects beneath the drain. This is generally a mixture of hair, oils and soap. The wrong way to unblock a bath plug Traditionally people would clear it with a bent wire (and old clothes hanger was always the tool of choice when i
The cost of dripping taps Even slightly dripping taps can lose 140 litres of water a week. This waste resources and if you are metered, costs you money. Therefore, fixing a dripping tap is a job that should not be ignored. With these instructions it is not that difficult. Instructions for fixing