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News and useful tips

Our latest news, plus advice on how to keep your heating and plumbing in perfect working order

Emergency Plumbing 101: What to Do Before the Pros Arrive

February 13th, 2024|

Nobody plans for a plumbing emergency, but when it strikes, it's crucial to act swiftly and smartly to minimise damage and costs. Whether it's a burst pipe, a flooded basement, or a malfunctioning water heater, knowing what steps to take before the professionals arrive can make a significant difference. In

Small Space, Big Impact: Maximising Your Bathroom Design

January 26th, 2024|

In the realm of interior design, the bathroom is often overlooked when it comes to maximising space. However, with the right ideas for bathrooms, modern bathroom designs, and the expertise of bathroom fitters in London, you can transform even the smallest bathrooms into stylish and functional spaces. In this article,

Efficient Water Heating Solutions: Why Upgrade?

December 6th, 2023|

Efficient water heating stands as a cornerstone of comfortable living, offering more than just warmth—it's about optimising energy usage and cost savings. Upgrading your water heating system to enhance efficiency brings forth a myriad of advantages, transforming the way homes operate. Efficient water heating isn't merely about warmth; it's about

A quick guide on DIY plumbing solutions for common issues

November 24th, 2023|

Understanding and promptly addressing common plumbing issues play a pivotal role in home maintenance. This blog aims to equip you with the knowledge and confidence to tackle these concerns head-on. The benefits of DIY solutions for minor plumbing problems are multifaceted. They not only empower homeowners to take control of

Immersion heaters and their benefits

August 29th, 2023|

As the seasons change and the temperature drops, the luxury of a warm and comforting shower becomes even more appreciated. One of the unsung heroes responsible for keeping our homes cosy is the immersion heater. This unassuming device plays a pivotal role in providing us with hot water for our

What you need to know about unvented cylinders

July 27th, 2023|

As a homeowner, you may have heard the term "unvented cylinder" tossed around when discussing hot water systems. But what exactly are unvented cylinders, and why are they gaining popularity among homeowners in the UK? In this blog, we'll delve into the basics of unvented cylinders, exploring their benefits, installation

Bathrooms vs wet rooms: How to decide

June 30th, 2023|

There’s nothing better than a well-appointed bathroom for making us feel refreshed, clean, and ready for action. And with many homeowners aspiring to the luxe standards enjoyed in modern hotels, domestic bathrooms are facing their biggest overhaul in years. Deciding where to start with a facelift can be overwhelming. Aside

Why is my boiler making noises?

May 29th, 2023|

Domestic boilers play a crucial role in providing warmth and comfort within our homes. However, when strange noises emanate from our trusty heating systems it can be cause for concern. This blog aims to assist homeowners to identify common issues and offers tips on maintaining boiler efficiency. Our friendly gang

Magnetic filters and their benefits for your boiler

April 27th, 2023|

Magnetic filters are a device that can be fitted to your central heating system to improve the performance of your boiler. They work by trapping magnetic particles and preventing them from circulating through your boiler and causing damage. In this blog post, we will explore what magnetic filters are, why

What is a Saniflo toilet and do you need one?

March 31st, 2023|

A Saniflo toilet is a highly versatile addition to any bathroom. It offers the same benefits of a traditional toilet while being more water-efficient and easier to install. It is an excellent choice for anyone looking for a new toilet to be installed quickly and simply, and it is compatible

Are smart heating controls right for your home?

February 28th, 2023|

With the price of heating higher than ever, it is essential that you can control the heating system of your home. Our technicians here at Platinum Plumbers can install a range of smart heating controls as part of your new boiler fitting, or we can retrofit them to an existing

DIY fixes for your leaky shower

January 31st, 2023|

Has your shower sprung a leak? If you’re finding mould and mildew, can smell a constant musty or damp odour, or are finding the paint peeling away from the walls, then your shower might be leaking. If left unattended even a small leak can snowball into a much larger problem,

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