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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

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,

How to maintain your boiler [a guide]

December 23rd, 2022|

This New Year, your reliance on your boiler will increase as temperatures drop and winter is in full effect. You will want to make sure that you have a consistent heating and hot water supply to keep your family warm at this time of year. Taking steps such as giving

Top plumbing tips for winter

November 28th, 2022|

To best prepare your home for winter, you will want to make sure that your plumbing is in its best possible condition. The cold weather can cause a number of issues with your plumbing, such as blocked and frozen pipes, which can be a headache to fix and prevent you

How to reduce your heating bills this winter

October 26th, 2022|

With your central heating seeing more use as the temperatures begin to drop, you will be wary of not spending too much on your heating bills this winter. With energy bills at record highs and still on the rise, all of us will be keeping a close eye on how

Central heating power flushing [a guide]

September 28th, 2022|

With temperatures beginning to drop, you will want your central heating system to be prepared – particularly as you rely on it so much more in the colder months. With the ongoing energy crisis, we are becoming more conscious of our heating usage and are looking for ways to make

Why should you arrange a summer boiler service?

July 29th, 2022|

With heating and hot water not as important in the summer months, households will see a reduction in the usage of their boilers. But this is all the more reason to book a boiler service at this time of year. With servicing less in-demand, you can beat the rush of

How to save water around your home

June 30th, 2022|

During the warmest months of the year, it is likely we will all be using increased amounts of water around the home to keep us cool and hydrated. With this increased water usage, you may be concerned that your water bills will begin to rise. In order to avoid these

Top 6 plumbing tips for summer

May 22nd, 2022|

Now that summer has arrived once again, everyone will want to be outside enjoying the sun and you will not want to be dealing with any plumbing problems in your home. With the warmer temperatures and more time spent outside, it is likely your plumbing systems will be put under

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