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Microsoft’s Heart of GLAS

24th July 2017 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , , , ,

Microsoft launches GLAS thermostat to rival Google’s Nest If you’ve heard of Hive and Nest, both systems allow you to control your heating away from home. Using an iOS or Android smartphone, the systems by BG plc and Google respectively, have gained popularity for their convenience. Last in the queue for such innovations are owners […]

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Norway to Ban Oil and Paraffin Heating

30th June 2017 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , , ,

Norway’s Ministry of Climate and Environment plan to ban oil and paraffin heating systems by 2020 Some readers of a certain age might remember using a paraffin heater. Esso Blue and Pink Paraffin were the main brands, for camping stoves or portable heaters. In some countries, paraffin in a different expression to the brands, is used […]

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Plumber Sends Super Mario Themed CV

15th June 2017 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , , , ,

Accidental choice of attached file sees Super Mario themed curriculum vitae sent for plumbing job In our first job interviews or job applications, we have made some mistakes. With age, we learn from them even more, and this is true among time-served plumbers. James Bowie-Wooler, a budding plumber, applied for a plumbing job. On his […]

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Dial ‘S’ for Emergency Plumbing

22nd May 2017 by in category Blog tagged as , , , ,

‘S’ for Swindon Plumbing and Heating Imagine you’re chilling in front of the box after work. Just as you are gripped by an engaging plot, something is heard dripping. What you thought was a drip turns out to be a raging torrent, and it came from your back garden. Horror of horrors, a pipe has […]

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BG: Price Caps Push Up Gas Bills

9th May 2017 by in category Blog tagged as , , , ,

Centrica, owner of British Gas, warns that future price caps could see a rise in utility bills Whoever gets into 10 Downing Street in the next month will have a mountain to climb. First, there’s Brexit. Then there’s some of the associated problems with leaving the European Union, such as the security of our energy supplies. […]

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National Apprenticeship Week 2017

27th February 2017 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , , ,

How National Apprenticeship Week will boost our industry Next week sees the start of this year’s National Apprenticeship Week. This is the tenth year the National Apprenticeship Service has held the National Apprenticeship Week, which has become a regular part of the calendar each March.

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Pipe Burst Hits 4,000 Properties

30th November 2016 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , , ,

4,000 Manchester shops, apartments, offices and restaurants hit by pipe burst On Monday, 28 November, Manchester commuters getting off their buses, trains and trams arrived in work without their morning cuppa. A pipe burst on Victoria Street led to the whole of the city having no water. This affected all businesses and residents within the […]

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Shaun Scott Scoops Plumber of the Year

16th September 2016 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , ,

Scottish plumber scoops national award for outstanding workmanship Who needs reality television? At the start of this month, there was one award which mattered more than surviving several weeks in a communal house. One which celebrates our industry. That of the 2016 Plumber of the Year. This year’s award was won by Shaun Scott of […]

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