Fixing the Sink

April 11, 2023

How to Choose a Reliable Plumber

Finding a reliable plumber can be a daunting task, especially if you’re in the midst of a plumbing emergency.  Given the frequent headlines surrounding dodgy tradespeople, you may be concerned about how to select a dependable plumber. Whether you’re in need of urgent plumbing work or simply require routine maintenance, this process shouldn’t be stressful. With this in mind, the…

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February 8, 2023

How To Get Your Plumbing and Central Heating Ready for Winter

In plummeting temperatures, one of the first things to be affected is your pipework. It can easily become frozen over in wintry conditions and – with record-breaking cold snaps expected – the time is now to prepare your plumbing and central heating systems.  Frozen pipes can cause catastrophic damage, but how can you best prevent them, and what other steps…

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December 7, 2022

How to Balance and Bleed Your Radiators

With cold winter nights upon us, keeping your radiators in top condition has never been more important. Improperly balanced radiators can significantly raise the price of your energy bill, which – with energy prices currently skyrocketing – could be a recipe for disaster. With this in mind, the team at Around The Bend Plumbing has written this article detailing the…

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October 17, 2022

How to save money on your energy and gas bills

Everybody in the UK has one thing on their mind at the moment – how to save money on energy bills. In this article, we’ll present our top energy-saving tips for cutting down on electricity, gas and water to hopefully soften the blow to your pocket. So let’s explore them now. How to save on water bills We need water…

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August 26, 2022

How to unblock a drain and when to call a plumber

There’s no good time for a drain blockage.  And whether your drain clogs up suddenly or it’s a more gradual thing, you need to know what can be done about it.  This article will explore some common methods of drain unblocking, including guidance on when it’s the right time to stay on the safe side and call a plumber.  How…

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April 5, 2022

Electric heating vs. gas heating: which is better?

Are you wondering whether to opt for electric or gas heating? Are you baffled by what the difference actually is? Don’t worry, because we’ve got you covered.  In this article, we’ll be exploring the key differences between the two options, including their pros and cons. This way, you can make a decision that’s right for you.  What is electric heating?…

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February 11, 2022

5 Common Shower Problems (And How to Fix Them)

Showering is part of our daily routine, and so when our shower starts to malfunction, we’re really going to notice it. If you’re at the end of your tether with a faulty shower, just take a look at this guide to the most common shower problems and how to fix them.  Clogged drains Hair and soap scum are the enemies…

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December 9, 2021

My tap won’t stop dripping – what should I do?

A dripping tap is not only annoying, it can also gradually up your water bills if left unaddressed for a while. If you’re DIY-savvy, you may want to have a little look at the problem yourself to see if you can suss out what’s going on. If you’re not so confident and want to leave it to the professionals, then…

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Immersion Heaters

October 4, 2021

How often should I get my boiler serviced?

As we head into winter, the performance of our boiler is very important for our comfort and safety throughout the colder months. But how often should you get it looked at? Let’s find out. Why is boiler servicing important? You should never wait for your boiler to break down before having it serviced. Rather, regular servicing is essential for catching…

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August 24, 2021

The History of Central Heating

Food, shelter, warmth – these are the basics of human survival. As our civilisation has advanced, so have our approaches to getting the things we need.  No longer are we huddled around an open fire outside a cave. These days we enjoy homes and workplaces kitted out with central heating – but how did we get to this point? Let’s…

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Archer House, Britland Estate
Northbourne Road
BN22 8PW

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