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    gravity fed upstairs shower pressure question

    We have a gravity fed hot water system in our the house we have just recently moved into. It works fine with the downstairs shower, however we are about to upgrade the upstairs bathroom and are considering installing a shower bath. My concern is that although there is more than sufficient...
  2. Lou

    InstallerSHOW Plumbing Trade Show 25th - 27th June 2024

    Who is going to be going to the InstallerSHOW at the NEC in June 2024? Registration for the show opens soon and there will be over 600 trade stalls and exhibitors including some of the largest players in the industry such as Fujitsu, Vaillant and Wickes. There will be opportunities to speak to...
  3. Sammy2024

    looking for plumbers mate job

    Hi there, looking to gain experience as a plumber's mate in Essex area, I'm from Rayleigh and have a full driving licence and Van. Looking for a step into domestic plumbing. I have experience working in general property maintenance for a family business. I have completed a Level 2 technical...
  4. Dan

    Happy New Year 2024 from Plumbers Forums - Any resolutions?

    HAPPY NEW YEAR 2024 FROM PLUMBERS FORUMS! Do you have any new year resolutions? I'm thinking:- Get Fitter (give it 30 days) Drive slower (couple of days)
  5. Lou

    Show off your Christmas jumpers and tops!

    Ho Ho Ho Being that time of year and all I thought I'd start a Christmas jumper thread! Show yourself off in all its festive glory! I'll go first although mine is a top!
  6. S

    Xmas Gifts for plumbers

    Hi, I have quite a few plumbers in the family and wondering what to get them as gifts (men ages 35-45), bit random but do plumbers like copper jewellery/copper bracelets or is that bit of a stereotype.
  7. R


    This sounds like an examination question but it really is a problem two different plumbers have been unable to resolve after spending several hours studying my hot water system. My flat has a vented hot water system supplying hot water to the kitchen and bathroom taps. The pump is a Stuart...
  8. M

    CSCS card plumbers card

    Has anyone done there plumbers CSCS card recently? What did you use to revise
  9. M

    New part L regulations for plumbers.

    Hi all. Just need to clear my head around these changes. I am guessing we do not need to put in new radiators when just replacing a boiler?
  10. L

    Octopus Energy is doubling the size of its heatpump installation team

    Calling all plumbing and heating engineers. We are doubling our heatpump installation team across the UK and need plumbers and heating engineers to help decarbonise the UK. You can apply directly on the Octopus website, or you can contact me directly.
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    Need local plumbers for product feedback

    I work for a company that makes silicone dispensers and we're running a small focus group in Hungerford (UK) on 14th June to get feedback on some new products. If you have any tips on how to find local plumbers who can help, that would be great. We're offering free lunch and a free cordless...
  12. C

    Lookingnto gain experience as plumbers mate!

    I'm looking in Leicster and lincoln area for volunteering as plumbers mate to gain experience with my lv2 city and guilds plumbing and lv 3 city and guilds water regs and advance hot water. If anyone needs an hand let me know...
  13. A

    Inspection camera for plumbers

    Hi, Can any plumbers recommend a good, reasonably priced inspection camera for use in waste pipes? Thanks
  14. D

    Saniflow pump running continuously

    Saniflow toilet pumps ok but doesn’t empty, l think external pipe may have frozen, has anyone else had this problem?
  15. stabi5152

    Looking for experience

    I’m due to finish my level 2 next year and I am looking for a plumbers mate work to gain some more experience, I have a basic theory knowledge in plumbing and still learning I’m currently looking to improve on the practical side on site. Is there any plumbers looking for someone? Thanks
  16. B

    What qualifications must Plumbers' Mates have?

    I would like to know what official qualifications the typical Plumbers Mate of today need to have to get hired.
  17. N

    any plumbers want to give someone a bit more experience

    Any plumbers on here from the Nottingham Area that want to help me gain more experience? I am waiting to finish my NVQ level 2 but i am worried that i have not gained much experience due to waiting for so long
  18. J

    look for local plumbers for new build

    I am looking for a local plumber in the lu4 area or close to, this will mean under taking a new build site in the area which includes 1st fix ,2nd fix,finals and gas sign off. must have experience in new build and be gas qualified. if you are interested please all me Jon Benton on 07881893105
  19. B

    Gas Leak - 2 plumbers haven't resolved

    We have been in our house (2 story) for 2 months. Smelled gas when we moved in around gas fireplace and room. Gas company detected gas and shut off gas. Plumber came out and couldn't find a leak after conducting pressure test. Gas company came back out turned gas back on. Started to smell...
  20. A

    Plumbers refuse to locate underground irrigation system pipe leaks?

    Hello. Why do many plumbers refuse to locate underground irrigation system pipe leaks in an almost 2 acres hilly rural land? Others and I can't find the underwater leak(s) even though we know it's on the irrigation system's side after shutting down its main major pipe since water meter slow...
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