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A plumber is a tradesperson who specializes in installing and maintaining systems used for potable (drinking) water, sewage and drainage in plumbing systems. The term dates from ancient times and is related to the Latin word for lead, "plumbum".

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    Plumbers looking for work

    Small family owned growing company looking for honest, reliable plumber in the Ft Lauderdale area. Anyone looking to move to South Florida or is located in Ft Lauderdale area send me a message.
  2. Aquarius

    Greetings plumbers forums

    Hello all, I’ve been plumbing for 15 years, and have recently (last 3 years or so moved onto boiler repairs). Held my gas for several years, but company didn’t utilise this for many years either.
  3. J

    Plumbers paste on immersion heater compression valves

    So did a job for a friend yesterday and made (i hope) a small muckup.. Installed a unvented heatrae sadia multipoint 15 but i used plumbers paste on all my compression elbows about 10 of them i only put it on the male threads. The instructions state that it should not be used as it may...
  4. Dan

    Can Plumbers go to Work During COViD-19 Outbreak? - YES, if you do it following government guidelines

    Some government guidance regarding going to work during the weird times we're in. 4. Going to work As set out in the section on...
  5. BulkWorkwear

    Face Masks - Your help is needed

    Hello Everyone, We hope you are all well and safe. We will be sourcing respiratory protective face masks due to the shortage. Once sourced we intend to reserve stock for construction workers. We would like to research how many of you out there are short of protective face masks supply? We know...
  6. T

    Did work on plumbers advice that did not work, ask for refund?

    Hi, I need advice from experienced plumbers please, I got my bathroom done a few weeks ago, the job was done but the detail was very poor. I had to repaint what the builder had already done as the previous paint was coming though, one side of the tile had not been siliconed so you could see...
  7. Lou

    UPDATE: Plumbers apparently not meant to be going to customers homes unless emergency callout?!

    UPDATE: Plumbers apparently not meant to be going to customers homes unless emergency callout?! This was after further questioning to the prime minister. I'm trying to find the actual video or article for you.
  8. P

    Maintenance Plumbers - Permanent Vacancies in Berkshire

    Prior's Court, a Berkshire charity providing specialist support to young people with autism, is looking for two full time Maintenance Plumbers to join our team. Salary: £27,000 - £30,000 per annum. The role: We have vacancies for two Maintenance Plumbers to join our team to provide high...
  9. Stanios

    Fake Plumbers posing

    Once in a while stumble upon websites, magazines etc with images of "plumbers" posing with completely inaccurate tools / materials making the whole thing look ridicuous to anyone who has a clue. Just going to post a few recent ones.. Retrofiting that thermocouple to a Worcester CDI
  10. M

    Plumbers mate looking for work

    Hello, i have seen there are a few recent posts about this, but am in the same situation as the others but in different areas. I am a 29 year old male and have recently completed my C&G level 2 diploma in plumbing and heating at college. I am very keen on learning further about plumbing and...
  11. M

    Plumbers mate/improver looking for work

    Hi guys, My name is Michael I am 31 years old from London and have 2 years plumbing experience. I am currently carrying out my NVQ 2 portfolio. I am currently working on a site but although I am getting on well there I have an issue with getting my hot and cold second fix evidence for my...
  12. D

    Plumbers mate looking for work

    Hi, ive recently just completed a city and guilds level 2 plumbing course, i am now looking to gain experience in the trade. Is there anyone in the london or surrey area willing to take me on as a plumbers mate? Thanks.
  13. Stanios

    Brexit - Will the new points migration system lead to a shortage of plumbers?

    The new proposed points system has been a hot topic over the past weeks. Especially relevant is what seems to be a total stop to allowing "unskilled" labour into the country. The three relevant barriers to our industry are: 1. Basic ability to speak English 2. 25k a year job 3. A-level or...
  14. J

    Plumbers advice please

    Hi...I really could do with some advice from some plumbers please. I have had a company refit my bathroom and I’m questioning the quality of the work in fitting of the vanity unit and the toilet. (See pictures) . The company have responded to my questions but I’m not sure if they are giving me a...
  15. S

    Selling equipment to plumbers

    Where can I sell a rothergnbergue pipe freeze kit I have one I want to sell
  16. N

    Advertising on plumbers forums

    Since the plumbers forums page has changed its layout all I seem to get is adverts, adverts, adverts. Is there a option to not have these in the settings as i am getting sick of them. The forum just is not as good as it was before all the advertising. Any help would be appreciated.
  17. Ted808

    any one work for PLumbers Point LTD?

    Hi has any one worked for these guys? I'm looking for extra work and they offer £30 an hour jobs, parts you supply and charge for separately, self employed basis obviously. What do you think? Hopefully work will be local only at that price!
  18. M

    Has anyone been called upon to fit a Duravit Styrofoam Bath Box or similar?

    I've got to fit one of these on clients instructions. He's German and apparently thats how they do it over there but I think its gonna cause problems due to lack of rigidity and stability once the tiles are on. Anyone had any experience with these?
  19. D

    Worcester boiler with wireless thermostat

    son has had Worcester style installed and has Easy Control RF thermostat, table tennis stand and Worcester Bosch easy control wireless key for bottom of boiler. Does he need internet connection in house to work thermostat or should it pick up wireless key? I'm h
  20. BulkWorkwear

    *NEW* Range of Work Gloves added @ Bulkworkwear

    After your requests a range of gloves have now been added to the website. Very competitively have a look. Click Below : General handling, thermal, waterproof & machine gloves also available on the site...

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