Competent Persons Schemes

Went to change a pair of sink taps for an 84 year old lady today and she was telling me about her new boiler she had installed in the loft last August by her heating engineer. I asked her if she was happy with what he did and she mentioned she was a bit concerned as...

2013

Here we are at the start of 2014 and wondering how business will go this year. Today I will take my 2013 planner down in my office and replace it with my new 2014 planner. I always enjoy this task as it is interesting to look back over the year and see how things...

Plumbing Disasters

It has been reported in the trade press that Brits have spent £2.6 billion fixing bad plumbing work in the UK. A survey of 2000 consumers revealed that 69% admitted that they chose their plumbing contractor on price alone with no regard to whether he belonged to any...

New Apprentice.

Had a young lad email me asking for a job 3 weeks ago. He had one years work experience with a plumber and had done City and Guilds Plumbing 2 & 3. His CV showed me that he had done a couple of other jobs where he had been employed for a year or more. For a 20...

New Heating System

We have just finished installing a new oil fired combi heating system for a customer whilst they are away on holiday. Very grateful to have a good customer who trusts us to work in their house while they are away, it’s easier for us and much easier for them as...