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Is Britain is becoming a nation of ‘Don’t-do-it-yourselfers’?

A survey shows 18- to 24-year-olds are much less likely to complete DIY tasks around the house such as fixing blocked toilets – more work for qualified plumbers!

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Rinnai shares top tips for long life hot water heating units

Rinnai’s Pete Seddon shares the most important things to consider to ensure your continuous flow hot water heating units are well serviced and maintained.

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Plumbers reminded to be aware of legionella

A water heater expert has reminded those within the industry to remember the importance of water treatment and legionella risk management.

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Swarfega surveyed a group of outdoor workers about sun protection

And the results aren’t pretty. One in four outdoor workers surveyed went without sun protection in last year’s record-breaking summer heat.

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Ten weird and wacky rules tradespeople have been forced to follow

Dickies’ new study reveals the ten most ludicrous Health & Safety rules that tradespeople have been forced to follow when working on site.

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Good news for Nigels as they come out on top of trustworthiness study

It’s a good time to be a Nigel, as they came out on top in a list of names UK homeowners trust most to work on their homes!

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Nottingham plumber Leanne wins community award in Screwfix Trade Apprentice competition

Nottingham plumbing apprentice, Leanne Dainty has received the first ever community award in the final of Screwfix’s Trade Apprentice 2019 competition.

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ADEY says new British Standard marks significant industry turning point

Global water treatment and magnetic filtration manufacturer, ADEY, has welcomed the publication of the new British Standard, BS 7593:2019 – helping to drive the adoption of best practice in whole system health, not simply boiler protection.

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Features

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Hall of Shame – 18th July

We teamed up with our mate James from Plumberparts to showcase some of the biggest plumbing tragedies around. Here’s some shocking examples of what not to do!

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Things they don’t teach you in class

Ever wondered what you might learn once you take the leap onto the tools after all of this studying? We asked a group of professionals what they learnt outside of the classroom.

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HIP Blog: What to do if you are struggling to afford tools

The expense of buying power tools for your course can be hard to meet for some apprentices. Nick Chan, Marketing Manager at HiKOKI, explains why they have partnered with The Rainy Day Trust to help.

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Bosch Innovation Day: What can we expect this year?

Our digital editor Tom spent the day at Bosch to see their latest innovations in tools and technology. Find out what you can expect this year!

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