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Unified Water Label calls on installers to promote water efficient products

A new survey carried out amongst plumbing and heating engineers has highlighted the need for more support to promote the use of water efficient products, according to Unified Water Label.

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Brew on the go with the Builder’s Tea Box

The hunt for the missing teaspoon is over with the Builder’s Tea Box – a full and sturdy kit with everything you need to make tea or coffee in the back of the van.

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13% of Brits consider turning to a career as a gas engineer

Research by Powered Now has found that 13% of Brits are considering turning to the gas trade for employment.

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Devastating van theft costs tradespeople £264 MILLION a year

Britain’s tradespeople are having to fight for their income, as van theft is depriving trade professionals of £264million a year, a new study finds.

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Mercedes-Benz Citan revealed as the most fuel-efficient van to buy in 2020

Van drivers who opt for the Mercedes-Benz Citan are getting the most bang for their buck, as it’s revealed to be the most fuel-efficient van to buy in 2020.

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Epic prizes on offer from Polypipe

Installers visiting merchants for plumbing products across the country could end up winning a selection of top-of-the-range prizes by entering the new Polypipe Perks scheme.

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Graham’s Bathroom Showrooms launch new pricing structure

Committed to putting its customers first, Graham Plumbers’ Merchant has simplified the pricing structure at its 16 Bathroom Showrooms.

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An alternative way to waterproof bathrooms and kitchens

XtraBacker tile backer board is a waterproof solution that could improve water and moisture resistance in wet areas of your customers’ homes.

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Features

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Autumn issue out now!

Read the Autumn issue of HIP Magazine – packed full of step-by-steps, product features, exercises and more – here for free!

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Meet September’s HIP Learner of the Month winner!

Ryan Birnie won the September HIP Learner of the Month award – we caught up with him to find out what it means to win.

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Plumbing Diary: Persistence pays off

In this month’s diary, plumbing student Rhiannon de Wreede tells us how getting in touch with plumbers and getting her name out there is finally paying off.

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HIP Apprentice of the Year competition announces 2020 winner

Thomas J Thomas has won the HIP Apprentice of the Year 2020 competition.

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