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PRODUCT REVIEW: Wirquin UPPY

We gave away 30 UPPY plugs in a Twitter competition last month – and here is what we thought of the plug ourselves.

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#noVANber petition targeting 100,000 signatures

A campaign aimed at introducing measures to deter van thieves has reached almost 20,000 signatures – and is aiming to hit 100,000 to be discussed in Parliament.

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Avoiding boiler breakdowns by using PRVs properly

Boiler breakdowns caused by the incorrect use of pressure relief valves (PRVs) could be avoided indefinitely, according to an industry expert.

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Should businesses offer staff extra van driver training?

Van experts are calling on businesses to offer advanced training to help their staff feel comfortable driving a van.

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Graham’s Dragon Boat Race raises £9,000 for charity

Graham Plumbers’ Merchant took to the water by hosting a Dragon Boat Race which raised nearly £9,000 for Barnardo’s.

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Saniflo’s new website goes live

Saniflo UK has launched its new website, offering access to a raft of information for homeowners wishing to find out more and upgrade their homes.

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HiKOKI: ‘The cordless era is here’

HiKOKI Power Tools says ‘the cordless era is here’ – as it finds 84% of power tool users would consider going completely cordless.

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TradeHelp adds bathroom design feature to its popular app

TradeHelp is launching a brand-new bathroom feature in its app, allowing installers to create bathroom plans in front of customers.

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Features

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WATCH: Coventry College students enjoy Mira Showers’ Headstart Session

A group of new Level 1 plumbing students were given an industry insight into showers through Mira Showers’ Headstart training.

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FEATURE: #AskPB with PB Plumber

If you use social media as a plumber, the chances are you have heard of PB Plumber. With over 12,000 Twitter followers and half a million YouTube views, his video diaries, product reviews and how-to’s have proven extremely popular.

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Interview: Heating Apprentice Josh Rowley

Josh Rowley is an 18-year-old plumbing and heating apprentice with D. A. Bunning Gas.

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FEATURE: #AskPB with P B Plumber

If you use social media as a plumber, the chances are you have heard of P B Plumber. We have teamed up with PB for a new monthly feature, #AskPB, where we put your questions to him.

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