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Sediment in plumbing

  • 26 February 2018

Many people don’t give sediment in plumbing a second thought until they notice external signs that it may be present, such as discolouration of the water, or an unexplained drop in water pressure. While

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Pipework problems

  • 1 December 2017

Problems with a building’s pipework can be the root cause of bacterial growth, as well as an indirect cause of more complex issues with domestic plumbing. As the winter weather sets in and heating systems

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The importance of maintenance

  • 14 July 2017

The BBC1 series ‘The Week the Landlords Moved In’ makes interesting viewing. Each week it follows two different landlords as they move into one of their rental properties and live as their tenants live,

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Time to spring clean your plumbing?

  • 17 March 2017

The daffodils are in bloom which means spring must be just around the corner. It also means that it’s a good time to give the plumbing system of your rental property the once-over, checking for damage

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Descaling as Legionella control

  • 10 February 2017

Limescale is a problem for many households as much of Britain has hard water, which means it contains deposits of magnesium, calcium or iron salts which adhere to your plumbing. Scotland, Wales and Northern

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Plumbing repairs for control of Legionella

  • 30 September 2016

A story in the media earlier this week, about the Sellafield nuclear site being censured for not controlling the risk of Legionella in one of its cooling towers, highlights the importance of carrying out

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Preparing your rental property for winter

  • 16 September 2016

It may not feel like it right now (since much of the country is basking in a late summer heatwave), but winter is just around the corner. And that means it’s time to make sure your rental property is

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Guide to cleaning water tanks

  • 29 July 2016

One of the most common sources of nourishment for Legionella bacteria in a domestic water system is sediment, rust or other dirt. Therefore, an important control method is to ensure that cold water storage

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WHAT IS LEGIONELLA?

Legionnaires’ disease is a potentially fatal form of pneumonia caused by inhalation of tiny droplets of water contaminated with Legionella bacteria. Legionella can lurk in hot and cold water systems so, along with gas safety, electrical safety and fire risk management, the law now requires landlords to assess and manage water safety in their properties.

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