Heating, Ventilating & Plumbing
Feeling FEIN power tool review - Multimaster 350Q

The ‘Feeling FEIN’ series of reviews is all about getting FEIN’s products into the hands of professional tradesmen. Each tradesman has been using a specific FEIN power tool and has given their honest feedback on camera.

Feeling FEIN: FEIN ASB 18 Cordless Drill review

The ‘Feeling FEIN’ series of reviews is all about getting FEIN’s products into the hands of professional tradesmen. Each tradesman has been using a specific FEIN power tool and has given their honest feedback on camera.

How does Fernox Filter Fluid+ Protector work?

The latest from the Fernox R&D team is a chemical water treatment that enhances the performance of any system filter by offering protection against the damage caused by sludge and circulating debris. Fernox Filter Fluid+ Protector combines an active dispersant with the proven effectiveness of the inhibitor Fernox Protector F1, which prevents further corrosion and scale formation.

Animated guides for installers

Heating controls manufacturer Honeywell has launched animated videos for installers and homeowners, to showcase the benefits of its Honeywell Single Zone thermostat.

How to fit a Salamander HomeBoost

Watch this video to learn how easy it is to fit a Salamander HomeBoost pump. You can also see how quiet the product is and how it increases mains water performance.

Aqua-Dec EasyFit - an installation guide

Impey offers a video guide on how to install its Aqua-Dec Easyfit wet floor tray for use in wetrooms.

Plumbing and heating company named Nectar Tradesperson of the Year

A family owned plumbing and heating company from Stevenage has beaten hundreds of others to win Tradesperson of the Year at the Nectar Business Small Business Awards 2015.

Grant UK video case studies put biomass heating in the spotlight

Heating specialist Grant UK has created a trio of videos focusing on the installation of a Spira biomass boiler from both the perspectives of the homeowner and the installer.

Navien gifts boilers to Korean War Veterans

Boiler manufacturer Navien honours English soldiers who faught in the Korean War by donating new boilers to keep them warm through their retirement.

Watch corrosion at work

Fernox has released a new video ‘The Power of Fernox F1 Protector’ to show the affect that corrosion can have on metal and materials commonly found in central heating systems.

How to install Roman's Quadrant shower enclosures

Roman, international shower manufacturer, has released an installation video in English, Spanish and French for their Quadrant Shower Enclosures.

NuHeat helps installers still unsure about how to calculate ErP ratings

The 26 September is fast approaching but it seems that many installers are still uncertain on how to calculate a system’s energy efficiency rating as part of the new ErP Directive.

Redring explains how to install its Expressions Revive electric shower

In this video, Redring gives installers a step-by-step guide to installing its Expressions Revive electric shower.

Xpelair Simply Silent step-by-step

With more than 14 million UK adults having been affected by a noisy bathroom fan in their home, Xpelair’s new Simply Silent Contour Fan delivers the perfect solution.

Safety campaign launched by Electrical Safety First

Electrical Safety First has created a ‘House of Horrors’ video demonstrating the risks we take around the home, as part of a wider safety campaign.

Installer Lewis Howard reveals why he now fits smart thermostats

Lewis Howard, director of C&J Heating and Plumbing, explains why he now offers his customers smart thermostats through SmartInstallers.co.uk

Manufacturing apprentice talks about learning safety and new skills

The British Safety Council’s priority to raise young people’s awareness of health and safety risks is being highlighted through a new video, featuring Leila, a young apprentice engineer.

First fully funded ground source heat pump offer will alleviate fuel poverty

Five hundred vulnerable homes across the UK are to be the recipients of the UK’s first fully funded ground source heat pump offer.

How to use silicone sealant

Dunlop Adhesives, specialist manufacturer of tile adhesives, grouts, finishing, and ancillary products, shares its trade knowledge on how to use silicone sealant.

The rise of female apprentices

Plumbing and heating apprentice Samantha Allen hadn't considered joining the family business upon finishing school, as she didn't think it was an option for her as a girl. After discovering the support and funding available through JTL Training, she signed up for the college course and is now working along side her Dad to complete her Gas Safe qualification. Here she shares her experience.

New videos from Wavin demonstrate how to overcome challenging soil and waste installations

Plumbing and drainage manufacturer Wavin has added to its ‘How to’ collection with 11 new instructional videos that demonstrate how OSMA Plastic Soil and Waste systems can make light work of challenging plumbing problems.

Mitsubishi educates future homeowners on energy consumption

A new video launched by Mitsubishi Electric aims to highlight the benefits of the company’s educational programme for primary schools and children’s groups.

How to use rapid-setting adhesive

Number seven in its list of 'how to' videos, this instalment from Dunlop Adhesives advises installers on how to use rapid-setting adhesive.

New biomass and RHI videos from Grant UK

Heating specialist Grant UK has launched a series of online video tutorials, a consumer guide and a technical forum for installers and end users wishing to learn more about biomass boiler technology.

INTEC in Edenbridge

HVP follows the installation of an INTEC 26c boiler, filters and controls in a domestic property in Edenbridge, Kent.

How to set out tiles

In this video, Dunlop Adhesives shares its trade knowledge on how to set out tiles.

How to install Frontline Bathroom's Level Access Wetroom Kit

This video explains how to install the Level Access Wetroom Kit, which comes with all the materials you need to complete the installation.

In depth wetroom kit tutorial

Frontline Bathrooms has produced a selection of 'how-to' videos explaining how to install the wetroom kits in their collection.

TrustMark - Time to Call In the Expert

TrustMark, the government endorsed quality mark for tradesmen, has created a video to encourage homeowners to call one of its registered tradesmen.

Poignant film released by Katie Haines' family

Wake up! Buy a Carbon Monoxide Alarm, is the title of a new hard-hitting film that has been released by the family of Katie Haines, who drowned in her bath, after a faulty boiler leaked CO into her home.

Asbestos training is a requirement for a reason, says NAPIT

The ability to identify and avoid asbestos is essential to work safely within the construction industry. This asbestos awareness training taster session from NAPIT Training gives installers an overview of the kind of training they should be undertaking.

How to install a Zip Hydrotap G4

Neil Coyne, Zip engineer, talks installers through the installation of the WRAS approved Zip HydroTap G4.

How to use a trowel

In its third advice video, Dunlop Adhesives presents its know-how on using your trowel correctly.

Daikin champions domestic heat pump technology

Daikin UK has released a series of homeowner testimonial videos to highlight the benefits of its Daikin Altherma heat pump range in everyday situations. In this video, homeowner Chris Kirk talks about his experience of having a hybrid system installed in his home to provide central heating and hot water.

Small businesses losing over £26,000 a year by missing calls

Pimlico Plumbers' founder Charlie Mullins stars in a documentary about transformational phone calls, as new research suggests the average small business loses £26,725 revenue a year by simply not picking up the phone.

How to choose an adhesive for different types of tile

In the second of its tile tip videos, Dunlop Adhesives lends its expertise on how to choose an adhesive for different tile types.

Sir Stirling Moss talks design

Warmup brings you this full-length interview with Sir Stirling Moss, in which the legendary racing car driver discusses his Mayfair apartment, and the design items and gadgets he has collected and perfected when travelling the world.

How to install a universal bottle trap waste fitting

Viva shows installers how to fit a universal bottle trap waste fitting in a few easy steps.

How to know your tile type

Dunlop Adhesives, specialist manufacturer of tile adhesives, grouts, finishing and ancillary products, lends its advice on choosing the right tile type in this video.

How to install UFH insulation boards

This step-by-step guide from Warmup demonstrates how to install insulation boards for underfloor heating (UFH).

Swiftclean's guide to kitchen extract fire safety cleaning

Swiftclean Building Services has released three new short films which illustrate its work.

Powerflushing made easy

This step-by-step video from Fernox provides guidance on pre-commissioning central heating systems and servicing existing systems.

Shower to the people!

This quirky video from Bristan shows the company is on a mission to promote its showers that 'make life easier'.

Alpha heats Lancaster Cathedral

Alpha Heating Innovation has supplied a brand new cascade heating system to the historic St Peter's Cathedral in Lancaster.

How to install underfloor heating foil

Warmup shares this step-by-step guide on how to install its underfloor heating foil system.

Commercial heating in practice

This video from Alpha Heating Innovation outlines a recent installation at Patchway Community College in South Gloucestershire, near Bristol. The company commissioned its latest commercial boiler, the ARES Tec 900kW, that enables the college to optimise its energy efficiency while improving the comfort levels of the college's buildings.

Find out how YourTradeBase can save hours on paperwork

This three minute tour of YourTradeBase lets installers see for themselves how this online app can help save hours each and every week on plumbing paperwork.

JG Speedfit's mounting rail system

This video shows how to install the mounting rail system, one of JG Speedfit's underfloor heating options.

A step-by-step guide to installing Warmup UFH

This video by underfloor heating distributor Warmup shows how to install its UFH in the kitchen.

Worcester makes a song and dance of domestic heating

See the Worcester, Bosch Group team as you've never seen them before.