Get ready for spring… now!

It’s never too early to be thinking about the spring – especially if you want to make good use of your outdoor space as soon as the weather allows. We just finished helping a customer in Brighton by replacing their rotten decking. And being experts, we’ve done it with damp-proofing and timber sealant to make sure this time it lasts! If you’ve got some outside space you could be making better use of, NOW is the time to...

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Fix little leaks, avoid bigger problems

They might only seem a bit of a nuisance, but ignoring a leak could cause you more trouble in the long run. We’ve been to a few jobs lately which would’ve been a lot easier and cheaper to fix if they’ve been taken care of sooner…<br> The leaking shower we went to in Kemp Town had seen water seep into the plasterboard, rotting it and the stud work behind. We had to completely rebuild the lower part of the wall...

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Instant hot water

With such powerful electric showers these days, many of us might find we need very little hot water… and certainly not enough to warrant running a boiler or immersion heater every day. We recently helped a customer with an energy efficient under-sink solution – and if you’re in an office or small flat in Brighton and Hove that doesn’t need a lot of hot water, it could be a cost saving idea for you too. The Ariston water...

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Underground, overground…

Helping a customer in Hove make the best use of the space below their home, we just fitted these new steps and handrail down to their cellar. If you too have a cellar or loft we could help you get better access to, or you need some new shelves putting up, or any other property maintenance, get in touch for price – with no obligation!

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Leaking lead pipes in Brighton and Hove.

Is your lead pipe leaking in your home? Lead pipes can distort and leak after years of use. Water regulations limit how you can repair lead pipe work which you can read in the link. www.wras.co.uk/consumers/resources/interpretations_and_advice/installation/i25/ In the plumbing profession a “Lead Lock” is used. This device clamps onto and seals around the lead pipe work enabling you to connect copper or plastic to the other end of...

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Low water pressure in Brighton and Hove.

Some properties in Brighton and Hove suffer with low water pressure. Blocks of flats particularly suffer from these problems. If you have low water pressure from any of your taps or appliances this “boost” pump could be the solution to your problem. Salamander make a special pump called “Home Boost” which is designed to pump your mains water to a higher pressure and flow rate. I’ve just fitted one to a flat in...

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