Archive of: Water supply
14 July 2017
Your water supply is one of the most important things in your home. By the time it hits your sink, shower or kettle, it’s already been on a long and strictly-regulated journey.
Make sure your water stays clean and healthy on the final leg of that journey, with our top tips for happy water at home…
18 May 2017
The need to save water seems like an issue that’s growing all the time.
Nearly half of all UK households have had water meters fitted at home, and talk of droughts, hosepipe bans and the like now seem to be a permanent fixture of the British summer.
So given all that, what are some simple ways to reduce your water usage at home, without making drastic changes to your lifestyle?
11 May 2017
This week saw the first of the perennial drought warnings in various parts of the UK.
If you want to do your bit and save water where you can, a great place to start would be that dripping tap you’ve been putting off getting fixed!
It might be wasting a lot more water than you think…
17 June 2016
Plumbing problems, like plumbers, come in all shapes and sizes!
We give the lowdown on five of the most common plumbing problems in the home, and how you can prevent or resolve them.
10 June 2016
A sudden case of low water pressure is one of those problems you just don’t need. Our four simple tests will help you get your water supply back to normal as soon as possible.
19 May 2016
A leaky, dripping tap might not be the worst plumbing disaster that could strike your home, but it could be doing more harm than you realise.
12 May 2016
Turned on the tap and got a nasty surprise?
Read our guide to the most common types and causes of discoloured water from your tap, and what to do about it.
31 March 2016
It goes without saying that your water supply is one of the most important things in your home. Look after your water, and your water will look after you!
Here are some of XP’s favourite easy wins for keeping your home’s water supply healthy and happy.
24 March 2016
Have you got plumbing or pipes that go bump in the night? (And maybe all day too!)
If you’re wondering why your central heating, pipe work or taps are rattling, groaning, or banging, and whether it’s serious, keep reading…
10 March 2016
If we at XP Plumbing and Heating could offer one golden nugget of wisdom over all the rest, it might well be this: take care of your stopcock!
If you’ve just read that sentence and thought, ‘I don’t even know where mine is’, then this post is for you…
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