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How carbon monoxide can affect your home

How carbon monoxide can affect your homeThis silent killer claims the lives of near 50 people in the UK every year and because of that, it has never been more important to get a good understanding of how carbon monoxide can affect you and your home…What is carbon monoxide?You may know by another name (CO) but carbon monoxide poisoning is something needs to be more known about. Without going into too much detail, CO affects your body in a way in which it limits the amount of oxygen that your b...

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How much damage can leaky pipes cause?

The plumbing in your home requires maintenance, in order to perform optimally. When there are signs of leaks or damages, you must act as soon as possible. A plumber may need to be hired for emergency assistance. If left untreated or undetected, there could be major damage to your house and there could be substantial costs involved. Even small water leaks, left untreated, could result in high amounts of damage and costs. 'Afterglow' can offer plumbing assistance in the Solihull area.Looking ou...

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What’s involved in having a new boiler?

What’s involved in having a new boiler? Everyone understands how important boilers are when it comes to keeping a home warm, but what isn’t as clear is what actually goes into installing a new boiler. Here’s what you need to know for the next time you have a new boiler…Specialising in new boilers in Solihull, here’s a step by step processWhat goes into a installing a new boiler?The first thing is to find a Gas Safe registered engineer to take care of the work. It is important for homeowners t...

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Why you need a gas safe registered engineer when getting a new boiler

Why you need a gas safe registered engineer when getting a new boilerIt’s important to make this clear. Gas appliances can be dangerous and that’s why professionals are needed to install and maintain them, so here’s a quick breakdown of why you need a gas safe registered engineer when it comes to getting a new boiler…What is the Gas Safe register? The Gas Safe Register is the official registration scheme in the United Kingdom for engineers dealing with gas appliances. Previous to this, CORGI ...

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Difference between plumbers & heating engineers

There’s a common misconception that plumbers and heating engineers are one and the same. While there are areas of overlap, it’s important for homeowners to understand the key differences that set them apart…A professional plumber is someone who is trained to work on wet and dry pipes, with the knowledge to keep your homes water system working the way they should. If you have an issue with your kitchen sink or bathroom appliances ...