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DIY - Repairs & Maintenance, Cleaning and Installation

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Kitchen Cleaning Tips

Cleaning your kitchen might seem like a hassle but these clever cleaning tips will make cleaning your kitchen a doddle.

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How to Fix a Dripping Tap

A dripping tap is not a disaster in your bathroom but it can quickly become an annoyance, so how do you fix a dripping tap? Plumbworld is here to help.

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How to Fit an Extractor Fan

If you want to keep your bathroom smelling fresh and well ventilated, you will need an extractor fan. But how do you fit one? Plumbworld is here to explain.

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How to Tile a Bathroom Wall

Tiles are a great and cost-effective way to transform your bathroom, giving it a refresh. But how do you tile a bathroom? Plumbworld explains it all.

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How to Keep a Bathroom Warm in Winter

You want your home to be as warm as possible in winter, but what about the bathroom? How do you keep it warm? Plumbworld is here to help with our new guide.

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How to Decorate a Bathroom

Decorating a bathroom is a DIY job anyone can do, but where do you start? How do you decorate a bathroom? Plumbworld is here to help with our latest guide.

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How to Unblock a Bathroom Sink

A bathroom sink that doesn't drain or water rises when it shouldn't is frustrating. But how do you unblock a bathroom sink? Plumbworld is here to help.

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How to Fit a Shower Tray

There's more to installing a shower than the shower itself and the enclosure, the shower tray. But how do you fit a shower tray? Plumbworld is here to help.

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How to Change a Toilet Flush

A toilet that doesn't flush properly is very annoying. But what can you do? Plumbworld is here to explain how to change a toilet flush mechanism.

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How to Change a Toilet Cistern

A cistern is the control centre of your toilet and it may need changing over time; but how do you change a toilet cistern? Plumbworld is here to explain.

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Boiler Maintenance Tips & Checks

Boilers can last for 15 years, but you can make it last longer. Here are some handy tips from Plumbworld to make your boiler efficiently last for years.

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When to Replace a Boiler

Boilers can last for years or decades. Chances are that you'll need to replace it - but when? Plumbworld is here to explain when to replace a boiler.

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Underfloor Heating Tips & Checks

If you have or want to install underfloor heating, there are vital tips you need to remember. Plumbworld explains the key checks for underfloor heating.

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Wood Burning Stove Tips and Checks

If you own a wood-burning stove, you want it to last for years to come. Plumbworld is here to help you with wood-burning stove maintenance tips and checks.

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Essential Heating Tips and Checks Before Autumn

It may be strange to think about your heating in summer but it's the perfect time to check everything is working. Here are Plubworld's tips and checks.

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Heating Advice: How to check your radiators

Summer is the best time to check your radiators - you want them working properly in winter. Plumbworld is here with radiator checks and maintenance tips.

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How to Fit & Replace a Radiator

Radiators can last for years with proper maintenance but what do you do when it needs replacing? How do you fit a radiator? Plumbworld is here to help.

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How to Install a Shower

If you're looking to replace or install a shower, you may be wondering where to start. Plumbworld is here to help with our guide to fitting a shower.

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How to fit a Shower Enclosure

Shower enclosures are a great step to rejuvenating a bathroom, but how do you fit these stylish fittings? Plumbworld is here to help you, step-by-step

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How To Make Bath Bombs

If you want to enjoy a luxurious bath at the end of a stressful day then bath bombs are a must. They're not cheap, though, so just how do you make bath bombs?

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How to Unclog a Shower Drain

Are you standing in soapy water at the end of your shower? If so then there is a good chance your shower drain is blocked. Here are some top tips on how to unclog your shower drain.

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How to Improve Water Pressure in your Shower

If your normally free flowing shower has started to resemble nothing more than a trickle, then you'll want to know how to improve the water pressure coming from your shower. Here are our top tips.

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How to Survive a Bathroom Renovation

Have you decided on a full bathroom renovation? The good news is that with a bit of pre-planning you can keep the inconvenience down to a minimum before enjoying the benefits of a fully renovated bathroom.

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Different types of bathroom basins

Whatever the size or shape of your bathroom, there will be a basin type to suit. Find out about Plumbworld's complete range of bathroom basins here.

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How To Fit an Inset Kitchen Sink

A kitchen sink can help rejuvenate your kitchen. With all sorts of designs, how do you fit a kitchen sink? Plumbworld has made this complete guide to help.

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Bathroom DIY: How to Fit a Bath Panel

A crucial part for baths and an easy way to spruce up a bathroom, find out more about bath panels and how to fit them. Read more in Plumbworld's new post.

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How to Tile a Bathroom Floor

Tiling a bathroom floor may sound daunting, but it is simpler than you think. Plumbworld has made this guide to help you learn how to tile a bathroom floor.

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How to Unblock a Toilet

A blocked toilet can be unhygienic, potentially dangerous and expensive. So how do you unblock a toilet? Read Plumbworld's guide to find out.

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How to Remove Limescale from a Bathroom

Limescale can look unhygienic and unsightly, so how do you remove it? Plumbworld has made this guide on how to clean limescale in your bathroom.

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Bathroom DIY: How to Fit a Toilet

You may be fitting a new toilet for various reasons, whichever it is, you’ll need a guide on how to fit a toilet. Plumbworld is here to help, read on for more.

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The Best Ways to Clean Any Shower

Cleaning a shower sounds simple, but it’s often overlooked and can lead to mould. Plumbworld has made this guide on how to clean your shower properly.

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How to Seal a Bath Properly

Sealing a bath is a simple but vital DIY skill. Plumbworld has made this guide to explain how to seal a bath and what you need to do it. Read more here.

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How To Fit Bathroom Wall Panels

Bathroom wall panels are a quick and easy way to refresh your bathroom. Quicker than tiling, here’s Plumbworld’s complete guide to fitting wall panels.

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How to Fit a Bathroom Vanity Unit

A vanity basin is the centrepiece of every bathroom, but how do you fit one? Read on to find out how in our step-by-step guide to vanity units.

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DIY Basics: How to Replace a Toilet Seat

Replacing a toilet seat seems pretty basic, but you'll need a few tools. Read on to find out how to properly remove and replace your toilet seat.

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Bathroom DIY: How to Remove Bathroom Mould

Have you found mould in your bathroom? Read our complete guide on how to get rid of it and stop it forming.

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Natural Ways to Clean Your Bathroom Without Chemicals

Here we discuss the natural ways to clean your bathroom without using harsh chemicals. We cover everything from cleaning mirrors to toilets and more!

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Quick and Cheap Ways to Update a Bathroom on a Budget

If you're on a budget and want to make a few changes to your bathroom, read our list of simple ideas to make it feel brand new again.

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Common Saniflo Problems and Their Solutions

Having issues with your Saniflo macerator? Read through the most common problems people have and how to fix them.

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Bathroom Cleaning & Simple Repairs

Here's a variety of products and how to use them to help make your bathroom look as good as new.

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Bathroom Sealant - Keep it Looking Crisp and White

If your bathroom sealant has seen better days, not to worry - read the steps we've put together on how to remove and replace sealant and how to maintain it.

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Painting Your Bathroom

We discuss the dos and don'ts when it comes to painting your bathroom and how to maintain it through the years to come.

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5 Ingenious Bathroom Furniture Repurposing Ideas

Got some vintage furniture that you want to transform into storage for your bathroom? Have a look at some ideas we came across...

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Bathroom Lighting Tips to Ensure Safety

Lighting can be crucial when finishing off your bathroom as you've got to make sure it all ties together. Follow our tips to ensure your safety when changing your bathroom lights.

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A Beginners Guide to Tiling a Bathroom

If it's your first time renovating or need a refresher, follow our beginners guide to tiling a bathroom.

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Going Round the U Bend?

Why do you need a U bend? We cover why it's essential to have U bends plumbed into your house and why they should be done correctly.

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Brighten Up Your Old Bath With 3 Easy Tips

Read the 3 ways you can revamp your bath which can give your bathroom a new aesthetic.

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How to Clean and Descale Your Shower Head

Rid your shower head of limescale once and for all! Read our guide to the best ways to clean and descale your shower head.

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Dismantling a Bathroom

We explain the best way to dismantle your bathroom and the things you should consider beforehand.

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How to Fit New Taps

You've bought a new tap for your basin, bath or kitchen sink, but you'd rather fit them yourself instead of calling out a plumber - read our how-to guide to save you a bit of money and learn a new skill.

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Fitting New Taps

Learn how to fit a new bathroom tap by reading our guide. We cover disconnecting, installing and checking for leaks.

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Give Your Bathroom Tiles a Makeover

Can you paint bathroom tiles? Is it a good idea? How else can you update your tiles? Take a look at our blog & find out how to refresh your bathroom walls!

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Getting to Grips with DIY Plumbing

If you're considering DIY plumbing and maintenance in your bathroom, our blog post will help you on your way to your transformation!

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How to Clean a Bathroom Mirror

Stains and streaks on your bathroom mirror? Follow our step by step guide on what to use and how to use them to get a spotless mirror.

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How to Make Your Bath Look Brand New Again

If your bathroom needs some TLC, read our blog post where we explain the little things you can do to make your bathroom feel brand new again.

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How to Remove and Replace Mouldy Grout From Tiles

Has your grout got mould that just won't budge no matter what you try to scrub on it? It might be time to remove and replace the sealant - read on to find out how.

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How to Replace an Electric Shower

Are you thinking about replacing an electric shower? Read our step by step guide to find out how it's done.

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How to Turn Your Bathroom into a Wet Room

Unsure how to go about transforming your bathroom into a wetroom? Read the advantages and disadvantages we've put together to see if this renovation suits your bathroom.

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The Causes of a Leaky Shower

Is your shower leaking but not sure of the reason behind it? Read on to find out the root causes of a leaky shower and how to fix it.

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Planning and Installing a Shower Pump

Are you wondering how to install a shower pump? See our expert advice for the best on buying and fitting a shower pump in your bathroom.

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How to Remove Bath Rust Stains

Rust stains can occur when you leave wet products made of metal on a surface in your bathroom. Follow our guide on how to remove rust stains and how to prevent it.

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Do I Need a Shower Pump?

Want a consistent flow, pressure, and temperature from your shower? You may need a shower pump! Find out the difference a shower pump can make to your bathroom.

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Shower Pump Care and Maintenance

If you're wondering how to take care and maintain your shower pump, read our precautions for common issues that can occur when not monitored.

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Top 25 DIY Blogs Worth Reading

We've put together a list of 25 DIY blogs you should read if you're thinking about renovating your home - lots of ideas and tips to help you make the most of your space!

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A Guide to Water Pressure in Bathrooms

Having problems with the water pressure in your bathroom? This guide will help you identify the issue and how to go about fixing your water flow.

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Why Does my Bathroom Tap Water Smell or Taste Funny?

No one wants bathroom water that smells or tastes bad. There's a variety of reasons why this could be happening, so read on to find out how to combat this.

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Ways to Clean a Toilet With These Deep Cleaning Tricks

Need to get your toilet spotlessly clean? We have the ultimate guide to getting your toilet looking like new again!

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What Qualifications Should My Plumber Have?

Making sure your plumber has the right qualifications can be very important as you don't want to end up with water damage or a dodgy boiler. Here are some qualifications to look out for when it comes to installing and maintaining the major things in your house.

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What Type of Shower Pump Do I Need?

When it comes to shower pumps, picking the right one for your water system is very important. Read through the different types of shower pumps you can get to find out which one you need.