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Thermostatic Valves Can Prevent Devastating Scalding Accidents

Thermostatic Valves Can Prevent Devastating Scalding Accidents

Yvonne Orgill, CEO at the Bathroom Manufacturers Associations, explains how thermostatic valves could prevent devastating scalding accidents.


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Oct172018



WaterSafe’s Chairman on Judging the 2018 UK Plumber of the Year

Judging the 2018 UK Plumber of the Year – WaterSafe’s Chairman Shares his Thoughts

The 2018 UK Plumber of the Year has been announced as Steve Bartin from Taunton, Somerset. Following his regional win of the South of England crown, Steve went on to take the UK title after impressing the judges with his skills, knowledge and passion for plumbing.

We asked Chris Sneath MBE, Chairman of WaterSafe, to share his experience as a guest judge.


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Oct92018



Debating Compulsory Licencing for a Plumbing and Heating Business

Should There Be a Compulsory Licence to Operate a Plumbing and Heating Business?

This year Quality Plumber Week (QPW) is running between 1st and 7th October and seeks to debate the introduction of a single mandatory licence to operate a plumbing and heating business.

John Thompson, CEO at the Association of Plumbing & Heating Contractors (APHC) writes about Quality Plumber Week 2018 and this year’s key debate.


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Oct12018



WaterSafe Plumber Profiles: Meet Ben Robinson

WaterSafe Plumber Profiles: Meet Ben Robinson

We’re delighted to introduce a new regular feature for the WaterSafe website – a chance to get to know WaterSafe plumbers and find out what makes them tick. We’re getting started with Ben Robinson, managing director of B - A - R Electrical & Mechanical Services Ltd in Hemel Hempstead.


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Sep212018



Propertymark Partnership Puts Consumer Protection in the Spotlight

Estate Agent Partnership Puts Consumer Protection in the Spotlight

WaterSafe and Propertymark have joined forces to promote the importance of high standards – whether for plumbing or selling or renting homes. Guy Parker, Marketing and Publications Officer for Propertymark, explains the aims of the organisation and why the partnership is a good fit.


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Sep72018



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