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Is planning permission required for new driveways? Image
Is planning permission required for new driveways?

With the large number of home improvements happening in recent times particularly during lockdown, it is likely that some may not have complied with relevant planning regulations. If unsure it is always best to double check to make [...]

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Hints and tips for trouble-free Hep₂O installation Image
Hints and tips for trouble-free Hep₂O installation

These simple and effective precautionary steps will help you to avoid problems and ensure trouble-free installation of Hep₂O. Do you have tips you’d like to share with other plumbers and installers? Let us know on Facebook and [...]

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Water Stocks – Make It Rain – Rethinking The Value Of Water Image
Water Stocks – Make It Rain – Rethinking The Value Of Water

Money doesn’t grow on trees, but will fall from the sky by 2040.

‘What type of water do you run?’ won’t sound as strange a question in about twenty years time. Water is heading in the same direction as [...]

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Installing sewer pipes and drains on contaminated land and brownfield sites Image
Installing sewer pipes and drains on contaminated land and brownfield sites

In 2017 brownfield registers came into effect, a new measure by the government aimed at unlocking brownfield sites for the development of thousands of new homes. This initiative combined with the ever growing need for new housing [...]

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Effective rainwater systems for homes  –  Q&A with Steve Skeldon Image
Effective rainwater systems for homes – Q&A with Steve Skeldon

In this Q&A, Above Ground Product Manager at Wavin, Steve Skelton gets to the bottom of some of the most common questions about rainwater systems and explains how builders can ensure the best possible results for the homes that they [...]

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Underfloor Heating System Selector

Selecting an underfloor heating system can be tricky – with so many different options available, it’s often hard to know which one is best for your project.

Follow the flowchart to find out which underfloor heating [...]

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How to split pipes into actual optimal lengths using Wavin’s Revit content Image
How to split pipes into actual optimal lengths using Wavin’s Revit content

Wavin Revit content packages are easy to use, providing BIM modellers with a hassle-free building construction tool that can quickly and seamlessly transition from a 3D model to the real build. With integrated intelligent assistance, [...]

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All you need to know about underfloor heating Image
All you need to know about underfloor heating

Boasting even heat distribution and increased energy efficiency, underfloor heating is a popular choice for many homeowners. But what are the practicalities of this type of installation, and how does it compare to the more [...]

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Connect Hep2O to Tigris K1 for large scale and commercial plumbing projects Image
Connect Hep2O to Tigris K1 for large scale and commercial plumbing projects

When designing a plumbing and heating system for your next commercial project, you may have already chosen Tigris K1 as your first choice for multilayer pipes and fittings. But did you know you can also quickly and easily connect [...]

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How to connect Hep2O to a radiator Image
How to connect Hep2O to a radiator

With autumn on the horizon, we’ve taken several calls from plumbers about connecting our Hep2O push-fit plumbing system to radiators. Here’s all you need to know.

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How to guarantee a secure connection with Hep2O Image
How to guarantee a secure connection with Hep2O

One of the features that makes our Hep2O push-fit plumbing system so popular with installers is the In4Sure ‘rumble’ sensation that indicates the pipe has been connected successfully. Not clear what In4Sure means? Here’s all you [...]

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How to install our new Low Build Max underfloor heating panels Image
How to install our new Low Build Max underfloor heating panels

Our new low build panel underfloor heating system is easy to install, reliable and delivers a high performance. Follow our step-by-step guide for a speedy, simple installation.

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Plastic and copper plumbing systems – Your questions answered Image
Plastic and copper plumbing systems – Your questions answered

Our Hep2O push-fit plastic plumbing system has many unique features, one being that it can be used in conjunction with traditional copper plumbing systems.

We’re often asked how the two systems can work together, so [...]

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Why choose HepvO? The benefits of a waterless plumbing trap Image
Why choose HepvO? The benefits of a waterless plumbing trap

As any good plumber knows, traditional water-traps can lose their seal due to evaporation, siphonage, leaking or movement. An innovative waterless-trap, HepvO doesn't encounter any of these issues and is suitable for use on a range of [...]

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What does BIM mean for the trade counter? Image
What does BIM mean for the trade counter?

Steve Skeldon, Wavin's Above Ground Product Manager, explores the implications, impact and potential outcomes for merchants and end users within the drainage industry.

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How much underfloor heating do I need? Your FAQs answered Image
How much underfloor heating do I need? Your FAQs answered

Following the recent launch of our HepCalc tool, which helps you plan your next underfloor heating project, we’ve had a lot of questions about underfloor heating in general, so we sat down with our technical experts to answer them.

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