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How do plastic and copper plumbing systems compare? Image
How do plastic and copper plumbing systems compare?

Search any plumbing related forum and you’re sure to find heated debate on plastic vs copper plumbing systems. It’s a subject that every installer has an opinion on (and is keen to share!), usually preferring to use one material [...]

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All you need to know about Hep2O push-fit plastic plumbing pipe Image
All you need to know about Hep2O push-fit plastic plumbing pipe

A question plumbers often ask us is the difference between Standard and Barrier pipe. Our push-fit plastic plumbing system Hep2O is available in straight lengths or coils in both Standard or Barrier pipe, both of which are accepted by [...]

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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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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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Why become a Plumber? Hep2O users give their reasons Image
Why become a Plumber? Hep2O users give their reasons

Plumbers are the often-overlooked domestic heroes who restore sanity and avert crises. While it can be a stressful job, with sometimes unpredictable, unsociable hours, the positives far outweigh the negatives as we understood when we [...]

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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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Tigris K1 press-fit plumbing system – Your questions answered Image
Tigris K1 press-fit plumbing system – Your questions answered

We've had a few questions about our press-fit plumbing system Tigris K1 recently, so we sat down with Product Manager Kate Armstrong to answer them.

If you have a question you'd like answered, leave a comment and we'll [...]

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What does a manifold do? Your questions answered Image
What does a manifold do? Your questions answered

We're often contacted by plumbing installers working on underfloor heating projects asking us to clarify points around manifolds and how they should be used, so we sat down with our Technical Team to answer some of your more common [...]

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Save time and money with Tigris K1 press-fit plumbing system Image
Save time and money with Tigris K1 press-fit plumbing system

Wavin Tigris K1 is widely specified across Europe and is the number one choice for many large scale industrial and commercial projects. Quick and easy to install, this press-fit plumbing system has been designed to save you both time [...]

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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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How to demount Hep2O Image
How to demount Hep2O

One of Hep2O’s unique advantages is that, once fitted, the joint is safe and secure and cannot be tampered with. Of course, there are instances when a joint needs to be demounted or adjusted, so we have three options for ensuring a [...]

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Use our HepCalc tool to plan your next underfloor heating project Image
Use our HepCalc tool to plan your next underfloor heating project

With winter well underway and temperatures set to drop in the coming weeks, many homeowners are beginning to consider underfloor heating to make the colder months (and bleak mornings in particular!) that little bit more bearable.

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Hep2O for a safe, secure plumbing installation Image
Hep2O for a safe, secure plumbing installation

Copper pipe remains a hot property for thieves, with local authority housing projects among the most vulnerable targets.

Plastic systems such as Hep2O lack the scrap value that makes copper a desirable commodity for [...]

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Beat the freeze this winter with Hep2O Image
Beat the freeze this winter with Hep2O

In recent years, the UK has experienced far greater weather extremes than we’ve been used to, which has resulted in record-breaking flooding and incomparable nationwide freezes.

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How to establish the correct location of AAVs (Air Admittance Valves) Image
How to establish the correct location of AAVs (Air Admittance Valves)

Online plumbing forums often carry discussion about the location of 4” AAVs (Air Admittance Valves) inside buildings in relation to spillover levels.

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