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Maintenance

How to fix a leaking tap

How to fix a leaking tap

Most of the time, if a tap in your home is leaky, dripping or hard to close it's the result of a broken washer. While it's possible that your leaking tap's a 'washerless' tap (i.e. one with a ball, cartridge or ceramic disc mechanism - see the 'Types of taps' article linked below), it's a lot less likely that these taps will be leaking like this. You can usually tell if you have a ceramic disc type tap because it'll only need a quarter or half turn to fully open the tap.

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Floors

Recycled materials in flooring

Consider using recycled materials in your floors for a more environmentally friendly and cost-saving solution. Read on to find out more.

Home entertainment
What is home audio

What is home audio?

In the simplest terms, 'home audio' refers to the sound systems that you install in your home - but this can encompass a hell of a lot. See what's on offer...

Windows
Window performance considerations

Performance considerations for windows

Good window design is just as important as the type of window you choose. Poorly planned windows can negatively impact a home with increased energy costs, less personal comfort and reduced security.

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