How to dispose of your household appliances?

Living sustainably, reusing and recycling are all hot topics in today’s world. Yet there is still a lot of uncertainty when it comes to correctly disposing of bigger appliances such as furniture and appliances. Regardless of whether the life of your appliances is slowly coming to an end, or you’re just looking for a fashionable…

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Simple answers to the most common plumbing questions

Plumbing is undoubtedly the greatest invention of the human kind (well, at least one of them) but we still don’t know much about it. We’re so used to turning the tap on, flushing the toilet, or enjoying a hot shower but how does water get to our house? What is a stopcock? For most of…

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Meet Martin Bretnall, our August Engineer of the Month

This month we’re introducing our first ever blog dedicated to our Engineer of the Month Award. After running the Employee of the Month award for almost an year we realised that we needed a separate award, focused on our engineers and their contribution. Our first Engineer of the month voting happened in August, and encouraged…

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Meet Adnan Akhtar – Rightio’s August Employee of the Month

September was quick to come and go at the Rightio office, and it seems like the summer is fast turning into a memory, amidst busy phone lines and rainy days. For one last time though, we can bring August back, and this is to announce our August Employee of the Month – Adnan Akhtar. Adnan…

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How to clean your oven with minimal effort?

With temperatures set to drop as the colder part of the year slowly sneaks around the corner, your oven is about to get some action again. While summer calls for lighter dishes and al-fresco dining, autumn and winter are truly the seasons for mouth-watering roasts, indulging pies and crumbly quiches. And let’s not forget about…

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Why the perfect time to prepare for the cold weather is now?

Once the leaves start changing colour and the days get shorter you know what’s ahead – cold weather spells. While autumn is arguably the best season there is – with reasonably warm weather, refreshing wind and inspiring colours – once it arrives, we know the cold season is not far off. In fact, the majority…

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Gas Safety: Landlord Vs Tenant responsibilities

We are proud to be supporting Gas Safety Week 2019, taking place 16th – 22nd September. The annual Gas Safety week raises awareness of the importance of gas safety and taking care of gas appliances. Badly fitted, or poorly serviced gas appliances can pose a serious health and safety threat. They can cause gas leaks,…

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How to find a reputable plumber?

Finding a reputable plumber when there is a plumbing emergency in your home can be a challenging task. There is no time to shop around, ask the neighbours, and simply make sure you’re choosing the right one. Even if you’re in a hurry to have your plumbing disaster fixed, there are still a few quick…

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5 DIY home improvement books you need to buy right now

DIY home improvement books can be the perfect housewarming gift for a friend, or a present for your children when they move out of the family home. Or treat yourself to one, and unleash your inner DIY guru. Before you dedicate on buying a DIY home improvement book, make sure you know how to pick…

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What is a combi boiler?

Combi boilers have steadily taken over the UK market in the recent years. In fact, gas condensing boilers are the most popular choice of boiler in the UK. Combi boilers are popular for a variety of reasons, including that they meet the boiler efficiency regulations from recent years. Perhaps, at this stage you’re already wondering…

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