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Thomas Crapper

Who invented the flush toilet?The centerpiece of today’s modern bathroom, the flush toilet has equal roots in ancient sanitation practices, Elizabethan politics and Industrial Revolution know-how. Primitive latrines that utilized a constant stream of water to carry...

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15 facts about Copper

The Statue of Liberty is made from 179,000 pounds of copper. The average home contains 400 pounds of copper that is used for electrical wiring, pipes and appliances. The average car has 50 pounds of copper. All gold contains some level of copper, even 24 karat gold....

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Mario and Luigi are no longer plumbers but why where they plumbers in the first place? Everyone knows Mario. Nintendo’s mustachioed mascot has led quite an eventful life in the 40 years since his debut. He’s appeared in countless video games, starred in several tv...

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Be safe, get your boiler serviced this summer

Boilers benefit greatly from having an annual service. The summer is a great time to tick that job off to save you the stress of anything going wrong in the winter months.  Even though you don’t usually use your heating as much in the summer months, it is still really...

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The History Of Plumbing And The Plumbing Trade

Heywood Heating love all things plumbing and the history of plumbing is particularly interesting. Being a London plumber based in Ealing Borough makes it even more interesting to learn that not far from here in the Elizabethan times one of the first ever ceramic...

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Why is my boiler making a noise?

Below are 6 reasons why your boiler might be making a noise Let us congratulate you on taking the first steps to figuring out why you can hear a strange noise coming from your boiler. So ... why is your boiler making a noise ...? The truth is everyone’s central...

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Here Are the Pros and Cons of Different Types of Boilers

Which Boiler is Best for Your Home? When choosing a new boiler, you are making a substantial investment for your home so it is important to be well informed about the different types of boilers available to you, along with their pros and cons. A boiler that is ideal...

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Five Common Plumbing Mistakes

Here at Heywood Heating, we get asked all the time by customers how they can avoid common problems such as leaks or cracks, as well as the best ways, in general, to save money on the upkeep of their plumbing. As local plumbers in Ealing, we talk a lot about keeping a...

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Common Household Water Leaks & Their Fixes

The Most Common Household Leaks (And How to Prevent Them) One of the most frustrating problems a homeowner can deal with is household water leaks. They are not only a nuisance, but they can cause damages to the home that are costly in both time and money. Luckily most...

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