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Featured Article Perrin & Rowe Shower Components One of the most unique companies we supply parts for is Perrin & Rowe - a British company with a forty year pedigree in the design and manufacture of showers, taps and other bathroom products. Read more...
Featured Article Is a Hot Shower Really Bad for Your Skin? It’s a fact of life that most things we enjoy, are investigated by an expert and are found to be bad for us. Think about it - alcohol, red meat, sunshine, sugar, salt, caffeine and now – even hot showers are found to be bad for us. As the experts in all things shower related, we thought it was only fair that we covered the subject. Read more...
Featured Article Six Showering Mistakes You are Probably Making It’s highly likely that you have been showering your entire life, whether it’s at school, the gym, at home or at work – we are pretty sure that you don’t give the way that you shower too much of a second thought and that you will at least, be ‘ found guilty’ of one of the following mistakes we have recognised below. Read more...
Featured Article Benefits of cold showers: The Shower Doctor evaluation Whether it’s recommended by books, athletes, business gurus or wellness coaches – there’s a huge amount of press and positive attention given to taking cold showers. Read more...
Featured Article Best Power Showers: Shower Doctor's Best Sellers & Advice Power Showers are some of our most popular products here at The Shower Doctor, and they are the perfect addition to bathrooms large and small – delivering a reliable, great shower experience. Read more...
Featured Article Bristan Showers: The Shower Doctors' Best Sellers & Advice Bristan are the UK experts in both taps & showers. Over the last four decades, they have become one of the biggest suppliers of Showers in the UK and they estimate that a quarter of all UK households have either a Bristan Tap or Shower. Read more...
Featured Article Bar Mixer Showers: Shower Doctor Best Sellers Bar Mixer Showers are a common sight in hotels and homes across the UK. All of the showers controls such as flow, temperature and diverters are all in the Bar Mixer Valve – making them not only incredibly easy to use – but also very compact Read more...
Featured Article New Right Pump Range Releases from Salamander, in Stock Now Salamander are one of the most innovative companies we work with, and that’s why we are proud to have been chosen to stock and supply their new ‘Right Pump’ range. Read more...
Featured Article Understanding Home Water Systems & Shower Performance Before undertaking any plumbing, bathroom or appliance changes in your home – it’s important that you understand what water system your home operates. Read more...
Featured Article Which type of shower should I buy? When choosing the most suitable shower for your home there are a few important factors that you need to take in to consideration before you choose the type of shower you want. Read more...
Featured Article 6 Tips to Cut Down Your Water Bills Every home owner wants to do what they can to cut down on their monthly bills and by making some small changes to your habits you can help to reduce your water bills leaving you with some extra cash in your pocket at the end of each month. Read more...
Featured Article Electric Shower Problems: 5 most common faults (and what causes them) Here at The Shower Doctor, everyday we receive emails and phone calls from people that have faults with their electric shower, so what we are about to do here is run through the top 5 faults with electric showers and give you some idea of where to look to find where the problem is with the shower. Read more...
Featured Article Top Five Tips for Bathroom Renovation Top Five Tips for Bathroom Renovation Read more...
Featured Article Repair Your Morning Routine! The best way to plan is to make a list of all the things you need to do before you leave the house in the morning. Do you need to get your clothes ready? Do you need to prepare lunch for yourself or the kids? Do you eat breakfast before you go out? How much time needs to be allocated for spending in the shower and will there be a queue for the bathroom? Read more...
Featured Article The Shower Doctor Surgery: How to replace a shower head Replacing a shower head is a very simple job, but there are a few things you need to know first. You can purchase your new shower head from Read more...
Featured Article Things you wanted to know about showers (but were afraid to ask) - Infographic We often take showering for granted, but there’s been plenty of research to show showers can still surprise us every now and then. Do you know how often we shower? Do you know how much it costs us? Find this out, along with some other surprising shower facts in our infographic... Read more...

Showing blogs posted in July 2014...

APHC sets new training course dates
The APHC has revealed the dates for its Installation of Above Ground Sanitary Pipework and Rainwater Systems in Domestic Properties course.
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How to make your bathroom more relaxing
If you want to make your bathroom the ideal place to unwind, then follow these tips to get the most out of this part of your home.
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How to market your plumbing business for free
There are numerous ways in which plumbers can promote their firms for no charge, with effective marketing providing a range of new ways to connect with customers.
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A guide to plumbing health hazards (part 2)
Here is the second part to our guide on the health risks associated with the plumbing profession.
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Aqualisa launches Dream DCV range
Aqualisa has promised users of its new Dream DCV range of showers will receive a 'sensational experience'.
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A guide to plumbing health hazards (part 1)
There can be numerous health risks associated with being a plumber, here is a guide to what you might expect to encounter.
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Why you should always go for a pro when plumbing
Handymen might seem cheaper when you need a plumbing job doing, but what cost are you really paying?
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Is 'plumbing elbow' a problem for you?
Tennis elbow is often a condition experienced by plumbers, but how can you recover from this injury quickly?
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Legionella news reminds industry of the importance of compliance
The banning of showers at a Leicestershire hospital is a stark reminder of the importance of ensuring the risk of legionella bacteria is minimised during plumbing jobs.
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Legionella Scheme 'beginning to take shape'
A PHCA initiative to educate plumbers on controlling the risk of Legionnaire's disease has approved its first members.
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How social media can boost your plumbing business
There's no reason to shy away from social media if you're in the plumbing trade - and it can make a real difference to your business when used effectively.
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Are digital showers right for me?
If you're looking to upgrade your shower and aren't sure if you want to go digital, it's worth weighing up the pros and cons.
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Bathroom problems top list of household niggles
Leaky taps and mould on walls are among the most common 'to-dos' in UK homes.
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George Thomson established "The Shower Doctor" in 1993 to focus on shower repair in the Edinburgh area. George is a second generation plumber; he and his father ran a successful plumbing and heating business. In the late 80's this 40-year-old family business was sold.
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