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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 September 2014...

Quality Plumber Week gets underway
The first ever national awareness campaign to promote the work of legitimate plumbers begins today.
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Weird bathroom accessories
Want something wacky for your bathroom? Here's some inspiration.
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Most homeowners would trust plumber 'based on appearance'
The UK's national plumbing register is launching a new campaign to raise awareness of how customers can avoid falling foul of rogue tradespeople.
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Student showers: What's the problem?
Showering at student accommodation isn't always a comfortable experience. Here are some areas that many landlords might need to consider improving.
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North-east plumbing manufacturer jobs 'at risk'
There are fears for almost 100 jobs in the north-east, following news a heating and plumbing parts maker could close.
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Morning or evening shower - which is best?
It's an age-old debate that divides even the closest of friends at times - when's the best time to have a shower?
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Inaugural Quality Plumbers Week aiming to tackle rogue traders
A new week-long campaign to promote the work of genuine tradespeople is being launched by the APHC.
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Are grab rails becoming more popular in the bathroom?
Is the popularity of grab rails in the bathroom on the increase, or is their use limited to the elderly and those with mobility problems?
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Moen expands Banbury collection
Shower manufacturer Moen has added to its Banbury range will a number of new bathroom accessories.
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What's it like to train as a plumber?
Learn the ropes of training to join the plumbing industry.
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How to make your bathroom child-friendly
A guide to help you to make sure your bathroom is ready for children of any age.
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We love showers!
Whether it's to help you to wake up or because it uses less water than a bath - we love showers!
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Pimlico launches national plumber recruitment drive
London-based company is to look throughout the country in an effort to find skilled engineers.
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Surge in popularity for water-saving plumbing products
Plumbing products that are environmentally friendly have increased in popularity in the last year.
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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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