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A Guide to Fitting a Wet Under Floor Heating System Over Solid Floors

Posted by Collister & Glover on Aug 22, 2018 10:09:21 AM

Retrofitting Solid Under Floor Heating using Polyplumbs unique red floor panels into renovations, existing buildings or just one room. What are the benefits? and How is it installed.?

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Topics: underfloor heating

Plumbing and Heating - joining copper pipe to pipes of dissimilar materials

Posted by Collister & Glover on Aug 16, 2018 3:33:17 PM

Many plumbing and heating installations make use of copper tube and fittings for water and gas services. However, in the past, many other materials were used, and still are used to manufacture or join pipes, tubes and fittings. Sometimes work on these mixed metal pipe joints is unavoidable. This post shows different methods that can be used to join copper pipe to other dissimilar materials.

 

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Topics: Trade Account, underfloor heating

Joining Copper Pipe Using Large Compression Fittings [Photos]

Posted by Collister & Glover on Aug 16, 2018 1:53:04 PM

One of the major advantages of compression fittings is that the installer joins the tube by mechanical means.  This heat-free system means no hot works permits are required, and joints can be made where it would otherwise be dangerous to use a naked flame. How do the two types differ? Why do large pipes require a different type of joint?

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Topics: Insider, Trade Account, TracPipe, underfloor heating

Why Choose ColGlo for Your Underfloor Heating

Posted by Collister & Glover on Aug 13, 2018 12:34:09 PM

Polyplumb underfloor heating offers a range of new possibilities for homeowners, from their design to cutting their heating costs to preventing potential hazards. Underfloor heating frees up space in the home and is a more cost-efficient way to warm your home.



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Topics: underfloor heating

FAQ on Underfloor Heating: All You Need to Know

Posted by Collister & Glover on Aug 13, 2018 12:07:00 PM

If you’re wanting to save money on monthly bills while still keeping your home warm and cosy, then underfloor heating is the perfect option for you. With multiple types of underfloor heating available and a broad range of installation possibilities, it can be hard to know what’s right for you.

 

To help you out, we’ve answered some FAQs on underfloor heating…



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Topics: underfloor heating

5 Ways to Save Money on Heating Bills

Posted by Collister & Glover on Aug 13, 2018 11:12:45 AM

 

Whilst summer is in full swing, we might not be thinking as far ahead as winter yet, but ideally the sooner you prepare for the cooler months, the better.

 Warming your home in winter doesn’t have to be an expensive job, there are lots of great ways you can prevent heat from escaping your home. Keep warm this winter and save money on your heating bills with these top tips...



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Topics: underfloor heating

Why use TracPipe?

Posted by Collister & Glover on May 7, 2018 11:40:00 AM

TracPipe is known as the stainless steel gas piping system that you need - but the question is why? What’s the hype all about and why should you opt for this over any other alternatives? Well, we want to enlighten you and let you know how your working life could be made much easier by making a simple change to the products you use.

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Topics: TracPipe

When to use TracPipe?

Posted by Collister & Glover on May 3, 2018 2:00:00 PM

TracPipe has now been available in the UK for over 15 years and with its simple installation process and light weight, it could be the solution you’ve been looking for.

TracPipe can be installed in a number of places, including schools, hospitals, corporate and industrial buildings, houses and boats, allowing you to widen your range of consumers and take on more work.



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How to order TracPipe with Collister & Glover

Posted by Collister & Glover on May 1, 2018 3:00:00 PM

Since being established in 1977, Collister & Glover (also known as ColGlo) have become the leading EN ISO 9000 Certified independent stockists of engineering products. As well as our vast range of products, we offer a number of services, including inventory management, kitting and training.

 

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Topics: Trade Account, TracPipe