Colglo Blog

A guide to using small sump pumps for domestic flood defence

Posted by Collister & Glover on Jan 9, 2020 12:57:52 PM

What is a Sump Pump?

Having so far had one of the wettest winter periods in years and more rain expected across large areas of the UK, the saturated ground means that if you are under threat from ground water it's time to take precautions and prevent flooding. A simple sump pump can help stop flood water from entering a building. This quick guide shows how they can be used successfully. 

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Topics: Colglo, pumps, DAB, Flooding, Flood Defence

Tracpipe Answers to your Questions

Posted by Collister & Glover on Oct 11, 2019 3:46:23 PM

What is TracPipe?

TracPipe® sold in the UK is designed and engineered specifically to suit the UK methods of construction and to fully comply with BS 7838. TracPipe® can be directly installed in the screed or underground.

 

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Topics: TracPipe, Colglo, Fittings

Inside Colglo Film - Delivering Value with Service & Care for over 40 years

Posted by Collister & Glover on Sep 16, 2019 9:42:58 AM
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Take a peak Inside Collister & Glover and what happens from the moment a customer calls or walks in at the trade counter to the detailed level of service we provide our customers with orders, picking & packing with care and precision to delivery throughout the UK and beyond. Every part of what we do here, is to help you. Delivering Value with Service & Care for over 40 years. 

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Topics: underfloor heating, Colglo, pumps, Fittings, valves, Tools, engineering, Plumbing, Heating, Deeside, Trade

The Rise of the Microbrewery

Posted by Collister & Glover on Aug 2, 2019 11:51:45 AM

#InternationalBeerDay - fancy the chance of winning a brewery tour and taster for two? 

We are offering our customers the chance to be entered into our raffle prize draw if you purchase between 2nd Aug - 10th Aug 19 #InternationalBeerDay. You will be in with a chance of winning a gift voucher for a Fourpure Brewery Tour and tasting for two at the Fourpure Brewing Co. Taproom worth £40. 

Shop now to be in with a chance of winning!

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Topics: Colglo

Announcing our new Underfloor Heating Range

Posted by Collister & Glover on May 1, 2019 7:23:05 AM

Collister and Glover are soon to introduce the new ColGlo Underfloor Heating Product Range. A state-of-the-art underfloor heating system which is adaptable to all flooring types and finishes. Manufactured by ‘Hetta’ a European leader in high quality, high performance under floor heating technologies. The new systems will provide consistent room temperatures and energy savings of up to 30% compared to traditional heating methods such as radiators.

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Topics: underfloor heating, Colglo

Questions to ask when considering underfloor heating

Posted by Collister & Glover on Feb 22, 2019 2:48:48 PM

If you’re considering having underfloor heating installed in your home, you might feel a little overwhelmed and confused, especially with knowing where to start. There are a number of different types of underfloor heating available, ensuring there’s one suitable for every home. But how do you know which one to choose? Here are some key questions to ask yourself before starting the project…

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Topics: underfloor heating, Colglo

How does the underfloor heating system fit in with the heating I already have?

Posted by Collister & Glover on Jan 31, 2019 2:16:00 PM

If you’re looking at having underfloor heating installed or are considering installing it yourself, you’re probably wondering where to start. Which system will work best for you? And will it fit in with the heating you already have?

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Topics: underfloor heating, Colglo