Try to unclog drains with mechanical methods first, as cleaners can be harsh on the environment as well as your skin and eyes. Put safety first and always wear gloves, goggles and a paper face mask to avoid contact with chemical drain cleaners or bacteria.
It might not be long before bathroom projects involve your local IT expert along with a plumber, tiler and electrician. Imagine being able to connect to the heating settings and lighting dimmer switches from the comfort of your bath.
Highlighting the importance of always using an approved plumbing installer, WaterSafe – the UK body for approved plumbers – warns that it costs an average of £426 to fix a bodged plumbing job. As well as the cost of fixing a bodged job, the fines can be extensive.