Plumbing

How To Ensure A Leak-proof Push-fit Connection

November 13 2017

After decades of successful performance, enhanced by ongoing innovation and improvement from our engineers, we’re confident that the JG Speedfit push-fit design is built to last and always creates a leak-proof push-fit connection when installed correctly.

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Part L for Installers – Good idea to play by the rules?

November 01 2017

By legislating for best practice in heating controls with Part L, energy savings can be maximised which is the purpose of legislation in the first place.

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Why Plastic Continues to Push Boundaries in Modern Kitchen Installations

October 16 2017

As kitchen installations become increasingly difficult, many installers are turning to plastic push-fit components for a professional and simple installation.

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What’s so super about Pipe Inserts anyway?

September 14 2017

Read about the importance of pipe inserts and superseal inserts, outlining everything you need to know about these essential push-fit plumbing products.

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New Installer Habits means New Plumbing Opportunities

August 15 2017

John Guest Speedfit explore how a plumbing installer can take their service to the next level by adopting a few simple habits such as using push-fit fittings.

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Efficient Planning to avoid common Underfloor Heating Mistakes

August 02 2017

John Guest Speedfit share some common mistakes that could lead to an ineffective Underfloor Heating system performance and how installers can avoid them.

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Future plumbing trends: what’s in the pipeline?

July 11 2017

If there’s one thing you can guarantee in the plumbing industry, it’s that change is always just around the corner….

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4 Ways Automotive Drives Plastic Plumbing

June 20 2017

The plastic plumbing industry owes a lot to this sector, especially when it comes to product quality. If you’re a loyal user of our Speedfit fittings and pipes, the automotive industry is constantly contributing to your reputation for high quality first-fix plumbing installations.

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5 ways JG Speedfit is helping you out of tight space plumbing projects

May 31 2017

We’ve all been there. You turn up to one of your first-fix plumbing projects only to discover that the space you have to work in is extremely tight and difficult to work in.

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Health Benefits of Underfloor Heating

May 11 2017

Installers have a responsibility to educate their customers about the positive health-related impact of underfloor heating in their home.

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Save Installation Time with Push-Fit Fittings

April 26 2017

Our JG Speedfit push-fit fittings are such great tools, reducing plumbing installation times by around 40% when compared to traditional fixing methods.

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Breathe New Life into Your Plumbing Techniques this Easter

April 12 2017

We explore some of the small things you can do which will have a big impact on your plumbing techniques over this Easter. Discover Speedfit Advice & Help.

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5 Reasons to Choose Plastic Plumbing Fittings & Pipe

April 03 2017

Bronze, copper and iron are out and plastic plumbing is in, as plumbers and installers continue to look for more durable and easy-to-install materials.

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Push-fit fittings aren’t just for Plumbing

March 17 2017

Would you be surprised to hear that beer, fibre optic internet and cars are all united through their use of the Push-fit Fittings Speedfit Technology?

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10 Minutes with the Plumber turned Editor

January 31 2017

Celia Matthews is the Managing Director of SNG Publishing and the founder of HIP Magazine. She is also a fully qualified plumber with her own plumbing and heating business.

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Become a Lord of the O-ring

January 25 2017

Become a Lord of the O-ring with our five facts   When it comes to championing great plumbing inventions, you’d…

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10 minutes with… Daniel Wilkes and Gary Walker

November 24 2016

Every year, JG Speedfit promotes its Layflat pipe giveaway. In previous years, lucky installers have won prizes including a brand…

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Plastic Push-fit Fittings Myths

November 11 2016

With the rise of the plastic push-fit, many myths have surfaced over the years about their quality and performance. In this blog post, we find out why you shouldn’t always believe in what you hear when it comes to the plumbing device.

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Six Considerations for Smart Heating Installation

November 03 2016

Smart heating is fast becoming the norm, with every man and his dog wanting to be able to remotely control their heating, particularly as the cold winter nights draw in. However, when it comes to designing new house builds, or improving older homes, the energy efficiency of smart heating is just as valuable as the convenience it provides to the homeowner.

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Ten minutes with industry guru… Tim Pollard

October 14 2016

For our second Q&A session, we spoke to Wolseley’s Head of Sustainability, Tim Pollard, and asked him about what he thinks the challenges are for today’s installer market.

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Editor of ‘Installer’ tells us what’s in store for HVAC

October 03 2016

In the first of our Q&A series, we catch up with Mark McGettigan, Editor of Installer Magazine, to get his views on the challenges the HVAC industry is facing and what he feels the biggest challenges plumbers are facing.

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