Push-fit Live

Check out what’s happening in the world of plumbing and heating. Push-fit Live blog serves up a mix of industry and Speedfit news including latest innovations, expert interviews and practical hints and tips.

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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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Five Reasons Your Plumbing Business Should Hire An Apprentice

March 02 2017

The UK government recently confirmed new reforms to its apprenticeship funding system, making £60 million available to help young people from deprived backgrounds get into an apprenticeship. This comes as

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3 Ways CAD is Helping to Make UFH Installation Easier for Everyone

February 17 2017

We understand that an installer’s job is difficult enough without having to make changes half way through a job. Often when installing underfloor heating systems, specifications can change mid-project as

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Celia Matthews

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 be hard pushed (get it?) to find people who are

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Stay Classy, 2016

December 22 2016

Wow, what a year it’s been! Between Brexit, Donald Trump and Leicester City winning the Premiership, the one thing that we can all agree on is this year has been

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Layflat Pipe Giveaway

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 new van and a motorbike. This year, JG Speedfit launched

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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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Smart heating

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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Seven take-aways from the HB&R Show

October 24 2016

John Guest paid a visit to HB&R at London’s ExCel arena. In case you missed it, here’s a selection of the key take-away points from the day. 

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