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Plumbing work can be carried out in new or renovation projects. The operations to be undertaken differ according to the needs and budget. To get an idea of what you can expect to spend, check out the plumber’s rates below. The Hourly Rate of the Plumber The plumber’s intervention can be charged by the hour. It varies between 40 and 70 €. In the Ile-de-France region, an increase of 30 to 50% can be observed. During holidays, nights and weekends, this rate can also increase by 20 to 50%. Don’t forget to add the travel expenses, which are between 20 and 40 € per hour. If parts need to be replaced, expect an extra 10 to 30% for the supply. The Price per Service The plumber’s price may vary depending on the service to perform. Plumbing Repairs There are many types of plumbing repairs. Their cost varies according to the…

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The annoying drip from a leaky faucet can lead to higher water bills and irritation. Fortunately, it’s easy to fix yourself if you can identify the type of faucet and get the tools needed for the job. You don’t need to know everything about the plumber to fix your faucet. Don’t ignore that leaky faucet in your kitchen or bathroom. All those wasted water drops add up, and the solution can be simple, even for the casual do-it-yourselfer. In some situations, calling in a professional plumber will be necessary. Whether it’s water pooling under your sink or the annoying sound of drips keeping you up at night, a leaky faucet is a nuisance that could turn into a full-blown problem if not handled properly. Fortunately, putting a stop to a leaky faucet, like the compression faucet in your kitchen, can be surprisingly simple and inexpensive. So, without further ado, let’s…

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Plumbers are among the most sought-after professionals daily. Their work is necessary to repair and maintain buildings or find a solution to a simple water leak. The choice of a plumber is not easy because there are several on the market, and what is more, not everyone is reliable. This is why many people in need are reluctant to contact a plumbing professional for repairs. In reality, there are just a few essential criteria to consider so that you don’t get screwed and are satisfied with the work. Choosing a Plumber Based on Your Current Needs What is important to know here is the fact that, just like other trades, the plumber’s work also includes several branches. Thus, you have sanitary fitters, heating plumbers, multi-service plumbers, and renewable energy experts, to name but a few. That is why it is essential to determine the type of plumber you need so…

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It is often difficult to arrange properly the little space we have at home, especially if we have only a few square meters of living space. However, with the right ingenuity, we could free up a maximum amount of space in the most unexpected places. In this article, we’ll prove it with the design of an under-stairs toilet area! Why opt for the space under the stairs? In some homes, the space under the stairs is large. It is thus perfectly exploitable that it is in a storage room, in a dressing room, or why not in toilets? Indeed, being easily accessible by everyone, this place must be arranged correctly. To arrange the toilets on the first floor is, indeed, a very practical idea for the old people and those with reduced mobility. However, we must keep in mind that a minimum size for the room dedicated to the toilet space must…

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Now more than ever, more and more of us what to adopt more sustainable ways of living, and one way to do this are to upgrade your home’s plumbing system. According to a recent Forbes study, about 77% of Americans want to learn how to live more sustainably, and finally, people are starting to take global warming seriously. Green plumbing might be the plumbing solution of the future as it is a more sustainable way of living your life and makes this a hell of a lot easier. So, without further ado, let’s dive further into this blog and learn some things that everyone should know about green plumbing. What is green plumbing? Also known as ecological plumbing, it is a plumbing system that helps your home conserve water and energy by using a variety of efficient fixtures and plumbing methods. Traditional bathroom fixtures are notorious for being inefficient, and as…

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Getting the plumbing right is one of the most essential things in your construction or renovation project. Plumbing is a sector of activity that includes several works. It includes the water supply and heating system. In order to do your plumbing properly, should you do it yourself or hire a plumber? It should be noted the installation of sanitary equipment and bathroom circuits. Moreover, the success of these works depends on a number of strict steps to be respected. So, without further ado, let’s dive further into this blog and learn more about plumbing. 1. Proceed to the establishment of the plan for your installation The first step is to draw up a plan for your installation. This will allow you to overview all the work to be done and make a successful estimate. First, you need to draw the floor plan of the enclosure on paper. If it is a…

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Everything related to health and hygiene is grouped in what is called “the sanitary”. More specifically, it is the bathroom and the toilet. In most homes, these two rooms are combined. In addition, there are the showers, laundry room, and kitchen. The plumbing system distributes water and/or gas to your home. Its installation is not improvised, hence the need to call an expert plumber. The latter can also perform other work such as the connection of sanitary appliances like the washing machine, the installation of your bathtub, etc. Things to Remember Before Proceeding It is essential to know a few things before proceeding with a plumbing connection. First of all, you should know that there are several pipes: the main pipe (22mm diameter), and the 12mm pipes that run from other pipes to the tap. Next, you need to think about the materials that make up the pipes. For gas…

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There are a lot of scammers out there, and you need to be wary about them. Your home is your safe space, and you can’t just let anybody in there. This is why you need to do a thorough background check on any plumber before hiring them. Doing your due diligence will help you weed out potential scammers and save you a lot of trouble later down the line. A shady plumber can ruin your day and waste a lot of money, and this isn’t something we would wish on our worst enemies (except if you are Jake Gyllenhaal). So, without further ado, let’s dive further into this blog and learn about some of the most popular plumbing scams out there and how to avoid them. 1. The old switcheroo The good old bait and switch is a scam that is popular everywhere and not just in the plumbing world. This scam…

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The plumbing and heating installations are essential and, above all, have a strong impact on the comfort level of a house. In view of this, it is more than necessary to take care of them and especially to permanently ensure their proper functioning. In order to ensure the proper maintenance of its daily installations, here are some actions to take. The importance of plumbing in a house The construction of a house includes several actions and works. All of the work related to plumbing is referred to as finishing work. Well, there is an obvious and tangible reason for this designation. The plumbing works represent a big whole. It is not just about plumbing fixtures such as faucets and the like. The plumbing installations are closely linked, both architecturally and functionally, to the processes of insulation, heating, cladding, and even more so to air conditioning. In view of all these…

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This article is here to burst your bubble about the world of plumbing, and there are many things you are doing that are counterintuitive. The thing about plumbing is that everyone thinks it’s a simple job, granted something you can DIY yourself, but the more complicated things should be left to the professional if you ask my humble opinion.  Plumbing isn’t something that most of us have much knowledge of, and we should leave it to the professional rather than believing everything we see on the internet. This line is blurred when you start adding myth into the mix. So without further ado, let’s dive into this blog and bust some of the common misconceptions and myths about plumbing. Myth 1- You can flush items that say they are flushable Well, you can, but you aren’t recommended to do this as they will just contaminate the water source and even cause…

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