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Issues with your home heating? Or maybe you're in need of some additional radiator knowledge? Either way you've come to the right place!

Should I Turn My Water Heater Off At Night?

Should you turn your water heater off at night? Learn about the pros and cons of this hotly-debated topic in this informative guide.

How Many Watts Does a Central Heating Pump Use?

Learn about how many watts a central heating pump uses, along with with tips on choosing an efficient model, reducing power usage, and more.

Can You Leave Electric Heaters On All Night?

Considering leaving your electric heater on all night? Learn about the benefits and risks, different types of heaters and energy efficiency in our guide.

How Much Electric Does A Storage Heater Use?

Find out everything you need to know about the electricity consumption of storage heaters in light of the UK’s cost-of-living crisis.


Drain your radiator in 8 easy steps, or learn to fix a leaky tap. You'll find it all and more in our Plumbing blog posts.

How to Install an Under-the-Sink Water Heater

Find out how to install an under-sink water heater with Plumbnation’s comprehensive step-by-step guide.

How To Drain A Radiator In 8 Steps

Find out how to drain a radiator in 8 simple steps with the experts from Plumbnation.

What Is The Best Type Of Central Heating Boiler To Buy?

Read our full review of which central heating boiler you should buy to make your home more energy-efficient all year round.

How To Fix A Dripping Tap

Read our guide to discover how to fix a dripping tap to ensure your household pipes are at a working standard.


What songs are best for the bathroom? Want to know the hottest bathroom trends? Find out everything you can't find anywhere else, right here!

Bathroom Beats

The most popular songs, artists and genres to play in the bathroom revealed

Rising Regional Rates

Which parts of the UK have the most unaffordable bills and property prices when considering the average income per region?

Can Heat Pumps Be Used In Flats?

If you're wondering whether heat pumps can be used in flats, then look no further than our handy guide - find out more here.

Celebrity Bathrooms

Which celebrity home accounts have the most inspirational bathrooms. Continue reading to find out.


Boost your boiler knowledge with our range of guides to heating your home. PlumbNation is your one stop shop for boiler information and how to's

Can You Have Underfloor Heating With A Combi Boiler?

Not sure if you can have underfloor heating AND a combi boiler? We've laid out the facts when it comes to running a combi boiler with underfloor heating.

What size boiler do I need for my home?

Don’t know what sized gas, electric, or oil boiler you need for your home? Our guide to boiler sizes gives you the information to help you find the right size boiler for your home.

Vaillant Ecotec Plus 838 Review

The Vaillant EcoTec Plus 838 is one of the most powerful combi boilers on the market. Within 5 seconds you will have hot water on demand.


Everything you need to know about Bathrooms all in one place

How to ventilate a bathroom without windows

Everything you need to know on how to ventilate your bathroom without windows, to prevent mould and limit bacteria growth

The Bathroom Index

Revamping your tired old bathroom is a great way to add value to your home while also making it a much more pleasant place to live. We reveal 2021's biggest trends in bathroom design.

Bathroom Secrets

How often do you shower? Bathroom secrets and more revealed here!

How to Spruce up Your Bathroom this Spring

Spruce up your bathroom this spring with our helpful guide. Learn the in's and out's of taps, shower screens, and more!


Make sure you're getting the right shower for your home with our brilliant shower blogs. You can even learn how to change a shower hose!

What Is a Universal Shower Pump? A Detailed Guide

Improve your water pressure and enhance your shower experience with a universal shower pump. We explain what they are, the benefits, and how to install them.

Can a Shower Pump Be Fitted in the Loft?

Discover how best to fit a shower pump in the loft with our guide. We’ll cover the benefits, possible challenges, and what to consider before installation.

How to Increase Water Pressure in a Shower with a Combi Boiler

Getting frustrated with low water pressure in your shower? Plumbnation is on hand with advice on how to increase water pressure in a shower with a combi boiler.

Guide: How to change a shower hose

Looking to change your shower hose? We've got you covered with everything you need to know about the different types of shower hoses and how to replace them.