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We have a whole plumbing courses and plumbing training section on the website. We help newbies get into the plumbing industry. But we also help older generation to retrain as a plumber too.

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Find unique products via the forum. Plumbing tools and plumbing tool suppliers are discussed in detail. You can also find discount codes and voucher codes for many suppliers.

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Use the forum to ask if a certain plumbing supplier is any good. If you have a certain product in mind, post a thread about it and ask fellow plumbers to find the cheapest price on it.

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If you are looking for a professional plumber to carry out a job on your home or business, then we have 14,000+ of them registered. You can post a job to the forum, or search our database of plumbers.

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We have plumbers in every city and county in the UK. Feel free to post your job to the forum and let the locals reply to you.

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Search the forum freedback and view all the threads and advice posted by the forum members before contacting them and choosing your plumber.

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Always get three quotes, and never just go for the cheapest. Listen to their advice.

Seasonal Work

Boilers break over Winter mostly. So try to get your boilers services annually in the summer when plumbers may charge a bit less.

Have a Brew

Plumbers love a brew. If you get three come round be sure to offer them a brew before they give you a price. Get a feel for their knowledge.

Once You Are Done

Please always come back to the forum and let others know about the good work you had done by a plumber you found via the forum. It really helps others in future.

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  • UK Tiling Forum – Free tile and tiling advice from the UK Tiling Forum. Over 5000 members, 800,000 posts. Online since 2006.
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  • Electricians Forums – The biggest electrical advice website online. Over 26,000 professional electricians, over 1.5 million posts. Online since 2006.
  • Plumbers Forums – The world’s largest plumbing advice website with more than 17,500 members and over 1 million posts. Online since 2006.
  • UK Tiling News – Tile and tiling news from the UK’s oldest tile news website.
  • A1 Electrical Courses – An electrical courses and electrical training centre database. All electrical course providers from North to South.
  • A1 Plumbing Courses – A database of plumbing courses and plumbing training providers. Also free plumbing training advice for the UK plumbing industry.
Shower Power Booster Discount Code / Voucher Code

Shower Power Booster Discount Code / Voucher Code

Power Shower Booster Discount Codes / Voucher Codes.

We’ve had a message from Alan Wright that he’s extending the discount code for forum members. He’s a lovely bloke. Really enjoys the forum and the members all get on with him. You should head over there and chat to him. He’s the inventor of the Shower Power Booster itself.

A huge thank you
Hello from Norfolk! I hope this message finds you well. I wanted to reach out to members of the Plumbers Forum which we proudly sponsor.

For those who haven’t heard of us yet, I first founded Shower Power Booster, confident there was a better way of boosting water pressure…

The Shower Power Booster pump range offers solutions to problems no other pump can solve, as well as an alternative to traditional solutions. We work with all systems, including Combi boilers, and we recently launched an amazing new radiator flow booster for lazy radiators.

Our team is indebted to Dan and Lou at the Forum for letting us spread the word and the chance to offer you the opportunity of a 10% discount on pumps from our website –
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Call or email our customer service team to redeem this offer and quote ‘PlumbersForum10′

Call: +44 (0)1928 620 099
Email: [email protected]

If you don’t already follow us, our social media channels are a great way to keep up-to-date with us, on FacebookTwitter,YouTube and Instagram.

When using installing the pump, please use the hashtag #gettheperfectshower and tag us. We can feature those who share videos fitting the pump and share your details with our network.

I am always available via [email protected] should you have any questions or feedback.

On behalf of everyone at team Shower Power Booster, and the guys at Flowflex, I would like to give my thanks.

Yours,

Alan Wright
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Plumbing Courses and Training

We quickly ended up knowing quite a bit about plumbing courses and training in the UK.

We setup our first trade-related forum in April 2006. I think the 22nd to be precise. It went well, it was a wall and floor tiling advice website and we always supported training centres, so that we could collate questions and answer them on a central website so we had a nice big database of common wall and floor tiling questions and answers.

Late 2007 we started a plumbing forum. And then an electricians forum.

As a result of those, we support some training centres, who recommended their students come visit the forum and share their questions and advice and grow each others knowledge together.

We now have some of those members that have been fully qualified plumbers for quite some time, providing advice to newer members that are on plumbing courses, and they even help budding trainee plumbers to find the right places to go on plumbing courses.

Some local colleges to plumbing courses but it can take a while going down that route. We’ll list a whole bunch of colleges across the UK further down this page.

Some Typical Plumbing Courses found after doing a quick search online.

National Training Centres, Courses Cover Both Practical & Theory Modules – From £35 P/Week. We Take You From A Novice To Be Fully Qualified And Able To Work In Your Chosen Trade. Limited Spaces. Fast Track Career. All Experience Levels.

The UK Government Website says an experienced plumber can expect a wage of £40,000 a year. I know plumbers earning much more than that. But I know some earning a lot less too. So it perhaps does average out to about that in all fairness.

Still working on this page – Last updated 15th October 2020

Tiling Courses Reviews and Advice

Tiling Courses information can be found on our TilersForums.co.uk blog. We have some course recommendations and also tips and tricks as to what to look out for when choosing a course.

Electrical Courses Advice and Reviews

Electrical Courses reviews and information can be found on our ElectriciansForums.co.uk blog. Similar to with plumbing and tiling courses, you should be able to use the information to help you select a good electricians course.

UK Trades Forum

UK Trades Forum and Websites are some of our best properties. We have the UK Plumbers Forum here, then ElectriciansForums.co.uk, and TilersForums.co.uk. The main and best three forums we have that are trade-related.

Our UK Trades Forum Network

In the early 2000’s I worked at a tiling training centre in Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire. As part of working there, in my spare time I built a tile forum that could be used by attendees of the tiling courses when they got home and actually started to practice well on family and friends.

They would end up with questions that we were happy to answer on the phone or via email in the training centre. Upto 15 people per week coming through the training centre at times, whether professional or DIY. So after a while I created the forum for those people to register to, for free. Then ask the questions, we could answer them, then the trainees shared their own experience. And then we had members register that were not from the training centre, which was fine with us. And we became the first tiling and tile forum this side of the pond, and the only one that specialised in professional trade talk, not just DIY.

Unfortunately I parted company with the training centre and gave them the tile forum

The First UK Trades Forum; TilersForums.co.uk Was Born

The UK Trades Forum, TilersForums.co.uk was born in April 2006. This forum still online now and is doing brilliantly (just had a new phase start but more on that later). Towards the end of 2019 we switched domains from .co.uk to .com to share our brilliant tile forum with the rest of the World not just the UK.

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UK Plumbers Forums part of the UK Trades Forum

UK Plumbers Forums was born around the same time. It’s still online to this day. The main forum for this has moved to a PlumbersForums.net

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