How do drainage pumps work?

Drainage pumps are often installed to move waste-water from a range of domestic and industrial sites, including private housing, farmland, and construction sites. They deal in underground dewatering, usually when gravity can’t be applied to move the water (in this … Continue reading

How to Protect Your Home from Winter Damage

The harsh winter months are upon us and many of us are concerning ourselves with how best to wrap up warm. It is however, equally important to remember that our homes are as susceptible to the cold as we are. … Continue reading

The Evolution of Irrigation

Put simply, irrigation can be defined as the process of applying water to a crop for the purpose of aiding its growth. Thousands and thousands of years ago, the incorporation of irrigation as a mainstay of human society, also formally … Continue reading

What You Need to Know About Adding a New Bathroom

Before you even decide to add an extension to your home, a number of different factors have to be taken into consideration. From planning permission to site insurance, the scope for potential missteps is huge, which can amount to one … Continue reading

Six things to keep in mind when designing a bathroom

Designing a new bathroom can be a real headache. More often than not, bathrooms are already one of the smaller sized rooms in the house. When you add showers, sinks and toilets to it, it can make planning your new … Continue reading

From the watermill to the dam: How water has fuelled industry

Despite being used for everything from washing to drinking, there is one use of water you might not be aware of – hydropower. The Ancient Greeks first invented the horizontal-wheeled watermill in 3rd century BC and humans have been harnessing … Continue reading