Why do it all on your own? Most new businesses fail in the first few years because the people making them who had wanted to spend their time doing the thing they’re great at, have to not do that thing. They have to spend their time learning a whole new set of skills that they may not enjoy or be good at – while their home, food, quite probably their relationship and children depend on them getting it right.
It doesn’t have to be this way with all that unnecessary pressure.
‘Why Women Plumbers?’ Hattie Hasan, Stopcocks Women Plumbers’ Founder answers their most frequently asked question. We’re asked ‘Why just women plumbers?’ constantly by the media (and we have our special response to them here) But we also get this same
We’ve talked a lot about the barriers women in plumbing encounter. These definitely affect the numbers of women who succeed in becoming plumbers; but because the barriers are serious, we sometimes forget to talk about how amazing, determined and skillful
Carbon Monoxide is a Silent Killer. CO poisoning is a risk with any gas or solid fuel appliance. Odourless, invisible and deadly, Carbon Monoxide is produced by a faulty appliance or if the flue is blocked – which is why
We’re approaching the first Bank Holiday of 2016, a time traditionally marked in Bath by DIY projects. The numbers of emergency call-outs we receive for leaks tends to rise during and just after a Bank Holiday. Here are some tips
A collection of random pictures from the trip Nancy with her machete. They’re the multi-tool of choice and people use them for surprisingly delicate tasks. You’re not allowed to carry them in the city in Kenya as you’ll be arrested,
Moving rainwater harvesting collection tanks and improvising solutions in Kenya. There is a large group of Americans staying here, using KACH as a base for work at the local school – Bliss. So they can all be together we have
A wedding and an unsuccessful trip out to see wild elephants; as well as some plumbing and rainwater harvesting. Taking it easier on our 8th day in Kenya. First there was some glue/welding of the old rainwater harvesting pipes, so
Completion of the final rainwater harvesting collection tank and the vision spreads to Kisumu in the far West of Kenya. There is one tank that fills with paid-for water that had been identified as suitable to use for rain water.
Today we fitted rainwater collection tanks onto the constructed platforms and the collected rainwater flowed! We’d love to do this in other places in Kenya. One rainwater collection tank had been bought and another was being recycled. This one was