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
“With the numbers of women plumbers remaining static at around 1% of all plumbers (and even lower for Gas Engineers at around 1 in every 300) something had to be done” says Hattie Hasan, founder of Stopcocks Women Plumbers.
The media focus mostly on ‘bad plumbers’ and there are plenty of good plumbers, but what makes an excellent plumber? Attention to Detail is one attribute of an excellent Plumber Our business is all about excellent plumbers but I realised
Quality Plumbing Week 2016 starts on October 3rd Transforming the reputation of an industry – is one week enough? For the last few years attempts are being made to address the lamentable reputation of plumbers among British Householders; APAC run
Keep safe and help your family stay safe by following these 7 simple Gas Safety Week Tips. Gas Safety Week is September 19th – 25th. Tip 1. Only use your gas appliances for their intended use Tip 2.
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
A fascinating look at the history of plumbing since 2600 BC. We all use plumbing several times a day but how often do any of us think about it? Here’s an extremely thorough look at the history of plumbing. Thanks
Cleaning blocked drains is simple when you know how and can save you lots of money calling a plumber. Remember, prevention is better than cure! Baths and shower drains 1) Most blocked drains in the bath are caused by hair,
Our Stopcocks Women Plumbers are often referred to as Inspiring but what does ‘being an inspiration’ mean and does it help anyone to have ‘inspiration’? There are so many ways our women plumbers are an inspiration and each of them
‘TV Shows have a lot to answer for’ says Mica May; Marketing Director of Stopcocks Women Plumbers. She believes they encourage unrealistic expectations. We all watch them, the makeover TV shows, the build a new house from scratch TV shows