This is a question we’re getting asked quite a lot recently, here at JT Pumps.
It’s easy to understand why. Working from home is said to be the lasting legacy of the pandemic. Over the last few months, bosses have been impressed by how successful remote working can be. And, as a result, it’s set to become the ‘new norm’ and many people are looking to build a garden office.
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Due to COVID-19, staycations are set to be more popular than ever before. Lots of people are still anxious about flying abroad and many are ditching their foreign holidays in favour of a UK break. So, if you own a holiday let, now is the perfect time to act and get it ready for the surge in bookings.
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Worried about flooding in the UK? You’re certainly not alone.
Extreme weather conditions have become a common issue across the country. In fact, thanks to excessive levels of rainfall, February 2020 was deemed the wettest month since records began in 1766 – with devastating effects for many parts of Northern England, the Midlands and Wales.
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Think something may have gone wrong with your pumping station?
It’s certainly possible. Although designed to be robust and long-lasting, issues can (and do!) arise – particularly if the system hasn’t been serviced or cared for correctly. Some sewage pumping station problems are worse than others, and as such, warrant a call to our professionals sooner rather than later.
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Did you know, the UK collects over 11 billion litres of wastewater every single day? That includes water from the baths, sinks, toilets and washing machines in your home, industrial wastewater and rainwater run-off from roads. It’s a lot to deal with on a daily basis. But without the correct treatment, such wastewater (or sewage) can have a significant adverse effect on both the water environment and public health – which is why it’s so important to get it right. Continue reading “A guide to wastewater treatment in the UK”
Looking to buy a sewage pumping station for the first time? We understand, selecting the ideal model can be tricky. Yes, they’re all designed to pump wastewater towards the main sewer – but with so many different styles and sizes to choose from, it can be incredibly difficult to know which is the right one for you. Continue reading “Which type of sewage pumping station is right for me?”
Mini sewage pumping stations are ideal for use in the home. Installed in small extensions, garden rooms and basement conversions, they’re an easy way to drain away sewage – when gravity cannot be relied on to do the job or where connection to the main household drains is difficult. Continue reading “A guide to mini sewage pumping stations”
While commercial pumping stations are widely embraced, domestic sewage pumping systems are something that homeowners and landlords tend to know little about. So, if you are remodelling your bathroom or perhaps thinking of adding an en-suite, open your mind to a macerator pump system – like those stocked here at JT Pumps – and you will find a whole host of new options available to you.
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Packaged pump stations are ready-to-use. It’s one of their main advantages. Fitted with a chamber, a pump and internal pipework, they include all the essentials and have everything you need to pump sewage against the force of gravity. But they’re not faultless. It’s possible to improve their design and, to optimise their performance, it’s often worth investing in a few additional accessories. Continue reading “3 accessories to improve your packaged pump station”
Sewage pumping stations are designed to be robust – but that doesn’t mean you can take them for granted. Even the best quality systems need care and attention and, in order to optimise their performance, it’s a good idea to have a pump station maintenance plan in place.
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