Trade guides and information

Boiler replacement guide

Find out about replacing your heating system with Wolseley’s dedicated boiler replacement guide. Learn about our various types of boiler online today.

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Waste not, want not

We all need to do more to help reduce waste and protect the environment. Installers can demonstrate their green credentials by ensuring they treat waste products in a responsible manner

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Smart showering

As the product that launched the digital showering experience back in 2001, Aqualisa’s Quartz remains the best-selling digital shower in the UK. David Beattie highlights how to go about fitting the updated version

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How to defrost a frozen condensate pipe

Discover how to defrost a frozen condensate pipe with this instructional video from Ideal. In just a few simple steps, get your boiler running again this winter.

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Energy Efficiency with Smart Home Heating

With smart home heating it’s easier than ever to increase the energy efficiency of any home. Read more about our energy saving tips online at Wolseley.

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Nest: Smart Home Heating Interview

We’ve been talking to Nest’s smart technology experts about the benefits of smart home heating and what the future holds. Find out more at Wolseley.

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How Does Central Heating Work?

Find out exactly how your central heating system works, from your boiler to your radiators, with our handy guide. Read more online at Wolseley.

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How to change a radiator valve

Find out how to change a radiator valve and keep your radiators performing with our online guide. Read more how-to guides online at Wolseley today.

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How to install underfloor heating

Lower your heating bills by learning how to install electric or wet underfloor heating with our handy guide. Read more online at Wolseley today.

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Off-grid heating guide

Discover fantastic ways for you to heat your off-grid home with our comprehensive off-grid heating guide at Wolseley. Read more online today.

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What is LPG?

Find out all about Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) including what it’s used for and what it is made from in our guide. Read more online at Wolseley.

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How to Fit a Carbon Monoxide Detector

Find out how to fit a carbon monoxide detector and follow our step-by-step guide to keep your home safe. Read more online today at Wolseley.

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How to Fix a Dripping Tap

When it comes to dripping taps, besides it being annoying and wasting water, it’s important to fix the problem as soon as possible so that it’s easier to repair and causes minimal damage.

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How to Unblock a Toilet

Unblocking a clogged toilet may not be the most pleasant of tasks but it’s a very necessary one.

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How to Unblock a Sink

The most common plumbing problem homeowners come up against is the blocked sink.

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Power Tool Buying Guide

While hand tools work very well if all you are doing is putting up the occasional coat hook, a power tool is often the best choice for more heavy-duty projects and can more than half the duration of the task.

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How to Unblock an Outside Drain

Outside drains do many important jobs, handling everything from domestic waste to leaves and outdoor debris.

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Guide to Choosing a Power Drill

An essential part of any toolkit, power drills are an incredibly versatile piece of kit that allow you to carry out a whole host of different home improvement jobs quickly and easily.

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How to Fit a Smoke Alarm

When it comes to the safety of your home, a smoke alarm is an essential piece of equipment.

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How to Use a Circular Saw

Getting to grips with new power tools can be a little daunting for any DIY novice but whether you’re making something new, fitting a floor or helping out on-site with a build, our guide on how to use a circular saw is here to help you get to grips with the basics.

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How to Use an Angle Grinder

Angle grinders are incredibly versatile tools that can be used for a variety of jobs whether you’re a DIY enthusiast or just have a few jobs in mind to improve your home.

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How to Use a Fire Extinguisher

Everyone has seen fire extinguishers used in films and tv shows but very few people actually know how to use a fire extinguisher properly in an emergency and when it’s appropriate.

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The New Tradesperson’s Essential Tool Checklist

It can be hard when you’re just starting out as a tradesperson to know what tools you’re going to need so we’ve put together a list of can’t-live-without tools.

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