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Can an electrician make over 100k a year

Can an electrician make over 100k a year?

The amount of money an electrician makes over a year depends on several factors. These include the number of hours, the nature of work (commercial or domestic) and amount of experience. Newly qualified, fresh electricians earn between £19,000 and £22,000 a year. Having said that, there is a chance that electricians on certain occasions make […]

How dangerous is roofing

How dangerous is roofing?

Every career path has an element of risk. Being cocooned in an office on your own might carry the risk of depression or just boredom, but other trades, such as roofing, can be much more dangerous and can cause death or serious injury. Roofers can slip from ladders, roofs or scaffolds. It can also be […]

Is being a roofer a good job

Is being a roofer a good job?

Roofing can be an excellent career choice for the right person. It is a job that requires regular manual labor, constant climbing, bending and kneeling. So it is ideally suited for someone who has that physicality about them (having said that, I’ve seen overweight roofers do the job without a glitch). Roofers need a good […]

What are the pros and cons of being a plumber

What are the pros and cons of being a plumber?

What are the pro’s & cons of being a plumber?  Pros There is a steady demand for plumbing professionals, which is not going to disappear anytime soon (and with Brexit, this demand will only increase) Skills learnt in plumbing are vital to any country around the world, so your skills won’t be outdated as years […]

What skills do you need to be a plumber

What skills do you need to be a plumber?

Although colleges in the UK now offer diploma courses in plumbing, the job itself is much more than that. A professional certification will certainly come in handy and broaden your scope. However, landing the right job depends on your skills and experience (which is a must). A demanding job like plumbing requires strong physical skills. […]

Can a dripping tap increase the water bill

Can a dripping tap increase the water bill?

Dripping taps are among the most commonly occurring plumbing issues. They are also the most commonly written-off repairs. A certain number of homeowners ignore them, thinking not much of it. Gareth, over at Affinity Business came to the following drawn conclusions: A tap that is dripping at an average of once per second can cause […]

How much should I pay a plumber

How much should I pay a plumber?

How much a plumber charges is determined by the scope of the repair or installation. Before you hire a contractor, get a quote for the job, including the cost of parts and any additional charges (is it a one-off price or does the plumber charge on the hour?). It’s also a good idea to contact […]