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Water Spots and Streaks on Cars and Windows?

I have spots or streaks on my car/windows. How can I remove them? To provide a very short summary; there are many different minerals in your water supply that cause these spots and streaks, which leave residue behind when they dry.  Here at PumpExpress, we offer a water filter that will remove the mineral content from the water leaving you with an immaculate finish every time as well as saving you money on expensive wax and polish. Below is our...

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Dangers of Microplastics, PFAS (Forever Chemicals), Lead & Fluoride In your tap water

Introduction: Hello and welcome to this blog post. Today we will be looking at a few potential hazards that may be lurking in your water supply. I want to point out that all, some, or none of this may apply to you, and it all depends on your location, your water supplier, and your water supply. Much of the below article will apply to the average homeowner in the UK with a normal setup. The UK government has laid out many...

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The Waterfowl Sanctuary Washdown Pump | Customer Project

Boosted Water Supply For Washdown Rooms Fowl and bird sanctuaries provide an important service to our environment and local communities, protecting birds, and their habitats and providing a space for injured birds to recover. The Waterfowl Sanctuary in Huntingdon has been doing great work in this area, providing a great space for injured or sick fowl and birds to recover. As a result of this, they have been playing an important part in the fight against the spread of Avian flu. Avian...

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Do I need to protect my pumps this winter?

Introduction: It's safe to say that the winter frost is rolling in currently, all around the UK. The great car de-icing has begun, and many people have spotted the rise in winter fog and frost scattered across the landscape.  Winter can be a difficult time for many homeowners across the UK - especially depending on location and how cold it gets. Some may experience pipe bursting/freezing and others may need to cover their pond up this winter to protect the fish they...

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Replacement Pond Pump | Customer Projects

Replacement Pond Pump Here we have a new pond that has been installed as a feature that will contain a fish population and planting. The owner of this newly constructed pond had purchased a pump prior to the completion. Headline price and the “reported” headline performance was the draw to the initial unit selected. In preparation for planting and stocking of the fish, the pump was installed and was left to oxygenate and settle the pond.  The pump lasted just under 48 hours after...

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Benefits Of A Domestic Reverse Osmosis System

Benefits Of A Domestic Reverse Osmosis System Produce healthy, pure water for drinking A domestic RO system will remove 99.8% of all impurities and contaminants, providing you with extremely pure and healthy drinking water. Produce the best quality water for tea and coffee A domestic RO will remove the impurities from water which may adversely affect the taste and look of hot drinks. We can take this a step further with a reverse osmosis system specifically designed for domestic and commercial coffee machines. Remove Chlorine...

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Sump Pump Pros and Cons

"We like the house a lot. It's got all the features we're looking for. The only thing that worries me is the sump pump in the basement. Obviously the house has some sort of water problem." It's easy to imagine a prospective home buyer voicing concerns about a sump pump located in a basement or crawl space. But is having one always a bad sign? Is a house automatically better off without one? How reliable are they at keeping water out...

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How Many Fish Can Your Garden Pond Take?

The maximum number of fish you can have in a pond depends on the volume of the water, the quality of the water, the size of the fish, the species of the fish, the climate of the area and the food available. If the pond has no pump, filter or other equipment, in a warm climate, you shouldn't keep more than two 15 centimetre fish per cubic metre (two 6 inch fish per cubic yard). You can keep fish at much...

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Why Won’t My Swimming Pool Pump Move the Water?

"Prime" refers to the ability of the pump to fully circulate water from the pool, to the pump and filter, and then back to the pool. If the pump does not prime, the water within the pump continues to get hotter and hotter, eventually warping the pump basket and possibly doing other damage to the equipment. Not to mention the fact that your pool will be sitting without circulating or filtering, basically stagnating. There are a number of factors that could...

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Explaining Cold Water Accumulators

What is a Cold Water Accumulator? Cold water accumulators are an efficient, energy saving way to deal with the problem of low incoming water pressure to your heating system, and the simplest way to think of them is as a large water storage tank which adds water, topping up the heating system when the demand is greatest. They consist of a steel tank with two chambers separated by a diaphragm. One side of the diaphragm is sealed and pressurized with compressed air;...

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