Latest News from Duftons
New Branch: Harrogate
We are delighted to announce that our 7th branch on Waterloo St, Harrogate is now officially open for business.
We've got some amazing deals on radiator packs at the minute and we've recently stocked the incredible Nest Learning Thermostat.
Featured Branch: Halifax
In our last featured branch post we looked at our original Leeds branch, this time we'll be featuring our newest branch: Halifax!
At Duftons we always try to give back to our loyal customers, find out how to get your Free Christmas Hamper in this months blog.
What's new at Duftons?
Over the past few months we've made some big changes to Duftons.co.uk. In this post we'll be explaining how the changes we've made will make it easier to find what you need.
Featured Branch: Leeds
This is where it all began for Duftons. We opened our first branch in Leeds in 1986 and have continued to grow over the past 30 years.
Weekly Prize Draw!
Throughout July we’re going to be offering you the chance to win a Makita Site Radio every week! This month whenever you spend a minimum of £100 in any of our branches your name gets entered into our weekly prize draw.
Tough Mudder 2016
At the end of May Duftons joined forces with the team at Thomas Dudley Ltd to complete the Tough Mudder Challenge in Aid of the Amazing Make a Wish Foundation. Find out more in this months blog.
We know that a lot of our customers fit bathrooms for people with mobility issues. We know it can be difficult to find well priced bathroom mobility solutions. In this blog we'd like to show you some of the products we offer to help you offer accessible bathrooms .
Smart Heating Systems
According to the energy saving trust the 14% of homeowners are planning to install a smart meter/energy display in the next year! In this blog we're discussing smart heating systems and their benefits and the energy provider smart meter roll out.
Supporting UK Charities
At Duftons we’re proud to be a Yorkshire based company and we love to raise money and give back to those in need. Each year we organise charitable events throughout all of our branches and we’d like to tell you a bit more about just how we raise so much money.
Reducing Your Energy Consumption
Featured Brand: Ideal
Ideal Boilers are one of the leading boiler manufacturers in the UK, originally opening in 1905 the business celebrated it’s centenary in 2005. As Duftons celebrates our 30th Birthday this year we’d like to tell you more about one of our most trusted and popular suppliers.
Is there a lack of trust for today’s young plumbers?
Statistics from the leading plumbing assurance scheme’s study show 50% of homeowners prefer plumbers to be aged between 36 and 49 years old, followed by another 24% opting for those aged 50 and over. This left only 21% of poll consumer’s votes for plumbers aged 26 to 35 and a shocking 4% for those aged 18 to 25.
Duftons 30th Birthday!
June this year will be very exciting for us as we’ll be celebrating our 30th Birthday! Throughout the years your loyalty has helped us grow and continue to supply all of your plumbing and heating needs. A lot has changed over the years but deep down we’re still the same, we want to offer you and your customers the best products for the best prices whilst maintaining that local supplier relationship.
New Branch Open Now!We are proud to announce that our newest branch in Halifax opened it's doors on Monday 3rd August. Our new branch manager Mark Dowson and his team are ready to deal with your enquiries.
The 10,000 sq ft unit is located on Queens Road. It is an exciting addition to the company as we extend from being plumbers merchants of Leeds. We carry a vast range of products at a time when others in our industry are cutting back on stockholding.
Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
You can’t smell it, it has no taste and it can’t be seen. No surprise then that every year carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning causes an alarming amount of serious injuries and deaths throughout the UK. The gas is produced when carbon-based fuels fail to burn properly. If inhaled it can stop oxygen reaching your organs, cells and tissues. As well as the risk of death prolonged exposure to the gas can leave people with paralysis and brain damage.
Combustion appliances of any kind run the risk of releasing carbon monoxide into your home. The most likely of these appliances are central heating boilers, fireplaces and water heaters. There are certain signs to look out for that can indicate that complete combustion is not being achieved. For example, brown and yellow staining as well as soot collecting around appliances would suggest there is a problem. Windows with increased condensation, frequently blown pilot lights and orange or yellow pilot flames also imply the possibility of an issue with combustion.