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Help! I Want To Fire My Current Water Cooler Supplier - Can I Do It?

Posted by on March 10th 2022 in Helpful Advice , Water Coolers

When you sign the dotted line on any contract, you’ll know you’ve made the choice that’s right for you now and for the short-term future. But sometimes, the service you get might not be what you were led to believe you’d get. So when your service starts to go wrong and you’re not getting the service you expect, you might look to change suppliers – and the same goes for your water cooler supplier.

Should you fire your current water cooler supplier?

When you sign the contract for your bottled or mains fed water cooler, you’re signing for a complete package which...

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10 Top Tips To Reduce Your Plastic Use In 2022

Posted by on March 6th 2022 in Environment

Reducing our use of single-use plastics to protect our fragile wildlife and ecosystems is a priority for countries all around the world. With every piece of plastic taking precious natural resources to create, now is the time to recycle and reuse what we can, while reducing our use and reliance on plastic overall. Here are our 10 top tips to help you reduce your plastic use in 2022.

1. Use bamboo toothbrushes

You should change your toothbrush every 3-4 months for optimal oral hygiene. But your old plastic toothbrush could end up in the ocean or in landfill where it could take...

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What Should I Expect From A New Water Cooler Supplier As Standard?

Posted by on March 4th 2022 in Water Coolers

When you install a water cooler in your home, office, or public space, you’re helping everyone stay hydrated and refreshed with great-tasting, pure-filtered water. But you should always be satisfied and happy with the service and quality you’re getting from your supplier. So what should you expect from a new water cooler supplier?

What you should expect from a new water cooler supplier

As a leading, independent supplier in the bottled water cooler and mains fed water cooler sector, Thirsty Work has seen plenty of industry change recently. As other suppliers are being merged or bought out by multinationals, it’s their day-to-day...

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How Can You Clean And Descale Your Hot Water Dispenser?

Posted by on February 7th 2022 in Hot Water Dispensers

When you live in a hard water area like London and surrounding south-east areas, limescale can be a real problem. With a build-up of the natural minerals from your mains water supply, it can affect water flow in taps or showerheads. But it also clings to the elements inside your kettle or hot water dispenser, building up to cause damage and affect performance. So how can you clean and descale to prevent it?

Why descale your hot water dispenser?

While limescale isn’t bad for us and does us no harm when it’s in our drinking water – it’s a natural mineral after...

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Can Dry January Help You To Lose Weight?

Posted by on February 4th 2022 in Health

Christmas has always been a time for excess, mainly in the food department. So it’s not unusual to see January become the traditional starting point of the annual diet. But for others, it’s a time to kickstart Dry January and reduce, or cut out altogether, alcohol intake for a month. But as well as cutting out alcohol, can Dry January help you to lose weight as well?

Dry January detox and diet

As many of us celebrate the festive period, it’s ridiculously easy to gain a few extra pounds along the way. As we navigate our way through work parties, meet-ups and...

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Where's The Best Place To Put My Water Cooler?

Posted by on January 26th 2022 in Water Coolers

By installing a water cooler in your workplace or your home, you’ll have instant access to pure-filtered, ambient or cool water whenever it’s needed. And apart from offering you positive health benefits, great-tasting water, and cost-effective value for money, every water cooler can be positioned just about anywhere you need it – so where’s the best place for it to be?

Water coolers in the workplace

However much you drink, water is one of the best ways to stay hydrated and healthy every day, giving you plenty of benefits in the process. And a water cooler (or more than one) can be...

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Is Dry January Actually Healthy For You?

Posted by on January 18th 2022 in Health

The start of a new year always brings resolutions for many of us. It’s a natural time to discard some of our bad habits and usher in new ways of living our daily lives. For many, Dry January is a perfect place to start: abstaining from the alcoholic overindulgences of the festive season and giving your body a well-earned detox. But is Dry January actually healthy for you?

A dry and healthy January

For many of us, a relaxing glass of wine or a couple of beers is a great way to unwind after work. But when December rolls around, it can...

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Every Office Kitchen Refit Needs These 6 Essentials

Posted by on January 11th 2022 in Environment

Every office kitchen should be the heart of a business. Well used every day, it should provide everything to keep teams fed and watered through the working day or night. But, just like at home, a kitchen should be more than ‘just’ a kitchen. It should be a social space to enjoy. If you're planning an office kitchen refit for your business, here are 6 essential items you shouldn't be without.

Office kitchen refit essentials

London businesses were hit hard during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many were forced to see their teams working from home, while others had to leave their premises permanently....

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Where's The Best Place To Put My Hot Water Dispenser?

Posted by on January 4th 2022 in Hot Water Dispensers

With the installation of a hot water dispenser in your office, workplace, or even your home, you can look forward to instant, near-boiling water at the pull of a tap or press of a button. But with all the cost-effective and practical benefits that a hot water dispenser can give you, one question that springs to mind for many people is, where’s the best place for it to go? And the answer might surprise you.

Efficient hot water all day, every day

Saving you time, money, and energy, every hot water dispenser is built for convenience, whether it’s for you at home,...

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How Long Should An Instant Hot Water Dispenser Last In Your Office Kitchen?

Posted by on December 27th 2021 in Hot Water Dispensers

When you get on board with the idea of having a hot water dispenser in your office kitchen for your team, you know you’re onto a cost-effective, energy-efficient, and time-saving winner. But you also know it will come in for a lot of use every day. But with more use comes more wear and tear, surely? So, just how long should an instant hot water dispenser last in your office kitchen?

Quality made to last

If your staff are using a standard kettle to make their daily brews, you might have already noticed the extended time it takes to make those all-important...

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