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The Top 5 Water Cooler Myths Debunked

Posted by on July 4th 2022 in Water Coolers

We all know that staying hydrated is the key to a healthy body and mind. And as we see record growth in the water cooler sector, adding a water cooler into your workspace or home is one of the best ways to encourage and increase easy hydration. But despite this, there are still misconceptions surrounding water coolers. So let’s get some of the most common myths debunked.

Myth #1: Water coolers are bad for the environment

Fact: Water coolers are actually a proven way to reduce environmental impact.

Being low-energy, a bottled water cooler can cost as little as 10p a day to...

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What Is The Treatment Process For Drinking Water In The UK?

Posted by on June 21st 2022 in Water Coolers

The UK’s drinking water is among the highest-rated in the world, going through stringent treatment and purification process before it reaches our taps. While probably something none of us gives too much thought to, what exactly is involved in the water treatment process and how does it all work?

How the water treatment process works

The water coming from our taps at home is derived from a mix of natural sources: surface water which comes from rivers, reservoirs, and lakes, and groundwater which is from collections of underground reservoirs (also known as aquifers).

Depending on where you live, local water utility companies will...

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3 Reasons Why You Should Install A Water Cooler In Your Home Office

Posted by on June 16th 2022 in Water Coolers

While many self-employed people have worked from home for years, the pandemic showed businesses that many of their employed staff could work remotely as well. So if you’re self-employed or continue to work remotely for your employer, installing a water cooler in your home office can make a real difference to your working day.

Do your best work with a water cooler

Working from a home office has been a real gamechanger for employed staff over the last couple of years. It might have taken some businesses a while to get on top of the technical aspects of getting staff set up...

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A Mains Fed Water Cooler Or A Bottled Water Cooler - Which Is Best?

Posted by on June 8th 2022 in Water Coolers

When you want to install one or more water coolers in your home, office or workplace, you’ll need to make a choice between a mains fed or a bottled water cooler. While both deliver cool, filtered water on tap, there are plenty of reasons why one model might suit your family or your business over the other. Let’s take a look at which might be best for your business to help you make the right choice.

Bottled water coolers

Freestanding bottled water coolers are the classic water coolers seen in offices and workplaces up and down the country. Ideal for giving an...

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What Equipment Do You Need in Your Commercial Restaurant Kitchen?

Posted by on April 27th 2022 in Environment , Water Coolers

No two restaurants operate in the same way. And, as any restaurant owner will confirm, there’s plenty to think about when it comes to fitting out any commercial restaurant kitchen. Let’s take a look at some of the key equipment you might need to run your restaurant kitchen. But there might be certain equipment that could serve better when moved outside the kitchen…

Restaurant kitchen equipment checklist

Any restaurant kitchen needs to operate to the highest standards. And that means a lot of equipment, furniture, and appliances. That will give your team what they need to prep, cook, and bake so the...

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Local vs National Water Cooler Suppliers – Why Local Wins

Posted by on April 7th 2022 in Water Coolers

There's certainly an advantage to using a national chain supplier for lots of things. For a start, you know you’re getting the same product and price in supermarkets, fast food restaurants, or high street shops, all over the country. But for more personal or bespoke service, a local company can usually be more accomodating – and water cooler suppliers are no different.

The advantages of a local water cooler supplier

There are currently around 600,000 water coolers in use across the UK right now and just a few bigger, national suppliers are supplying almost half of them. That might sound impressive, but...

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What Should I Expect From A Water Cooler Free Trial?

Posted by on March 28th 2022 in Water Coolers

A water cooler is becoming an ever more common sight in any office, workplace, or public building. With its slimline features and choice of ice-cold, ambient, or hot water options, every model gives your team and visitors a smart and convenient way to keep refreshed and stay hydrated. Having a free trial is a great way to get a cooler into your premises before you sign up. So what should you expect from a water cooler free trial?

Try before you buy free trial

Installing a water cooler into your workplace delivers plenty of benefits and there are five excellent reasons why your...

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World Water Day – What Is It And Why Is It Important?

Posted by on March 21st 2022 in Water Coolers

By now, we must all have seen the various ‘awareness days’ that pepper, not only our calendars, but our social media feeds too. While some are lighthearted, others can carry a more serious message to raise awareness of subjects, including health, medical, or environmental, that might otherwise get overlooked. And, as water is our business, one of the awareness days we’re highlighting this year is World Water Day.

What is World Water Day?

Many awareness days have an underlying message and act both as a celebration and a way to push its subject out to a wider audience and World Water Day...

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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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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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