Repairing a boiler is not a simple job and shouldn’t be undertaken by the DIY enthusiast, you will need to find a company like Expert Plumbing Services. There are a number of bodies responsible for approving plumbers and confirming that their work is safe and to an appropriate standard. The problem with hiring a plumber is that the work they do is complex and not easily understood and can make a layperson feel intimidated into paying whatever amount is quoted at them. There is an assumption that plumbers are expensive and jobs always wind up costing more than the original quote. An alternative is to train as a plumber yourself and fix your own boiler! It isn’t for everyone but you could save some costs and even make a living from it. plumbing careers can be as simple to identify as typing in ‘plumbing career info’ to your web browser and seeing where it takes you. Continue reading “Don’t scrimp on boiler repairs – how to find reliable professionals”
Simply put, backflow contamination is where the normal flow of water is reversed. This means that contaminated water can enter the drinking water supply. Backflow contamination can be very detrimental to health, and should always be avoided. If backflow contamination occurs then you need to call a specialist plumber such as FAB Gas to correct the problem as quickly as possible. Continue reading “What is backflow contamination?”
Getting your drains unblocked can be a challenge, especially if you attempt it yourself. That's why it's best to leave this kind of job to professional plumbers who are fully trained in how to fix these problems. Try and do it yourself and you could cause more damage in the long run, in some cases causing the drains to flood, the toilet to overflow and your garden to flood. Avoid any disasters by seeking a qualified plumber.
Plumbing problems can be tedious and annoying at the best of times, but plumbing emergencies nearly always seem to occur at the most inconvenient times possible! And matters can be exacerbated if you end up with an emergency plumber who is incompetent or unreliable. For that reason, it’s a good idea to try and find an emergency plumber who you can rely on if the worst happens. We’re happy to recommend FAB Gas services who can be found clicking here. Here are some pointers of what to consider when choosing your plumber.
If you are considering the installation of a central heating system, either from scratch or as a replacement for an existing system, there are a number of points that must be considered. One of the first decisions is, perhaps, should I do the work myself or contract a plumbing company? This may be better answered once some other information is reviewed.
Maintaining your central heating system covers both preventative and remedial measures. Do NOT undertake checks/repairs yourself other than the very basics. The services of a central heating professional should be sought. Continue reading “Maintaining Your Central Heating”
It’s the worst case scenario; it’s a Saturday, meaning it’s quite possibly your day off. You rise from your bed lethargically and walk downstairs to the kitchen to give yourself the live-saving cup of tea that has been your life-blood for about a decade now. Somehow, in your tiredness, you realise something’s very different about the kitchen today, however you just can’t put your finger on it. You walk into the living room, and as the tea gradually wakes you up you realise that for some reason your feet are absolutely soaking wet. You walk into the hall, no wetness there; the dog hasn’t had an accident obviously. You walk back into the kitchen and realise with horror that somehow you’re ankle deep in water. Looking outside and seeing the dazzling sunny day makes you think that the floor can’t be weather related, so you open the cupboard under the sink. Ah time to call in a plumber. Continue reading “Hiring a Plumber”
The best ways to avoid any unexpected plumbing problems are to make sure you check and maintain your plumbing regularly, don’t leave small problems alone till it’s too late and try not to abuse your plumbing system with bad habits such as throwing all sorts down the drains. Continue reading “How to avoid plumbing problems”
A good plumber is invaluable. How many of us have had to ring round in a panic when the hot water won’t work, the central heating seizes up, the gas fire fails or the toilet is blocked. We worry whether we will be landed with huge call out charges and shoddy workmanship. Continue reading “General plumbing information”