Do You Smell Gas In Your House?

Research shows YOU are likely to assume that your boiler, cooker or gas fire is safe - this is normal, most people do. Between 15 and 20 people die every year from Gas related incidents with many more people suffering injuries. We have put together this handy guide on what to do if you smell Gas in your house or if you suspect

The Benefits of Insulating Your Home

The Benefits of Insulating Your Home There is little chance of there being any let up in the ever increasing price of energy in the UK and this is compounded by the fact that the UK has some of the most poorly insulated homes in Europe. As a result, more and more people are slipping into fuel poverty or, at the very least, struggling to

Six Signs You Need a New Boiler

Home maintenance is one of those chores that invariably costs more than we would like it to, but cannot be put off too much at the risk of incurring even greater expense, injury or worse. Looking after the boiler is a very important task, and knowing when to replace a boiler is one of those expenses that we do not want to do too soon,

Public Warned To ‘Use Water Wisely’

If you’ve been putting off fixing that leaky tap in your kitchen or bathroom, don’t wait any longer! That tap could waste more than 60 litres of water a week – and at the moment water is scarce. Whilst the UK has been basking in the longest heatwave in years, we’ve also been (sensibly) drinking plenty of water and taking lots of showers in a

How Our CCTV Drain Surveys Can Help Your Business

Here at the Local Plumber Company, we provide professional CCTV drain surveys across London and the surrounding areas. The process of a CCTV drain survey involves inserting a wire with a small camera on the end into your drain, in order to view if there are any blockages, the extent of the damage and the cause. From there we can advise on the best course

How CCTV Drain Surveys Have Improved Drain Services for You

In the past, locating the source of a leak or block in your drainage required laboriously digging trenches and holes in order to manually survey the affected areas. As your drainage system is underground, and while there can be visible signs of damage such as pooling water, this method can be somewhat hit-and-miss. Even with visible signs at ground level, precisely locating the area that

Local Plumber Company: Helping Homes & Businesses In The Lurch

Here at the Local Plumber Company, we understand how devastating plumbing failures can be, and the problems only get worse the longer they are left unattended. That’s why we offer a 24 hour call out service every day, absolutely free of charge. Whether it’s a blocked toilet, a boiler on the blink or a clogged up drain, with the Local Plumber Company you know you’ll

Early Warning Signs: How To Spot If You Have A Blocked Drain

The disasters that a blocked drain can bring with it can be unpleasant, expensive and incredibly inconvenient, but the worst thing about them is that they’re initially so simple and straightforward to spot. It can be easy to brush off any warning signs and forget about them, but this can lead to a problem which is left to get much worse and can cost you

The Benefits of Knowing a Local Plumber in London

There’s nothing quite like the hustle and bustle of the big city of London, but when disaster strikes at home, finding a reliable emergency plumber can be a daunting task. With so many companies clamouring for your attention, it can be hard to know where to look for a plumber you can trust. Here at Local Plumber Company we have been providing a range of

What to do if Your Boiler Breaks Down

We all rely on our modern conveniences to stay comfortable at home. If your boiler breaks down it can leave you without heat or hot water and can be a nightmare to deal with. A breakdown could be caused by a faulty part or something more serious, but it’s important to act quickly and not take any chances when dealing with a gas appliance. You