A Gas Plumber Is Different To A Traditional Plumber

February 25th, 2010

A plumber in London, who is specialised in his line of business to the highest plumbing qualification, should be able to deal with any type of domestic plumbing work.

This includes repairing water pipes and the piping that is responsible for supplying and removing fresh water, waste water and sewage.

The type of emergency London plumbers that will work on pipes that carry gas has to have obtained a different type of educational qualification that allows them to work with the sometimes dangerous supply of gas to a home.  A plumber in London who works with gas and boilers now has to be, by law, a gas registered plumber, i.e. Gas Safe.

A plumber in London who is not Gas Safe registered will only be able to carry out work on any other non-related gas piping, such as the mending and installation of a toilet and other bathroom fittings, kitchen pipes and others.

Often plumbers are called to solve plumbing problems which have been located because of water either pouring or dripping into a customers’ home through the ceiling and this is when emergency plumbers are needed quickly.  In such a case, you should know where your water stop valve is so you can stop the water till the plumber arrives.

As experts in emergency plumbing repairs and with 12 years of experience under our belts, we at IQ Plumbing Service believe we have one of the most qualified team of plumbers in London who are able to get to any corner of our large city in record breaking speed.

The Despair Of A Leaking Water Pipe

February 11th, 2010

Most emergency plumbing repairs needed are commonly situated around the fixtures of sinks and toilets, and there are many occassions when the leaks themselves are simply due to corroded water pipes.

There are certain temperature-related qualities that you would benefit from knowing about your water pipes, including their tendency to expand and contract during extreme temperature changes and the ability to sweat in heat and completely stiffen in freezing weather.

Extreme hot or cold temperatures cause problems and hence it is often the job of emergency plumbers in London to see to many plumbing emergencies directly associated with water pipes bursting and leaking during these times.

It is advisable that you don’t leave any building without heating for more than a few days because as soon as you return and switch the heating back on, it is common for pipes to burst. However, in such a case there on emergency London plumbers on hand.

If your water leak seems to have appeared from a joint and you have already located the problem, if it is simply the cause of a joint that needs tightening it is possible to simply tighten the joint with a spanner.

It is only when the leak is fast and relentless that you should seek the immediate services of emergency plumbers in London after you have shut off your water valve to prevent further flood damage.

At IQ Plumbing Services we deliver one of the best rapid response rates available providing some of the most highly trained emergency plumbers in London.