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General plumbing issue
Bathroom is leaking
General toilet issue
General tap issue
Shower needs replacing
Dripping tap
Shower is leaking from the drain
Leaking water pipe
Sink leaking from water pipes
Electric shower is leaking
Electric shower pressure is low
General shower issue
Shower needs installing
External drain is leaking (above ground)
Sink is leaking from the drain
Bath is leaking from the drain
General electrics job
General rewiring issue
Electric shower is tripping
Electric shower isn't working
Electric shower needs installing
Electrical installation condition report is needed (EICR)
General outdoor socket issue
Outdoor socket needs installing
Smart doorbell needs installing
Gas safety certificate (CP12)
Landlord gas safety certificate (LGSR)
Need a boiler service certificate
Fuse box needs inspection
External drain needs CCTV inspection
External drain smells
Blocked external drain
Drain needs reconnecting to drain pipe
General drains job
Blocked sink
Bath is blocked
Blocked toilet
Toilet making a noise
Sink that is draining slowly
Powerflush the heating system
Boiler needs a service
Boiler isn't working
Boiler isn't heating radiators
General heating job
Boiler isn't heating water
General boiler issue
Boiler is making a noise
Boiler is displaying a fault code
Boiler flue issue
Boiler isnt working
No hot water
Boiler isnt heating water
Boiler keeps cutting out
Boiler flue needs sealing
Boiler is leaking
Boiler parts need replacing
Smart video doorbell needs installing
Smart security camera needs installing
Fuse box isn't working
Smart thermostat needs installing
Dripping wet wall or ceiling
Outside tap is dripping
Overflow pipe is dripping
Bath tap is leaking
Leaking radiator
Hot water tank isn't heating
Hot water tank quickly runs out
General hot water tank issue
Hot water tank needs replacing
Electric shower has no hot water
Radiators are not heating up
Boiler isn't heating water
Fluctuating water temperature
Rewiring required
Portable appliance test (PAT)
Pipe needs reconnecting
Waste pipe needs replacing
Water pipe issue
Toilet is leaking
Heating isn't working
Thermostat needs installing
Carbon monoxide alarm needs replacing
Carbon monoxide alarm needs installing
Smoke alarm needs replacing
General smoke alarm issue
Smoke alarm needs installing
Smoke alarm isn't working
Smoke alarm keeps going off
Toilet handle broken
Pop up plug is broken
Toilet seat broken
Gas hob needs installing
Gas hob needs replacing
Tap is difficult to use
Tap is running slowly
No water coming from taps
Water filter needs replacing
Water filter needs moving
Stopcock issue
Low water pressure throughout property
General stopcock issue
Macerator has stopped working
Radiator need installing
Flush is broken
Radiator valves need replacing
General radiator issue
Radiator needs removing
Radiator only heating up at the top
Towel rail needs installing
Radiator needs replacing
Radiator needs moving
Radiator only heating up at the bottom
Towel radiator needs repairing
Storage heater needs installing
Storage heater needs removing
Storage heater needs replacing
Immersion heater needs replacing
Dimmer switch needs replacing
Dimmer switch needs installing
Light switch isn't working
General light switch issue
Light switch needs replacing
Light switch needs installing
Light needs removing
Outdoor light isn't working
Ceiling light needs replacing
Ceiling light needs installing
Outdoor light needs installing
General ceiling light
Light needs rewiring
Security light needs removing
General outdoor light issue
Outdoor light needs replacing
Outdoor socket needs replacing
Outdoor socket isn't working
Outdoor/security lights need rewiring
General outside tap issue
General external drain job
External security lights needs removing
External security lights needs replacing
External security lights needs installing
Fuse box is tripping
Fuse box needs replacing
General fuse box issue
Fuse box needs installing
Fuse spur needs installing
Toilet is filling continuously
Toilet needs replacing
Toilet needs installing
Toilet isn't flushing properly
Toilet cistern is noisy
Toilet cistern is loose
Extractor isn't working
Extractor fan needs replacing
Extractor needs replacing
Extractor needs installing
General extractor issue
Water filter needs installing
Water filter needs removing
General bath issue
Bath needs replacing
Bath needs removing
Bath is draining slowly
Bath screen needs installing
Socket needs rewiring
Light need rewiring
Thermostat isn't working
Toilet seat is broken
Tap not working
General thermostat issue
General sink issue
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I need to move house
I would like my house cleaned
I need my carpets cleaned
I need an after-builders clean
I need a post-tenancy clean
I need to book a deep clean
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I need some tiling done
I need some grouting done
General Handyman repairs
General Handyman tasks
Laminate floor installation
Wooden floor installation
Flat-pack Furniture assembly
TV Installation
Door lock replacement
Internal door replacement
I need some jet washing
I need blinds fitted
I need shelves fitted
I need some pictures fitted
I need garden fence repair
I need bathroom accessories to be fitted
Internal door adjustement
I need plaster some walls

No hot water (or heating)

No hot water (or heating)

Even in summer months there can be the odd chilly evening when your boiler should fire to heat your home. But most summer boiler issues are usually found when there is no hot water. This issue can be caused by anything from faulty valves, broken diaphragms and airlocks, to low pressure or a broken thermostat. Some of these are easier to fix than others.

The most common is low pressure, you should check your pressure gauge to see if it is below 1.  If it is, it may need repressurising. An alternative issue can be with your thermostat, check the device’s manufacturer guide for a possible solution and also check the batteries!

Issues such as a broken motorised valve or faulty diaphragm will need the help of a professional. If none of these suggestions help, we advise that you get in touch with us.

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Combi gas boilers have a pressure gauge. Ideally, your boiler’s pressure should be reading 1.5 bar. If it is below your boiler will not be able to function properly. Low boiler pressure can be caused by issues such as a system leak, recently bled radiators or a failed component or seal. Check if you can find a water leak around your home. A small leak at the base of a radiator can drain away pressure over a number of weeks. If you discover a water leak, we recommend that you contact us as registered Gas Safe engineers. So we can safely put this right for you.

If you do not locate a leak, you can try repressurising your boiler. ( do you want links to the major manufacturers here ?)

Leaking

A boiler leak is usually caused by corrosion of an older boiler part or could be linked to having over pressurised your boiler system. If you have recently repressurised your system, you may need our assistance to bring it back down

A leak around a pipe could be caused by corrosion. We recommend that you consult with one of our trained engineers to help identify and fix this issue. If the leak is caused by a particularly serious fault, your engineer may recommend that you get a new boiler installed.

Boiler not responding to thermostat

Sometimes the simplest solution is new batteries for your Thermostat. or have the clocks gone backwards or forwards recently? Most thermostats are now wifi so you could also try positioning the thermostat closer to the boiler and check for any interference. If the problem with your thermostat persists, get in contact with us for more information.

Whistling, banging or noises coming from your boiler

Boilers do make some noise as they start to warm up, especially when it’s firing up. However, if your boiler suddenly begins to make unusual banging or whistling noises, we recommend getting in touch with us to investigate further.

Boiler noise can be caused by air in the system, a faulty pump, low water pressure or even a build-up of limescale known as “kettling.” it will need some investigation to find out which is the issue.

Pilot light keeps switching off

Older boilers may have a permanent pilot light. A small blue flame which you can see through a window at the base of the boiler. This needs to stay lit in order to light the larger burner within your boiler. If this light keeps going out there could be a faulty thermocouple that is cutting off the gas supply.

If you have gas still coming to your Kitchen cooker then you could try to reignite the boiler pilot light yourself. Your boiler manual will explain how to do this. Or contact us as Gas Safe registered engineers to help solve this issue.

This fault is more common with older boilers and is seen less and less now. If the issue with your pilot light persists, it may be worth getting a new efficient boiler installed.

Boiler won’t turn on (no power)

Are you experiencing a power cut? Check lights around your house and then your fuse box to see if any switches have failed or tripped. If this does not resolve the issue then recommend getting in touch us and we will investigate this.

Some boilers turn on but then keeps going off, the pressure could be low or there could be a blockage which is tripping the safety features of the Boiler. Check your boiler’s pressure gauge and repressurise the boiler if it is set below 1 bar, or contact us for more help.

Boiler breakdown

Most boilers will give off grumbling sounds or pressure warnings when they're in trouble. If ignored any of the above issues can eventually lead to a boiler breakdown. Act early and avoid the chaos a broken boiler can create.

If you have an older boiler with a separate water heater or water tank, then you may find moving to a modern gas combi boiler helps to stop your family running out of hot shower water.

Please remember your boiler is powered by Gas. It is very important that major repairs are carried out by a Gas Safe Registered Engineer, All our Gas Safe Engineers are trained and have passed exams to keep you and your family safe. You can check their registration with ********

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