We are a leading plumbing and heating company based in Leicester, UK. We are the go to company for Leicester Plumbing Services for many people throughout Leicester City and the surrounding areas of Hinckley, Lutterworth, Loughborough, Melton Mowbray, Oakham and Market Harborough.
All our plumbers are fully qualified, Gas Safe Registered, trained in health and safety as well as being fully insured. Our company culture is focused on customer satisfaction, where we provide an outstanding professional plumbing service.
We have been serving our local community of Leicester plumbing services for over 20 years. Therefore, if you have any questions please give us a call today for a free no obligation quote.
Over time due to normal wear and tear and changes in weather erosion of equipment and parts does happen. Normally, it may be a simple fix. But if a problem is left to persist it can lead to a bigger problem than what it should be. That is why it is important to properly diagnose a central heating problem. They often leave clues therefore look out for audible noises, from bubbling and rushing of water to squeaks and creaks in walls and beneath floorboards. A radiator may stop working or you may notice that your boiler is loosing pressure.
In any event, it’s best to call a plumber. We can often troubleshoot a problem within minutes. Once we diagnose the problem we can let you know what needs to be done to fix it.
Installing a new central heating system is no easy task. There are many components that go into making this decision. From the type and size of boiler to the types of radiators. You also will have to map the system out so that you can plan the location of the boiler, radiators and piping. There may be pros and cons to having your equipment in certain locations. This all may cause some disruption to your existing property.
To ensure that you make the right decisions we recommend doing you research. You will need to decide on the type of heating system, the type of boilers, radiators and thermostats. For people who lead busy lives this can all be a lot to work through. That is why you need to to work with a professional plumbing company that knows central heating systems inside out.
The Leicester Plumber has extensive experience repairing existing heating systems and installing new ones. We know which boilers will get you the most bang for your buck. As well as knowing what heating components work well together. Call us today for a free consultation, and we can work with you to ensure you get a job well done.
It is extremely important to look after your boiler. It powers both your central heating and your hot water. Therefore, when it breaks down you can be sure frustration and stress will follow. Having a regular boiler service will keep it running safely and efficiently. Meaning you having no hot water or central heating will never be an issue.
The number one priority with boilers is safety. With gas boilers there is always the danger of a gas leak. It’s extremely rare but wear and tear may increase the likelihood of a leak. If there is a leak, the tiniest spark or flame could cause an explosion. Resulting in serious damage to your home, serious injury or death.
Carbon monoxide is an odorless and highly dangerous gas. If a boiler is in poor condition, this can cause carbon monoxide to leak into the living space. Given that it is odorless and colorless the only way to detect it is by using a carbon monoxide detector. We highly recommend that every home has one of these. In the event that you don’t, and there is carbon monoxide leaking. This will cause poisoning and death.
Another safety issue with boilers is the high temperatures of the water. Your boiler is full of water up to 70 °C. If this water leaks and you come into contact with it, it could cause serious harm. Even a cold water leak can cause extensive water damage to your home.
When you take these points into consideration, it really highlights the safety hazards. Consequently a boiler service needs to be a priority.
When your boiler is not working at full efficiency. You can be sure it is costing you money. And who wants to speed even more money on their heating bill? I know we don’t!
A regular boiler service will improve the performance of your boiler meaning you will not have to turn it on for longer to maintain the right temperature in your home. Saving money and reducing your carbon footprint.
It surprises me how many people do not consider this point. But with your boiler you will have a warranty. This could be anything up to 10 years. If your boiler breaks down, the warranty has you covered. But, and this is an important but. It will be stipulated in the warranty that you must regularly service your boiler. If not and it breaks down. Then you will not be covered. Ouch!
The moral of the story is. You should regularly have your boiler serviced. It will save you money in the long run and help keep you and your family safe. Boiler servicing is simple and can take as little as 20 minutes and we recommend you have it serviced once every 12 months.
Give The Leicester Plumber a call today and schedule your next boiler service.