When using compression should I be using PTFE
When it comes to plumbing it is always good advice to listen to emergency plumbers, especially when it comes to PTFE and compression fittings. The one tell tale sign of either a builder or a DIY plumber for when it comes to plumbing, when it comes to requiring an emergency plumber, due to a job incorrectly done from someone who is not qualified or has enough experience, when it come to plumbing, is found to be in compression fittings most of the time. Just below in the next paragraph will explain how not to fit a compression fitting with PTFE. Continue reading
What Does A Gas Certificate Look Like?
Looking for a gas certificate but wonder what one looks like and not know whether the work is legitimate. The emergency plumber in Bury explains what a gas certificate looks like in order to make sure you are getting the right thing and not just a dodgy gas check done. Some people are very gullible or just not have enough knowledge to know what they should have once the gas engineer completes the gas check. It is also very important to make sure that the gas engineer is fully qualified and holds a gas card at all times. If you are a landlord then a gas check has to be done once a year but Martin Smith believes this should be done even if there is no landlord involves. Here is what one customer has to say about recent events. Continue reading
Cast Iron Plumbing – Most popular questions answered
Cast Iron is a pipe, which as far we know came about in the fourteenth century and is still about today. To keep cast iron in circulation it is still on sale with some manufactures. In today society if you have a home that was built after the 1970’s then you will most definitely have no cast iron pipe unless there is a specific reason for this. The most likely place you are going to see cast iron is in the commercial plumbing industry, schools and large mansions, which are old. With the cast iron on the outside of the house, you can find a lot of cast iron used for soil stacks as long as they have not been replaced within the last 40 years. Just below we answer the most asked question when it comes to cast iron pipes before you decide to call around some emergency plumbers. Continue reading
Plumbing Injury Caused by emergency job
How many times this month has the average plumber been to a plumbing emergency and got a plumbing Injury. An emergency plumber in London is more than likely going to get injured at least once or more each month. The reason a plumbing engineer finds himself injured when coming away from the property is because the fact that the plumber has too much on his mind rather that caring about his health and well being. Some of the worse injuries are knocking there head on the sharp side of the attic door, cutting away with a stanley knife not realising that the stanley knife is facing the wrong way, crossing over the toilet that has broken segments that are extremely sharp, ladders collapsing from underneath well at a certain height. Continue reading
How to fix a leak on a 12mm pipe
12mm copper pipe in Bury! We recently took up an emergency where a plumber had turned up to a job and told the customer “sorry I can not do this, because this was 12mm pipe and I only carry 10mm pipe on my van”. Continue reading
How to get an emergency plumber in London or UK
If you are looking for an emergency plumber in London or anywhere else in the UK but don’t want the hassle of looking for one then give Martin a call who runs a emergency plumbing agency with over 350 registered emergency plumbers through the United Kingdom (UK). If looking for an emergency plumber London then this should be relatively easy but when living in the likes of Halkirk, Thurso, Wick or Castletown of the Highland then this could be a different matter. However we do have an engineer who covers this area. The worse place when looking for an engineer is when Living of an Island where the population is at about 100. Living with a population of 100 your not going to get an emergency plumber but what you could do is abandon the house or just follow all the DIY plumbing tips you can or call someone that can. Continue reading
What starts a copper pipe to leak
Martin Smith an experience emergency plumber in Bury explains all about his experience with what starts a copper pipe to leak. A copper pipe can start leaking either due to accidental damage or wear and tear. Some time a pipe can also start to leak because the pipe was not fixed properly and requires further work to correct the problems. Continue reading
Unqualified plumber, when will we be a nation of qualified plumbers?
Are we in an industry of Unqualified plumbers and is this acceptable. Martin an emergency plumber explains about the amount of plumbers and the rise within the last 5 years, as the jobs are harder to find, due to a recession. If your a customer who has been a victim of the rise and the plumbing work done around the home, then your not alone, as it is as over 10,000 of these type of jobs are done everyday costing the plumbing industry over half a million pounds per month. Continue reading
What is the best CO alarm tester I can buy in the UK? Is Kidde the best?
With lots of confusion with all the latest & best carbon monoxide alarm (CO testers), Martin Smith an emergency plumber in Bury of the UK, finds it his duty to discuss what is the best CO carbon monoxide alarm tester there is. Some consumers are starting to ask is the latest model from Kidde the best? Just below are 10 questions that are on home occupiers minds when trying to gain as much information as possible. Continue reading
Information about Macerator problems and cures
Martin Ison an experienced emergency plumber explains about the Macerator problems and cures. The first thing about the understanding and the knowledge about what the macerator is and how it works. The macerator is built to take in sanitation and pump it out to the drains. The most asked questions, about macerators is listed below. Continue reading