Monthly Archives: March 2014

Temporary Plumbing

Temporary Plumbing Job – Is it right or is it Wrong?

Temporary Plumbing
Are you an emergency plumber that has done a temporary plumbing job, being accused of doing it wrong. Maybe your a customer that has had a temporary plumbing job done, but never knew it was a temporary job until the plumbing gained a fault within the guarantee period. Martin Smith an emergency plumber explains situations, which appears to be a common thing when it comes to plumbing complaints with the plumbing industry. In the picture to the right of you is a typical temporary plumbing job that was done in the ground many years ago, but due to the work done, it was found due to a slight knock in the ground, the pipe had come apart. We have another job in another article similar to this under the name burst pipe in my garden. Continue reading

Approved Plumber

Approved Plumber

Approved Plumber
Are you looking for an approved plumber or are you an emergency plumber looking to become an approved plumber? Looking for an approved plumber is very hard because of the amount of work out there where the emergency plumber has to be approved including the incentive. If your an approved plumber, then your most likely going to get work that your unable to get by not being approved such as replacing the underground pipe towards the mains water stop valve. Continue reading

Best Toilet Seat

Best Toilet Seat 2014

Best Toilet Seat 2014
Want to know what the best toilet seat is for 2014. Depending on what you are looking for, we have to go on votes supplied by fellow emergency plumbers and the feed back from occupants sitting on the toilet seats doing what they do best. To determine the best toilet seat, we have to go with a toilet seat that is a fair price. The toilet seat that is going to come on top will have to be sold to a decent amount of the population so that negative feed back is allowed. Continue reading

Best Thermostatic Radiator Valve

Best Thermostatic Radiator Valve Or TRV

Best Thermostatic Radiator Valve
Wondering what is the best thermostatic radiator valve there is? What is the worse radiator valve most likely to gain a fault requiring an emergency plumber. Whether you need a remedy to solve the radiator valve problem or just require a replacement. It is always a good idea to buy the best thermostatic radiator valve there is to offer, as long as it doesn’t break the bank budget.

To the right of you is a typical Thermostatic radiator valve, but not only any ordinary TRV. This TRV to the right of you was voted by many emergency plumbers as the best, however there are other valve similar, that other emergency plumbers believe is the best thermostatic radiator valve such as the Honeywell. Honeywell have brought out a new control unit lately with the latest technology, which can also have an argument for being the best TRV on the market. See best central heating controls. Continue reading

Cold Feed & Open Vent

What is the difference between the cold feed & open vent

What is the difference between cold feed and open vent
Ever wondered why there is a cold feed & open vent also know as the feed & expansion? In the picture to the right of you is an example of an open vent (expansion pipe). To the right of the picture is an example of no open vent also known as the expansion pipe. Just below, Martin Smith an experience emergency plumber explains in more detail. Continue reading

Water through ceiling

Water through ceiling, unable to call the landlord

Water Through Ceiling
Here is one of the most difficult tasks a tenant takes, when dealing with a burst pipe¬†and water through ceiling, that isn’t even there fault. What you should do, is call the landlord and then the landlord will get an emergency plumber to you in an emergency. What happens when the landlord is un-reachable? Unless your going to take the risk in calling a 24 hour emergency plumber yourself and going to try and claim the money back of the landlord. Maybe!

Martin Smith is an experience emergency plumber, he takes so many calls around the UK and can almost guarantee a tenant will call each day. Some situations where there is water through ceiling, some not. Some tenants will pay without consent of the landlords, some will hold off until they get confirmation. Some try to claim the money back of the landlord, but fail. Continue reading

Plumbing Complaint

Plumbing Complaint – What is the worse that could happen

Plumbing Complaint
A big welcome to my plumbing complaint. When should ever a plumbing complaint be so welcoming. In the picture to the right wasn’t a complaint at all, however, Martin an experienced emergency plumber will use the picture as an example. If you would like to see a real complain the please visit bad plumber or good plumber and decide for yourself. Continue reading

Water Damage

Water Damage Due To Plumbing Issues

Water Damage
Have you had water damage due to a burst pipe or other type of water leak but unsure on what to do. Martin Smith an experience emergency plumber will explain everything you need to know about water damage.

Apart from floods, caused by rain, water damage floods in the home are caused by burst pipes and leaking appliances. The water damage can be due to bad workmanship, accidental damage or natural wear and tear. How ever, you would like to find out about the damage caused by water and the best way to correct it. Continue reading

Hot Water Cylinder Combination Boiler

Can I have my hot water cylinder replaced for a combination boiler

Hot Water Cylinder Combination Boiler
Are you a customer, looking for your hot water cylinder to be taken out and replaced with a combination boiler or are you an emergency plumber looking for some guidance and is it a good idea you have your hot water cylinder replaced with a combination boiler. In the picture to the right, is an example of a typical conventional boiler set up, but also a combination boiler system and what is required, but also how much space you will be left with. Continue reading

Ugly Bathroom

Ugly Bathroom – Pimp My Plumbing
Pimp My Plumbing

Right where do we get start with this ugly bathroom. In some deprived countries where the law is almost non, have the worst bathrooms you will ever see. However our bathrooms can also be just as bad and dangerous as those out there.

Martin Smith an emergency plumber has been across some really ugly bathrooms in his time as a 24 hour emergency plumber. All you want to do when you get to the ugly bathroom and fix the plumbing issue is to put one of those all in one disposable glove all over your body. Protected! Continue reading