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When should you call an emergency plumber

When should you call an emergency plumber?

There are several cases when it is advisable to contact an emergency plumber as soon as possible. For example, what is perceived to be a minor leak could be a sign of something much more serious; the street-side water meter or the pipe carrying water underground might have burst; a sealed drainage line could be […]

What are the pros and cons of being a plumber

What are the pros and cons of being a plumber?

What are the pro’s & cons of being a plumber? According to the bathroom fitters in Northampton, they are: Pros There is a steady demand for plumbing professionals, which is not going to disappear anytime soon (and with Brexit, this demand will only increase) Skills learnt in plumbing are vital to any country around the […]

What skills do you need to be a plumber

What skills do you need to be a plumber?

Although colleges in the UK now offer diploma courses in plumbing, the job itself is much more than that. A professional certification will certainly come in handy and broaden your scope. However, landing the right job depends on your skills and experience (which is a must). A demanding job like plumbing requires strong physical skills. […]

Can a dripping tap increase the water bill

Can a dripping tap increase the water bill?

Dripping taps are among the most commonly occurring plumbing issues. They are also the most commonly written-off repairs. A certain number of homeowners ignore them, thinking not much of it. Gareth, over at Affinity Business came to the following drawn conclusions: A tap that is dripping at an average of once per second can cause […]

How much should I pay a plumber

How much should I pay a plumber?

How much a plumber charges is determined by the scope of the repair or installation. Before you hire a contractor, get a quote for the job, including the cost of parts and any additional charges (is it a one-off price or does the plumber charge on the hour?). It’s also a good idea to contact […]