When you are installing a new sink or inspecting your boiler, you may think that you can do it all on your own. However, there is always a risk of damage to the parts that you are installing and the existing fixtures or plumbing. You may even injure yourself.
If you want to avoid these issues, your best option is to contact an experienced heating and plumbing company.
Your Boiler No Longer Heats Your Home
When you have trouble keeping your home warm during the winter, your boiler may be experiencing mechanical issues. Parts may have become worn or damaged and need replacement. Ignoring these issues will not make the problem go away. In fact, it will only get worse.
Other signs that you may need boiler repair include loud noises coming from the boiler, boilers that do not turn on, and strange smells coming from the area near the boiler.
Delaying boiler repair may also lead to additional problems. For example, during the colder months, your pipes may be at greater risk of freezing. If you suspect that your boiler needs repair, do not hesitate to schedule professional heating services.
Boiler installations & repairs should only be completed by licensed and insured professionals. Improper installation or repair may increase the risk of damage to your property or gas leaks. A qualified technician can inspect your boiler and perform any necessary repairs.
Your Pipes are Clogged or Drain Slowly
When your pipes are clogged, or you notice that your sinks drain slowly, you may need professional plumbing services. However, you can first attempt to remove the clog on your own.
To attempt to remove a clog, you should first try to plunge the drain with a plunger. This may dislodge hair, paper waste, and other debris responsible for the clog.
If plunging does not remove the clog, you should avoid using potentially harmful drain cleaners. These products may damage your plumbing. The safer option is to hire professionals to remove the clog. Besides removing the clog, they may be able to determine the reason for the clog and prevent future plumbing issues.
You Are Installing New Plumbing Fixtures
You may also want to hire professionals to assist with bathroom & kitchen installations. Installing sinks, toilets, and other fixtures can seem straightforward. However, without proper installation, you may end up with water leaks, burst pipes, and other plumbing emergencies.
The bottom line is that the plumbing and heating in your home should be handled by professionals. Along with your electrical system, these areas of your home have the greatest potential for permanent damage and injury if not properly serviced or installed.
If you need assistance with the boiler or pipes in your home, contact the experts at Gastech Heating and Plumbing. We are available for fast, convenient repairs and installation services. Call us today at 0800 975 2180 or 01495 222 792 to inquire about our heating and plumbing services.