The Plumbers Who Do it All!!

We have been servicing the homes in the region for many years and have a fantastic reputation for delivering quality work, excellent customer service and after-support. We offer a wide variety of home-based services, however, we are known throughout the area for specialising in the following: Plumber South London Central Heating South London Boiler Repair South London Bathroom Fitters South London We provide a professional, friendly and ultra reliable service. We also provide a FREE Emergency Callout – 24 Hour Service! In the case of an emergency, we understand the panic and stress every home-owner goes through when faced with such stressful circumstances. This is why we are on hand 24 hours a day and won’t charge you a penny unless we can diagnose the problem and fix it. J & P Plumbing Service We will do everything within our power to ensure that our plumbing and heating engineers will: Arrive at the arranged time or keep you informed of any delays. Explain what the problem is and how we intend to fix it. Treat your property with respect, leaving it in as clean and tidy a state as possible. Charge honest prices and only for the work which needs to be carried out. So, if you are interested in any of our services, we would love to hear from you. Further Information If you would like any further information regarding the services available from J & P Plumbing, contact us 24/7 for all your roofing enquiries on Tel. 020 7610 1616, e-mail or via our Facebook page & we will be happy to answer any questions that you may have.  

By |2015-01-27T08:51:23+00:00February 24th, 2015|Categories: Plumbing|Comments Off on The Plumbers Who Do it All!!

The Most Common Causes of A Leaky Toilet

Having a leaky toilet can cause a heap of problems. In order to get it fixed, you need to know where the issue stems from. Here, you will learn of the most common causes of a leaky toilet. One reason why your toilet may be leaky is that the bolts or washers are worn. There are two large bolts that hold the tank and toilet together, as well as a three-inch gasket. If these things get worn down, water may begin coming out of your toilet. A Common Problem With Leaky Toilets Corrosion is another common cause of leaky toilets. This issue can occur anywhere in the toilet and pipes. It has a number of causes, from old age to chemical reactions. Since the problem may occur in the plumbing and pipes, this is quite possibly the worst cause of a leaky toilet and the most expensive to take care of! Also, this may not be an issue you can fix yourself, meaning you may have to hire a plumber. Rusty pipes are the result of corrosion and could be the main cause of your leaky toilet. It damages the toilet's metallic parts. Most parts of a toilet tend to be underwater most of the part; when these parts are constantly in water, they may begin to rust. When this happens, you may have to replace said parts. Issues With The Tank You may be experiencing a leaky toilet if the tank is cracked. The water from the tank is what is used to flush your toilet. If it is cracked, water may begin leaking out of it. Similarly, a cracked bowl can have the same effect. If either of these are the cause, you [...]

By |2015-01-27T08:50:28+00:00February 17th, 2015|Categories: Plumbing|Comments Off on The Most Common Causes of A Leaky Toilet

Keep Your Plumbing Bills Down With J & P

With so many people considering themselves to be DIY experts nowadays, did you know that there is a chance that you could actually be doing more harm than good if you do not have the requisite skills for the job in hand. Making Problems Worse Maybe you have a little experience and feel though you can nip the problem in the bud, our advice to you will always be - don't. Sure, there may be the odd problem which you can fix but if you end up biting off more than you can chew, you may end up causing more damage which may prove costly to repair. Leaving it to the Professionals The majority of problems should be left to a professional plumber and below are some of the reasons why: Toilets: If a toilet won’t flush at all, or if the water drains slowly, the obvious cause will be a blockage in the pipes. Although attacking the blockage with a plunger may help, it is crucial to find out if there is a bigger problem at hand. Sceptic problems or a blocked sewer line are not uncommon and if this is the case, these repairs are beyond your capability and should be performed by professional plumbers. Drains: Maybe you think pouring liquid drain cleaner down a drain will solve your problem but the chances are this will never get to the root of the problem and it will recur again in the future, possibly even worse than before. Recurring use of drain cleaner can actually negatively impact the functionality of your pipes. When it settles on the bottom of pipes, it has even been known to corrode a hole through them. Definitely not good news! Seriously, home [...]

By |2015-01-27T08:47:56+00:00February 10th, 2015|Categories: Plumbing|Comments Off on Keep Your Plumbing Bills Down With J & P

What Causes Pipes To Burst?

Burst pipes are at the heart of many plumbing issues and despite the fact that many water pipes are made from copper, a very durable material, they are still prone to springing a leak. How does this happen though? Pipes designed solely for the purpose of allowing water to pass through, should surely be able to withstand almost anything. The truth is though that depending on the type of water running through the pipe, leaks can sometimes begin to appear after even a couple years of use. What Are The Main Causes? Although there can be a variety of different causes, by far the main causes of a burst pipes related to internal corrosion and high water pressure. Internal corrosion of a water pipe results in the gradual destruction of the pipe’s surface by a chemical reaction caused by the acidity of the water passing through it. Water that’s very acidic will cause corrosion, however alkaline water will cause limescale build up. A limescale build up can actually decrease your chances of pinhole leaks – as the limescale acts as a sort of internal coating. What About Water Pressure If the diameter of a water pipe is too small, the pressure is likely to be too much for the pipe, resulting in excess strain. Over a period of time this increased level of strain will likely become too great for the majority of water pipes and as such, cracks will begin to appear. To combat this issue, the simple rule is that the higher the water pressure will be, the wider the pip should be. A Winter Problem Although, obviously highly unlikely during the summer, severely cold can cause pipes to freeze resulting in internal [...]

By |2014-08-27T09:58:15+00:00September 29th, 2014|Categories: Plumbing|Comments Off on What Causes Pipes To Burst?

Plumbing Emergency? Put Your Trust in J & P

There are lots of reasons as to why a plumbing issue can become an emergency, maybe you cannot turn a tap off and a sink is overflowing, a pipe has burst, but we realise that you need quick and effective action fast. The very nature of water means that by the time its presence is noticeable it may have been leaking for quite some time, and is an emergency. Here at J and P we have a team which works using an extremely motivated and responsive work ethic. Whatever your plumbing requirements are, we take the greatest care in providing you with the service you need. Rapid Response Our approach to your requirements is a no problem attitude of service: if you need a rapid resolution, it is no problem and no matter whether it’s an emergency or something not quite as urgent, our expert team of plumbers to provide you with a swift and successful resolution. We promise a rapid response from all of our fully qualified, reliable, knowledgeable and helpful plumbers and strive to reach you within one hour of your call. If you are interested in speaking with part of our staff feel free to give us a call today on 020 7610 1616. We work our hardest to maintain the promises we make to you, and we do so with satisfaction and a good approach. Experience in All Aspects of Plumbing J and P Plumbing has years of on the job experience in the field of plumbing and heating. We provide high quality plumbing repairs, boiler maintenance, under floor heating system set up, central heating set up, and immersion heating works. We offer experienced setting up water, gas, sewerage and central [...]

By |2014-08-27T09:57:57+00:00September 15th, 2014|Categories: Plumbing|Comments Off on Plumbing Emergency? Put Your Trust in J & P

The 5 Steps To Plumbing Heaven

There can be no doubt that our home plumbing systems are absolutely crucial to the smooth running of our homes. No system within the home is used as frequently as or with more dependency than the plumbing. Without effective plumbing, we would be unable to have a bath or a shower, go to the bathroom, wash out clothes using a washing machine, do the dishes etc, etc. With something this important, it is essential that you at least understand the basics, so that should an emergency arise, you have a fighting chance of being able to rectify it. Below we have drawn up our top 5 steps to plumbing heave to make sure that the plumbing system in your home is running as smoothly as possible at all times. Spending Some Time Getting To Know the Ins and Outs of Your Plumbing System – It may sound obvious but an essential part of maintaining any plumbing system is knowing and understanding whereabouts in your home the pipes are. It is amazing how much damage is inadvertently caused by drilling through a wall and straight through a pipe! It is also important to know where your stop cock is. Make Regular Checks For Any Leaks – Early identification of a leak can save a huge amount of trouble (and money) further down the line. When not dealt with quickly, leaks cause a lot of water, and therefore money to wasted, not to mention the damage which can be caused. One of the best ways to check for leaks is to gauge the water meter on your property. Check the number before going to bed when everyone in the home is done using water for the evening, and [...]

By |2014-08-27T09:57:15+00:00September 2nd, 2014|Categories: Plumbing|Comments Off on The 5 Steps To Plumbing Heaven