Best Smart Heating Thermostats in May 2017

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Choosing the best smart thermostat for your home will not only save you money but will also reduce your carbon footprint. There are a variety of smart thermostats on the market today and choosing the best one for your home and heating system is essential if you want your central heating system to operate as […]

Types and Styles of Toilets

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There are a number of different types of toilet and so you need to be fully aware of what can and can’t be fitted in your bathroom before you go to purchase a toilet. Ideally, you may need to get a toilet plumber out to check what type of toilet you have because it depends […]

Which Saniflo System is best for me?

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Saniflo are the leading manufacturer of macerators, grinders and pumps that can be installed almost anywhere to create unique bathrooms, kitchens or utility rooms in even the smallest of spaces. When it comes to picking the best macerating system, always consider the following factors so that you can get more value from the product: Efficiency […]

Top 3 Gas Combination Boilers of 2017

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Currently gas combination boilers are the most popular and trusted kind of boiler in UK. However, choosing a brand from a whole range available in market, can be quiet confusing and time consuming. And when it comes to buying a new boiler or replacing one, customers are pretty smart to evaluate the quality, value for […]

The Best Water Heaters of 2017

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If you haven’t replaced your water heater in a few years or buying a brand new one this year, in 2017, you’ll get more options and more energy-efficient regulations—so do your homework before buying one. It’s often the case that spending a little more up front on a reliable and highly efficient model will save […]

Best Combi Boilers 2017

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The use of combination boiler or popularly known the combi boilers are increasing every day. Almost 70% of consumers in UK prefer to choose combi boilers over regular or system boilers. There are a few key indicators that we explain to all our boiler installation customers that will help you decide brand and model of […]

Which? Best Buy Boiler 2016

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The annual Which? boiler report has awarded Worcester Bosch first place for the seventh year running. It achieved Best Buy status for all of its boilers. Its flagship Greenstar range received five-star ratings in five of the seven categories including reliability, quality and availability of spares. It was also voted top choice by homeowners and […]

Winner of Best SME Business at Hounslow Awards 2016

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We are very, very proud winners of the prestigious ‘Best SME Business’ award at this years Hounslow Business Awards 2016 Last night’s gala dinner and award ceremony was a truly spectacular affair and very well attended by numerous local businesses We were highly commended in the Best Business for Customer Service category, narrowly missing out […]

Hounslow Business Awards 2016 Finalists

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We are very proud to be finalists in 2 prestigious categories at this years Hounslow Business Awards 2016. The awards ceremony is a much anticipated event in the My Plumber diary. We are delighted to have been nominated for a fourth consecutive year in recognition of outstanding customer service. This year we are finalists in […]

Gas Safe Week 2016

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Fighting for a Gas Safe nation We are proud to be supporting Gas Safety Week 2016, taking place 19th – 25th September. Gas Safety Week is an annual safety week to raise awareness of gas safety and the importance of taking care of your gas appliances. It is co-ordinated by Gas Safe Register, the official […]

25% off Bosch Products

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We are pleased to announce the launch of the new and exclusive Bosch E-Voucher promotion. If you get your Worcester Bosch boiler installed by us you’ll receive a 25% discount voucher for a one off purchase for use on the Bosch Small Home Appliances or Bosch Power Tools / Lawn and Garden websites. The promotion […]

Extended Worcester Bosch Boiler Guarantee Winter 2016

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When installing any Worcester Greenstar Ri or i system boiler and Greenstar System Filter with the Wave, Comfort I or II or a Worcester Greenstore cylinders we can now offer customers a 9 year guarantee. As Worcester Accredited Installer we’ve been trained on Worcester Bosch products so can offer our customers extra peace of mind […]

How to fix a leaky boiler

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What to do if your boiler is leaking If you’ve discovered that your boiler is leaking there could be a few reasons why. Our quick guidance will help you to diagnose the problem and get to the cause of the leak. 1. Find where the leak is coming from When water is leaking from your […]

How to check for bathroom leaks

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Usually the first sign of a plumbing leak in your bathroom will be water stains on the ceiling of the room directly below. This is usually a sign that the leak has caused expensive damage to hidden areas and you’ll need to call out a plumber to take a close look and repair the leak. […]

How to change a kitchen sink

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Kitchen sinks come in all shapes and sizes and swapping out your old sink for a lovely new one might not be a such a tricky procedure Of course this depends on a number of variables such as whether the dimensions of your new sink match the old sink. If your new sink is larger […]

Bedford Park Festival 2016

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We are delighted to announce that we are proud sponsors of the Bedford Park Festival for a second consecutive year. The Bedford Park Festival in Chiswick spans 16 days with a variety of events scheduled between 10-26 June 2016. The festival is one of London’s best arts and community events, attracting thousands of people from […]

How to fit, replace, or change a kitchen mixer tap

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How to fit, replace, or change a kitchen mixer tap Having a problem with your kitchen tap? Maybe it’s leaking or possibly the taps themselves are playing up? Maybe you just want to replace them and modernise your kitchen. Most modern kitchen taps are ‘mixer taps’ where both the hot and cold water are delivered […]

How to change a push button toilet flush

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How to change a push button toilet flush Many DIY enthusiasts choose to tackle this procedure themselves but by having one of our professional plumbers to carry out the work you’ll not only be covered for parts and labour but you won’t have to worry about sourcing the right parts to match your other fixtures. […]

How to remove and install a new toilet

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In this blog post our expert plumber walks you through removing and old close couple system toilet, preparing the space and installing a new toilet system. Removing your old toilet 1. Remove the lid on the cistern The first step is pretty easy. Simply remove the lid to the cistern and have a good look […]

Nest vs Hive Smart Technology

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Smart heating solutions for your home come in many shapes and sizes but 2 of the most well known are Nest and Hive. What do these systems do? Essentially, what these smart technology systems do is allow you to control your home heating systems remotely via apps or manually via a thermostat. You can schedule […]

Unclogging Bath Tub Drains

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If your bath tub is draining slowly, or even worse, the water isn’t draining away at all you’ll probably need to get a plumber to fix the problem. Most bathroom drain blockages occur as a result of hair and other debris that can build up and block the drain. The first sign is usually that […]

Unblocking and Fixing Sink Drains

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Blocked sinks are usually caused by soap residue and other debris that build up in the drain, usually around the plug-hole, u-bend or further down your drainage system. Your kitchen sinks is more susceptible to getting blocked as they generally receive more grease and food stuffs that can, over time, block your pipes. With your […]

Household Drains and Drainage Systems

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Backed up drains, blocked pipes, clogged toilets and leaks are something that most of us have had to deal with at one time or another. In this article we aim to give a brief outline of a typical household drainage system and explain how we can avoid and fix some of the most common problems […]

8 tips to save on your water heating

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According to the Energy Saving Trust each household in the UK uses on average around 360 litres of water each day. Roughly 20 percent of your household heating bill is for heating your hot water so learning how you can use water more efficiently will help you save money on your energy bills. A good […]

How to remove a radiator

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Today we explain how to remove a radiator without draining the system down. This is useful if you are decorating any room in your house where there is a radiator present so you can take it off the wall and quickly paint behind it. Tools The tools you will need include: Radiator bleed key Adjustable […]

Why is my central heating system noisy?

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If your central heating is making strange noises they shouldn’t be ignored. Causes can often be something that is relatively easy to fix and, in worse case scenarios, can lead to problems that can result in bills of thousands of pounds. Metal expands as it heats and contracts as it cools. Metal pipework is often […]

How to remove an airlock from a radiator

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It may be necessary to bleed a radiator if you find that a portion of it is cold. It generally means that air is trapped inside. Disclaimer: The information contained in this page is for information purposes only. We cannot be held responsible for any problems that arise as a result of following the guidance […]

How to fit a TRV

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What is a Thermostatic Radiator valve? A thermostatic radiator valve (TRV) is a device fitted to your radiator pipework that will individually control the temperature in the room by setting the heat output of the radiator it’s attached to. There are 2 main types of thermostatic radiator valve. One uses a spring that expands and […]

How to Find a Good Plumber

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We’ve all heard the horror stories about a cowboy plumber that spends 10 minutes replacing a tap and the next 45 minutes texting his girlfriend before handing over an invoice charging well over the odds before riding off into the sunset. By no means are all plumbers cowboys. In fact its fair to say that […]

Should I keep my heating on all the time?

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We often get asked whether it’s cheaper to leave your central heating on all the time or to to switch it on and off so it’s used only when you most need it. Ultimately we want our home central heating system to consume less units so that our gas bill isn’t so high. By becoming […]