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London plumber, wherefore art thou…

09 May 2016

Finding a decent London plumber shouldn’t be like a quest for true love but there are some things you need to do to make sure you find a reliable and cost efficient plumber in London, without too much effort.

When you have a sudden leak or break down it pays to have a well-known plumber on speed dial, or a friend who can recommend a tried and tested expert. Sadly this is not possible for many people who require an immediate solution and who blindly pick the first contact from an online directory.

But follow some simple tips and a reliable London plumber should be easy to spot online.

Our London Plumber search tips

Check credentials

Making sure your plumbing firm employs qualified and experienced plumbers is a must. Look for City and Guilds qualified and gas safe registered plumbers.

Read contracts

Checking guarantees, insurances and references are equally as important when finding a London plumber online. If you have found the firms website, head for their FAQ page, google reviews or gallery of finished work to make sure you know exactly what you are getting.

Hidden fees

Make sure you know if they have any call out fees, if they charge by the hour or have any hidden extras before you book the job. If you phone, ask as many questions as possible about the job, and how long it should take before you commit and have the guy dragging their feet to increase the hourly rate. Reputable firms will be able to give you an estimated time once the job has been fully diagnosed.

Shop around

As long as water is not pouring from the ceiling you will have time to shop around and check the prices offered are reasonable. Don’t accept the first price. A further handy tip is knowing where to turn off the water should you really have water running from the ceiling!

For information on Homecure Plumbers services and fees see our services and rates page.

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    5 star review  Polite, clean and helpful engineer who took the time to explain the fault with my boiler. Very good service. I have made an appointment for them to come back to fix a dripping tap in my bathroom.

    thumb Pauline Hamilton
    3/17/2021

    5 star review  I woke up to no heating or hot water...in winter! The boiler had no pressure and was showing an error code. I Googled local plumbers and came across Homecure Plumbers website. I called them and made an appointment for that day. The engineer came round and found the issue. I was given a quote which I accepted and he went about fixing the issue. The engineer was polite, informative and efficient. I went from a stressful situation to having no hot water and heating back on within a couple of hours. Will definitely be using Homecure again in the future.

    thumb Emily Kanaris
    3/13/2021

    5 star review  This was our first time using Homecure plumbing after a close friend of ours had highly recommended them & I have to say they done a fantastic job. The engineer that arrived was friendly & very helpful . We had a full boiler replacement and moved it’s position. Really pleased with the work that was done & at reasonable price too . So would definitely use these guys again in the future

    thumb Adam Rose
    3/06/2021

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