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July 3, 2017

You Might Need a Plumber

Filed under: DIY,Services,United Kingdom — Tags: , , , , — needahand @ 11:57 am

You Might Need a Plumber – While there are quite a few plumbing related tasks that you can do yourself around the house, there will inevitable come a time when you need to call in a qualified plumber, especially if the job has anything to do with gas in which case you will not only need a plumber but also a Gas Safe registered one, who has all the necessary qualifications to work with gas and give certifications that the work has been done correctly. Among the jobs that you might try for yourself (assuming that you are pretty useful with your hands), are changing tap washers to stop those pesky dripping taps that have been driving you mad for months, bleeding a radiator when your heating system is just not doing its job, and clearing a blocked drain or toilet, which you might need to buy some simple tools to complete. If there is anything wrong with your gas boiler, your gas heater or your gas oven, call in a Gas Safe plumber or heating engineer. For quite a lot of small plumbing jobs like replacing a wash basin or toilet, you could try the services of a handyman who will be cheaper than a plumber, though if you want confidence that the job is done properly, maybe calling in a plumber would be best and to hell with the cost.

March 29, 2016

Trades Search

Filed under: DIY,Services,United Kingdom — Tags: , , , — needahand @ 11:40 pm

Trades Search – A new website to help you track down tradesmen in your local area Trades Search is very handy for this purpose. You will be able to get quotes and find the cheapest tradesmen in your town, no matter what type of job you have in mind. You can easily locate plumbers for all your plumbing and heating jobs, electricians for your electrical wiring, lighting and appliance installations, and plasterers for any plastering, rendering, dry lining or screeding. So why not pop along to Trades Search and give it a go?

http://www.trades-search.co.uk

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