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20-01-2022

‘£50 million of damage a year’ caused by burst pipes

Just before Christmas, our Wembley, Surbiton and Reigate plumbers at PGS Plumbers advised on this blog on how to help minimise the risk of burst pipes at your property in London or elsewhere in the South East.

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22-12-2021

5 reasons to seriously consider smart heating for your property

If you read our previous blog post about smart heating here at PGS Plumbers, you will hopefully already have a decent understanding of what it is. In short, it’s the (still relatively) new way to both conveniently and efficiently heat your home, doing for heating what the smartphone did for the phone.

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21-12-2021

Remember: your boiler needs to be safe, not just efficient

We all know what the big topic of conversation tends to be at this time of year when it comes to domestic heating: how we can keep ourselves warm amid the winter chill. But have you stopped to consider whether the gas heating in your home is also as safe as it could be? 

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02-12-2021

3 ways to guard against the risk of frozen or burst pipes at your property

It will likely be one of the biggest risks confronting your property this winter if you aren’t careful, and it’s certainly one that our own Leatherhead, Chertsey and Tadworth plumbers here at PGS Plumbers spend a lot of time warning about. 

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01-12-2021

What’s all the fuss about smart heating – and should you invest in it for your home?

Doesn’t it feel like pretty much anything and everything has been made ‘smart’ these days? Well, you might be right – at least as far as the increasing popularity of ‘smart heating’ is concerned.

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17-11-2021

How can you minimise the likelihood of plumbing emergencies this winter?

We are once again approaching ‘that time of year’, when many of us will be making more extensive use of our property’s plumbing and heating systems – but also, as a consequence, needing to be particularly vigilant against anything that could go wrong with them.

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02-11-2021

Could limescale be the enemy driving up your energy bills?

There has been a lot of debate lately about how much households are spending on energy, amid rising prices. And with the winter of 2021 on the horizon, it is fair to say that many families – in London, the South East and beyond – are feeling the need to crank up their heating in order to feel comfortable.

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20-10-2021

5 ways to keep warm this winter that don’t involve turning up the heating

The recent news regarding the rise in energy prices is causing concern for many people in the UK. With energy bills expected to increase by up to 30% next year, many people are considering other ways to keep warm without having to turn the heating up.

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14-10-2021

Wimbledon

As the owner of property in Wimbledon, you will want to be sure that your boiler and wider central heating system continue to function efficiently and reliably, including through the particularly challenging autumn and winter months.

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14-10-2021

Harrow

Everyone wants to feel happy and comfortable in their own home – but if there’s one thing that can threaten this for you, it’s something going wrong with your boiler or broader central heating system.

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14-10-2021

Croydon

As a resident of Croydon, you may need to call a local heating engineer from time to time, for any of a wide range of services such as boiler installation, servicing, repair or powerflushing. So, why should you choose PGS Plumbers for any of these crucial services?

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14-10-2021

Clapham

When you find yourself in a tricky situation in life, you are likely to greatly appreciate the help and expertise of skilled and seasoned professionals – and it’s no different as far as your home’s plumbing and heating systems are concerned.

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14-10-2021

Wembley

Living and working in the Wembley area of London can be highly rewarding – but it will be a lot less so if you encounter problems with your home’s boiler or wider central heating system.

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12-10-2021

Gas Safety Certificates

We’re sure you’ll agree with us that in your capacity as a landlord, very few things will be as important to you as ensuring the most responsible gas safety practices in your rental property. In any case, it is legally required for landlords to arrange to have a Gas Safe registered engineer safety-test their rented property’s gas appliances every 12 months.

 

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12-10-2021

Boiler Installation

There can surely be no single appliance that is more important in the typical London or South East England home, than the boiler. So, when the time comes that you require Wembley, Harrow or Croydon boiler installation services, you are sure to be thankful for the knowhow and experience of the very best heating engineers in your local area.

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12-10-2021

Boiler Servicing

It’s only natural that you will want your boiler in your London or Home Counties property to always deliver efficient and reliable performance, especially during the colder months. B

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12-10-2021

Boiler Repairs

Wherever you live in London or the Home Counties, your boiler is probably one of the last things that you will want to go wrong in the home.

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05-10-2021

Heating Engineer

Of all the parts of your London or Home Counties residential property that you will want to keep in the best possible condition, this might be especially true of your central heating systems. After all, we probably all know that feeling we can have from time to time of being too cold in our homes, or even being unable to access hot water.

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28-09-2021

You don’t necessarily need to turn your heating on just yet!

When it comes to ‘age-old’ debates, few are arguably more British than “when should you put the heating on”? So, it interested us lately to see the opinion of one central heating expert, who suggested that many of us may not need to turn up our thermostats as early as we might think.

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13-09-2021

Top 6 frequently asked plumbing and heating questions – answered by the experts

While every London or South East England home is likely to have plumbing or heating issues at one time or another, some problems are more common than others.

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11-08-2021

6 common plumbing and heating myths – debunked

It seems that when it comes to every subject in our lives, there are certain myths around it – and the situation is no different when it comes to the heating, gas and plumbing systems in London and South East England homes.

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20-07-2021

5 ways to prevent your drains from getting blocked this summer

It’s summertime in the UK, which means barbeques, sun cream, dog walking and hanging out with our loved ones (for many of us, anyway!). However, it is a lesser-known fact that all these things have the potential to block up your household drains.

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05-07-2021

So, you’re renovating your property – what should you be looking at first?

While there has been much discussion since the start of the pandemic about COVID-19’s effects on our lives, one factor that perhaps hasn’t been talked about so often, is how the crisis may be transforming us into the “renovation generation”. 

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21-06-2021

A quick guide to cleaning your radiators

We may have (more or less!) reached the end of spring-cleaning season, but let’s be honest: there are always certain parts of our homes that we frequently tend to overlook.

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10-06-2021

Don’t prioritise looks over the state of the plumbing and heating when you buy a property!

Most of us would probably like to think that when it comes to a major and life-changing investment such as buying a house, we would only make the most pragmatic and reasoned of decisions. But to what extent is that genuinely the case?

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20-05-2021

5 things landlords should be checking about their properties this summer

The summer isn’t exactly a time of year that many of us associate with having to call in a plumber. But if anything, the potential for complacency during this season is precisely why you need to be so vigilant about the maintenance of any property you own right now – and it’s no less the case if you are a landlord.

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27-04-2021

COVID-19 reportedly bringing about a rise in UK boiler breakdowns

We’re sure you’ll agree with our Beckenham, Kingston and Guildford plumbers here at PGS Plumbers, when we say few things have been more indispensable over the past year than our home boilers. After all, you might be reading this right now, during a quick break from work while at home, mindful of the fact that if your central heating suddenly failed, this would be a massive inconvenience.

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20-04-2021

5 ways to boost your home’s eco-friendliness in the ‘hybrid office’ era

In recent years, there has been a significant push towards encouraging the world to become more eco-friendly. By being mindful of the environment, it is possible to reduce our carbon footprint, and better protect the only planet we have.

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13-04-2021

How to upgrade your showering experience

Few things make you feel truly “awake” in the morning like an invigorating shower. Howevermany people’s showering experience is probably only just good enough to get the job done.Thankfully, it’s not overly difficult to deliver meaningful improvements to the quality of your shower. 

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01-04-2021

A few more ways to reduce your heating bills

Keeping your home hospitably warm is a bit like eating and drinking: it can be expensive, but you have to do it regardless. Therefore, it would be convenient if you could find ways to reduce the cost of residential heating without having to risk leaving yourself shivering. 

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