South London is a region of the city that is comprised of numerous boroughs, as follows: Sutton, Wandsworth, Southwark, Richmond, Merton, Lewisham, Lambeth, Kingston, Greenwich, Croydon, Bromley and Bexley. If you are searching for a plumber in South London and you live in any of the regions mentioned earlier, you can easily address to our team of local plumbers.
Services provided by our plumber in South London
A plumber in London can be qualified in numerous areas of expertise, that can be related to any of the following: standard plumbing services, services related to the drainage system, installing and/or replacing boilers and maintaining such devices, services related to the central heating system of a house or an apartment or services related to various kitchen or bathroom appliances, which also include rerouting water pipes.
If you need a plumber in South London, you can schedule an appointment on our website or you can directly call our phone number. If you already know what the plumbing problem is, our plumber can present the types of plumbing activities he will perform when arriving at your home, the estimated price for the respective services and other additional information that can be of interest for you.
However, if you are not sure of what the plumbing issue is or if you consider that it represents a more complex situation, our plumber in South London will arrive at your premises and he will make an initial evaluation of the case and present the process that will be carried out, the materials needed for the project and will consult you on the brands of products that will be installed in your home. With regards to our plumbing services, one can request any of the following:
- installing new appliances or relocating appliances such as dishwashers, dryers, washing machines and other similar devices;
- repairing leaking taps, leaking pipes, blocked drains, replacing faulty parts of the plumbing system;
- rerouting piping system where needed and replacing old pipes with newer materials;
- services related to the heating system – hot water plumbing, replacing water heaters or radiators, replacing radiators valves;
- participating in kitchen and bathroom renovations – replacing bathtubs, showers, toilets, water tanks.
What are the basic drainage services offered by a plumber in South London?
A plumber in South London can also help you resolve drainage issues. Such plumbing issues can refer to blocked drains, blocked toilets or blocked pipes. Our plumber is qualified to use a CCTV drain survey system, which can provide a rapid image on the current blockage of any of the plumbing systems of a home.
In most of the cases, the blockage can be resolved without using this system, which is generally used for complicated cases. In the situation in which you experience an urgent situation, you can address to our emergency plumber in London, who can provide professional services on numerous plumbing issues.
Any person working as a plumber in South London and in other parts of the city has to be qualified for performing this activity and must also be registered with the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering. It must be noted that any client requiring the services of a plumber can verify on the website of the institution the registered plumbers that activate in his or her area.
How can our plumber in London participate in home renovation projects?
London homes are generally very beautiful and most of the homeowners in the UK maintain their homes in a very typical British style, and this includes both the interior of the house, but also the exterior, including the backyard, the terrace and other home extensions people can create on their property.
However, numerous English homes are also very old and some of them really need to be renovated because the overall system of the house no longer functions as required. Thus, a home renovation project is not only a matter of comfort, it can actually be necessary in order to have a home that operates without any issues.
Not having various essential appliances or pipes working as required can have an impact not only on the personal comfort of the persons who live in a house, but it can have financial implications as well, and also environmental, and the latter has become a matter of concern for both the British authorities and the British society at large.
Thus, in some cases, for one to be able to live in a house, a home renovation project will be necessary, and this can actually be necessary for homes which were abandoned for a period of time. For instance, this can be the case of inherited properties.
Of course, a person can decide to enter a home renovation project simply because he or she wants a new design for the respective property and other functionalities, modern appliances and any other modern devices that can be introduced in a house.
Regardless of the reason, when a person will start this type of complicated home project, the services of a plumber in London will almost always be necessary, even in the situations in which in the initial phase the owner of the home doesn’t think that a plumber is required.
The home renovation project will start not by contacting our team of plumbers in London, unless there is an obvious plumbing issue that has to be resolved. As a general rule, the home owner will address to a team of professionals who have the necessary expertise in the field of home renovations. Specialists such as architects, interior designers, landscapers and others can be part of a team dealing with a home renovation.
The person who hires them will try to provide as many details as possible on his or her new interests and the type of devices, appliances, furniture and any other home objects that can be incorporated into the project, and the team will create a model based on the wishes of the client.
However, when the team will start the project itself, which will imply removing various home items, changing the old appliances and so on, the project can be stopped because the hired team will discover various faults, such as leaking pipes in the walls that have to be secured by a plumber in South London, if the home is located in South London, or by another plumber, working in a different part of the city (depending on where the house is).
The team can discover issues with the plumbing system of the bathroom, and in homes that haven’t been renovated in a long period of time it will most likely be the case. If we talk about a very old home, the plumbing system itself may need to be completely changed, as the old pipes can be found in a very bad condition.
Thus, even though they may still be functioning, they can impact the quality of the water that you get in your home, and can have a negative impact on the environment. In this case, they have to be changed with modern pipes. Our team of plumbers in London can help you choose the most suitable types of pipes.
If we refer to the bathroom, even if the bathroom plumbing system is in a good condition and the pipes or the drainage system can be maintained as such, if you will completely change the bathtub, the shower, the sink or the toilet, then you will definitely have to contact a plumber in London to help you.
With regards to landscaping projects, any objects that will imply a plumbing system will need the professional expertise of a local plumber. For instance, putting a small fountain in the middle of the court, which is connected to your central water system, should be done with the help of the plumber or with his assistance.
Provided that you will change water boilers or will introduce water boilers in a home that did not have any, this will be a job that will fall under the responsibility of a plumber in London. Anything that is connected to the pipes should be overlooked by our local plumbers, so that you’ll be assured that any future issue is avoided.
What is the value of the plumbing industry in the UK?
It must be noted that the plumbing industry is a rather profitable business activity, which has met an increased demand in the number of plumbing specialists. Besides the increased number of specialists needed in this sector, one should know that the salaries of local plumbers also expanded in the last years. Also, the industry is on a continuous growth trend, as follows:
- in 2014, the value of the plumbing industry in the UK was estimated at GPB 14,7 billion;
- the latest results, presented in 2019, show that the market size of the sector increased at GPB 17,2 billion;
- from 2014 to 2019, the annual growth rate of the industry was of 4,3%;
- an emergency case handled by a plumber in South London or one called in other regions of the city can be charged with GBP 200;
- however, emergency cases in other parts of the country, with the exception of London, can be charged with GBP 100.
The prices charged by local plumbers can vary greatly based on the plumbing service they perform. For example, installing a new toilet can be charged with GBP 100-300, without adding the price of the toilet itself. Installing a new sink has similar costs, while a burst water pipe can be charged with GBP 50-150. Water tanks replacements or installations can be charged with a higher price, of GBP 350-550, given that the operation itself can take up to a day. For more details on our costs, please contact our plumber in London.