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18 12, 2013

Is a Condensing Boiler Right For Me?

2018-06-18T11:45:29+00:00December 18th, 2013|

Should You Change to a Condensing Boiler? Condensing boilers have in relatively wide spread use from plumbing retailers for nearly three decades but a surprising number of householders are not aware of their benefits. Who does not want to cut the cost of their heating bills? Condensing boilers offer a great way of doing this because they are designed to work more efficiently than traditional boilers. Benefits of Condensing Boilers Condensing boilers offer two significant benefits to householders: Reduced production [...]

17 12, 2013

Blocked Toilet, No Problem

2018-06-18T11:45:40+00:00December 17th, 2013|

There are no circumstances where having a blocked toilet can be considered to be a good thing! The team at J &P appreciate that a blocked toilet can sometimes be much more than an inconvenience, but an emergency, especially if the corresponding property only had one toilet. If you do have an emergency like this please tell us and we will look to respond to your call within the shortest possible period of time. Providing Lasting Relief for Over 25 [...]

16 12, 2013

Trouble with Your Pipes?

2018-06-18T11:45:50+00:00December 16th, 2013|

  Winter is Here! No time of the year is worse for the durability of pipes than the winter. The very last thing that anyone wants is to come home or wake up in the morning to the devastation that can be caused by a major leak in the home. Despite the fact that the considerable majority of pipes are made of copper, a typically durable metal, they are still prone to leaks, especially during the winter. Depending on the [...]

12 12, 2013

Radiator Problems?

2018-05-21T12:54:35+00:00December 12th, 2013|

Keeping Your House Warm This Winter Have you ever experienced radiator problems at home? If you can genuinely answer no to this, you are very fortunate. We have nearly all experienced problems with our radiators not performing as well as we would like. After all, radiators have one purpose, to warm our property, and as such we want to do everything that we can to make sure they get as hot as possible. Below we have identified an easy to [...]

9 12, 2013

Avoiding Leaky Roofs This Winter

2018-05-21T12:54:36+00:00December 9th, 2013|

The roof of your property is exposed to the elements at the best of times but during the winter it is very likely to take a real hammering from the weather. If your roof is fully secure then there is every chance that you will have no problems but any areas of weakness will be exposed by inclement weather which can lead to costly damage. J & P can undertake all forms of residential roofing works including flat roof repairs [...]

6 12, 2013

What To Look For in a Good Plumber?

2018-06-18T11:46:20+00:00December 6th, 2013|

  Regardless of the area in which you live, trying to find a tradesman or company that ticks all of the boxes can be a difficult task. Especially if you are using them for the firs time. Home owners quite rightly want to find someone that they can trust and somebody who will be able to do the best job possible in their home. Here are some things to remember whenever you are looking to hire a plumber. Trustworthy - If [...]

1 12, 2013

Do I Need a Boiler Service?

2018-05-21T12:54:38+00:00December 1st, 2013|

It is essential to provide regular servicing for your boiler to ensure that it works to its optimum level at the times that you need it most. Regular servicing should take place at least once a year and will ensure that when the cold winter nights set in, your home will remain nice and warm. An annual gas boiler service will not only save you money, it will also give you peace of mind. Complicated Pieces of Equipment Although highly effective, modern condensing [...]

27 11, 2013

Does Your Property Need a New Boiler?

2018-05-21T12:54:39+00:00November 27th, 2013|

Do you feel that your heating and hot water could be performing better? Do you feel as though a new boiler may do the trick? J&P Group and Heating in London are here to help. We can offer help and advice on the type of boiler that you need to suit your property and your budget. Not all properties require a combi-boiler, but nearly all properties need a condensing boiler to maximise their energy efficiency and their ability to save [...]

22 11, 2013

Is Your Roof Ready For Winter?

2018-06-19T06:16:11+00:00November 22nd, 2013|

The winter exposes our roofs to a very harsh inspection during the cold and wet months. A seemingly constant barrage of rain, sleet and snow will lead to any weakness or leak being full exploited with the potential for significant and costly damage not far behind. It’s certainly a good idea to keep an eye on your roof throughout all times of the year, not just leaving it until it is time for the pre winter checks. Your roof should [...]

20 11, 2013

Broken Boiler – Call Us Now!

2018-05-21T12:54:42+00:00November 20th, 2013|

The last thing that you want to happen in your home during cold weather is a boiler breakdown. No hot water and in some cases no heating either spells disaster. At J & P Heating, we know that a boiler breakdown means no heating and hot water in your home, this is much more than just an inconvenience, this is a disaster. Call us 24/7 on 020 7610 1616 and one of our Gas Safe registered, professionally qualified engineers will [...]

18 11, 2013

How Can I Look After My Heating System?

2018-06-19T06:16:43+00:00November 18th, 2013|

To ensure that your heating system keeps you nice and warm when you need it the most, make sure that you do no neglect it. If you do not maintain your boiler and allow problems to build up, there is every chance that you will take significant steps towards a problem which will be both costly and time consuming taking place at a time that you need the system most. Though the use of annual maintenance services from J & [...]

18 11, 2013

Electric v Gas Central Heating

2018-06-19T06:17:15+00:00November 18th, 2013|

  This is the time of year that central heating systems become a hot topic of conversation in our industry. There are a variety of central heating systems from which you can choose and we are always happy to advise regarding which will be the best for your property. To help speed up the decision making process, we have drawn up some of the pros and cons that related to the eternal battle of 'Electric v Gas Central Heating'. What [...]

14 11, 2013

Effective Winter Warming Tips

2018-06-19T06:17:29+00:00November 14th, 2013|

Although modern day central heating is highly efficient, it can still be an issue heating parts of a property which are not regularly used. This can be especially so in larger properties. Ideal Scenario In an ideal scenario, we would all love to be able to simply switch on our central heating to heat our homes all day and night at a consistent temperature of our choosing. However, due to the constant overlooking of maintenance and servicing, this is not [...]

11 11, 2013

Is Central Heating The Best Method of Keeping Warm

2018-06-19T06:17:46+00:00November 11th, 2013|

It may seem difficult to believe but before central heating was so widely implemented, families had to find different methods of heating their homes and premises. Although some of these methods seem rather old school compared to the options available now, many of them still offered reliable methods. So what were the means people used before central heating and cooling was so vastly available? Wood stoves Wood stoves were one of the original methods of heating a room or property [...]

7 11, 2013

Should I Move to an A Rated Boiler

2018-06-19T06:18:05+00:00November 7th, 2013|

With money being tight throughout the country, it only makes sense that people are exploring a variety of ways to save money. It is no coincidence that as the weather gets colder, household energy bills begin to rise, and as such, looking for ways to cut back on heating bills should be right at the top of the money saving list. If you haven’t yet made the move to an A-rated boiler there has never been a better time than [...]

1 11, 2013

How Effective Are Gas Boiler Systems

2018-06-19T06:18:29+00:00November 1st, 2013|

There are now a wide variety of heating systems available on the market, some of which are generate their power from oil, whilst a number of the newer type of systems use solar heat. However the more conventional fuel to power central heating system boilers is gas. Types of Gas Boiler Systems There exist a number of gas powered boilers which can be installed, with three main designs coming to the fore: The First Type: Conventional gas boilers are installed the [...]

29 10, 2013

Suffering with a Burst Pipe?

2018-06-19T06:18:45+00:00October 29th, 2013|

Dealing with Leaks Has a pipe burst in your home? Perhaps you are thinking of replacing your existing bathroom? Our comprehensive range of plumbing services can be tailored to meet your specific requirements. Whether your kitchen tap is dripping or you need your new electric shower installing, give us a call today. Leaking or burst pipes can be very disruptive problems that can quickly become destructive if they are not dealt with quickly. We provide a priority service to customers [...]

25 10, 2013

Don’t Get Caught Out This Winter

2018-06-19T06:19:22+00:00October 25th, 2013|

Act now to avoid heating misery this winter After last year’s devastating winter the team at J&P Group want to help reduce the number of customers that are caught out by the ravaging effects that damaged pipes can cause for a home or business during the onset of winter. Our simple guide has been designed to help you reduce the chances of water damage occurring, and, of course, the associated costs of rectifying these problems. It's a scary thought but one [...]

17 10, 2013

How to Restore a Heating System to Full Health

2018-06-19T06:19:49+00:00October 17th, 2013|

Making The Most of Your Heating As plumbers by trade we are often called to homes which have are being impacted by one or more of the following problems I am often called out to a home which has one or a combination of the following problem: Heating system slow to warm Radiators failing to warm Cold spots on radiators Faulty boiler Leaking radiators Discoloured water when radiators are bled Sometimes it will take drastic action to restore heating to [...]

15 10, 2013

Is My Flat Roof at Risk During Winter

2018-05-21T12:54:50+00:00October 15th, 2013|

Winter Proofing Your Flat Roof It is an unfortunate fact that conventional flat roofs will leak over time.  Many of the old materials which were used begin to break down and when combined with the standard problems including sun damage, water pooling, eroding and gradually breaking down the components of the rubber or plastic used, major issues including damage to your ceiling, walls and your decor await. J&P specialise in roofing services to residential properties, particularly flat roofing and asphalt [...]

10 10, 2013

Winter Plumbing Tips

2018-06-19T06:20:24+00:00October 10th, 2013|

Make The Winter Blues a Thing of The Past When temperatures drop to freezing lows during the winter months, plumbing problems become increasingly common.  There are a number of things that home owners can do to help prevent these problems and in turn guard against the associated damage which can be caused to your home. The team at J & P have drawn up the list of tips below to help remove the risk caused by winter plumbing problems. Make [...]

8 10, 2013

Beat The Cold Snap with Our Great Offer!!

2018-05-21T12:54:52+00:00October 8th, 2013|

1/2 price boiler service - £45 instead of £90!! All boiler manufacturers recommend yearly servicing of their products, and there has never been a better time to have your boiler serviced than RIGHT NOW!! Running until the end of October 2013, we are offering a fantastic deal - 1/2 price boiler servicing for just £45. Perfect timing to make sure that your boiler is working as it should when the weather starts to take a turn for the worse. Keeping [...]

8 10, 2013

Keep heating Bills Down With a New Boiler

2018-06-19T06:20:46+00:00October 8th, 2013|

Heating Bills Too High? The onset of winter always coincides with a rise in your fuel bills. It's important to know that there are options available to help keep your bills down to a minimum and a cost effective new boiler should be the top of any list. New Boiler Benefits Whilst the installation of a new boiler may seem like something that would be expensive, it offers a range of benefits and will result in long term savings. Improved [...]

7 10, 2013

Staying Warm This Winter

2018-06-19T06:20:57+00:00October 7th, 2013|

Keeping Your Home Warm As the winter approaches and the temperature begins to drop, the time for our central heating systems to kick in to warm our homes begins. Unfortunately, if you have an older heating system installed, you may begin to notice that your radiators are not quite reaching the levels of warmth that they once did and ass such you have to turn up the temperature just to maintain a comfortable level. This will in turn ensure that [...]

3 10, 2013

Is Now The Right Time For a Boiler Service

2018-05-21T12:54:55+00:00October 3rd, 2013|

Boiler Servicing Before Boiler Repairs The boilers within many properties are not used at all during the summer months. Now the temperature is beginning to drop, it can be a nervous time when it comes to switching the heating on for the first time! To ensure your boiler continues to work to its optimum level, a thorough boiler service from the team at J & P will make sure that everything is working as it should. Annual Servicing It’s very [...]

3 10, 2013

Free Boiler and Heating Health Check

2018-05-21T12:54:55+00:00October 3rd, 2013|

Free Boiler and Heating Health Check Let our experts provide a free winter boiler and heating health check - You’ll get free advice and a no-obligation quote. J & P aim to help ensure our customers find the most efficient and cost-effective way to heat their home. To do that, we always start with a survey of your current system, including a free boiler and heating health check which will take place at a time which is convenient to you. [...]

3 10, 2013

New Boilers Now With Up To 10 Year Warranty

2018-06-19T06:22:33+00:00October 3rd, 2013|

New Boilers Now With Up To 10 Year Warranty New boilers now fitted with up to 10 years extended warranty!!! Complete peace of mind from your Vailllant and Glow-Worm accredited installers For more details call us on 020 7610 1616 or email info@thejandpgroup.co.uk.

1 10, 2013

How To Get Your Roof Ready for Winter

2018-05-21T12:54:57+00:00October 1st, 2013|

Preparing Your Property For The Cold Weather Ensuring that your roof is prepared for the battering that it will receive during the winter months can save expensive repairs in the long-run and several months worth of worrying each time it rains or snows. Here’s a check list of jobs to get your roof ready for winter: Clean all gutters and drainpipes. Check and seal pipes and flashings. Ensure all slates are properly attached. Remove any debris from the rooftop. Inspect [...]

26 09, 2013

When is the Right Time to Have my Boiler Checked?

2018-06-19T06:23:01+00:00September 26th, 2013|

Is Now The Right Time? There are a number of different schools of thought when it comes to the ideal time to have your boiler serviced. Some people think that it is most beneficial to have their boiler serviced during the middle of winter, others believe that the end of the winter when the boiler gas received lots of use is the ideal time. Some will have it as part of an annual service once a year and depending on [...]

24 09, 2013

How To Choose The Right Boiler

2018-06-19T06:23:18+00:00September 24th, 2013|

What Do You Need To Know? With a small number of exceptions, all new new and replacement boilers must comply with new regulations designed to ensure they can reduce CO2 emissions by up to 30%. As an additional benefit, due to increased efficiency, they can also help to reduce heating bills by a further 40%! It is worth taking this into account because although the initial expenditure may be a little more, it will only take a few energy bills before [...]

19 09, 2013

A Guide to Central Heating Installation

2018-05-21T12:54:59+00:00September 19th, 2013|

What Do You Need To Know? A complete central heating installation can mean a massive improvement for your property and includes a large number of components, some which are on show within the property. The following is an initial list of questions which will help inform your central heating system design and product selection: Fuel Supply - Do you have a gas supply to your building? Gas fired boilers are the most economical to install and run. Hot Water Cylinder - Will [...]

12 09, 2013

Avoiding The Disruption Caused By a Broken Boiler

2019-04-23T13:20:31+00:00September 12th, 2013|

Avoiding Major Distruption A central heating boiler is a very expensive piece of equipment that can often be used within a property every day. If a boiler fails this can be a major cause disruption within a household. As with a motor vehicle, a boiler needs to be serviced an an annual basis to ensure any minor faults are rectified, ensure it is safe to use, and that the boiler life is prolonged to it maximum. Especially with today’s condensing [...]

5 09, 2013

No Heat in Radiator?

2018-06-19T06:24:16+00:00September 5th, 2013|

Stay Warm This Winter If you fancy yourself as a bit of a DIY expert, these tips might help you get to the root of why your radiator is not as warm as it should be by helping diagnose the problem in your central heating system and maybe to fix cold radiator problem without calling a plumber. Step 1 -The first thing to take a look at is whether the valves on either side of the radiator are fully open. [...]

3 09, 2013

Would You Know What To Do If Your Boiler Broke Down?

2019-03-20T09:15:11+00:00September 3rd, 2013|

Boiler Breakdown Tips It is with a sense of irony that we can let you know that by far the most common time for a central heating boiler to break down is when we need it most! – the first time it is switched on after the summer, in a really cold snap etc. Finding yourself without heating and/or hot water is not fun at the best of times, especially in freezing weather. It is crucially important that if your [...]

27 08, 2013

What are the Benefits of a Combi Boiler?

2018-05-21T12:55:03+00:00August 27th, 2013|

Should You Choose a Combi-Boiler? Boilers account for approximately 55% of annual energy bills, so therefore ensuring that you have an efficient boiler installed has the potential to make a big difference. Replacing an old gas boiler with an A-rated high-efficiency condensing boiler and improving your heating controls will significantly cut your home's carbon dioxide emissions Traditional boilers tend to take up considerably more space, both in the kitchen and the loft, as well as being more uneconomical to run. [...]

22 08, 2013

It’s The Perfect Time For A Boiler Service

2018-06-19T06:24:48+00:00August 22nd, 2013|

You may find it hard to believe while we are enjoying this hot weather but now is the perfect time to consider boiler servicing in preparation for the winter months. We strongly recommend getting your boiler serviced at least once a year and it is much better to get it checked now before discovering a problem during the winter months when you need it the most. Servicing your boiler can also ensure it is running efficiently, helping you save money [...]

20 08, 2013

Keeping Your Gutters Clean

2018-06-19T06:25:08+00:00August 20th, 2013|

When you own a home, you have an awful lot of responsibilities. The lawn, the mortgage, the bills, shopping etc to name just a few. It's probably safe to say that cleaning out the gutters is not exactly top of your to do list! It’s easy to forget simply because the gutters are kind of out of site. If your toilet ceases to work, the chances are you are going to know it straight away. If you gutters are backed [...]

15 08, 2013

How To Bleed Your Radiator

2018-05-21T12:55:05+00:00August 15th, 2013|

Keeping Your Radiators Warm Does this sound like something that your dad used to do?? There is no doubt that bleeding radiators can help to ensure they run to their optimum level and below you will find a step by step guide quick illustrating how you can do this. If you feel as though there is not enough heat coming out of your radiators, the chances are that this is the case. Do they feel warm at the bottom but [...]

13 08, 2013

Gas Leak – What To Do?

2018-06-19T06:25:38+00:00August 13th, 2013|

What should I do in a potential gas leak situation? Sitting at home and think that you can smell gas? There is a possibility to it may not be gas but if you find yourself in a situation like this, it is crucial that you take all possible precautions. The team at J & P would like to take a moment to explain what you need to do to stay safe. The first step is to find the emergency gas [...]

8 08, 2013

Is Your Heating System Ready For Autumn

2018-05-21T12:55:07+00:00August 8th, 2013|

Preparing Your Heating For Winter It may seem crazy in the first week of August but now is the perfect time to ensure that your heating system is working to its optimum level. Leaving this until autumn beings to take, with the temperatures beginning to are slowly drop, can expose your heating system and leave you with problems at the time you need it most. The autumn/winter period puts your plumbing system under increasing amounts of strain with freezing pipes [...]

11 07, 2013

How a Reliable Plumber Can Make Your Life Easier

2018-05-21T12:55:10+00:00July 11th, 2013|

Leave it to the professionals There are certain jobs around the house that are vital to keeping anything running smoothly and many of these related to plumbing in one way or another. Plumbing is a highly specialised job and as such is one that should always be left to the professionals. A simple call to us can help to make things much easier in a variety of different ways. Hygiene, Sanitation & Safety - There can be no disputing the fact [...]

10 04, 2013

Vaillant 5 Year Warranty Offer!

2018-06-19T06:26:44+00:00April 10th, 2013|

As we come into the winter period, we have had some great news from Vaillant, one of the leading boiler manufacturers. We are listed as Vaillant accredited installers and following our negotiations with Vaillant, we are now happy to be able to offer any customers having a new Vaillant boiler fitted by us - an amazing 5 year manufacturers warranty. If you would like to discuss the possibility of a new boiler and have one of Technical Services Estimators come [...]

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