17 11, 2014

Top Tips To Get To The Bottom of Leaks

2018-06-18T11:31:14+00:00November 17th, 2014|

From massive corporations to small homes, the majority of buildings share something in common during the winter - they all rely on their heating systems to keep everyone nice and warm. These fantastic additions are absolutely essential for providing provide a building's occupants with comfy warmth during the cold winter months. On occasion though, these heating systems sometimes lose some of their effectiveness and when this happens it is generally due to the fact that they lose their pressure and [...]

10 11, 2014

Time For a New Central Heating System?

2018-06-18T11:31:20+00:00November 10th, 2014|

Your home energy bill is probably going to be one of the largest bills that you are faced with during the winter months. During the coldest months of the year, you may even see your heating bill eating up to 25% of your monthly expenses, therefore finding the best possible way to ensure that your heating system works to its maximum possible ability could prove to be a huge money saving solution. Don’t make the mistake of thinking that just [...]

12 09, 2014

Have You Heard of the Water Hammer?

2018-06-18T11:31:28+00:00September 12th, 2014|

Have you ever noticed your pipes making a banging sound? Ever wondered what causes this banging? Known within the trade as water hammer, the very annoying problem is all too common in many old properties found within London which still use old plumbing systems. Banging noises from water pipes can be alarming especially if it is the first time for you to hear it. However, you should not worry since this situation is manageable when handled properly. What Causes the [...]

6 09, 2014

4 Step To Help Unblock Your Drains

2018-06-18T11:31:46+00:00September 6th, 2014|

A blocked drain can be a pain at best and a health hazard at worst.  Below  a Channel 4 guide highlighted 4 steps which should be taken if you would like to have a go at unblocking the drain yourself. Step One: Lift The Cover And Check The Chambers Lift the drain inspection cover nearest to the house to see if the chamber is full of water. A spade is useful to lever up the edge of the cover if [...]

18 07, 2014

Top Tips To Save Energy Through Lighting Control

2018-06-18T11:32:07+00:00July 18th, 2014|

We are all constantly searching for ways to make cutbacks and savings in our homes. Did you know though that the very latest in lighting technologies, sensors and control equipment can increase your energy savings? Making Significant Cuts The best way to save energy and make significant cuts within your home is by using the latest energy saving products and controls. When considering lighting for your building, you must make sure it complies with Part L of the building regulations. [...]

11 07, 2014

Getting To The Root of Plumbing Problems

2018-06-18T11:32:25+00:00July 11th, 2014|

Home maintenance is a chore that keeps popping its head up. With so many things that need to be done to a home in order to keep things running smoothly, there is literally always something to do. Important Tips Some things are a little more important than others though and the plumbing of a property is something that should never be overlooked. Below, the team at J & P have created a helpful plumbers London check-list that will help you to [...]

9 06, 2014

Vaillant & Baxi Accredited Installers!

2018-06-18T11:35:47+00:00June 9th, 2014|

Up To 10 Years Warranty on All New Boilers!! We are absolutely delighted to announce that we are now both Vaillant and Baxi accredited installers.  Selecting a professional to install your new heating system is an important decision and our accreditations go a long way towards offering the assurance that our customers deserve regarding the quality of the task in hand. Baxi Approved Installer Scheme Our Baxi Approved Installer status recognises the skill and dedication of our installation team. With Baxi's approved [...]

25 05, 2014

The J & P Guide To Roofing Problems

2018-06-18T11:36:27+00:00May 25th, 2014|

Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter all provide varying degrees of problems for the roof of our properties. During inclement weather, it is a common occurrence for roof tiles to become cracked and loose, ultimately resulting in them falling off. It is therefore very important to ensure that we remain vigilant to allow for the professionals to come and repair broken slates quickly. Associated Problems Displaced roofing tiles are just the first stage of a number of associated problems. Once tiles [...]

13 05, 2014

Plumbing Problems – Solved (Part 2)

2018-06-18T11:37:35+00:00May 13th, 2014|

In a recent blog we took a look at some of the more common plumbing issues and how they can be rectified. In the next part of this series, we continue our look into some of the problems that we regularly face. Issues With Drainage Smells This is very often a summer issue and results from vacuum forming within the waste pipes because insufficient displacement air is being drawn in via the vent pipe. When this happens, it can begin [...]

6 05, 2014

Reaching The Parts Other Plumbers Cannot Reach

2018-06-18T11:37:52+00:00May 6th, 2014|

If you're concerned about a persistent fault with your drains, utilising a CCTV drain survey could offer the perfect method of getting to the root of the problem. Many drain blockages can often be easily rectified. However, if a blockage is more persistent, there may be a more extensive issue to investigate and fix and CCTV surveys can be absolutely perfect. How Does CCTV Work? CCTV (closed circuit television) is a very useful tool for the drainage engineer as most [...]

29 04, 2014

Taking Care of Business

2018-06-18T11:38:08+00:00April 29th, 2014|

We all know how difficult it can be to turn our attention to household tasks when we’ve spent a hard day at work. Never let it slip your mind though that these little jobs that need fixing can quickly become big & costly jobs that become major issues if they are not nipped in the bud at the earliest possible opportunity. Below we have identified a number of little issues that can quickly become big issues if left alone. The [...]

25 04, 2014

The Benefits of Drain Cleaning

2020-07-09T08:54:51+00:00April 25th, 2014|

There can be no doubt that clogged or blocked drains can quickly turn into a nightmare. A drain blockage can often become a disaster situation with water or sewage flooding your home or garden if left unchecked. With vast experience in all aspects of plumbing, J&P Group has all the expertise necessary to deal with blockages, overflows or floods through our professional drain cleaning services to help return your life back to normal in double-quick time. Whatever the size of [...]

22 04, 2014

Time For a New Bathroom?

2018-06-18T11:38:45+00:00April 22nd, 2014|

Are you tired of walking into your bathroom and seeing patches of paint peeling from the walls and mouldy tiles? These are often the first signs that it is time for a bathroom upgrade and the team at J & P is here to help. What Are The Most Common Upgrades? Without wishing to state the obvious, by far the most common fixtures in household bathrooms are showers/baths, toilets and sinks. All used regularly in everyday life, upgrading these fixtures [...]

10 03, 2014

Should Drain Cleaning Be Left To The Professionals?

2018-05-21T12:54:16+00:00March 10th, 2014|

Don’t be hard on yourself if you do not really understand the importance of the regular cleaning of your drains. The majority of people are exactly the same but one thing that you should know is that placing your trust in the professionals to complete the cleaning will play a key role in preserving your plumbing system. First Thing Forgotten Let’s be honest, we all have too much on our plate at the best of times and adding another household [...]

13 02, 2014

How To Find The Perfect Plumber

2018-05-21T12:54:24+00:00February 13th, 2014|

Nearly all plumbers would have you believe that they are the bees knees when it comes to all things plumbing (obviously we actually are!) but the truth is that it is not all plumbers provide the level of services that you as a customer deserve. The chances are that if you find yourself having to call in a plumber, it will be because of an emergency situation that has presented itself to you (burst pipe, overflowing toilet etc) and therefore [...]

11 02, 2014

Strange Noises Coming From the Bathroom???

2018-05-21T12:54:25+00:00February 11th, 2014|

Do you have strange noises coming from your bathroom?? It is not uncommon for people to experience problems with their toilet and finding out the root cause of the problem is the the first step towards restoring peace and order to your toilet. Below we have identified some of the most common cause of problems (aside from blockages), and what steps can be taken to rectify them. Often the best course of action is to call in a team of [...]

22 01, 2014

J & P To The Rescue

2018-05-21T12:54:29+00:00January 22nd, 2014|

24 Hours a Day 365 Days a Year, there is no job too big or too small for the premier emergency plumbing team in London. Our team of qualified plumbers, heating engineers and electricians all possess extensive experience in all aspects of the plumbing & heating industry. When you need our help in a time of a plumbing emergency, simply call us 24 hours a day, seven days a week on 020 7610 1616 and we will be with you as soon [...]

15 01, 2014

Flushing Out The Good From The Bad

2018-06-18T11:44:55+00:00January 15th, 2014|

Would you know which plumbing company to call should there be an emergency? There are excellent plumbers out there (like us for example!!) but there are also some plumber who are not so good and those which are just plain awful! That’s why it is always worth keeping your eye out and listening to recommendations from friends and family. Many of our new customers are recommended to us from former customers and this is something that we take great pride in. Reputation [...]

10 01, 2014

Time For A Change?

2018-05-21T12:54:31+00:00January 10th, 2014|

The new year is now upon us and you may feel that now is the time for a change in your home. If you have got that decorating bug, why take on all of the hard work yourself, give the team at J & P a call and let us complete the task for you. Whether you are looking to add a splash of colour to a room or whether you have suffered some sort of damage to your property [...]

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