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10 12, 2018

5 Tips To Reduce Household Bills This Winter

2018-11-22T14:34:43+00:00December 10th, 2018|

Times are tough. Many people are being faced with financial problems. Consequently, ways of saving money are always sweet music to people in financial crises. Skyrocketing household energy bills can mess with your sanity especially if your financial muscle is fairly emaciated. If you are struggling to pay your household energy bills or simply want to pay less, there are several ways to reduce the bills so that you save money. Simple tricks and changes on how you operate your [...]

24 11, 2018

Don’t Neglect Your Roof This Winter

2019-04-08T10:02:49+00:00November 24th, 2018|

Is your roof neglected? Often forgotten about, what can start off as a small repair can escalate into far more serious structural damage if left unattended. This does not need to be the case though & the team at J & P can help that any damage can be nipped in the bud before it reaches that stage. When a homeowner eventually needs to sell their house, a neglected roof will result in the purchaser’s surveyor recommending major works or [...]

21 11, 2018

6 Tips To Help Fix a Leak

2019-04-08T10:03:24+00:00November 21st, 2018|

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 [...]

18 11, 2018

What can caused blocked drains

2019-04-08T10:03:33+00:00November 18th, 2018|

Don't let blocked drains cause you problems. We clean and repair all types of drains and have been working with commercial clients and home owners in Central London cleaning, clearing and repairing their drains for over 25 years. From unblocking a bathroom sinks, to clearing out the gutters of an Edwardian semi, drain cleaning, repair and maintenance in restaurants, takeaways, supermarkets and garages etc… We have the expertise and equipment to deal will all your blocked drains requirements. What Can Cause [...]

15 11, 2018

Why should I clean my gutter? 

2019-03-20T09:04:45+00:00November 15th, 2018|

With the nights drawing in, the weather beginning to turn and the leaves becoming brown and crispy, now is the time to start thinking about getting your gutters ready for the changing seasons. One of the most commonly forgotten parts of any property, unattended gutters can cause a major problem if they become blocked. Great Britain is renowned for our heavy downpours, blustery winds and colourful falling leaves and this unfortunately means that the gutters of homeowners are prone to [...]

12 11, 2018

The 5 Step Guide To Dealing With a Burst Pipe

2019-04-08T10:03:58+00:00November 12th, 2018|

As the weather begins to turn and the temperature drops, a range of potential issues can arise that can lead to significant damage if not dealt with quickly and effectively. Last winter saw more snow days than we can remember, resulting in lots of home disasters – which is why we need to start preparing our pipes now to help avoid flooding and other costly water damage. Having a plumber check if your pipes are prone to freezing is the [...]

8 11, 2018

Have Your Appliances Been Serviced Recently?

2019-04-08T10:04:07+00:00November 8th, 2018|

Would you like to put your family at risk? We would guess not so don’t leave it to chance – unchecked appliances could pose a risk to you and your family All gas appliances in your property need to be safety checked by a Gas Safe registered engineer annually and serviced according to manufacturer’s instructions. Any appliance left unchecked could leave you at risk of carbon monoxide poisoning. It’s an extremely good idea to have your gas pipework inspected at the [...]

5 11, 2018

Gas Safety In The Home This Winter

2019-04-08T10:04:23+00:00November 5th, 2018|

Anyone who has gas appliances or fittings in their property needs to be aware of the risks of unsafe gas work. This section provides valuable information on gas safety in the home and how to ensure you and your family stay safe. Get your appliances checked When did you last have the gas appliances in your home checked? Gas appliances should be safety checked every year and serviced regularly by a Gas Safe registered engineer. Find out why it's so [...]

1 11, 2018

A Team That You Can Trust

2019-04-23T13:20:36+00:00November 1st, 2018|

We understand the importance of the work that we do and the trust that is placed upon our shoulders when you let us into your home. As such, we want to go that extra mile to help ensure that you know with 100% certainty that you will receive a service of the highest quality. A key part of this promise is confirmed by our link with Checkatrade. Who are Checkatrade? Checkatrade.com began in 1998, after a tornado devastated the coastal [...]

29 10, 2018

5 Signs You May Have Hard Water

2019-04-08T10:04:43+00:00October 29th, 2018|

Most people will be aware that some water is classed as "soft" and some is "hard" - but what's the difference and how do you know which type of water you have in your home? Here are a few of the tell-tale signs that your water is hard which can cause problems for your plumbing, your clothes, your hair and your skin. Sign No. 1 - Hard water causes damage to your crockery and cutlery after repeated exposure. If you notice that [...]

22 10, 2018

4 Reasons Why Under Floor Heating Could Be Right For You

2019-04-08T10:04:59+00:00October 22nd, 2018|

Heating is often the last thing people want to think about during the hot summer months. However the summer is often the perfect time to have a new heating system installed rather than leaving it until the time that you desperately need it. Increasing Popularity Whilst many people are already aware of the benefits of standard central heating, a new type of heating is increasing in popularity. This type of hearing is called – under floor heating. This type of [...]

15 10, 2018

Taking Care Of Your Roof

2019-04-08T10:05:27+00:00October 15th, 2018|

Do you take care of your roof? One of the most important parts of any property, it is also one of the easiest neglected. It is far better (and safer) to have the peace of mind that your roof is protecting your home & will not be an obstruction to a future sale. As an independent roofing contractor in London, we understand the importance of providing both reliable and affordable repair and installation services to all of our customers. From replacing [...]

8 10, 2018

Keep Your Boiler Running As It Should

2019-04-08T10:05:12+00:00October 8th, 2018|

No-one likes to be cold during the winter and most of the time, there is something that can be done to ensure that your heating works to its optimum level. A boiler which is not functioning as it should is not just inconvenient but can potentially have the most serious consequences possible. To ensure that this is not the case in your home, a regular, annual service by one of J&P Group’s Gas Safe qualified engineers, offers the perfect way to [...]

1 10, 2018

Why It Is Important To Bleed Your Radiators

2019-04-12T10:56:54+00:00October 1st, 2018|

Radiators are probably the most common method of spreading the hot water around your house taking it from the boiler to each radiator in order to heat the entire house effectively. Whilst a properly installed boiler and radiator system should work efficiently for a number of years with the minimum amount of trouble it is important to make regular checks on your radiators. In order for the maximum efficiency you need to have regular maintenance checks of your boiler by a [...]

25 09, 2018

Are You Wasting Water?

2019-04-12T10:56:59+00:00September 25th, 2018|

Most people in the United Kingdom use between 50 to 70 gallons of water EVERYDAY for indoor use and use about the same amount of water for outdoor use, depending on the season. Water rates can put a real drain on your finances and it's important to ensure that you are not wasting a drop. Follow Our Tips Save rainwater and use it to nourish your garden or yard. If you have a roof area of 1,000 square feet, one [...]

23 09, 2018

Upgrade Your Central Heating In Time For Winter

2019-04-12T10:57:19+00:00September 23rd, 2018|

The central heating installation is at the heart of any property, an effective central heating system creates a warm and homely environment with lots of hot water, when not working a property can be rendered almost uninhabitable. We therefore understand the importance of the central heating installation in your home. Our gas registered central heating engineers and fully qualified electricians have the skills and experience to cover a wide range of jobs, whether it is repairing or upgrading an existing central heating system [...]

16 09, 2018

Your One Stop Home Maintenance Shop!

2019-04-12T10:57:39+00:00September 16th, 2018|

Your One Stop Home Maintenance Shop! Here at J and P, we are a family run business, between us we have over 60 years experience in the industry. We are a 24 Hour company, specialising in servicing, installation, emergencies and everything in between. All of our engineers are fully qualified and registered with the relevant governing bodies. We will not take on engineers without a minimum of 5 years experience in their relevant trades and they all have to go through a [...]

12 09, 2018

A Quick and Simple Guide To Changing a Plug

2019-04-12T10:57:56+00:00September 12th, 2018|

One of the most common electrical tasks we face as householders is the need to wire a plug. However a surprising number of people are unaware of exactly how to do this and we felt as though it would be helpful to draw up a quick and simple guide designed to help our followers to change a plug should the need arise. Before starting, make sure that you have a medium sized flat head screwdriver to hand. Step 1: Open [...]

7 09, 2018

No Time Like The Present For a New Boiler

2019-04-12T10:58:03+00:00September 7th, 2018|

Don’t wait until your current boiler lets you down – NOW is the time to have a new boiler installed! Our professional trained engineers are able to install most manufacturers of boiler. We do though have a number of preferred boiler manufacturers whose boilers we know offer an economical solution over their life time; in other words we have found the cheaper boilers to be a false economy as their lifespan is generally lower and annual servicing costs higher. Boiler [...]

1 09, 2018

All Types of Plumbing Work Undertaken

2019-04-12T10:58:20+00:00September 1st, 2018|

J&P Group & Heating are happy to undertake any type of plumbing work. From leaky taps to burst pipes we will undertake most plumbing repair and maintenance work. We’ll respond speedily to plumbing emergencies so please do not hesitate to contact us. Complete Range of Services Our skilled and knowledgeable team of plumbers provide a comprehensive range of plumbing related services to ensure that our customers receive the best possible service. Our services include but are not limited to: Fixing [...]

13 08, 2018

Why Right Now Is The Perfect Time To Have Your Boiler Serviced

2019-04-12T10:58:32+00:00August 13th, 2018|

Just as with anything using working components, boilers need to be maintained if they are to continue working at their optimum level.  Let’s be honest, how many people pay attention to their boiler when everything is working property?? Not very many! A little bit of thinking outside of the box though can make all of the difference when the time comes to switch your boiler back on again when the weather takes a turn for the worse. Nothing good can [...]

12 08, 2018

3 Top Reasons To Leave Plumbing To The Pros

2019-04-12T10:58:43+00:00August 12th, 2018|

It can be so tempting to have a go at DIY tasks yourself rather than spend the money to bring an expert in. However, in the case of plumbing, this nearly always ends in disaster. There are a number of circumstances where you should turn to your local plumbing experts (J & P!!) rather than attempt to correct the problem yourself. Sadly, we are frequently called out to emergency plumbing jobs where a DIY repair or an installation has gone [...]

7 08, 2018

Plagued By Flat Roofing Problems?

2019-04-12T10:59:06+00:00August 7th, 2018|

Flat roofing has a shorter lifespan than tiled and pitch roofs, and being flat is more susceptible to damage caused by falling tiles from say an adjacent roof, or people walking on the flat roof. However, just because flat roofs are more prone to issues, does not mean that they automatically need replacing once a problem arises. Flat Roofs CAN be Repaired Roofing contractors are often very good at saying a whole roof need replacing when often a repair is [...]

5 08, 2018

Steps to Follow When Finding a Good Plumber

2019-04-24T15:54:19+00:00August 5th, 2018|

As with all tradesmen some plumbers are better than others. If you have some plumbing work which needs to be done then it really does pay to find the best plumber for the job. This can help to save you time, trouble and money over the long term. Here are a few things to look out for when you need to employ the services of a plumber: Step 1 - "Word of mouth" is by far the best way to [...]

1 08, 2018

How to Save Water Every Time You Flush

2019-04-24T15:54:32+00:00August 1st, 2018|

It is relatively simple to save water every time you flush the toilet by adjusting the cistern. Around 30% of the water we use in our homes goes down the toilet so this is one area which can really help to make a difference. We are constantly under pressure to save precious resources and help the environment and this is just one small way in which everybody can do their part. Modern toilets these days are fitted with a dual [...]

16 07, 2018

Effective Gas Safety At Home

2019-04-24T15:54:46+00:00July 16th, 2018|

Anyone who has gas appliances or fittings in their property needs to be aware of the risks of unsafe gas work. This section provides valuable information on gas safety in the home and how to ensure you and your family stay safe. Get your appliances checked When did you last have the gas appliances in your home checked? Gas appliances should be safety checked every year and serviced regularly by a Gas Safe registered engineer. Find out why it's so [...]

14 07, 2018

Top Tips To Unblock a Sink

2019-04-24T15:55:04+00:00July 14th, 2018|

There are few more common plumbing issues than unblocking sinks. With the amount of different liquids and waste products that slip down there on a regular basis, it can be little surprise that from time to time, your sink will need some TLC to ensure that your drainage works as it should. If you find that the water is taking longer than it should to drain away from your sink, there are a couple of different tips which can help [...]

12 07, 2018

Take No Chances With Your Gas Safety Certificate

2019-04-24T15:55:16+00:00July 12th, 2018|

J&P Group and Heating are registered with the Gas Safe register (formally CORGI). This means that we are fully certified to complete annual gas safety inspections leading the issue of landlord’s gas safety certificates. What is a Gas Safety Check? Faulty gas appliances and fittings and blocked flues can put you at risk of gas leaks, fires, explosions and carbon monoxide poisoning. A gas safety check will make sure gas fittings and appliances are safe to use. These checks include; Checking [...]

9 07, 2018

Quick & Easy Ways To Upgrade Your Bathroom

2019-04-24T15:55:27+00:00July 9th, 2018|

Are you tired of the way that your bathroom looks? Is it time for a change? The great news is that if you would like to create a distinctive edge that sets your bathroom apart, whether it is in terms of function or style, there is absolutely no need for it to cost you a fortune. Below we have identified 3 of the easiest and most cost effective ways of making positive upgrades to your current bathroom set up. Upgrading [...]

5 07, 2018

Top 5 Reasons Why You Might Need An Electrician?

2019-04-24T15:55:45+00:00July 5th, 2018|

Very few of us have been lucky enough to escape an electrical fault in our home at one point or another. One moment everything is fine and the next catastrophe! This inevitably leads to the question, what do we do next? Do we a) have a go at fixing the problem ourselves or b) do we pick up the phone and call in the professionals? Whether you go for option a) or b) is often entirely dependent upon your own [...]

3 07, 2018

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning – What Are The Symptoms?

2019-04-24T15:56:01+00:00July 3rd, 2018|

Unsafe gas appliances can produce a highly poisonous gas called carbon monoxide (CO). It can cause death as well as serious long term health problems such as brain damage. Carbon monoxide is a poisonous gas that has no smell or taste. Breathing it in can make you unwell, and it can kill if you're exposed to high levels.Every year there are around 25 deaths from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning in England and Wales.After carbon monoxide is breathed in, it enters your bloodstream [...]

1 07, 2018

Summer Plumbing Tips

2019-04-24T15:56:13+00:00July 1st, 2018|

To avoid unpleasant and costly plumbing problems during the summer months, we strongly recommend that you take some time to inspect your property to see if you can identify any problems which can be nipped in the bud. To help you allow the way we have drawn up a list of tips: Bathroom Plumbing Tips Take a moment to look at the bottom (base) of your toilet to see if you can see any sign of water damage. Some of [...]

20 06, 2018

Would You Know if Your Drains Were Blocked

2019-04-24T15:56:25+00:00June 20th, 2018|

Blocked drains can be a real pain at any time. Often caused by too many foreign objects being flushed away down the down the toilet or washed down the sink, a build up will begin to block pipes and drains leading to potentially serious future problems. It’s important to know what are the actual signs of your drains being blocked are though and as such we have created this article to give you a little help. Does Your Toilet [...]

29 05, 2018

Top Tips To Help Stop Your Shower Dripping

2019-04-24T15:56:42+00:00May 29th, 2018|

Do you ever find that your shower keeps dripping, even when switched off? Annoying isn’t it! We are regularly called out by customers who face this problem and want to know why it happens. One of the most common causes of this problem relates to showers which are attached to bath taps. With a diverter valve you lift and press down to send the water either to the showers or to the taps. Despite the fact that your bath taps may [...]

25 05, 2018

J&P Group – The Plumbing Experts!

2019-04-24T15:56:53+00:00May 25th, 2018|

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 as we possibly can. We are proud to be regarded as one of the leading emergency plumbing companies in the region, with our stellar reputation being built up over 60 years of combined experience by offering exceptional customer service and first class workmanship with every job, regardless [...]

15 05, 2018

Leaving it to the Experts

2018-06-18T10:44:02+00:00May 15th, 2018|

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 as we possibly can. We are proud to be regarded as one of the leading emergency plumbing companies in the region, with our stellar reputation being built up over 60 years of combined experience by offering exceptional customer service and first class workmanship with every job, regardless [...]

23 04, 2018

Plumbing Emergency? Call 020 7610 1616 Right Now!

2018-06-18T10:45:36+00:00April 23rd, 2018|

J and P Plumbing have many years of practical experience in the field of plumbing and heating. Our organisation offers high class plumbing repairs, boiler repairs, under-floor heating setup, boiler system set up, and immersion heating works. Look No Further J and P Plumbing and Heating must be the initial call for all your plumbing and heating services. Assisting areas such as Balham, Barnes, Brixton, Clapham, South Kensington & Streatham, we speedily and professionally correct all plumbing related and heating [...]

17 04, 2018

Time For A New Roof?

2018-06-18T10:45:55+00:00April 17th, 2018|

We only employ professionally qualified tradesmen, who are fully trained and experienced in working at heights and can comfortably deal with all manner of roofing materials. Domestic Roofing Commercial Roofing The domestic roofing division at J & P specialises in the individual requirements of local home owners. We offer reliable quotations on all aspects of roofing work, from repairs to designing and constructing new roofing structures. The commercial roofing division at J & P specialises in large roofing contracts for all types [...]

3 04, 2018

Does Your Property Have a Gas Safety Certificate?

2018-06-18T10:46:38+00:00April 3rd, 2018|

Here at J&P Group we are highly experienced at looking after the gas safety requirements of landlords in the London area – from housing associations to those looking after a single property – of course we also install and repair gas appliances for landlords. We are used to dealing with all aspects of process and will provide swift and reliable results for our clients. Requirements By Law All residential rental properties by Law require an annual Gas Safety Certificate; and [...]

22 03, 2018

Roofing Problems? Let J & P Repair Your Roof Today

2018-06-18T10:46:58+00:00March 22nd, 2018|

Specialising in all areas of roofing, we have provided high quality solutions for a diverse range of clients and have a widely acknowledged reputation relating to all aspects of the roofing industry. With our huge levels of experience in the roofing trade, J & P can provide the solution for even the most complex of roofing problems. All completed work is approached with sympathy for the property and given a 10 year guarantee. Health And Safety Adherence Our entire team [...]

15 03, 2018

Need a Plumber In London Quickly?

2018-06-18T10:47:15+00:00March 15th, 2018|

Whether a burst pipe or a leaking hot water tank, you can count on us to arrive quickly and work efficiently to resolve all your plumbing and repair requirements within a short period of time. We provide a high standard of workmanship and a reliable service offering a complete range of general plumbing and repair services and offer free estimates on any plumbing related enquiry. Emergency Plumbing Services At J&P Group, we fully understand the stresses caused by faulty central [...]

8 03, 2018

Maximise Heating Performance With J & P

2018-06-18T10:47:33+00:00March 8th, 2018|

Does your boiler need servicing? Are you looking to upgrade your central heating system? If you answered ‘Yes’ to either of these questions, give the team at J&P Group a call. We possess a combined 60 years experience providing a comprehensive range of plumbing and heating services to customers throughout all areas of London, including SE2. Whichever situation you are faced with, the team at J&P Group will provide a lasting and cost-effective solution. We will use our experience and [...]

1 03, 2018

Get The Most From Your Boiler With J & P

2019-03-20T09:07:59+00:00March 1st, 2018|

Our heating engineers are qualified to service and repair all makes of boilers including Worcester Bosch, Vaillant and Baxi. All our work is guaranteed and we can also advise you on how to improve the efficiency of your heating system, reduce your energy bills and identify potential problems early – saving you both time and money. Annual Boiler Servicing Emergency Boiler Repairs Quality Parts and Components Used Improved Efficiency Gas Safe Qualified Engineers All Work Guaranteed Annual Boiler Servicing Available [...]

22 02, 2018

Long Lasting Roof Repair Services

2018-06-18T10:48:01+00:00February 22nd, 2018|

If you have a damaged roof, a tear in your roof covering or loose tiles, the potential for costly internal and external damage to your property will significantly increase. Swift action will be needed at the team at J&P Group and Heating offer the premier standard of roof repairs South Kensington has to offer. We will provide a comprehensive, fixed price quotation based on the initial site visit, which we provide to you for your final input and decision. So for [...]

15 02, 2018

Cleaning Domestic and Commercial Drainage Systems

2018-06-18T10:49:19+00:00February 15th, 2018|

We have cleaned, and will clean all types of drains. We have been helping both homes and businesses in London cleaning their drains now for over 25 years. From unblocking a sink in a one bed flat, to clearing out the gutters of a three bed semi, to drain maintenance and cleaning in restaurants, takeaways, and supermarkets, garages etc… We have the expertise and equipment to deal will all your drain cleaning requirements. Drainage Cleaning Services We provide a wide [...]

1 02, 2018

Do You Need A Landlords Safety Certificate?

2019-04-23T13:20:27+00:00February 1st, 2018|

If you are the landlord of a property, you are legally obligated to ensure that it has a landlords gas safety certificate. We are fully certified to complete annual gas safety inspections leading the issue of landlord’s gas safety certificates. What is a Gas Safety Check? Faulty gas appliances and fittings and blocked flues can put you at risk of gas leaks, fires, explosions and carbon monoxide poisoning. A Landlords Gas Safety Certificate Newham gas safety check will make sure gas fittings [...]

18 12, 2017

Keep Your Home Energy Bills Down By Doing This

2018-06-18T10:50:22+00:00December 18th, 2017|

Most homes use a lot of energy and as a result, create a large carbon footprint that is detrimental to the environment. There are many benefits of saving energy besides being good for the environment; it will also be good for your wallet. In this article we will look at a few ways you can immediately start saving energy in your home. Tip No. 1 The first tip is that you need to stop taking your appliances for granted. Did you [...]

15 12, 2017

Keep Your Radiators Warm This Christmas By Doing This

2018-06-18T10:51:02+00:00December 15th, 2017|

Giving you peace of mind, as well as keeping your family nice and warm during the cold winter months, a well functioning set of radiators in your property will also help to keep your heating bills down to a minimum. By ensuring that your radiators, and heating system in general, are well maintained, your system will work better, use less power and heat your home more efficiently. Whilst we strongly recommend the benefits of having your heating unit inspected and maintained on [...]

8 12, 2017

Does Your Shower Keep Dripping?

2018-06-18T10:51:23+00:00December 8th, 2017|

Do you ever find that your shower keeps dripping, even when switched off? Annoying isn’t it! We are regularly called out by customers who face this problem and want to know why it happens. One of the most common causes of this problem relates to showers which are attached to bath taps. With a diverter valve you lift and press down to send the water either to the showers or to the taps. Despite the fact that your bath taps may [...]

14 10, 2017

Buying a New Boiler – What Do You Need To Know?

2018-06-18T10:54:06+00:00October 14th, 2017|

Buying a New Boiler – What Do You Need To Know? Whilst replacing a worn out boiler with a new one will certainly hit your bank balance initially it is important to focus on the long term benefits that it will offer rather than the short term expense. Benefits of having a new boiler include: Increased Reliability Increased Efficiency Reduced Carbon Footprint Reduced Energy Bills Increased Hot Water Production Better Heating Production 7 year warranties (full parts and labour) so [...]