9 02, 2020

How To Remove Limescale

2020-07-08T10:09:13+00:00February 9th, 2020|

Removing Unsightly Limescale Many areas of London are provided with hard water. What exactly is hard water we here you ask? Hard water is defined as water with high mineral content and generally speaking hard water is full of calcium carbonate (limescale), the annoying hard off-white stuff that builds up around your taps, showerheads and other places that the hard water regularly comes into contact with. Call now for an engineer to come round to your home in under an [...]

29 12, 2019

The First Steps Towards Containing A Water Leak

2020-07-08T10:10:33+00:00December 29th, 2019|

If you experience a leak in your plumbing, it is important that you act promptly to prevent serious water damage. If you are in the house when the leak occurs, and you notice it quickly, you can usually stop the worst of the damage. The Crucial First Step Take a moment, right now, to find out where your stopcock is located and make sure that you know how to operate it, and that it is not stuck. This will ensure [...]

20 12, 2019

5 Tips To Help You Save Water

2020-07-08T10:10:47+00:00December 20th, 2019|

Water conservation is an ongoing practice in most areas in the world, even in places where water seems abundant There’s every reason to save water. Aside from giving you savings in your utility bills, saving water also helps the environment as it also prevents the pollution of the local watersheds, as well as the nearby rivers and lakes. So, how do you save water at home? Here are the top tips for doing just that. Follow Our Tips Save rainwater [...]

11 09, 2019

What To Do If Your Cold Water Stops Running?

2020-05-30T06:34:36+00:00September 11th, 2019|

Have you ever been faced with the situation where your cold water stops running? Although it is not one of our more common callouts, it is not as uncommon as you may think. Therefore below we have provided a few hints and tips regarding what can be done to try and find out what has gone wrong. So what do you do when your cold water stops running? The first step is to try and get to the root of the [...]

8 08, 2019

Should You Get a Power Flushing System?

2020-05-30T06:34:46+00:00August 8th, 2019|

Whilst Nearly All Central Heating Systems Are Unique, The Majority Will Benefit From Power Flushing. When you mix air and water with limescale and a mixture of metals, the build-up of sludge is inevitable, and this results in cold radiators, a noisy system and high bills but by utilising the benefits of a power flushing system the boiler, pipes and radiators, the ability to restore them to a near new condition exists. There are a range of benefits from using power flushing [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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