Leakage or dripping could be caused by a variety of things, it all depends on where the water is coming from to determine the problem - However you must never try to fix a leaking boiler yourself. Always have a professional called out to deal with the problem i.e Gas Safe Engineer in London, most common problems will be caused by corrosion or a badly fitted systems, other problems could be a worn out pump seal or if the boiler is leaking from the pressure valve then it is an indication that the pressure is too high.
Why is my boiler not giving hot water or heat to the radiators?
No heat or hot water is caused by the following: broken diaphragms and airlocks, issues with the thermostat or failure of motorised valves. If you think the problem could be one of the above it may need to be replaced with a new part, we would recommend booking a Gas Safe registered engineer to diagnose the problem. However radiator problems could be as simply as air in the system, if the radiators are only heating up at the bottom then you would need to bleed the system, this is fairly simple and doesn’t need an engineer but if you do not feel safe to carry the work out, you can book your Gas Safe engineer here.
Does you boiler keep switching off?
Could be low water pressure, a problem with the thermostat or a lack of water flow due to a closed valve, air or the pump not circulating the water in the system properly. But if you still can’t identify the cause we recommend calling out a Gas Safe registered engineer to take a look at your boiler.
Is your boiler making a lot more noise than usual?
Noises are caused when lime scale builds or sludge builds upon the boilers heat exchanger, this is called “kettling” when these deposits build up in your system this can restrict your water flow within the heat exchanger, this can cause the water to overheat and produce steam making it sound like a “kettle”. Not only does it cause your boiler to work harder and thus cost more to run, it can also shorten the system’s life. If your boiler is kettling, it’s advisable to call out a gas safe registered engineer who will likely flush out your system to remove the build-up of these deposits and ensure the system is working properly once more.
If Your electricity cut off you can check some points before calling us.
Check with your neighbours. If you have any neighbours nearby and it is safe to do so, check to see if they have lost their power too. If they have it is more than likely that it is a local network fault.
Helpful advice in the event of power cut
Check your fuses and trip switches. If the trip switch is in the ‘off’ position or the fuses have blown, it’s likely that you have a faulty appliance or problems with your wiring. Call our electrician in London on 02071012569 for faut finding and solution.
Does all redundant wiring have to be removed?
When an electrical installation is rewired, it is good practice to remove redundant wiring. If this is not possible, any redundant wiring must be permanently disconnected from any electrical supply so that it doesn’t present a risk. It is important that a qualified and professional electrical engineer carries out the work.
Construction & Professional Services FAQ
Do I need planning permission to extend my property?
Some development projects do not require planning permission as they are “permitted development”. Information and helpful guidance relating to permitted development is available from the planning portal
If you don't have planning permission our team can help you apply and increase your chance of getting permission.
Do i need planning permission for a Loft Extension?
If there is no visible extension of the loft beyond the existing roof planning permission is not required. However ALL loft conversions require Building control approval.
How do i know which are Walls are load bearing?
Determining the load bearing wall depends on the style of the structure of your house i.e victorian terrace, semi detached, etc. A common mistake people make is tapping the wall, hearing it to be hollow and removing what then turns out to be a structural wall. Our structural engineer who will be able to advice you professionally. A typical charge would probably be in the region of £100-£150.