- Q: What is considered a plumbing emergency?
A risk of flooding is the biggest plumbing emergency, so a burst pipe, backed up drains, water shut of failure all come under a plumbing emergency. Also, boiler breakdowns are another plumbing emergency as they can leave you without heating and hot water which is particularly crucial during the winter months.
- Who do you ring when your boiler breaks down?
Call out an emergency plumber. However, it is vital that you check to make sure they are Gas Safe Registered first. You can do this by visiting – https://www.gassaferegister.co.uk/find-an-engineer
- What do I do if I smell gas?
You should immediately call the National Gas Emergencies number – 0800 111 999, if you are at home you should open all doors and windows as well as shutting off the mains gas supply which should be located next to your gas metre. Any necessary repairs can be carried out by a gas safe engineer.
- How long do boilers last?
Any modern boiler has an expected lifespan of around 15 years, you can help them last longer by having them services by a professional gas engineer annually.
- Should I repair or replace my boiler?
It much depends on the problem, in most cases repairing the boiler is the most cost-effective way of getting your heating back in working order, however, if it is an older boiler, out of warranty or considered dangerous then it is definitely worth considering having a new boiler installed.
- How much do new boilers cost?
A new boiler can cost between £500 – £2500 depending on the system you choose.
- Are burst Pipes Dangerous?
Burst pipes can be very dangerous. Even taking preventative measures wont always stop a pipe from bursting, they can cause serious structural damage as well as posing a fire risk when the water comes into contact with electrical wiring.
- What causes a burst pipe?
In most cases a burst pipe is caused by freezing temperatures the water expanding inside the pipe as it freezes often causes it to burst. Protecting pipes with lagging can help towards preventing this.
Plumber Liverpool – Commercial Plumber Liverpool
JWC Plumbing & Heating are a well-established and reputable domestic and commercial plumbing service based in Liverpool. In 2009 funding and guidance from The Princes Trust allowed owner James Coburn to take his skills and qualifications as a plumber to the next level and set up his own plumbing company in Liverpool. JWC Plumbing and Heating has gone from strength to strength over the years and we have built a reputation to be proud of.
Plumbing & Heating Services In Liverpool
At JWC Plumbing in heating there is no job in Liverpool too big or small for us! With over 15 years in the plumbing industry we have a vast amount of experience, skill and expertise to swiftly plan, manage and execute any plumbing job. We even provide a fast and reliable 24 hour emergency plumbing service to both domestic and commercial customers throughout Liverpool.
Our Domestic Plumbing Services:
- 24 Hour Emergency Plumber
- Boiler Installs and Repairs
- Periodic Testing and Boiler Servicing
- Cylinder installations
- Power flushing
- Gas Safe Engineers
Commercial Gas Engineer Liverpool
JWC Plumbing and Heating are also fully qualified NICEIC commercial gas engineers, operating 24 hours a day 7 days a week. We provide a range of commercial gas services to commercial premises in Liverpool and surrounding areas including:
- Business Units
24 Hour Commercial Gas Engineer Liverpool
Our commercial gas engineers in Liverpool are all NICEIC approved, gas safe registered and fully qualified to deal with all commercial plumbing and gas appliances. We provide commercial buildings and businesses with a 24 hour emergency gas engineer service, in which we aim to be out within the hour and can make necessary repairs to your gas appliance or plumbing system.
Our experienced Liverpool based gas engineers can carry out gas safety inspections on all commercial gas appliances and supplies and provide you with the relevant Gas Safety certificate. Our commercial gas engineers can install new commercial gas appliances and make a Gas Safe notification to building controls, after this you will receive a building control and compliance certificate.
Our NICEIC approved commercial gas engineers in Liverpool are fully qualified to:
- Changeover Domestic Natural Gas to Commercial (CoDNCO1)
- Install, Commission, Service, Repair and Breakdown of Commercial Direct Fired Heating Appliances & Equipment (CDGA1)
- Install, Commission, Service, Repair and Breakdown of Commercial Indirect Fired Heating Appliances & Equipment (CIGA1)
- Install, Commission, Service, Repair and Breakdown of Gas Fired Commercial Overhead Luminous Radiant Plaque and Radiant Tube Heaters (CORT1)
- Installation of Commercial Pipework (First Fix) (ICPN1)
- Testing & Purging Commercial Pipework to the requirements of IGE/UP/1A (TPCP1A)
Other commercial gas services we provide:
- LPG gas
- Gas purging
- Strength testing
- Commercial catering & certificates
- Mobile catering
- Caravan gas certificates
- 247 emergency commercial gas engineers
Why choose JWC Plumbing & Heating?
We are an experienced, fully insured and certified Liverpool plumbing company. We have the following plumbing certifications and qualifications;
- Gas Safe Registered (542682)
- ACS Accreditation
- CSCS Reg 0213287
- Gas installation NVQ Level 2 certificate
- Technical Gas installation certificate (City & Guilds)
- CS Accreditation
- Trac Pipe Certificate
For more information on any of our domestic or commercial gas and plumbing services please do not hesitate to contact us on 0151 345 4039.
Areas We Serve
We offer our plumbing services in Liverpool and the surrounding areas. Listed below are our service locations.
Contact JWC Plumbing & Heating if you need the services of a professional Plumber in Liverpool or the surrounding areas. We offer timely quotes, pricing, and plumbing advice, among many other services. Reach out to us, our office telephone number is 0151 345 4039. Alternatively, you can reach us on our mobile number 07506 388667.