General plumbing work - What jobs can a plumber do?
By Katie Anderson on November 15th, 2010
If you require any general plumbing services, or are in need of a 24-hour emergency call-out, Builder Guide has trained and qualified local recommended plumbers wanting to quote for your job.
Plumbers specialise in installing and maintaining different types of plumbing systems which are utilised for drinking water, drainage and sewage.
It’s a skilled profession and general plumbing work can include problems with taps, toilets and water tanks, as well as hot water issues, shower installs and repairs. Dripping and leaking taps, burst pipes and overflows also fall under the category of everyday plumbing jobs.
Builder Guide has a list of national and regional plumbers who will be able to can carry out the required work. Simply fill in the quote form, tell us what your heating and plumbing problem is and we’ll be able to source up to three quotes for you.
Bread-and-butter plumbing jobs
Bread-and-butter jobs for plumbers are the common run-of-the-mill jobs that aren’t particularly exciting are essentially the glue that keeps a plumbing business ticking along. General domestic plumbing jobs can include:
- Dishwasher installation and repairs
- Fitting taps internally and externally including replacement taps
- Shower installs and repairs
- Waste disposal unit installations and repairs
- Unblocking sinks
- Washing machine installs and repairs
24 hour emergency call out
Whether it’s a washing machine that’s leaking, a burst pipe, a toilet that won’t flush or a blocked sink, it’s amazing how our entire days can be ruined when something goes wrong in the home. Imagine getting up for work one morning and discovering that you can’t have a shower because you’ve suddenly got no hot water – or worse, you return home only to discover that your washing machine has leaked and your floor is wet through. It’s these sorts of scenarios that require the services of an emergency plumber.
The Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) is the professional body for the UK’s plumbing and heating industry. CIPHE is a member of the Construction Industry Council and is the only organisation that offers individual recognition to members who want to be regarded as professionals in the heating and plumbing industry.
To be seen as being installers of choice, potential members have to be vetted before acceptance. As a body, CIPHE promotes and stands for professionalism in the industry.
Whatever your heating and plumbing needs, Builder Guide’s local recommended plumbers can help. Just fill out the quote form today.