Category Archives: Emergency Plumbing

Do you ask to see your plumbers gas safe ID card when he arrives at your home?

We get a lot of emergency calls from customers in Northampton, Wellingborough and Kettering asking us to attend as quickly as possible due to what is described to us as a plumbing disaster. But almost all of these plumbing emergencies can be avoided! 1, Boiler Repair Emergency In the winter months, 7 out of 10 […]

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 50 deaths from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning in England and Wales. And up to 4,000 medical visits to hospital a year. High concentrations of carbon monoxide will kill in […]

What do you put down your kitchen sink to unblock it? The sinks are among the most used items in your household. It’s no wonder, then, that they can also be the dirtiest things in your household.

Moving into your new home is differently an exciting time, but before you brought it, did you ask the previous owner about the plumbing system? We have put together 9 quick steps for checking the plumbing and heating system in your new home, to ensure everything is in working order so that you can start unpacking, […]

Every homeowner has faced a situation in their life where a pipe suddenly bursts under the sink, overflooding the kitchen and causing a real mess that can’t be left alone. And hence, due to extreme panic from this alarming state, some people would take the resort of fixing things on their own.

Its been a busy July at THS Plumbing and heating. Plenty of new boiler installations, emergency call outs, boiler repairs and finishing of other plumbers dodgy work, it has kept us busy this month! We visited the Intergas factory to see the assembly line of there heat exchangers being made. We love the Intergas boilers, […]

There is good and bad news when it comes to heaters. Unfortunately, all heaters and even furnaces may require some eventual replacements due to certain unfathomable mysteries. But the good news is that some heating problems can be fixed so you wouldn’t have to keep on purchasing a whole new system over and over again. […]

Today I came across a boiler that had not been checked or serviced for a few years. Take a look at the photo below

What Is a Gas Safety Check? A gas safety check is primarily designed to inspect any gas appliances including boilers, cookers and fires to ensure they are working correctly and safely. A gas safety check is carried out by a Gas Safe Registered engineer. The gas safety check should ONLY be carried out by a […]