Category Archives: plumbers

Have you had your boiler serviced this year?

Now that winter is just about here and the temperatures have dropped to -1 in Northamptonshire, the last thing you want is for your boiler to pack up. We have said this many times on our blog posts and on our facebook page, the importance of getting your boiler serviced regularly. By getting your boiler […]

Almost all your Plumbing Emergencies can be Avoided (Find Out How)

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 – What is it? (And why is it so important?)

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 […]

We are Approved Installers of Ideal Boilers (Kirk the Plumber Loves Ideal Boilers)

We (Technical Heating Services) are approved installers of the Ideal boiler brand. In fact, Ideal is our 2nd most loved boiler brand. We have installed quite a lot of new Ideal boilers in Northampton this year. Recently we serviced a 20 year old Ideal boiler with new a fan, that just shows you how reliable […]

Why our Plumbers Love the Intergas Boilers (Do you have one yet?)

A boiler brand that you’ve never heard of? You might have seen an Intergas van on the road and thought, “never heard of Intergas, can’t be that good“. A boiler brand that you don’t see on TV adverts. Who are Intergas? Intergas are a Dutch boiler manufacturer with a 50-year history of making ground-breaking advances […]

Leaking mains cold water pipes

Was called out this week on an emergency call out after the homeowner said the floor in her extension was leaking in multiple locations. It turns out that her mains cold water pipes were leaking under the floor in her extension. The pipes were not wrapped to protect the copper, it had been laid straight […]

Why some builders shouldn’t be doing your plumbing

I visited a home in Northampton this week and could not believe what I saw!

Gas Safety Checks: Everything You Need to Know

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 […]

Skilled Plumbers Aren’t Cheap

Need a plumber? Not just any old plumber. But a skilled professional plumber, a plumber who knows his stuff!