Frequently Asked Questions

Your drainage Questions Answered

Check our most common questions from our customers 

Common signs include slow water drainage, gurgling noises, unpleasant odors, and water backups. If you notice any of these symptoms, it’s recommended to seek professional assistance.

While chemical drain cleaners are available, they can sometimes cause more harm than good by damaging pipes and not fully resolving the issue. It’s best to avoid them and instead contact a professional plumber for safe and effective solutions.

To prevent blocked drains, avoid pouring grease, food scraps, hair, and non-flushable items down the drain. Regularly use drain screens to catch debris and consider periodic professional drain cleaning to maintain clear pipes.

A blocked sewer line can lead to serious issues. If you suspect a blockage in your sewer line due to multiple drains being affected, foul odors, or backups, it’s important to contact a professional plumber immediately for a thorough inspection.

Yes, regular maintenance can prevent drainage problems. Flush your drains with hot water regularly to prevent buildup, and consider using natural enzyme-based cleaners to break down organic matter. Professional drain cleaning can also help prevent future blockages and ensure optimal drainage performance.

Your boiler Questions Answered

Common signs include a loss of heat, unusual noises (such as banging or whistling), fluctuations in water temperature, and increased energy bills. If you notice any of these issues, it’s advisable to have your boiler inspected by a professional.

Boiler systems are complex and potentially dangerous. DIY repairs can worsen the problem or pose safety risks. It’s recommended to contact Islington Plumbers 247 for professional assessment and repair to ensure your safety and the proper functioning of your boiler.

The duration of a boiler repair depends on the nature of the issue. Minor repairs might be completed in a few hours, while more complex problems could take longer. Our experienced technicians will provide an estimate based on their assessment.

If you notice unusual odors (such as a sulfur-like smell), visible soot or black residue, or if your carbon monoxide detector goes off, it’s crucial to shut off your boiler, evacuate your home, and call Islington Plumbers 247 for emergency repair immediately.

Regular boiler maintenance is key to preventing unexpected breakdowns. Schedule annual inspections and maintenance by a qualified technician. Also, follow the manufacturer’s guidelines for usage and care, and address minor issues promptly before they escalate.

Your Plumbing Questions Answered

Signs such as frequent breakdowns, reduced heating efficiency, and increasing energy bills can indicate that your old boiler is no longer functioning optimally. A professional assessment from Islington Plumbers 247 can help determine whether a replacement is the best solution.

Consider factors like the size of your home, heating requirements, energy efficiency preferences, and budget. Our experts can guide you through the options and recommend a suitable boiler model that meets your needs.

The duration of a boiler installation can vary based on factors like the type of boiler, the complexity of the installation, and any modifications required. On average, a straightforward installation can take a day, while more complex ones might require more time.

Yes, boiler installations are subject to safety regulations and local building codes. Islington Plumbers 247 ensures that all installations are compliant with these regulations and can assist in obtaining any necessary permits.

Yes, after installing your new boiler, our team provides guidance on proper usage and maintenance. Regular maintenance is essential for optimal performance and longevity. We’re here to support you in keeping your heating system running smoothly for years to come.

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