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Plumbing and Heating Tips and Tricks

Plumbing and Heating Tips and Tricks will be posted on this page from our expert plumbers and heating engineers from 1st Plumbers East Kilbride. 

We aim to give our customers the information, knowledge and wisdom that only years or experience can bring and crystalise them into tips and tricks, tools, processes and secrets that the professional plumbers use every day to carry out their work.

Once you have a few tools, tips and secrets up your sleeve, you will be able to fix a high proportion of your own jobs at home yourself. However, if you feel uncorfortable or unsure in doing any job, please call in the professionals to do itg right in the first place. 

We have all been to thousands of jobs where the DIY plumber in the house takes a job on and only makes matters worse so please only continue wuth these jobs if you are completely confident in your own abilities and fully understand how to carry out the work from start to finish.

Please note that the exception to this is when gas is involved. You must always use a Gas Safe Registered engineer when gas is there. Gas meter, gas pipes, gas ovens, gas fires, boilers, open fires and chimneys are all examples of job where you need the professional heating engineer who is qualified, certified, insured and most importantly Gas Safe Registered. 

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Winter Plumbing Maintenance Tips

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Recent Plumbing News

1st Plumbers East Kilbride have finally released their website. After growing their business through word of mouth throughout East Kilbride, it is now time to let others know about the high quality service and workmanship which bring our customers back to us again and again for all their plumbing and heating needs. 

What areas do you cover?

We operate out of East Kilbride and only serve businesses and residents of East Kilbride for all their plumbing and heating needs. 

What are your opening hours?

We operate a 24 hour service, every day of the year. Although our office is only open during normal business hours, you can contact us 24 hours a day and one of our local plumbers in East Kilbride will be there within the hour.

What services do you provide?

1st Plumbers East Kilbride are able to offer all aspects of plumbing and heating. We have fully qualified local plumbers and Gas Safe Registered heating engineers as our core business. However, we also carry out all the other essential trades required to do bigger jobs. Our tilers, joiners, plasterers and electricians help to do all the work necessary for bathroom and kitchen fittings so that we can provide a one stop shop so that we can project manage every job and take all the concerns away from all of our customers.

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