Leak Detection East Kilbride

Water Leak Detection, Pipe Tracing and Diagnostics – Pipe Capping, Pipe Re-Routing and Pipe Replacements


Emergency Plumber

Heating and Gas


Drain Unblocking

Mould Removal and Remediation

Bathroom and Kitchens

Leak Detection East Kilbride

Water Leak Detection

We provide a full leak detection service from diagnostics and pipe tracing to sealing, capping and pipe replacement.

Our full diagnostics will locate the source of the leak, wherever it may be and we will ensure that it no longer causes a problem by dealing with the problem at the source.

Whether this means replacing the pipe, valve, cistern, boiler, radiator etc. We will first ensure that further water damage is prevented. Then we will get to the heart of the problem

Whatever you need to get the job done, you can be sure to trust your local plumbers in East Kilbride.

For any leak detecion work in East Kilbride, give us a call 24 hours a day, every day on (01355) 202656.

24 Hour Emergency Service

No Call Out Charges

Free Inspection and Assessments

Local Plumbers and Gas Safe Heating Engineers

Affordable Pricing

Excellent Customer Service

Qualified, Skilled and Insured operatives

One Stop Shop for all your Plumbing and Heating

Leak Detection and Diagnosis

Most of the jobs a plumber attends is for water leak detection. The first step of our disgnostics will trace the source of the leak.

From here, we will first ensure that there is no further water leaking. This could have been caused by a leaking pipe due to a crack or loose connector.

Once the area is prevented from any further water damage, we can then deal with the route of the problem.

Often this will be a pipe needing replaced or capped off properly. Sometimes a cistern can overflow due to problems with the valve.

Whatever the problem is, you can rest assured that you are being dealt with by the professional plumbers in East Kilbride.

Emergency Water Leaks

If you have an Emergency Water Leak, call 1st Plumbers East Kilbride right away.

Our 24 hour plumbers will be with you within the hour.

If water is rushing where it should not be, time is crucial. Within 5 minutes, your home or business can be ruined and you are left to deal with a flood insurance job. Don’t let it come to that. Call in the water leak experts in East Kilbride to deal with the problem right away.

Always turn the water off if you can at the main supply. This can be located inside or outside of the property and should be part of your knowledge of the property in the case of any emergency like a water leak.

Central Heating Water Leak

As a central heating system is continually heated and cooled, over time the connections between the pipes and valves can loosen off and water can start leaking out.

Often this can go unnoticed for days before being noticed. Especially if the heating is off for a few days as it can be in the summer and a radiator is slowly leaking out cold water which floods the carpet and may only get noticed when there is a damp patch showing on the ceiling downstairs.

There are a few things which can be done to try and prevent a central heating water leak. You can get an annual boiler service and have the heating engineer check over all your radiators.

You can also bleed your radiators from time to time to ensure that air is not being trapped in the radiators and therefore not running at maximum efficiency.

Of course, a central heating water leak can also be caused when building work is being done round the house and somebody puts a hole in a radiator pipe! As crazy at it sounds, this is a weekly occurrence for a plumber to fix.

Underfloor Heating Leak

If you have an underfloor heating leak, often it is much harder to see and therefore often the signs are only noticed once the damage has started to spread.

Sometimes, the signs will show on the ceiling if the uderfloor heating leak is upstairs. This can be a messy job to trace if floor boards need ripping up in order to trace the leak and assess the damage to repair.

However, it doesn’t always have to be this way. If you get the professional leak detection experts in East Kilbride in to do the job right in the first place.

We have all the necessary tools and equipment to assess where a leak is coming from and often a pipe can be re-routed or capped and another pipe put in  its place in order to prevent any further underfloor heating leak.

So, make sure that you speak to the professional leak detection experts in East Kilbride first before you start ripping up your floor boards.

We do the job right the first time.

How It Works

1st Plumbers are the local plumbers of choice in East Kilbride. Our Emergency Plumbers in East Kilbride are available 24 hours a day, every day and we will be at your doorstep within the hour, anytime day or night.

Nobody wants a plumbing emergency at any time but you are in safe hands when you are dealing with the local Emergency Plumbers East Kilbride.

Give us a call on (01355) 202656 for any Plumbing and Heating emergency

Do you still come out during Covid-19?

Our 24 Hour Emergency Plumbing Service is still very much active during Covid-19. If you give us a call at any time night or day, our friendly staff will help advise you of the situation. If it is deemed an Emergency, then we will send out a Plumber or Heating Engineer to attend and resolve the problem. 

It may be that the emergency can be averted by a small action such as turning the water off and one of our local plumbers can then come out during the daytime and have a look at the problem without there being a big emergency. 

Either way, you are in safe hands and one phone call does it all. 

Give us a call today to discuss your Emergency Plumbing problem and we will advise you accordingly.

Do 1st Plumbers East Kilbride protect their staff and customers during covid-19?

1st Plumbers East Kilbride are doing everything reasonably possible to protect their staff and customers while still ensuring our excellent customer care and service. 

Our staff are equipped with:

- New latex gloves for every new job.

- Masks to prevent any spread through breathing/coughing.

- Enhanced cleaning rituals and disinfecting throughout the day of all customer and staff spaces (including vans and tools).

- Hand sanitizer is to be used before every job and frequently throughout the job and again at the end.

- Staff are told to stay at home if they show any signs of any symptoms.

- Minimal contact with all customers (and completely avoided if possible) is employed by informing our customers of arrival times so that they can be in a separate are away from where the work is due to be taking place

- Our plumbers will refrain from from shaking hands or taking cash transactions. Where possible, all transactions will be done electronically.

What are your normal working hours?

1st Plumbers East Kilbride operate 24 hours a day, every day to ensure that your Plumbing Emergency is looked at within the hour.

Our offices are open during normal business hours but our phone is always on and will be directed to the out of hours team on duty if you are to call in the evening or weekend. 

What services do you provide?

1st Plumbers East Kilbride are a one stop shop for all your Plumbing and Heating needs within the East Kilbride area.

We deal with all aspects of plumbing from leak detection, pipe repair, tap replacement, shower installs.

We deal with drain cleaning and unblocking drains, gutters and downpipes. Clearing sinks, showers, bath tubs and toilets. Unblocking waste disposal units, clrearing out and repairing dish washers and washing machines. 

We deal with boiler repairs, boiler replacements, boiler services and boiler installations as well as central heating repairs and installations. 

We also have tilers, electricians, joiners and anybody you need to get the job done so that with one phone call to 1st Plumbers East Kilbride you can rest assured that you are in good hands and we can attend to all your Plumbing and Heating needs. 

Do you Provide Emergency Plumbers East Kilbride?

Call the favourite Emergency Plumbers East Kilbride on (01355) 202656. We offer a 24 hour emergency service every day of the year.

Does 1st Plumbers East Kilbride deal with Boilers?

We are Heating Specialists meaning that not only do we deal with leak detection, diagnostics and all your plumbing faults but we specialise in Boiler repairs, Boiler Installations and Boiler Replacements as well as Boiler Services. We also deal with all Cebtral Heating problems including radiator repairs and installation, power flushing and gas safety checks but also gas fires, gas hobs, gas ovens, open fire and chimney inspections. 


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Happy Customers

Thank you guys for doing a great job. I was panicking so much when we came home to the flooding that I didn't know what to do. Your plumber, Martin was exceptionally helpful not only in stopping any further damage and preventing the water leak but he was also able to remove a lot of the water with some sort of re-direction of the pipe system. That's when we knew that we had a professional at hand. 

We can't thank you enough and my 6 year old son now wants to be a plumber too so that he can help other people. I'll let him know where to get his training!

Leanne McIntyre- St Leonards

Please send our thanks on to everybody at 1st Plumbers for their help. You have all been great in dealing with us. 

Terry and Dominic Hughes - Stewartfield

A reccomendation from our son in law led us to 1st Plumbers in East Kilbride and I can only say that I was very impressed and will also go on to reccomend them to friends or family looking for a plumber in East Kilbride.

David and Teresa - The Village E.K.

Good Job. Thank you for all your hard work. The new bathroom looks great now just as you planned.

Caroline - Whitehills

1st Plumbers were punctual, carried out the work and tidied up after themselves. 5 stars.


Loving the new hot and cold outdoor taps. Hot tub ready. Roll on the summer...

Chris - Lindsayfield

1st Plumbers East Kilbride repaired our boiler a few years ago and have now serviced our boiler every year since. Glad to say that it is still going strong.

The heating engineers are very knowledgeable, polite and friendly so it's definitely not a chore to see them every year.

Andrew and Gemma - Westwood, East Kilbride

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