Do you live in the borough of Lewisham or the surrounding areas and are in need of a plumber or heating engineer? Choosing a plumber can feel like an overwhelming process, with a lot of things to consider. This may be your first time needing a plumber, and you may have lots of questions. Are you looking for local plumber in Lewisham? Some important points you may want to think about when looking into a new plumber include:
- Opening hours that work for you
- Expertise to fix your problem
- Local company for reliability
- Rates which seem fair
- Friendly and reliable service with a good reputation
Choosing a plumber is a personal choice, inviting someone into your home, so you need to feel confident and comfortable with the plumber you choose. Here are our top five picks of plumbing and heating companies in Lewisham and the surrounding area:
#5 Dulwich Plumber Ltd – Ladywell
Located on Mylons Road, open 8am to 12am Monday to Sunday with a google 4.2 score with 32 reviews.
They say there is no job too big or small for them. They are happy to help you with a leaking toilet, electric shower installation, toilet seat replacement, tap replacement, toilet cistern flush repair, burst pipe repairs, leaking water pipe fixes.
They are happy to give free quotes and all of their prices are listed on their websites from £80 to £200 for unsociable hours work. They also give guide fixed prices for all jobs.
#4 Absolute Plumbing Heating Solar – Lewisham
Based on Lewisham High Street, open Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm. Google score of 4.1 with 7 reviews.
They carry out all aspects of plumbing, heating, gas and solar work. From a dripping tap to a full central heating system with a solar hot water cylinder. There are not many local companies specialising in solar heating so this could be a good go to for this kind of work.
Their rates are not on their website so you would have to enquire to find out.
#3 Westcombe Park Plumbers – Blackheath
Located on Westcombe Park of Blackheath local to Lewisham and are open 24 hours a day. Google score of 4.2 with 26 reviews.
They offer all of these services, central heating installations, underfloor heating repairs, leaking radiator valves, leaking boiler, leaking washing machines, leaking dishwashers, emergency boiler repairs, gas safety certificates, toilet, sinks, showers, boiler installations, blocked drains, blocked toilets power flushing, thermostat repairs, disabled bathrooms, leaks, burst pipe repairs, boiler replacements, boilers services and much more.
They do not have prices on their website, although they say that they do not charge call outs fees and that there are no hidden charges.
#2 NV Plumbing and Heating – Blackheath
NV Plumbing and Heating based on Whetstone Road, they operate 24/7 and have a google score of 5 with 44 reviews.
They say “We offer an emergency plumbing services across South East London. If you have any urgent plumbing problems that require the immediate attention of a plumber in London, please call us now! We will respond to your emergency call as soon as possible”
Their work covers boiler installations, bathroom installations, complete central heating installations, central heating cleaning, power flushing, hot water installations, cylinders, repairs and gas work.
Their rates range from £75 per hour plus VAT for a plumber to £180 plus VAT for an hours’ labour out of hours.
#1 Video Plumbers and AS Plumbing and Gas – Hither Green
Located on Leahurst Road, taking bookings 24/7 working in the boroughs of Lewisham, Greenwich, Bromley and Southwark. Google review of 5 with 22 reviews.
Gas Safe registered engineers, specialising in central heating, boiler servicing repairs and installations, gas safety certificates, emergencies, general plumbing, under floor heating, radiators, power flushing, leaks and much more.
Video Plumbers appointments can be booked online for £15 for 15 minutes with calls available to start usually within 30 minutes. They can help you fix the problem or give you a guide price for further works which may be required all with impartial advice. These calls are a fraction of the price of an hours’ labour and are ideal for DIY enthusiast, landlords, tenants, emergencies and anyone who wants to think they have a simple fix at their hands.
They charge £68 per hour plus VAT for plumbing and £78 per hour plus VAT for boiler and gas works (not including materials). They offer free estimates and surveys. You can book a boiler service on their website and get an instant boiler installation quote on their website too. They offer 12-year manufacturers guarantees for Worcester Bosch boilers.
Deciding on a new plumber can be a tough decision. It may take some trial and error before you find the most professional tradesman. If this is your first time using a plumber, you may be unsure of the process; all plumbers should give you some sort of guarantee against their work and have public liability insurance; be sure to ask for proof of both of these before committing if you are unsure.
When looking into a new plumber or heating engineer, it is important to consider the variety of plumbers that are available to fit around your busy schedule. Video Plumbers can give you the option of saving money, being more flexible with your busy schedule and let you do the actual fix yourself with clear and easy guidance.
Plumbing video consultations allow you to see and talk to a plumber within minutes. If required, you can then see a real plumber from AS Plumbing and Gas Ltd to get the job completed. Using the camera on your laptop, smartphone or tablet, you can securely talk to a plumber and get advice quickly and conveniently. A video consultation is the perfect alternative if you’re unable to wait about for a real plumber and looking for advice quickly. If you would like more information on video plumbers call and what their most popular repairs are, head over to our blog post our top five fixes, or feel free to pop us an email us at firstname.lastname@example.org