How to spot a plumbing leak…

Do you suspect you have a leak in your plumbing? If your bills have increased or your water pressure has dropped in recent weeks then you may have a leaking pipe somewhere in your home. Locating the source of the problem can take weeks or even months. That's because your plumbing system can be large and complicated and pipes can run anywhere in walls and floorboards. The good news is there are some straightforward signs to look out for. And if you think you've spotted a leak then help is at hand - just get in touch with us at…

How to make the most of a small bathroom space

Having a small bathroom doesn’t mean you have to go without luxury. Thanks to Williams Plumbing & Heating, you can have a bathroom to rival those in luxurious hotels, even if you haven’t got hundreds of square feet of space to play with. Here are some of our favourite tips to make the most of even the smallest space. Leave it hanging Floating sinks leave floor space visible, meaning you get a sense of the full space available. If you can do away with the pedestal, a practical half height sink cabinet can be installed, which will hide pipes and…

How to prevent and deal with gas leaks in your home

Gas incidents within the home can be incredibly dangerous and could even be fatal. It’s important that you have your boiler serviced regularly in the hope of spotting any potential problems, as well as other gas appliances in your home. Preventing a gas leak is very easy if the problem is found quickly, so be aware of the risks involved if your boiler or other appliance seems faulty! Here at Williams Plumbing & Heating, we understand that gas leaks can happen, so if you’re concerned, here is some advice to help you prevent and deal with one if it happens.…

How can I make my central heating system more efficient?

With winter on the horizon, central heating systems up and down the country will be kicking into action again. However, after months of hibernation, is your central heating system up to the challenge of keeping your building toasty and warm throughout the colder months? With energy prices continually on the up, heating your home or business can prove costly. Yet, by making your central heating system more efficient, you can improve its heating output, and save money. Here's how… Bleed your radiators If your radiator doesn't feel warm all over, there's a good chance it will need bleeding. This is…

Why it pays to hire a licensed professional plumber

When it comes to plumbing matters, be it a blocked drain or a broken toilet float valve, hiring a licensed professional plumber is a must. Nowadays, the internet is filled with lots of “quick fixes” to plumbing issues, but following online advice can be risky. For example, lots of articles recommend putting household chemicals down the toilet to clear a blockage. This could cause damage to the toilet while wreaking havoc with fragile ecosystems. With that being said, read on to discover more about the benefits associated with hiring a licensed professional plumber, rather than trying to fix the issue…