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  • Detecting leaks in mains water supply pipes

    A higher than expected bill from your water supply company is sometimes a good indication of a leak, however, there could be a number of other reasons too. This article covers: Reasons why your water bill could be higher than usual Who’s responsible for fixing a leak in your mains supply What to do if […]

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  • How to sell a house with a missing Electrical Installation Certificate

    Are you thinking about to put your house on the market? If you are, you’ll probably be thinking more about the kerb appeal of the property rather than any misfiled paperwork. However, a missing Electrical Installation Certificate (EIC) can cause delays when you find a buyer. This is because the conveyancing process can be held […]

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  • What causes banging noises in plumbing pipework

    With the exception of the gentle sound of water rushing through pipes, plumbing pipework shouldn’t make much noise. The problem can occur on either cold water or central heating pipework. If you hear a mechanical or banging noise whenever you open or close a tap or valve don’t ignore it.   What causes plumbing pipes […]

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  • 30% Off For NHS Staff

    We wanted to say a huge thank you to all NHS, emergency and social workers. The work you do to keep us all safe is amazing. From everyone at Aspect we would like to express our deep gratitude for the expertise, care and bravery shown by all frontline NHS workers and support staff in helping to […]

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  • Social Distancing Guidelines

    UPDATE 31 October 2020: As always, we remain open for business to help you with any property maintenance issue, 24/7 throughout the November lockdown. Our tradespeople are equipped with PPE and sanitising products, and follow social distancing advice too. If you do have any concerns, please contact our team. Our tradespeople are continuing to provide […]

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  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Policy & Updates

    UPDATE 31 October 2020: As always, we remain open for business to help you with any property maintenance issue, 24/7 throughout the November lockdown. Our tradespeople are equipped with PPE and sanitising products, and follow social distancing advice too. If you do have any concerns, please contact our team. We’ve been closely monitoring Government health […]

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  • ​Toilet plumbing: Common types of toilet repair

    At Aspect, we get hundreds of calls from people who need toilet plumbing jobs done in their properties. Toilet repair isn’t a job for the faint hearted though; whether it’s an issue with the flush or a problem with a leaking tank, lots of things can go wrong and it’s important to be able to […]

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  • How to unblock a sink

    One of the most common problems our London plumbers and drainage engineers are called out for is blocked kitchen sinks. Food waste is the main culprit for these nasty clogs, and if they’re not tackled correctly, they could lead to more serious drainage issues. However with our simple tips, you can learn how to unblock […]

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  • ​London plumber or gas engineer?

    The world of plumbing and heating can be a confusing place but at Aspect, we have the answers. At Aspect, we often hear from customers who are confused over which type of London plumber or engineer they need for a particular job which needs to be done in their property. A common question is ‘do […]

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  • What is a room thermostat? Central heating FAQs

    At Aspect, our central heating engineers frequently get asked questions such as: ‘what is a room thermostat’, and ‘how can it help when heating my home?’ To help with these queries, we’ve drafted in our central heating experts to help answer your questions. What is a room thermostat? A room thermostat is used to regulate […]

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  • Installing a washing machine

    It can be difficult to know how to proceed when installing a washing machine for the first time, and we get lots of calls from customers who need our assistance. If you are planning on doing the job yourself, you should always read the manufacturer’s instructions first, as machines vary. Here are some useful tips […]

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  • ​Advice from London plumbers: Water pressure in your home

    As any London plumber will tell you, water pressure in your home can mean the difference between a trickle and a powerful jet for your showers and taps. Water pressure is used to describe the force of the water that travels through the mains and into the pipes in your home, but what can you […]

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  • How to bleed a radiator

    Aspect’s friendly, trade-accredited engineers are on hand 24 hours a day, seven days a week to help with your heating and hot water problems, including boiler service and boiler repair. If you need help, don’t hesitate to give us a call on ​. Winter brings with it a host of potential problems with the central […]

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  • An electrician’s guide on how to fix a tripped fuse

    Any kind of major electrical fault around the house will need to be repaired by a professional electrician. However, that said, there are a few everyday electrical tasks that aren’t complicated, or dangerous, which you could attempt yourself. The most important thing to remember is to switch off and unplug whatever it is you need […]

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  • Overflowing drains: causes and prevention

    Overflowing drains can be a nuisance, but if caught and dealt with early on they are relatively easy to fix and you might be able to avoid more serious leaks, overflows or electrical damage which can sometimes occur. If you’d prefer to call the experts in, our specialist drainage engineers are on call 24 hours […]

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