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    Hello.. Plumber, going back on the tools??

    Hello All My name is Bill and have been a plumber for 35years. I have just returned from Australia where I was working as a plumbing inspector for 12 years! I have returned to the UK ( Ireland actually) and am considering getting back on the tools (probably just maintenance) .. Interested to...
  2. M

    Unhappy with plumber (bathroom installation)

    Hi All, I have recently had a new bathroom installed. I found my plumber on checkatrade with excellent 9.95 reviews. I paid a 40% deposit and have been paying him as it has progressed. Long story short, he messaged on Friday me to tell me the bathroom is almost complete and on Monday he will...
  3. R

    Self Employed Plumber Wanting Quals!

    Good evening PlumbersForum I know this is probably the most commonly asked question but instead of looking through similar threads, maybe it would be best to write about my own circumstances. Basically ive been in trade for nearly 8 years now (left school a year early to become a builders...
  4. P

    Plumber / Heating Fitter required Kent/East Sussex

    We are looking for a qualified and experienced Plumber or Heating fitter to join our team working on high quality refurbishment projects in Kent and East Sussex. Employed or subcontract positions available, Good daily rates (hours 8.00 - 4.30 Monday to Friday). Thanks
  5. J

    When a Plumber doesn't reply back

    Is this common where a plumber will come out and then fail to send through a quote for work? I have called a few plumbers and they have said they would call back to arrange a time but have not and two have come out and failed to get back to me with a quote. Strange behaviour.
  6. Leon watson

    Looking for plumber to assist - East London

    Hi I’m looking for work with a plumber to work alongside whether it be boilers or standard pipe work related jobs in the east London area. I’m currently studying my lvl 2 diploma in plumbing twice a week (wednesdays and Thursdays) Fortunately I’m not completely new to the field and have had 1...
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    Water softener flat help

    Hi all, I moved to a new flat recently and want to install a water softener (same I used to have in my old flat). However I have been told that it will not be possible to install it in the new flat as the cold water and hot water have a different entrance (cold water under the sink and hot...
  8. M

    Looking for a plumber near Slough

    Hi all. There is a job in Slough which is refurbing an office block and so needs toilets, sink and a shower unit replacing. This is for West one refurbishments. Anyone keen for this? I can send you the plans and you can contact them direct. Cheers
  9. R

    Looking for experienced plumber to sign off NVQ Level 2 Assignments.

    Asking if there are any experienced plumbers (In Kent) to help me complete my NVQ Level 2 assignments. Please PM if you are available, would greatly appreciate any help.
  10. D

    G3 qualified plumber required in PE8

    Hi I need an expansion vessel replacing on a Warmflow unvented tank along with replacement of the PRV. Ideally in the next week
  11. P

    Looking for experienced plumber - kent

    Hi, We are looking for a Reliable experienced plumber to join the company, we are based near maidstone in kent. We carry out a variety of work from small maintenance jobs to full bathroom renovations & heating system installations. The position would be on a self employed basis, own van/tools...
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    I am looking for help with my NVQ L2 Maintenance and Fault finding

    Hi guys! I'm looking for help from a Plumber with 5+ years of experience for my NVQ L2 evidence work,which will enable me to attend onsite assessment. I think it should not take more then 1 day to complete it.I just need to make some pictures that i am solving a problem basically and write down...
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    What Knowledge & Skills should a new Plumber have?

    What subjects should be taught to new plumbing trainees? The new plumbing qualification is only Level 3 what should they know at the end of the training? It has got to cover the whole of the country both rural, towns & cities. (& don't do the one about the best cup of tea etc please)
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    Did I get ripped off? - Shower mixer replacement by local plumber

    Hi guys my first post on this forum. A plumber came in to replace our shower mixer as it lost water pressure over the year from limescale blockage I believe! The plumber managed to install the new shower mixer however it looks extremely botched! Please have a look at the picture and tell me...
  15. J

    retired plumber wondering about work

    I retired from plumbing about 18 months ago but i'm bored and could do with a bit of extra cash.I live in London,I no longer have a van but i can travel for nothing on buses and tubes etc.I got myself an old codgers shopping trolley that i can put my tools in.I only want straightforward easy...
  16. G

    WTD: Plumber in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

    Hi chaps I've just bought a house that has an old single pipe heating system, but the boiler is a a modern WB Greenstar condensing boiler. Boiler is staying as it's fine, but I want to remove all the old radiators (old and undersized in every room!), pipework etc and replace with new. It's a...
  17. P

    Plumber required - NW2 6_ _ for showers

    Plumber required to fit out 2 x shower rooms including toilets, vanity units, towel rads. Can view work schedule on 11-04-19. Must be available to start 15-04-19 (or before). Old kit will be removed by client. New kit supplied by client. Plumber to supply pipe, fittings, wastes ect.
  18. S

    Plumber wanted for house improvement project in Mid Wales

    I need a reliable plumber to carry out the following work: Move and replace a hot water cylinder. The cylinder to be replaced with a mega flo or similar. Modify central heating fitting an solan system to control CH & hot water independently. Current system also has a back boiler. This work is...
  19. C

    What is causing this sound?

    Hi all, Can anyone identify this sound and what is causing it? It's coming from the boiler flue, and happening intermittently (maybe every 10 minutes or so). Sometimes it comes out as short bursts, other times it can be up to around 5 seconds, but the sound is the same. Cheers everyone! C
  20. C

    Training as a Plumber, looking for hands on part time work.

    Hi guys and thank you for taking the time to read this. I am currently working through a at home course compete with practical training at a centre. I have my Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing studies and have so far completed 32 modules of the course which is 42 modules in total. I am waiting for...

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