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If you're looking for a Plumber....

Postby boatbuilder » Thu Nov 03, 2016 21:55

My electric shower packed up several days ago (heating unit gone) and so I went out and bought a new one.
I decided to get somebody to fit it and the work was carried out today by a very friendly and efficient local (Kirkley) plumber at a very fair price and who I thoroughly recommend. For info, he is also on the Gas Safe register.

Sam Emmens Heating & Plumbing
Tel: 07801 551321
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Postby nikkai » Fri Nov 04, 2016 02:45

Have made a note of your recommendation BB as I am often asked about Gas Work.
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Postby frankiesays » Wed Jan 11, 2017 13:51

I've had to call a plumber this morning - a very rare occurrence, no point telling you who he is as nobody on ML lives near me. My central heating boiler wouldn't start up one day over Christmas, its never been any trouble so I'm not that au fait with it. It restarts if I press the reset button but now fails to start every day. It is giving fault F61 which means a gas regulator issue which could be anything from a loose wire to a buggered PCB. Fingers crossed for next Monday when he comes.

Mel: Please note that I put the words "central heating" in front of "boiler" in case you replied with "tell her to pull herself together then". ;-)
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Postby Mel » Wed Jan 11, 2017 22:26

frankiesays wrote:Mel: Please note that I put the words "central heating" in front of "boiler" in case you replied with "tell her to pull herself together then". ;-)


Pity, I missed out on a 'Ooh er missus' moment :) I think I would have used the word 'old' instead of 'central heating' Frankiesays ;) :)
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Re: If you're looking for a Plumber....

Postby Abu Nuwas » Fri Dec 29, 2017 21:57

boatbuilder wrote:My electric shower packed up several days ago (heating unit gone) and so I went out and bought a new one.
I decided to get somebody to fit it and the work was carried out today by a very friendly and efficient local (Kirkley) plumber at a very fair price and who I thoroughly recommend. For info, he is also on the Gas Safe register.

Sam Emmens Heating & Plumbing
Tel: 07801 551321
email: sam_emmens@btinternet.com


I needed a plumber for a toilet which chose to leak, and continually flush, on Christmas Day, at about mid-night. I also needed one for a long-term shower problem, and two dripping taps, which seemed to have come out in solidarity with one another. Mainly, it was the leaking loo, as it was the upstairs one. We managed to encourage it stop leaking somehow, enough to enable me to kip, and after Boxing Day I phoned Sam Emmens whom Boatbuilder had recommended. He said he was ill (and sounded it) but could come on Friday, to-day, all being well.

He came and sorted everything. He was v pleasant, and v reasonable - bearing in mind I also asked his advice on where I could position a dishwasher -- bring on the day!
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Postby boatbuilder » Fri Dec 29, 2017 22:44

Thanks for your feedback, Abu Nuwas. Glad to know he was able to help you. Incidentally, when he replaced my shower in 2016 he pointed out that the stop valve I had in the loft for isolating the shower and which had been put in quite a few years before when we had the original shower fitted, wasn't the best sort and he replaced it with a better one and the total bill was still less than what he initially indicated for just replacing the shower.
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Postby Abu Nuwas » Sun Dec 31, 2017 00:17

Yes, he's a good bloke, and hard-working. Thanks again, BB.
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