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New Home? Invest in leak detection

By on Aug 18, 2015 in News |

If you’ve recently bought a new home you’re probably busy deciding between paint colours and wallpaper samples – but have you thought about leak detection? Sometimes leaks can go undetected for a long time, or show themselves as something as innocuous as your boiler losing pressure or an increase in the size of your bills. However, if left  to get worse it can stop your boiler working, or cause damage to your home. Why Choose Leak Detection? If you’re moving into a new house it can be difficult to know whether the systems are in full working order. Without previous knowledge of how much the bills cost, you could end up paying more because of a leak and not realising that this out of the ordinary. Therefore, it is sensible to use our thermal imaging leak detection services to complete an audit of your home upon your arrival. This can reduce the risk of pipe trouble in the future and give you a better picture of the quality of your heating system. Leak detection can also help you to identify areas for improvement, and enable you to make your new home as energy efficient as possible. Find out more about leak detection from Cheshire Plumbers: Don’t guess that everything is okay, instead get peace of mind in your new home. Leak detection methods are non intrusive, quick, safe and reliable, making leak detection easier than it’s ever been before. If you would like to find out more about leak detection then please get in touch with a member of our expert team. We can give you a no obligation quote and discuss the best options for your home. All of our team are highly skilled in plumbing and leak detection and you can be assured of the highest quality...

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3 Reasons to Choose Underfloor Heating Leak Detection

By on Aug 11, 2015 in News |

Leak detection is a popular option if you suspect a leak in your home, but why choose our methods or leak detection rather than the traditional ones? Leaks from underfloor heating systems can be extremely difficult to find as water chooses the path of least resistance running wherever this takes it. This means the initial leak can far from the signs found. In underfloor heating systems this can be particularly damaging as it can spread throughout the area, ruining your flooring. Thermal Imaging underfloor heating leak detection draws the source into focus with the use of heat detecting technology, this means that repairs can be completed before further damage is done. Leak detection can give you a full picture of your homes heating system. This knowledge then enables you to make decisions on the overall efficiency of your home. We can discuss this with you and try to develop a plan to save energy and money. The process is much less hassle – we can perform the whole procedure quickly and safely by skilled professionals and choose the simplest route to fix the issue. This reduces the disruption to your home or business. Find out more about underfloor heating leak detection: If you suspect a leak, or are worried about your underfloor heating system then contact us about underfloor heating leak detection. We’re experts in the field and complete projects throughout the Cheshire area. We can produce a comprehensive image of your underfloor heating system and identify areas of improvement. We also complete a wide range of other plumbing services including bathroom. Solar heating, gas and general plumbing services – get in touch for more...

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Is your loft header tank constantly over running?

By on Aug 4, 2015 in News |

Loft header tanks overflowing or constantly running could be a sign that there is an issue somewhere in your pipe work. This fault is usually common in older systems where the tank is fitted in the roof; this leaking can cause widespread damage in your home as it is usually unnoticed until the water damage comes through. The damage can also spread to large areas making it difficult to identify the leak areas. If you do notice constant dripping or leaking its essential that you get in touch with us as quickly as possible. We will use our leak detection equipment to efficiently find the source of the problem and reduce the amount of damage that occurs. Cheshire Plumbers – Leaders in Leak Detection: Here at Cheshire Plumbers we specialise in providing an extensive range of leak detection services throughout the Cheshire area. Leak detection is the most time efficient way of finding a leak and removes the need to pull up large areas of flooring or walls to find the source. We use thermal imaging to find the areas of heat loss and thus track where the water is escaping. If your system is old this type of leak detection could also be useful to find the energy efficiency of your home and assess if there are any measures that could be put in place to help its performance. We can work with you to find the best solution for your home, to repair any leaks and save you money. Find out more about leak detection: If you would like to find out more about our leak detection services then please get in touch with a member of our expert team. We provide a free quote before all of our jobs and can help to stop your loft header tank over running in no...

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Need Central Heating Leak Detection in Cheshire?

By on Jul 29, 2015 in News |

Did you know that your central heating could have a leak with no immediate signs of water damage? Sometimes the first hint that you have a central heating leak is your boiler dropping in pressure which can (after an extended period) cause it to cut out. Low pressure is generally easy to diagnose as most boilers and central heating systems have a pressure gauge attached. Constant water pressure is integral to the working of your central heating systems and so if the pipes breach at any point this could spell trouble for your heating system. Don’t be left without heating with our central heating leak detection: Here at Cheshire Plumbers we’re central heating leak detection specialists in Cheshire and surrounding areas. We know the importance of getting your central heating back in working order – especially if you have young children or we’re going through a cold patch, and so we provide a quick and cost effective service. We are also trained in using cutting edge central heating leak detection equipment, specifically designed so that walls and floors don’t need to be ripped up to find the leak. Instead of disrupting the entire area, machines are used to track the heat loss and thus pinpoint the leak area. Our highly skilled team will then repair the central heating leak, to get your system working perfectly again. Find out more about central heating leak detection We’re based in Congleton and so we regularly supply our central heating leak detection throughout the Cheshire area. If you have a problem with your central heating, or would like advice about our central heating leak detection please give us a call. We can provide you with a no obligation quote and answer any questions your may have. Central heating leak detection has never been easier with Cheshire...

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Thermal Imaging Leak Detection Explained

By on Jul 27, 2015 in News |

Thermal imaging is one of the most popular methods of leak detection available, and here at Cheshire Plumbers we have a team of ITC qualified Thermographers who are on hand to complete your leak detection service. What is thermal imaging leak detection and how can it help you or your business? Thermal imaging leak detection can locate a leak quickly and efficiently even if the area is covered by obstacles. It uses infrared cameras to detect and measure thermal energy released from areas, a leak can then be detected from the heat it releases. Thermal imaging can easily identify underfloor heating leaks, detect defects and identify cold spots. The advantages of this are that rather than using the traditional methods where large areas are ripped up, instead it can be found with minimal disruption. With this type of leak detection a whole house can be scanned incredibly quickly to give you a comprehensive image of the energy efficiency of your home. Leaks can cause many problems for your home and can mean that you’re left with costly repairs where leaks have damaged walls, as well as much bigger energy bills than you should. This method of leak detection means that you’ll spend less money on plumbing costs as the issue is quickly isolated. Thermal imaging can also be a good idea if you’re moving in to a new home, you want to inspect insulation for thermal performance or you want to do an energy audit. Find out more about our leak detection services: If you would like to find out more about our thermal imaging leak detection then please contact a member of our expert team. We provide free estimates for all of our projects, so give us a call for a no obligation quote. Leak detection has never been easier with Cheshire...

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Pipe Leak Detection for your Home

By on Jul 24, 2015 in News |

In addition to providing pipe leak detection for businesses and commercial properties in Cheshire, Cheshire plumbers are also experts at working on plumbing issues in homes. A pipe leak can be devastating to your home, creating not only water damage, but also causing the pressure to drop to such an extent that the boiler cuts out. Water damage can be costly to repair, and the lack of a boiler can be a massive inconvenience to a household making it difficult to shower and keep warm. It’s therefore essential that should a problem arise, you call a plumber as quickly as possible. Experts at Pipe Leak Detection Here at Cheshire Plumbers we have a long experience working with leaks, and so know the disruption that finding a leak can sometimes cause. This is why we use cutting edge pipe leak detection equipment to quickly find and isolate the leak – meaning that only the actual area needs to be disturbed to fix it. Our pipe leak detection techniques include thermal imaging; this monitors the escaping heat in the walls or under the floor, allowing the area to be pinpointed. Our staff are highly trained in pipe leak detection and are ITC certified thermographers so you can be assured of a quick, reliable and high quality service at affordable prices. Find out more about pipe leak detection for your home: If you would like to find out more about our pipe leak detection for your home or business then please get in touch with a member of our team. We can provide you with a no obligation quote and advise you on which of our services is best suited to your needs. In addition to pipe leak detection we also provide underfloor heating, solar heating, bathroom, gas, plumbing and heating...

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