Welcome to KCS Plumbing and Heating
Here,we will be featuring articles covering all aspects of Plumbing and Heating.
Standardised plumbing and heating goes back to nearly 3000 BC. More ‘recently’ the Romans used it in their public baths and homes. The term ‘plumbing’ itself comes from the Latin word for lead, which was mostly used in pipes before it was discovered that it poisoned the water. Plumbing and heating is the system of pipes which distributes water around the house and eventually takes it away. When the outflow joins the public system it becomes a sewer, But it’s become more than that. A plumber in surrey not only installs and repairs the water pipes, he also installs the associated heating systems. Modern systems have to incorporate any number of pieces of high tech electrical kit, and other sophisticated apparatus to run the plumbing and heating. Hence modern plumbers are specialists in plumbing and Heating.
It’s a daunting and sometimes highly technical subject and there’s not much of it you’ll want to tackle yourself. Unless you’re a professional plumbing and heating engineer it’s impractical and too expensive for you to assemble the array of kit.
Owing to its cost plumbers’ kit has even become the target of gangs of thieves. That’s why you see those ‘no tools stored here overnight’ signs on vans. In 2009 a plumber in Surrey was injured by thieves who’d stolen his equipment when he was visiting someone in hospital. They knocked him over in their getaway car after he tried to stop them.
And another obstacle to you taking on major plumbing in surrey tasks yourself is the degree of regulation now in place.
But you can do some basic plumbing task, which are in any case the ones most likely to need your personal attention, yourself. We’ll be advising on the simpler things like how to fix leaking taps and other minor leakages. And where water’s concerned a small simple repair can save thousands of pounds in flood damage.
But it’s well worth you having a look at some of the other more trade oriented articles we’ll be featuring. They’ll help you understand what’s going on in your piping and so make it easier for you to discuss your requirements with a plumber in surrey when the time comes. You won’t have to take all the advice you’re given on good faith.
You can link up with our Sustainable Building section to incorporate the benefits of energy and water saving technology into your own building projects, or into routine maintenance of your plumbing and heating system as and when it becomes due
Green Plumbers in surrey even have their own internationally recognised qualification. But you don’t need to go as far as seeking one out. As long as you know what to ask for any plumber will help you attain worthwhile savings to your water and energy costs by incorporating sensible energy and water saving features into your domestic system.
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