London Heating & Hot Water Services

Do you have a heating or hot water emergency? Pick up the phone and call us on 020 7060 4770 immediately for expert London emergency heating & hot water services. Just let us know the problem and we will send someone out right away to take control of the situation and find a solution. Click here to find our current list of online deals.

Emergency Heating Services in London, UK

There’s nothing worse than stepping into the shower and finding that water which is usually lovely and hot is suddenly freezing cold. Or coming home from work to find your radiators are stone cold and the place is like an icebox. Well… hang on. There is one thing worse…You can smell gas!

If you can actually smell gas in or around your home, you should open all doors and windows and call the free Gas Emergency Services line immediately on 0800 111 999. Don’t turn electrical switches on or off, and don’t use your mobile inside the house. If you have any difficulty getting Gas Emergency Services to respond, then call us on 020 7060 4770 and we’ll help.

If you have ever been in a situation where your heating system has lost its ability to supply your home with comforting heat, you know just how unsettling it can be. No heat on a damp, cold winter’s night is enough to make everyone in the house miserable, but as long as you have access to high quality emergency heating services, you won’t be without heat for very long.

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Who Needs Emergency Heating Services?

Generally, you need emergency heating services if you’re faced with a heating issue that creates a safety situation inside your home or in the surrounding area or if it is outside business hours and waiting until the following day might cause irreparable damage to your home or heating system. So many homes in the UK operate with a gas boiler and radiator heating system, so there are many factors that could be classified as a heating emergency.

In most cases, it is a problem with the boiler (though if it’s an electric shower that’s stopped giving hot water, it may well be a problem with that). Our service vans carry almost all of the equipment, fittings and materials we’re likely to need to fix the problem. If it turns out that you need a part that we don’t have with us, we’ll make everything secure and safe and get the part for you from one of our local suppliers. Once the problem is fixed, we get everything back up and running and test it thoroughly.

How to Prevent Unexpected Heating Issues

Having your heating system inspected and serviced on a regular basis is a great way to keep heating emergencies at bay. When each component of your heating system is clean and there is no damage to speak of, it will run efficiently and little problems won’t have the opportunity to fester and grow into something unmanageable. No one ever plans an emergency, but you can help prevent one by keeping your heating system in good working order all year round.

Let’s assume you’re not in immediate danger. But of course you still need your problem fixed quickly. Give us a call and we’ll tell you over the phone exactly what to do to make sure everything is safe. Then we’ll fix a two-hour window with you in which we’ll come round, sort out whatever’s gone wrong and get you back up and running.

Characteristics of a Great Service Provider

Some people may think that if a heating engineer provides great technical service, they are a great service provider. Exceptional service is certainly a must, but there is much more to it than that. A great heating engineer shows up on time, is friendly and courteous, respects your home and everyone in it, does not add hidden fees to the total and has no issue answering your questions.

Normal Fees…Even During Emergencies

Even when attending an emergency, we just charge for the work that we do at our normal rates.
This means we charge an initial hour at the rate applicable at that time of day, and if we’re still working after one hour, we charge further time in half hour increments. You can see our charge scale in the table below.


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No one ever plans on having a heating emergency, and it is this unpredictability that makes them so stressful. The key is having access to a dependable company that will take care of the situation for you. If you find yourself in a heating emergency and aren’t sure where to turn, call FD Plumbing & Heating on 020 7060 4770 in London and the surrounding areas for help.


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