Plumbing services can be costly in London, but the cost of your plumber service is worthwhile it in the long run, as they can save you a lot of money in property damage and home renovations expenses.
That’s why it’s best to tackle any plumbing issues, water leaks or loose fittings as soon as you notice them. Having a basic idea of prices for different plumbing jobs and understanding why little leaks might end up costing more than the budget for, will help you see the cost of plumbing in more realistic terms.
Your skilled plumber may spend only 30 minutes work and charges high rate but considering his experience and ability to fix the issue quickly, preventing the issues to escalate, its a great saving in the long run.
Every job is different and the cost of fitting new tap or fix a leaking toilet may vary from one location to another, here are some items costs and the time it may be required to install or repair:
Replacing 1 piece of bathroom furniture like-for-like
That may take around 30 minutes and it could cost £30 – £45
Installing new bathroom units to existing bathrooms
Depends on the units, for example replacing a hand basin should be about 45 minutes and it can cost £60 – £80
Complete bathroom refurbishment
Every bathroom is different, the final cost will very much depend on the size of your bathroom, the types of items you are planning to fit and the types of flooring/tiling you have decided to install, please read our advice on what to consider when planning a bathroom renovation for more detailed advise
Other similar projects ageing depends on the items, flooring and accessories to install
- Building new wet rooms and shower rooms
- Installing new en-suites and cloakrooms
- Retiling existing wet room or shower room
- Replacing shower mixers
Why should I hire a professional plumber?
When hiring an experienced plumber you will get what you are paying for, plumbers work on everything related to the water flow of your home. That includes fixing burst pipes, replacing tanks and fittings. Whenever you encounter a water-based problem, no matter how big or small, that’s when you need this kind of specialist.
What types of jobs need to hire a plumber for urgently?
Some of the plumbing issues you may need to consider to hire a plumber to fix as soon as possible
- Leaking pipes or taps
- Low water pressure in the bathroom and kitchen
- A clogged toilet or siphon
- Constantly dripping traps
Plumbers fix leaks, repair water heaters, unblock clogged pipes, and install sump pumps, among many other tasks.
Our Final Top Tips:
Do not postpone taking care of problems with your water flow.
Quality plumbing services are not cheap but are well worth it.
The final price you pay depends on how long it takes, where you live, and what kind of materials the job requires.