Plumbing & Heating

We’re professional, affordable and adaptable plumbers operating in Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire & Cambridgeshire. Whether you have a problem with a leaky tap or you need a full bathroom installation – Vantage Plumbing and Heating will treat you with the same level of courtesy & professionalism. Get in touch for a quote today!

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Plumbing and Heating Services

Maybe you have had a new boiler fitted, possibly even new radiators, but what about the pipework? We are often asked about when or if the central heating pipework should be replaced. This work can be quite disruptive as in most cases the floorboards will need to be lifted in order to gain access to the pipework beneath. All too often though the pipework is forgotten about when a new boiler and radiators are fitted. Some people even ask to have the visible pipework to radiators renewed and the majority that is out of site left as it is. The truth is that your pipework may need replacing too, but we can offer some useful advice so you may make an informed decision as to whether this is needed in your particular case.

Should You Replace Your Central Heating Pipework?

You should start looking at replacing your central heating pipework if your boiler has run into any problems with what is known as kettling. Kettling is exactly what it sounds like: noises that sound like a kettle full of water coming to the boil. It is caused by an accumulation of lime scale or corrosion debris in the system, sometimes within the actual boiler. Kettling is a natural process and happens in areas with hard water more often.

Another sign is if your pipework is getting really hot at the boiler, but the heat is not getting through to the radiators at the correct temperature. Leaking or corroded pipework, which has suffered pinhole leaks, is another sign that your pipework could need replacing. Metal, such as stainless steel pipes are more prone to corrosion, which is why we use copper pipes. We never pressure anyone to have work carried out; we offer the best advice that will benefit our customers in the long term. This is why our customers stick with us and refer us to their friends.

Replacing Pipework Is Not Always Necessary

In our opinion, if everything works normally, the chances are your pipework is up to the job and can be left alone. Even after a new efficient boiler or better radiators have been installed, if it is all working fine, you do not need to change your pipework.

Extension And Conservatory Plumbing

We also take care of your plumbing requirements for property extensions and conservatories. After all, if you have spent the time, effort and money on a conservatory, you will want to benefit from being able to use it all year round. During the summer months, conservatory heating is not a real concern, because they get pretty warm and retain a fair bit of heat when the sun has been out. During the winter months, it is another story! Many conservatories sit empty over the colder months owing to lack of warmth. We can plumb in the correct sized radiators so that you can enjoy the conservatory throughout all the seasons.

Our services

We're Capable Of Projects Big Or Small

We’re very proud of our capability to adapt to any challenge that you present to us and any task that you’d like us to tackle. So, no matter what plumbing problems you’re facing – Make Vantage Plumbing and Heating your first port of call!

General plumbing

We’re professional, affordable and adaptable plumbers based in Bedfordshire. Whether you have a problem with a leaky tap or you need a full bathroom installation – Vantage Plumbing and Heating will treat you with the same level of courtesy & professionalism. Get in touch for a quote today!

24/7 Emergency Call Outs

At Vantage Plumbing and Heating, we understand that often breakdowns, leaks and emergencies can happen at unexpected times. This is why we offer a 24-hour emergency response service. So you can rest assured that we’ll be available when you need us most. Give us a call right away!

Boiler Servicing & Installations

Our qualified gas boiler installers have the expertise to design a system to your requirements to heat your entire home, both efficiently and safely. We’re gas qualified and City & Guilds qualified, along with tonnes of experience. So you can have the peace of mind that we’ll get the job done correctly for you and your home!

Completed projects

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We work on lots of varying projects in different towns and cities around Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire. We work on everything from completely new bathroom installations, to power flushing central heating systems and repairing leaky pipes and responding to emergency callouts.

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Justin Hutchinson-Chatburn (JCHC)
Justin Hutchinson-Chatburn (JCHC)
We had an emergency - our expansion tank was leaking. I sought out Kai from his 5 star reviews and he didn’t disappoint. He came out the same day and saved our home! Great professional, and a great guy many thanks Kai!
Stephanie Mullings
Stephanie Mullings
Tidy work and done in a timely manner. Would definitely recommend Kai and this company. 👊🏽
Danielle Hicks
Danielle Hicks
Would highly recommend! Very professional and overall pleased with the whole experience from start to finish. Thank you Kai, will definitely be contacting again!
Jamie Geffner
Jamie Geffner
Incredibly competent and professional. Top service, very friendly and helpful! Thank you
Hannah Mackie
Hannah Mackie
Kai was great! We needed someone quite quickly as we were let down by another plumber, he did a great job and seems a lovely guy. Highly recommend. Thank you!
mikey gammons
mikey gammons
I can’t recommend them enough top people and services
Lauren Millward
Lauren Millward
Thanks Kai for fitting our tap. Will defo use again.
I’d happily recommend Kai from Vantage Plumbing & Heating. Our hot water pressure in our house has always been terrible, but Kai installed a booster pump for us and now it’s great. Good communication and also after care!
Greg Knapp
Greg Knapp
Kai is very efficient, responsive and transparent on costs. Fixed our boiler within an hour of calling on the weekend before Christmas. Probably the best service we've had from a tradesman. Takes card payment. Would high recommend Vantage Plumbing

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At Vantage Plumbing & Heating we come highly recommended for our reliability, expertise, knowledge across all plumbing, heating and drainage issues, as well as our affordability within the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire area. Whether you are looking for a new boiler installation or you’re in need of an emergency call out for a leak – give us a call, we’re happy to help!

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