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How to unblock a drain

If you have a blocked outside drain, then you will need to call our home emergency cover team to arrange for a drain doctor to come round to your property and give them a strong jetting and thorough clean. But most minor drain blockages can be repaired with very little effort using an outside drain…

yellow pipe

My pipes are making noises!

Pipes should not normally make noise; domestic plumbing systems should be almost silent. However, a number of minor issues can lead to noisy pipes and noisy plumbing systems. You do not necessarily need to contact a plumber if your pipes are noisy; although the noise can be annoying, it probably does not indicate that there…

Radiator

My radiator is cold – help!

If your radiator is not heating up properly, identifying the source of the problem can be a challenge, but with a little time and a lot of patience, you may be able to get your central heating back on without making a claim on your cover. Are all the radiators cold? If all the radiators…

thermostat

Why is my radiator making a bubbling noise?

Bubbling noises from radiators are quite a common issue, but dealing with this problem does not necessarily require any specialist technical expertise, and you may be able to stop the annoying bubbling in a few minutes with the right tools. So if you have a noisy radiator and are hearing gurgling or bubbling noises, the…

Toilet

My toilet is not flushing!

If your toilet won’t flush, it’s enough to make most people feel down in the dumps. A home emergency cover service plan with 247 Home Rescue will see your plumbing system covered – we will respond to any incidents that result in the loss of water to your toilet facilities – but you might not even have…

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My toilet is leaking – help!

A leaking toilet is unpleasant and may even be nauseatingly disgusting. Repairing a leaking toilet might be an unattractive task, but it’s not necessarily particularly complicated, and you may be able to fix your toilet without too much effort. Where is the toilet leaking from? Clear up any water from the floor with your least-favourite…