How To Find A Good Plumbing and Heating Company

I speak to a lot of people who’ve previously employed a number of different plumbing and heating contractors, but to continually moan that they are yet to find a really good one that they would want to keep coming back. The fact is that there are a number of easy ways that you can find reputable companies, but you do need to put in a little bit of leg work in order to find them.

In this article I’m going to cover some of the most common procedures that you can try to find trustworthy plumbing and heating companies, but I’m also going to explain how to cross reference the diverse methods so that you are totally happy with the end result.


A majority of people use Google to find a popular thing that they are looking for, however, these same people will often make one common mistake.

When you type a search phrase such as ‘boiler installation London’ or ‘boiler repair London’ you will see that there are a number of ads running along the top and down the right-hand side of the page. Because these ads seem quite high up a lot of people click on them and automatically presume that the company is reputable and that they have been trading for a long time.

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The problem with these ads is that they purchased by the companies that are willing to spend the most money and therefore a company that has been trading for only a couple of days could still appear at the top of the listings even though they have no track record of successful work completed.

On the other hand below these paid ads of the organic search listings in this area lists companies that have been around for a while and those that have and their position rather than simply paying for it. The organic listings are much better place to begin your search for a reputable plumbing and heating company.

Trade Review Websites

There are a number of websites that are specifically designed for can Schumer is to place reviews on companies that they have dealt with. Websites such as are a fantastic way to get honest feedback on a company and they have over 1 million reviews published on their website.

You can use websites such as this to look for reviews on companies that appear in the organic search results in Google.


Word-of-mouth is a great way to find recommended businesses, however, it is my opinion that you should really only trust the recommendations of very close friends and family. It is these people that will give you the most honest feedback and they would very rarely recommend someone this is not of a high quality because they care about you and would not want to see you being ripped off.

Again, you can cross reference recommendations that you are given with different trade review websites to see what other people think.

By using the above methods and by cross-referencing them against each other you will begin to build a picture of which plumbing and heating companies are more reputable than others. It all seems simple enough, but it is far too common for people to only use one of these methods and by doing that you can never truly be sure that you are making the right decision.