It can be annoying when stepping into the shower (especially on a winter's day) and the water temperature fluctuates Hot, cold, tepid and somewhere between all three. That unexpected exposure to cold water causes a sharp intake of breath and gets the heart pumping, not to mention the ‘blue’ language, which usually matches your skin complexion brrrrr!.
Most showers contain a thermostatic cartridge or ‘blending valve’ (this term covers them all) as it blends hot and cold water together to give the desired temperature. It is a moving part and like many moving parts will suffer wear and tear over time, unfortunately, will result in cartridge replacement.
What's included in this service?
Our plumbing engineers are skilled at fixing, replacing or improving all types of shower valves including thermostatic and concealed showers One of our expert engineers will inspect your shower and give you a repair estimate. If you’re happy for him to proceed he will fix it, however big or small the job.
We look forward to hearing from you either using our online booking form or feel free to give us a call and one of our friendly customer service staff will be on hand to guide you through any questions you may have or if you want to read any of our reviews please check our Checkatrade or Which? reviews.
Fault diagnosis and repair: our engineers will assess, diagnose and attempt to fix your fault within the 1st half hour. For this we charge a fixed £45 + VAT. Occasionally when we are unable to fix your fault within the 1st half hour, or when additional materials are required we always provide you with a fixed price for the additional works before proceeding.
If you need your shower replaced and would like a quote , simply send us a photo of your existing shower via email with a brief description of what your preferences are , and one of our shower valve maintenance advisors will prepare your quote.
For more in depth information about our shower repair services contact our office and speak to one of our repair advisors.
What's not included in this service?
Q: How do I replace a shower handle without replacing the valve?
A: Well, replacing a shower handle is not as hard as it sounds, most of the shower handles are attached by a single screw or grub screw to the valve. All that is needed is to remove the screw and pull off the handle and replace it with a like for like match.
Q: What tells me that the shower mixing valve is faulty?
Q: What are the charges for replacing a shower mixer valve?
A: We charged a fixed price of shower replacement that starts from £45 + VAT.
Q: What causes a shower mixer valve to stop working?
A: A shower mixer valves will fail to control the water temperature correctly, due to its age and inability to correctly balance the water temperature.
Before dismantling the shower mixer valve, conduct a simple check. Make sure the boiler is on, locate the hot water supply to the shower. Feel the pipe, if the temperature is fluctuating between hot/cold there could be a problem with the boiler, as the shower can only deliver what the boiler sends to it? If the water temperature is OK, then it’s likely the mixer valve (cartridge) needs replacing as it is this part that controls the water temperature.
Some common faults to look out for:
All of the above are ‘fixable’ and is just one of the many services we provide. Our highly experienced and qualified plumbers, electricians, and engineers are available 24/7.
If you are experiencing any of the above phone us now or contact us through our online platform and we'll do our best to be with you on the same day (subject to availability).
Why Serviceteam Ltd?
Fixed And Fair Prices
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Years of Experience
Engaging inexperienced tradespeople for complex plumbing works can be damaging and costly. With Serviceteam Ltd our plumbing crew have many years of experience in this line of plumbing, all of whom are at your service and ready to help once you have contacted us.
Serviceteam Ltd professionalism is based on our tradespeople and head office teams adhering to a set of standards, a code of conduct and numerous qualities that portray accepted practice within a particular trade area. We acknowledge this important fact and demand our tradespeople/head office team deliver a high-quality service with the utmost dedication that meets your expectations.
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Apart from Shower valve repair our extensive services cover the following:
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All our services come with a clear and fixed price so you always know where you stand
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A member of the team will always contact you, to discuss the service in advance of our visit
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If not now but certainly in the future you’re likely to have something in your home or premises that needs repairing or replacing? When you do we have various ways we can approach your job;
What happens next?
When booking online the details of your job, including your preferred time slot/s will be sent to our scheduling department where within one working hour, scheduling will assign the appropriately qualified engineer to your job. You will also receive an alert via email confirming your appointment. You can view details of your job and see a photo of the engineer who will be visiting. If we are unable to accommodate your job at the time requested, due to high demands on our resources, we will be in touch with alternative dates.
Good to know about your deal?
If our tradesperson assesses your job and believes that the scope of the works need adjusting in terms of time/materials and price, they will seek you approval before the work begins.
How are tradespeople verified?
All our tradespeople have the relevant trade specific qualifications, have been rigorously screened and come under serviceteam’s insurance policies.
How do we charge?
At the point of booking your service we will log your preferred payment details card number etc. Payment will not be taken from your credit/debit card until the works have been completed, usually within 24 hours. Please note credit card transactions are limited to £150.00. maximum. A copy of your paid invoice and a job-sheet will be emailed to you when payment has been approved. Our dedicated Operations Team, based in London, are on call to discuss any current or future jobs as well as managing your project through to completion. If you prefer to pay with a different card to the one used when booking your appointment, please ask our trades person whilst on site to call the office and update your details.
How do refunds work?
You are eligible for a refund if you cancel within 14 days of booking or the job has not been started and is not within the cancellation time frame.
What if I want to cancel the appointment?
We understand that priorities and plans change, and you may need to rearrange/cancel your booking. Should this be the case please let us know as soon as possible so we can make the necessary alterations to our work schedules. If we don’t receive enough notice of your cancellation or appointment rescheduling within the terms outlined below, then there is a possibility you will be charged a cancellation fee.
(1.) A charge of £10.00 (ten pounds) will be payable if the service is cancelled within 24 hours. (2.) If the scheduled appointment is cancelled within 12 hours (or less) a 50% charge of the booking fee will be applied (3.) If the appointment is cancelled when engineer arrives at the property (on the doorstep - photos and times will be provided) and within our texted 3-hour time slot the full booking fee will become payable. None of the above charges are profit items and only contribute to the cost of late cancellation/lost business.
Do I need to provide parking?
As you know parking in and around London can be problematic and extremely costly (depending on the area) if a parking space can be reserved for our engineer it would be appreciated and help increase efficiency of the service provided (no feeding meters etc or mobile app updating). The quote we have provided does not include the cost of parking and/or congestion charge which will be added to the final invoice (if applicable). Please inform your personal account manager if any special parking instructions like parking permit/free parking can be provided. For properties on the rim of the congestion zone and it is not possible for our engineer to attend without entering/clipping the charge zone, we may need to add the charge to the final bill ? Please check with your personal account manager in advance of your appointment if you’re not sure?