plumber cost - no surprises with Southern Energy Solutions

No nasty surprises when you use SES!

Want to know your plumber cost?

You are visiting this page because you want to know you are getting the best value for a reassuringly professional, qualified service coupled with quality materials. This isn’t the cheapest in the marketplace, nor the most expensive….

…we provide the healthy balance needed to avoid taking risks with the installation of your equipment to ensure it is reliable, effective and durable so that your home is well heated when you want it to be and not a danger or a failure!

You want your plumber cost to be transparent. Here is our price list – with no hidden charges.

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Price (inc VAT)

Boiler Breakdown

We understand that when your boiler breaks down it is a stressful time and is never expected. This is why we try to be as helpful as possible and first of all will give you advice on any fixes you may be able to complete yourself (resetting the boiler, topping the pressure up on your boiler, etc). If none of this is successful we will then book you in for an appointment with one of our breakdown engineers. Our hourly rate for boiler breakdowns start at £72 inc VAT. If we can fix the boiler within this hour without the need for any parts then this is all you will be charged. If the boiler does need a part then we would give you a separate quote for this and not complete any replacement of parts until you are aware of the costs involved. This way you know where you stand and aren’t left with an unexpected bill at the end of the repair.

We have a first time fix rate of over 90%!!

£72 per hour

General Plumbing

Most general plumbing jobs are unexpected so we try to keep your costs down as much as possible. These jobs can vary from a dripping tap, a toilet that won’t flush, to a radiator that isn’t working. When you speak to a member of staff they will discuss your requirements and then decide whether you need to be booked in for a quote (if it is a little more involved than just a repair) or whether the most cost effective solution is for us to send an engineer and complete the work on the day. Our hourly rate for plumbing work starts at £60 inc VAT and most jobs will take 1-2 hours on average. Materials would be charged on top of this and the engineer would keep you updated with his findings and the best way forward.

£60 per hour

What makes our hourly rate charges fair?

With the above work being charged per hour we looked at how we could make this as transparent as possible. We charge a minimum of an hour but after this we then charge in 15 minute intervals dependent on the hourly rate (£60 per hour would work out as £15 per 15 minutes). We found that most of our competitors would charge for 2 hours even if they only went a few minutes over the first hour so we have done this to try and keep our customers costs as low and fair as possible.

Gas Boiler and Gas Fire Servicing

When we service your gas boiler or gas fire we do this to the manufacturers instructions, this means that your boiler will be working as efficiently as possible and so you are getting exactly what you are paying for. Our boiler servicing starts at £90 Inc VAT but we also offer servicing plans to reduce your costs.

From £90

Oil Boiler Servicing

Getting your boiler serviced once a year is vitally important on oil boilers to prevent them from breaking down. We are Oftec registered which means that you are in safe hands. Our oil boiler servicing starts at £102 inc VAT.

From £102

Landlords Gas Safety Certificate

If you are a landlord then legally you have to have any gas appliances inside the property you rent out certified once every 12 months. This is the same also if you live in a static home on a site. We keep a record of this for you so we can remind you every year that it is due, which means you can get on with other things and not have to worry. Our gas safety certificate’s start from £50 inc VAT.

From £50

Power Flushing

We offer a comprehensive power Flushing service which includes supplying and fitting a magnet on the system once the power Flush is complete to protect the boiler from future sludge build up. We use the best machine on the market along with strong chemicals to ensure we get the best results for our customers. Power Flushing starts from £480 inc VAT. We would come out and inspect your heating system prior to booking this in to confirm the price.

From £480

All other works are priced on a job by job basis. Feel free to call us on 01424 200005 or send any plans you might have to our email address.

Same day service

When you buy from Southern Energy Solutions
you get our unique 7 point promise:

  1. Your installation will be completed by fully qualified engineers; allowing you to relax in the knowledge it is safe!
  2. We only provide you with the best quality materials on the market; giving you peace of mind that they will last a long time.
  3. You’ll get an exact appointment time and a message from our engineer when they are on the way; keeping you in the know!
  4. We’ll be reliable! If one of our team is delayed or sick, we’ll allocate another; so your appointment is unlikely to move.
  5. You’ll get our 12 month guarantee on labour works completed; so you can trust we’ll do the job right!
  6. As an energy efficient supplier we’ll give you the advice to help you reduce your carbon footprint; good for you and the planet!
  7. You’ll be working with a company that is developing local people through apprenticeships; supporting your local community and the next generation.
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Same day service

For works requested on a same day service there will be an additional cost of £24.00 per item.

Our Rates

We charge a minimum of one hour on all jobs, thereafter work is charged in 15 minute increments (most other companies charge in half hours). Rates exclude materials.

No hidden charges

Clear plumber cost. We do NOT charge for travelling, parking, congestion or extra for call-out – we have no hidden charges.

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