Expert Plumber in South Shields


Housewarm is a local business carrying out plumbing services in South Shields, going strong for over a decade.

My name is Steven and I was born in Newcastle general hospital in 1979. I incorporated Housewarm Limited in 2011 to provide heating and plumbing services to homes in my local home town area.

I have all the plumbing tools, knowledge and experience needed to carry out heating and plumbing jobs to a high standard. 

With no call out fees and free fixed price quotes, I can offer a recommended and experienced plumber at competitive prices.

Steven Reid Housewarm
Steven Reid




Frequent questions and answers

Yes, I can guarantee all work carried out by Housewarm for a full 12 months and I will fix any problems caused by the installation or work done. 

Brand new parts typically come with 12 month warranties from the supplier but sometimes second hand boiler parts are the best or only option and might not have a warranty.

Shut off the main water stopcock valve to stop water flow immediately and call a plumber. You should have a stopcock inside the property, and one outside in the street or back lane.

If it’s a gas-related issue, turn off the gas supply. Then, contact a registered gas engineer for assistance.

Assuming there’s no obvious signs of water, you can tell if you have a leak by your water bill if you are on a meter, you will see a spike in the bill amount.

You can check if you have a water leak by making sure no water is being used in the property, then record the water meter readings, then go back an hour later and see if the number has increased at all, if it has then you have a leak.

You could have a leak on a pipe under the floor, or, you could potentially have the old leaky water supply pipe from the street, connected to the new water main supply.

Newcastle upon Tyne painting

About South Shields

South Shields is a coastal town in Tyne and Wear, England, with a rich maritime history. Nestled along the River Tyne, it thrived as a bustling shipbuilding and coal mining hub during the Industrial Revolution.

The town boasts cultural landmarks like the historic Customs House and the iconic South Pier. Its sandy beaches, like Sandhaven, draw locals and tourists alike. South Shields hosts popular events such as The Great North Run and the Mouth of the Tyne Festival.

The town combines traditional charm with modern amenities, offering a mix of maritime heritage, recreational spaces, and a lively community spirit.

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