Approximately 150,000 plumbers and gas engineers are operating in the United Kingdom. Both plumbers and gas engineers have skills that crossover into both disciplines.
For example, plumbers install, service and repair water systems in homes and commercial premises. Gas engineers install, service and repair gas central heating systems and appliances in homes and commercial settings.
As a general rule of thumb, any work performed in your home involving water or waste may will require a professional plumber and for any work in your home involving gas or heating systems, you will need a gas engineer.
This infographic from T.M. Hughes & Son Gas Services will help determine whether you need a plumber or a gas engineer.
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