Our experienced plumbers and heating engineers are fully qualified and provide a professional and efficient service for domestic jobs for individuals, landlords and property agents.

Boiler & Heating Services

When you need a company that specialises in boiler & heating services in Cupar, you can rely on the team of experts at Alistair Thorpe. We specialise in a wide range of boiler & heating services from boiler installations, boiler repair and boiler servicing through central heating and radiator repair & installation.

Plumbing Services

From leaking taps, burst water tanks, bathroom installations, blocked drains and complete re-plumbing we have it covered! No matter how small or large, we guarantee a plumbing service that is reliable, affordable and completed by fully trained plumbers.


Powerflushing your heating system is an effective technique to keep your radiators working efficiently. The process involves water and cleaning chemicals being pumped through your heating system at a high pressure to restore circulation. Ultimately, Powerflushing flushes out any build-up and dirt, rust, sludge and scale deposits causing a blockage with your heating system.

Landlord's Legionella Testing

If you are a landlord and based in Cupar or the surrounding areas, then it is important to have your properties tested for Legionella. There has been recent changes in the HSE Guidance for Legionella control, and it is now deemed necessary for Landlords to have a Legionella Risk Assessment carried out. We are able to provide a quick and efficient Landlord's Legionella Risk Assessment, ensuring that both Landlord and Tenant are fully compliant with respect to Legionella Control.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you offer radiator replacements?

Yes! If you've got a new radiator you need installing or an old one no longer works, then don't hesitate to get in touch. We offer a professional and efficient radiator replacement service. As long as no new pipework is required, then it will only take a couple of hours to replace the radiators in your property.

I'm unsure if I need a repair or a new system?

Simply get in touch with Alistair Thorpe and we'd be more than happy to assist. Our competent heating engineers can provide advice on whether the best method is a repair or replacement. On older systems repairs are usually only a temporary solution and a new system could help to save you money in the long run. Get in touch today.

What are the Benefits of Boiler Servicing?

There are many benefits to regularly servicing your boiler, here are some of the major benefits:

  • Increased efficiency (of up to 15% improvement on your energy bills)
  • Increased reliability of your boiler resulting in less breakdowns
  • Reduced chance of carbon monoxide poisoning
  • Increased safety for your home
  • Extended boiler life-cycle, your boiler will last longer with regular servicing
  • Insurance cover if you have boiler cover, regular servicing may help keep you covered should anything go wrong.
  • Increased reliability of your boiler resulting in less breakdowns

As well as these benefits, servicing your boiler on a regular basis can give you peace of mind in the running of your home.

How Often Does My Boiler Need Replacing?

The general lifespan of a boiler is around 10 to 15 years. While this is an average, your boiler may last longer if you take care of it. You should decide to replace your boiler when repairs become too expensive or start mounting up. Opting for a new boiler at this point should save you money in the long run. An expert engineer should be able to help you decide on the right time to replace your boiler.

Are your engineers Gas Safe Registered?

Yes, all of our Engineers are Gas Safe Registered.

How long does a gas boiler installation take?

A gas boiler installation, usually takes around a day to complete, depending on the property. Our Gas Safe engineers, will usually have your heating and hot water back on that day.

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