Social media is a powerful tool for business. It can act as a portfolio, allow you to get to know your existing customers, and reach new ones.
Not only that, but social media is a great tool for both learning and networking. Some of the best gas engineers around are active online, showcasing their skills, knowledge and expertise.
So, whether you're an existing gas engineer or you're a new entrant to the trades, these are who you should be following.
Andy - CosyWarm
After over 40 years in the industry, Andy's known for not only his plumbing knowledge but his humour as well. Regularly sharing tips and tricks of the trade, Andy is one to follow whether you're a new or existing tradesperson.
Ian - IRB Heating
The man behind the #AreFlueKiddingMe hashtag, Ian, has years of experience in the gas and plumbing industry, and it shows in the quality of his work.
Covering plumbing, gas and heating, if you're looking for tool reviews, "old skool plumbing", shiny installs or all of the above, Ian has thousands of followers for a reason.
Jay - TMG_Jay
Jay is the man behind The Maintenance Guys. Based in London, Jay and his team cover everything from gas and plumbing to flooring and carpentry.
If you want to see what life as a plumber and gas engineer is like, give Jay a follow. And don't forget to follow the rest of his team as well!
Lee - The Peaky Plumber
Based in Huddersfield and with 25 years of experience, Lee is a commercial and domestic gas engineer who's as good at plumbing as he is raising money for good causes.
No stranger to charitable endeavours, Lee uses his skills and knowledge to help those in need through #thegreattwitterhatoff, sponsored runs and more.
Lloyd - LWL Heating
Working for Brighton based LWL Heating, if you like your plumbing and heating content mixed in with a dad joke or seven, give Lloyd a follow over on Twitter!
Sharing plenty of photos and videos from his life as a gas engineer, you'll find yourself both informed and entertained.
Mark - Plymouth Gas
Mark uses Twitter to bring attention to important industry topics and share his knowledge of gas engineering as well as beekeeping.
Posting videos covering everything from why gas meters need to be easily accessible to knowing your worth when pricing up jobs. It's clear that Mark knows what he's talking about, so he is a must-follow for gas engineers and other tradies alike.
Peter - PB Plumber
A third-generation plumber and gas engineer, Pete shares his work along with plenty of advice for others in the industry.
Through Pete's 'Life of a jobbing plumber' vlogs, you'll be able to see a day in the life of a plumber and gas engineer and learn all about the industry, techniques and knowledge thanks to his in-depth explanations and demonstrations.
Rachel - Plumbing By Rach
With eight years of experience in the trades, Rachel is a boiler installing and copper pipework extraordinaire.
If you like time-lapse videos, before and afters, and a sprinkle of gym content, give Rachel a follow.
She's showing everyone how it's done and proving that, without a doubt, there is space for women in the trades industry.
Shoaib - The Gas Expert
One scroll of Shoaib's Instagram, and you'll know this is an engineer worth following.
From bathrooms and showers to domestic and commercial gas, Shoaib's Instagram handle doesn't lie. It's truly no surprise that 10k+ people are currently following his Instagram - make sure you're one of them.
Sam - Lowe Services
After starting as a plumber, Sam has since branched out and is not only training to become a gas engineer but he's set up his own maintenance business as well.
Sharing examples of his work, tool reviews, and before and afters, Sam has gained over 2000 followers on Instagram in less than two years.
Follow him on his journey and see what life's like as a trainee gas engineer.