Home » Student Resources » Gas Engineers You Should Be Following

Gas Engineers You Should Be Following

Cartoon image of a gas engineer holding a spanner alongside text reading "10 gas engineers you should be following"

Whether you’re an existing engineer or you’re a new entrant to the trades, these are the gas engineers you should be following online.

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 an excellent tool for both learning and networking. Some of the best gas engineers are active online, showcasing their skills, knowledge and expertise.

Animated image of Andy Cam

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.

You’ll spot Andy alongside Pete in their ‘Plumb and Plumber‘ series, and he’s even made his way over to the airwaves on Fix Radio hosting The Heating and Plumbing Show.

Instagram | Twitter | YouTube

Black and white selfie of Gas Engineer IRB Heating

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.

Website | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

The Maintenance Guys

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!

Website | Instagram | Facebook

The Peaky Plumber

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.

Website |  Facebook | Instagram |  Twitter | YouTube

LWL Heating van with contact details

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. 

Instagram | Twitter

Yellow triangle with the text 'Bee Breeder' inside

Mark – Plymouth Gas

Mark uses Twitter to bring attention to important industry topics and share his knowledge of gas engineering and 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.



Pete – 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.

Instagram | Twitter | YouTube

Rachel wearing a red polo shirt

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.


Man standing in front of graffitied wall

Shoaib – The Gas Expert

One scroll of Shoaib’s Instagram, and you’ll know this is a gas engineer worth following.

From bathrooms and showers to domestic and commercial gas, Shoaib’s Instagram handle doesn’t lie. So it’s truly no surprise that 10k+ people are currently following his Instagram – make sure you’re one of them.


Gas engineer connecting copper piping

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.

Sam has gained over 2000 followers on Instagram in less than two years, sharing examples of his work, tool reviews, and before and afters.

Follow him on his journey and see what life’s like as a trainee gas engineer.

Facebook | Instagram | Website

Getting Started On Social Media

If you’ve never opened a social media account before or want to enhance your business profiles, check out our step-by-step guide on getting started

And, if you’re looking for more people to follow, check out these electricians, plumbers and tradespeople.

All data correct at time of publication.