The Ultimate Guide to Heating Problems and Central Heating Repairs

The Ultimate Guide to Heating Problems and Central Heating Repairs

This Guide to Heating Problems covers everything you need to know to avoid boiler problems, and keep your heating working efficiently. This ulitmate guide offers advice on Preventing common Heating Problems, Avoiding Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, Replacing your boiler, Reducing your heating bills, Advice on Power flushing.

Which are the Best and Worst Boiler Brands

Which are the Best and Worst Boiler Brands

When your old boiler needs replacing, you will face a choice between many competing brands. The good news is that all boilers installed today will meet high energy efficiency ratings. But which are the best and worst boiler brands? We find out below.

What is the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive

What is the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive

Installing Renewable Heating in your Home What is the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive The UK government introduced the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (Domestic RHI) as an incentive to encourage homeowners to switch to installing renewable heating systems. The scheme is designed to promote the use of naturally replenishable energy and reduce the total carbon emissions produced by UK households. The Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive rewards properties which follow the guidelines set out for renewable heating installations by offering payments to…

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How can power flushing improve my central heating system performance?

How can power flushing improve my central heating system performance?

How can power flushing improve my central heating system performance? Power flushing offers a solution to clearing out radiators, boilers and heating systems which are not performing well due to a silt or debris build up. Power flushing forcibly clears the system using high velocity water at a low pressure. This allows for effective cleaning without causing damage to the system. Additional cleaning agents or chemicals can be added to improve the results. What are the signs that my central…

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Essential Tips for Avoiding Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Essential Tips for Avoiding Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

How can you spot the symptoms carbon monoxide poisoning? Carbon monoxide (CO) is produced when your supply of Liquid Petroleum gas (LPG) fails to ignite properly. Carbon monoxide leakage occurs when gas appliances are badly fitted or not maintained. Carbon monoxide causes serious long term damage to your health or even death if you are exposed. The safest way to prevent poisoning is by installing a carbon monoxide alarm. Remember, carbon monoxide is odourless and can go undetected for a…

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Removing an Airlock from a Central Heating System

Removing an Airlock from a Central Heating System

Plumbing Advice Removing an Airlock from a Central Heating System If you discover that you have an air lock within your central heating system there are a number of methods that you can try before contacting a professional plumber. If you are able to remove the air lock yourself you can save the cost of calling a plumber out to fix the problem. How Can I tell if there is an Air Lock in my Central Heating? An air lock…

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How does a Sanifo Macerating Toilet System Work

How does a Sanifo Macerating Toilet System Work

How does a Sanifo Macerating Toilet System Work Installing a Saniflo macerating toilet system is usually required in bathroom installations where it is not cost effective or impossible to install the conventional plumbing fixtures to transport waste materials to a below-the-floor drainage system. Saniflo products can be used for toilet, bathtub and sink basins located in domestic additional bathrooms or in the commercial environment such as in schools, offices, restaurants and retail stores.

Essential Plumbing Tips for your Home: Part 3

Essential Plumbing Tips for your Home: Part 3

Essential Plumbing Tips for your Home: Part 3 Preventing Pipe Freezing When the water in your plumbing freezes, it will expand putting pressure on the pipes. If the water expands enough, it can cause the pipe to burst causing flooding in the home or putting your company out of business until it is fixed. You can avoid your pipes from freezing by using pipe insulating foam or electrical pipe insulation. You should especially protect pipes which are exposed to the…

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