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How Disruptive Is Installing Central Heating?

If you are planning to replace your entire heating system and wondering how disruptive is the process, then you have come to the right place! Hiring a qualified heating engineer is the key if you want the installation process to be a seamless one. After the successful replacement of your

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Radiator Valves Explained

It is usually a good idea to install new radiators so that your heating system works better. But the important part is that the efficiency of the radiator depends upon the valves you choose. To make things easier for you, companies don’t include valves when you buy the radiator. Given

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Unvented Cylinder Installation: A Guide

You might be looking forward to replacing your vented cylinder with an unvented cylinder. And we can see this is why you are here! You don’t worry your head about it since this article is a comprehensive guide for you with everything you need to know. We will be putting

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What is a Boiler and How Does It Work?

In the good old days, before boilers were invented, people didn’t have the fancy technology that we use now. They used to rely on wood and coal to heat their homes up. Burning of wood and coal came in with a lot of hassle of lighting, tending, and cleaning, unlike

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Alternatives to Storage Heaters

If you are searching for suitable alternatives to storage heaters, then look no further you are at the right place! Storage heaters allow the users to store thermal energy during the evening or night when the electricity rates are lower and release the stored heat during the day. A common

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Replacing Central Heating Pipes for A Combi Boiler

Are you thinking of getting a Combi boiler Installed to replace your old one? If you are, you would need to replace your old central heating pipes as well. Combi boilers are trending in the UK due to their space-saving design. They provide central heating and water heating solutions in

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What is the Difference Between Horizontal & Vertical Boiler Flues?

We can differentiate horizontal and vertical flues from each other based on their arrangement. Nevertheless, both the flues function similarly. If you install a horizontal flue on your property, it will show protruding out of the wall. Alternatively, a vertical flue would be visible on the roof of the building.

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How to Reduce Your Gas Bill

The best way to cut down the excessive cost on gas bills is by replacing an old boiler with an energy-efficient one. Combi (Combination) boilers have become a popular choice in the UK due to their space-saving design. These boilers serve both as an energy-efficient water heater and a boiler

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What is a Boiler and also How Does it Function?

Just how does a gas central heating boiler work? In a typical gas main home heating central heating boiler there are pipelines entering the central heating boiler underneath. One is the pipe which feeds gas from the keys gas supply (which is outdoors your home in the street) right into

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Reduce the cost of your office heating with these handy tips

Although we don’t tend to worry much about office heating in the summertime, since temperatures are usually pretty comfortable, come wintertime our heating bills tend to skyrocket. To avoid having to pay over the odds for your office heating, follow the tips below in preparation for the colder months. Avoid

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How to Keep your Central Heating in Tip Top Condition

During the summer months you may not need your central heating, even when it’s not hot and sunny outside. However as the light fades and the darker nights draw in, the chill in the air means most people will reach for their on switch for their central heating. If your

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How to Beat Your Heating Bills in 2017

Heating bills are expected to rise by 5% in 2017. To beat the price hike, you need these following hints and tips! Switch energy providers Top of our list is switching from one energy supplier to another and getting the best deal. We are creatures of habit thus, we tend

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Cold Weather Care for Your Pipes

Think burst pipes are a thing of winter past? Think again! When the temperatures plummet, water pipes in and around the home are at risk of freezing and when this happens, the results can be devastating. With a few checks and small changes, you can prevent frozen pipes and pipe

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5 Clever Tricks to Use Less Water

How much water do you think you use in a day? As an estimate, a family of four can use 450 litres a day, a staggering amount over the year. Water is in short supply; tough to comprehend when you consider that during the winter months, the country can be

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How To Fix Low Water Pressure

No force, as water slowly trickles out of your faucet or shower. To put it simply and succinctly: don’t you hate when that happens. When this problem surfaces, usually low water pressure could be the problem. The good news is that it’s not the end of the world, but it

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A Guide to the Different Types of Showers

A shower is the ultimate modern convenience and for many people, being without one in their home would be unthinkable. But showers come in a number of different forms, all of which vary in the way they are both set-up and how they work. Here’s a closer look at the

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When your boiler has no pressure

Most homes rely on a boiler to heat their water and keep the house toasty, welcoming and warm so when something goes wrong, the effects can be widespread. While there are many things that can go wrong with a boiler, and you should never delay in calling out an engineer,

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3 reasons to install in a solar water heating system

Are you considering installing a solar water heating system in your home? Solar water heating systems use free heat from the sun to create domestic hot water. They collect the heat using solar panels, which are fitted to your roof. There are currently two types of solar water heating panels

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Facts To Know About Plumbing

Life processes are guided by foreground and background channels. Those obvious to people and can be seen with and represent the former whereas the latter are either partly or totally hidden. Residential plumbing systems are an example of such background channels that are hidden from view but are important for

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What’s the difference between a plumber and heating engineer?

A question we get time and time again from customers is what’s the difference between a plumber and a heating engineer (or heating plumber)? So we thought it was about time we addressed it in a blog post. It’s pretty simple really but it’s always good to know whom you

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Clever ways to cut your energy bills

Are you worried about your energy bills skyrocketing over the next few months? Use our top tips to keep them to a minimum. Use a comparison website Can you be certain that you are on the best energy tariff? If the answer is no, then we highly recommend using a

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The 7 Deadly Sins to Avoid When Hiring a Plumber

Keeping us toasty in the depths of winter and restoring the all-important warmth to our heating system, plumbers have an almost god-like status amongst mere mortals when the temperatures are freezing outside. The idea of being without hot water or heating when the Arctic weather arrives is unthinkable so these

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Do I need to bleed my radiators?

A large proportion of homes and commercial premises in the UK have gas central heating installed, which uses water filled radiators to heat areas. Therefore, this makes radiator maintenance an essential part of property upkeep, which may involve bleeding your radiators. As plumbing and heating specialists we’re here to give

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6 Smart Heating Tips to Keep you Feeling Cosy this Autumn

Even though we’ve not had the warmest of summers here in the UK, it’s likely that you’ve managed to go a few months without heating your home. But with autumn approaching and the temperatures taking a dip, now’s the time to think about how you can heat your home efficiently.

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Is it time you installed a new central heating system?

Many people are reluctant to install a new central heating system in their home because of the costs involved. However, believe it or not, you could actually make significant savings by upgrading to a more efficient system. Here we’ve shared some of the signs that it’s time to install a

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