I have strange noises from the boiler
If you are hearing strange noises from the boiler, it could be a sign of a serious problem.
It may be working right now, but sooner or later it will break down and you will have no hot water or heating.
It’s probably best now, to call in the local Gas Safe Registered boiler engineer before it stops working,
Mainly to ensure it's not posing any [...]
What is a thermal imaging plumber I hear you ask?
OK let me explain.
With the technology that is now available today for our modern plumbing and heating engineers.
We can now trace blockages as well as water leaks and more with a thermal imaging camera.
Whereas before these cameras arrived these problems were trace by digging up concrete floors,
lifting wooden flooring, basically it [...]
Annual Boiler Maintenance
With winter just around the corner now is a good time to arrange the annual boiler maintenance.
There is nothing worst than finding yourself with no heating and hot water on the coldest day on the year.
This is always the day the boiler decides to stop work
What could happen to my boiler?
Most gas boilers today are condensing boilers and are more susceptible [...]
What Can The Thermal Imaging Camera Do?
The camera can be a powerful tool for both central heating and plumbing engineers, detecting water leakage from hidden pipes located under floors.
It will help in locating the pipe routes without the need to remove or dig up any form of flooring,
Like tiles and hardwood flooring.
This camera removes the need for guess work on pipe locations, and [...]
Think you might currently have an old fashioned boiler system
residing in your home?
maybe you’re not sure if you’ve got a high energy efficient boiler.
Spend a few minutes answering these questions and find out for sure one way or the other.
Does your boiler have a condensate drain?
Look for white plastic pipe below your boiler, If you don’t have one, it’s not an energy efficient [...]
Condensing boilers are a highly efficient central heating boiler,
They work by extracting more heat from the fuel it uses.
The standard old boiler wastes around 35% of its fuel through the boiler flue.
Condensing boilers work at around 90% efficiency which, when you compared that to the old boiler is a big saving on those fuel bills.
Since the 1st? April 2005 building regulations state that[...]
First I will explain what unvented hot water cylinders are.
How it differs from a vented hot water cylinder.
Most properties in the United Kingdom were built with hot and cold water storage tanks.
These tanks supplied hot and cold water to the bathrooms, and the hot water to the kitchen.
Nowadays it's becoming very popular with homeowners to
convert the cylinder over to an unvented cylinder.