Energy Efficient Boiler
Think you might currently have an old-fashioned money eating 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 a white plastic pipe below your boiler, it should be [...]
Update Your Central Heating Boiler
The very first tip and most important of all is to make sure that the person or company
who will be updating your central heating boiler is Gas Safe Registered.
Anybody who works in gas has to be Gas Safe registered by law.
Every Gas engineer carries a gas safe card with them, it’s a bit like a driving licence,
it will have all the details of [...]
What are the benefits of cooking with LPG
otherwise known as liquid petroleum gas?
Cooking with LPG is easier to control than electric hobs and ovens,
as soon as you switch on, the heat is there, whereas with electric you have to wait for it to heat up.
Quick and easy temperature control, you just need to adjust the temperature either high or low,
you turn the dial and it is instant.
Update To Boiler Building Regulations
If you are in the market for a new boiler there is a new regulation that everyone has to comply with be it a homeowner or installer.
It’s called boiler plus
From the 6 April, any new boiler installed will now need to have a time clock and room thermostat fitted as standard.
All new combination boilers will also need the above fitted as well,
Gas Safety For Tenants and Rentals
When you take over a tenancy it’s important you receive a copy of a gas safety certificate
Before you use any of the gas appliances including the central heating.
Gas safety for tenants is sometimes overlooked if renting from private landlords, especially first time landlords,
but the law states that any rented property, even if only rented for [...]
Gas safe is the registration body for anyone who works on gas,
be it an individual or a company.
Even the likes of British Gas has to be registered with Gas Safe.
The law states that anyone who works on gas has to be registered with gas safe.
Just because someone is registered it does not mean they can work on all gas appliances.
Each appliance is categorized
so someone who is registered for[...]
My Boiler Stopped Working
This time of the year the weather can be particularly cold with freezing temperatures mainly overnight,
but believe it or not it can have an affect your boiler. Boilers don’t like the cold.
You may wake up in the morning only to find the house is cold due to the boiler stopped working.
Strange you may think, when you need the heat most, the boiler decides to stop [...]
The boiler service is a very important task that seems to get overlooked until something happens and you find yourself with no hot water or heating.
It’s a known fact throughout the boiler industry that around 75% of homeowners will never have a boiler service until the boiler decides to stop working.
So why is this?
Many homeowners don’t seem to have the time these days[...]