Heating

How to bleed a radiator

Bleeding a radiator is an easy and cheap fix for combatting cold and patchy radiators. It's something anyone can do in their own home without the...

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5 Energy saving tips to make the most out of your central heating

While the lifespan of the average boiler is 12 years, it’s important to maintain it regularly to ensure maximum longevity. If your boiler and...

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9 common boiler faults & problems

The average homeowner doesn’t necessarily need to know what’s going on beneath the surface of a central heating system, but they do need to...

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Powerflush: What is it & how often should you do it?

A deep clean that works to remove any debris, rust and sludge that has accumulated within your central heating system, a powerflush will restore...

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4 Advantages & benefits to installing smart thermostats

Homes of the future are smart. From interactive doorbells and fridges that order your grocery shopping to devices that can detect hidden water...

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What is kettling in boilers & why is it making a noise?

The idea of your boiler making a sound that favours the noise from your kettle can seem quite peculiar. Nevertheless, many homeowners are...

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Why is my boiler leaking & what should I do?

A leaking boiler can be a serious problem. A number of factors could be the cause behind your leak and finding its direct source is the first step...

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Why is my central heating so noisy?

Noisy radiators and banging pipes can be a quite unsettling. If your central heating system has become nothing short of a nuisance due to noise...

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Boiler Plus Legislation: Everything you need to know

On the 6th April 2018, the UK government launched a scheme entitled Boiler Plus and its requirements are likely to affect boiler installers...

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What is a thermostatic radiator valve?

Thermostatic radiator valves (or TRVs) could be fitted to radiators so that you can control the temperature within your room. They could help...

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Different radiator valves: thermostatic, manual & lockshield

Radiator valves control the flow of water through your radiators. They are situated at the bottom, where the pipe feeds into the unit.   Get a...

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How to fix it: No hot water from taps or shower

If you’re experiencing a loss of hot water follow the steps below to try and fix the problem.  However, if you’re not confident with DIY, contact...

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My radiator is cold and not working, how do I fix it?

While cold radiators could be a result of a more serious problem with your central heating system or boiler, there are a number of smaller faults...

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How to fix radiators that aren't warm enough & aren't getting hot

Whilst your boiler and radiators might be in good working order, you may find that your heating isn’t working up to standard from time to time. ...

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How to repair a leaking radiator valve or pipe

If you notice that your radiators are leaking, it’s important to find the source of the leak and fix it before the problem escalates.    Get a...

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How to balance a central heating system

You may need to balance your central heating system from time to time if your home isn’t getting the heating efficiency it needs, but don’t worry...

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Cold radiators in different parts of the home

Radiator issues can be frustrating. If you’ve identified a cold radiator, this may be due to a problem with one of the zones in your central...

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How to fix cold patches on radiators at the top, middle or bottom

Cold patches appear on radiators when your water supply is unable to properly flow through your central heating system due to air or substances...

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