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

While we rely on our boilers to provide us with hot water everyday and to heat our homes whenever it’s cold, little thought goes into how they work...

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5 Facts about increasing boiler efficiency

Helping you to save money on your annual heating bills and ensure your central heating system’s efficiency, here are five basic boiler facts every...

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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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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 (TRVs) are fitted to radiators in order to control the flow of hot water. They do this by detecting the room’s...

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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.   There...

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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

While your boiler and radiators might be in good working order, from time to time you may find that your heaters aren’t getting fully hot.  ...

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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.    What is...

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Central heating not working & heating loss problems

If you’re experiencing a loss of heating, follow the steps below to try and kick-start your system. If you’re not confident with DIY, contact your...

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How to balance a central heating system

While your central heating system should work to distribute heat evenly around your home, from time to time it can become unbalanced. If you...

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Cold radiators in different parts of the home

Cold radiators in different zones   If the radiators aren’t working in certain parts of your home it’s likely there’s a fault with one of your...

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

There are a few factors that can cause the radiators in your home to become cold in certain areas.   Below we've listed the best advise for...

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