How Often Do I Need To Get My Boiler Serviced And Who To Call When There’s A Problem?

How Often Do I Need To Get My Boiler Serviced And Who To Call When There’s A Problem?

Boiler, Heating, How to save money, Plumbing and Heating
In the long run, having your boiler serviced regularly can reduce the risk of it breaking down. This will save you from spending a fortune and keeps your home safe. There are risks to leaving your boiler unchecked such as carbon monoxide poisoning to weeks without heating and hot water. With winter fast approaching and temperatures starting to drop, the last thing you want is for your central heating to stop working. If you have your boiler looked at every year, you can reduce the chances of a breakdown and a more expensive payout in the long term. Why should I get my boiler serviced and how often do I need to? We recommend servicing your boiler at least once a year to make sure it's operating as it should.…
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3 Common Plumbing Problems That Require Immediate Attention

3 Common Plumbing Problems That Require Immediate Attention

Boiler, Clogged sink, Heating, Home Buyer, How to save money, Plumbing, Plumbing and Heating, Uncategorized
All homeowners at some point will be faced with a plumbing problem. Depending on the age of your home, you may have to call up a plumber at least once a year. From minor plumbing issues to major ones, there are a wide range of plumbing emergencies that can completely put things at a standstill. Small plumbing issues can generally be handled on your own. However, there will be times when it is essential to call a fully qualified emergency plumber in London. We take a look at three of the most common plumbing problems faced by Homeowners: Low Water Pressure: This is when water trickles from the tap instead of gushing from it. The most common cause of low water pressure is the accumulation of deposits on faucet aerators.…
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24 Hour Emergency Boiler Repairs

24 Hour Emergency Boiler Repairs

Boiler, How to save money, Uncategorized
Boiler Emergency? Call A 24 Hour / 7 Days A Week Boiler Repair Service. Boiler faults can happen without notice. If your boiler panel shows a fault code or if you experience a recurring problem then call  us. We operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. An issue might appear to be nothing and over time can lead to a much bigger problem. It's best to have a qualified and experienced Gas Safe engineer investigate the problem. Call in preparation to solve the problem early. Creating An Emergency Checklist When a boiler issue arises, prepare with a checklist to follow through the steps until an engineer arrives. The first thing to do is write down the fault code (if one appears) on the boiler. Have you noticed anything…
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Top Tips To Keep You Warm This Winter

Top Tips To Keep You Warm This Winter

Boiler, Heating, Home Buyer, Plumbing and Heating
Top Tips To Keep You Warm This Winter With winter on its way, people want the best tips to keep their homes nice and warm when the weather outside is cold. Furthermore, people want to keep their home warm without breaking the bank. Here are our top tips from the expert team at ASAP Plumbers on the best ways to keep you warm this winter. Our top tips to keep you warm this winter Radiator reflections A card covered in aluminium foil can work wonders at reflecting heat back into your home from behind your radiators. As much of the heat from heaters is lost in the walls, using a reflective panel can really help to add more warmth to your home. Fortunately, this method of insulation is very cheap…
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Most Efficient Way To Run A Central Heating System

Most Efficient Way To Run A Central Heating System

Boiler, Heating, Plumbing and Heating, Uncategorized
Most Efficient Way To Run A Central Heating System Sometimes, especially in the depths of winter, it can seem that all of your money is being taken up by your energy bills. A central heating system can make sure your home stays warm and comfortable, but it can be expensive. If you want to save money on your energy bills by running an efficient central heating system, then follow our top tips for the most efficient way to run a central heating system. Top tips for the most efficient way to run a central heating system Loft insulation A lot of the energy in the home escapes through the loft as heat rises. You can help to keep your home warmer by trapping the heat by using loft insulation. The…
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Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Regulations

Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Regulations

Boiler, Plumbing and Heating, Uncategorized
Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Regulations Smoke and carbon monoxide alarms can save lives. With this in mind, it is understandable that alarms should be a staple for every home. For landlord and tenants, it is essential to understand what you need to do to comply with The Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Regulations 2015. After all, you are four times more likely to die if there is no working smoke alarm in your home. What are the requirements for private landlords? From the 1st October 2015, private sector landlords have required regulations to follow. Landlords must have at least one smoke alarm installed in every storey of the accommodation. Furthermore, landlords must also have a carbon monoxide alarm in rooms that are used for living accommodation where there is…
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Which Is The Best Combi Boiler 2018?

Which Is The Best Combi Boiler 2018?

Boiler, How to save money, Uncategorized
Which Is The Best Combi Boiler 2018? In the UK a combi boiler is a popular choice. A combi boiler works to provide heat for your home through your radiators while also providing hot water on demand. With it being such a popular choice, we have whittled down the best combi boilers 2018. Before deciding on the best boiler, you need to make sure that a combi boiler is right for you. Is a combi boiler right for you? It is important to stress that a combi boiler is not suitable for every home. For example, the on-demand hot water in a combi boiler often only works for one task at a time. In larger households where people need hot water at the same time, a combi boiler may not…
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The Benefits of Powerflushing

The Benefits of Powerflushing

Boiler, Heating, Home Buyer, How to save money, Plumbing, Plumbing and Heating
Has your central heating system been causing you concern? Whether its radiators that fail to heat up, a shower that is never hot enough or a clunky and worrying noise coming from the heating system, there could be an easy solution that doesn’t require a new boiler or whole central heating system. Unbeknownst to many of us, there is a sludge of black oxide that builds up in central heating systems. This sludge forms from a build-up caused by the chemical reaction in the system. Air, water, limescale and metal combined results in of black oxide; a thick, unappealing sludge. When the sludge of black oxide builds up, it creates blockages in the pipes which, depending on where the blockages form, can mean that parts of the central heating cannot…
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How To Save Money On Your Heating Bills This Autumn And Winter

How To Save Money On Your Heating Bills This Autumn And Winter

Boiler, Heating, Home Buyer, How to save money, Plumbing, Plumbing and Heating
While we may try and resist turning the heating on for as long as possible in the autumn to try and combat the rising heating bills as much as possible, there comes a time when it becomes inevitable. Cold weather sets in, and we want nothing more than to return to a warm and cosy home. One of the first things to do when looking to save money is by comparing energy suppliers and seeing if you can switch providers to make savings on your bills. If you’re already on the best deal, there are still further improvements you can make to your home to slash your heating costs this autumn and winter. Five ways to save money on your heating bills Just a few simple changes can significantly reduce…
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Finding Boiler Finance That’s Right For Me

Finding Boiler Finance That’s Right For Me

Boiler, Heating, Home Buyer, How to save money, Plumbing, Plumbing and Heating
A new boiler can be a great, if not essential addition to your home. A new boiler can help to improve your home heating as well as save you valuable money on your heating bills. In fact, your boiler is accountable for around 60% of your total household energy bills, so installing a new boiler may actually be cost-effective, saving you money in the long run. Fitting a new energy-efficient boiler may provide a return on investment in the long term, but a boiler can be an expensive initial outlay. To purchase a boiler and have it installed can cost around £3000, which can be too costly to shell out in one go. Fortunately, many schemes offer a boiler finance service, where you can pay back the cost of your…
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