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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The Best Type Of Toilet

The Best Type Of Toilet

Home Buyer, How to save money, Plumbing, Plumbing and Heating, Uncategorized
The Best Type Of Toilet In most cases, toilets are taken for granted. Toilets are simple and practical, and most people do not give their toilet another thought until it breaks. However, if you’re planning a bathroom makeover or looking for a replacement toilet, you will find there are many different styles of toilet to choose from. To help you make the decision, here is our guide to the best type of toilet. The best type of toilet for your bathroom The best type of toilet…for your budget If you have a limited budget, the closed-coupled toilet is a popular choice as there are many options available on the market and they are often inexpensive. A closed-couple toilet is made up of two parts. One is the ceramic pan, and…
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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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How To Choose The Right Water Heater For You

How To Choose The Right Water Heater For You

Heating, Home Buyer, How to save money, Plumbing, Plumbing and Heating
Choosing the right water heater for your home can be a daunting process. It is essential to select one that is able to provide enough hot water while not causing you to have high energy or water bills. What criteria should I look out for when choosing a water heater? The top five things to look out for are: The energy sources The availability of energy in your location The size of your water heater The energy efficiency The overall cost of installation and energy use. You need to consider what is heating your water, and the cost of this heating source. Sources can include electricity, fuel oil, geothermal energy, natural gas, propane, and solar. When considering a water heater, it is wise to remember that not all energy sources…
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Why You Should Get A Pre-purchase Plumbing Report Done Before Buying A New Property

Why You Should Get A Pre-purchase Plumbing Report Done Before Buying A New Property

Home Buyer, How to save money, Plumbing, Plumbing and Heating
When you purchase a new property, you might get a building inspection. A building inspection gives you a rundown of your property, looking for any structural issues and problems in the home that may require work. This is performed by a builder and therefore, potential plumbing issues may be missed. What is a pre-purchase plumbing report? A pre-purchase plumbing report takes a more detailed look at the plumbing of the home. A pre-purchase plumbing report is undertaken by an experienced plumper, which means you’ll have a comprehensive review of the property and will cover the pre-existing plumbing problems that may be missed in a building inspection. If you’re looking for a property to purchase, then you need to know all of the costs, issues and traits your potential new home…
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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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5 Signs You Have A Plumbing Leak

5 Signs You Have A Plumbing Leak

Heating, How to save money, Plumbing, Plumbing and Heating
A plumbing leak can be one of the hardest issues to spot. It could occur anywhere in the home and start so slowly it may be too subtle to find until it is too late and extensive damage has been done. With some leaks, you may be fortunate and be able to spot them early, particularly if they are in an accessible place, but for the pipes that are well-hidden, a leak can continue wasting water and damage your home. To help protect your house and your water bills from a leak in the home, look out for these five signs that may indicate that you have a plumbing leak. Increased mould or mildew Mould and mildew occur when there is damp. In the bathroom, it is expected for mildew…
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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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