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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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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How To Check Your Boiler Is Working Before Winter Hits

How To Check Your Boiler Is Working Before Winter Hits

Boiler, Heating, Home Buyer, How to save money, Plumbing, Plumbing and Heating
There is nothing more frustrating than a boiler breakdown, especially if it's during the cold winter months. Many of us will turn the heating system off in the summer, which means the boiler has little work to do. When the cold months hit, the boiler is expected to work quickly and at capacity which can be too much for the boiler to take and could lead to a breakdown. First things first, after summer you need to check that the boiler is still working. If you think it isn’t working, check the following before calling out an engineer. Has the switch tripped? You may need to check your fuse box. Does it need reprogramming? Settings may have been lost over the summer through a power cut, for example. How’s the…
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Boilers on Finance: What You Need To Know

Boilers on Finance: What You Need To Know

Boiler, How to save money, Plumbing and Heating
Boilers on Finance: Boilers are an integral part of every home these days. Being able to heat where you live and have water on demand is something that everyone, not only wants but needs. Their importance is highlighted significantly during the cold winter months where they are necessary for keeping occupants warm even though it is bitterly cold outside. Cost Of Boilers While boilers are essential in the home, they do come at quite a cost. Typically, you are looking at paying out a few thousand pounds for the boiler along with somebody qualified to install it. You can’t really afford to scrimp on purchasing an efficient boiler that suits your needs as it can be an investment in the long-term, helping to reduce your average fuel bills going forwards.…
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