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How Do I Know If My Boiler Needs Replacing

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How Do I Know If My Boiler Needs Replacing

Many homeowners take their new boilers for granted, but even the most efficient boiler needs replacing eventually. Even if yours is serviced regularly, you could save money by getting a gas safe engineer to inspect the unit. Keep reading this article if you believe your home heating system requires repair.  Your central heating system must remain healthy and efficient: it's a no-brainer. While it's expected to make strange...

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Can A Dripping Tap Cause Damage

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Can A Dripping Tap Cause Damage

Can a dripping tap cause damage? This article looks at property and health hazards caused by a dripping tap and asks: when do I call the professionals?. A dripping tap may not seem like an emergency at first, but it can lead to any of the following problems: In most cases, the mould, mildew, and material degradation caused by leaks are more dangerous to your and your family's health than the leak itself. These...

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Do I Need A Plumber To Fix A Dripping Tap

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Do I Need A Plumber To Fix A Dripping Tap

Do I need a plumber to fix a dripping tap? If you experience a dripping tap, you may not be able to fix the problem without professional help. Find out what to do if you find a dripping tap problem. It is preferable to get plumbing leaks corrected as quickly as possible, whether they be pipe leaks or dripping taps. You can be squandering water in addition to potential property damage from the leak. Keep in mind that not all taps are created...

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What Are Common Boiler Problems

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What Are Common Boiler Problems

Are you considering: what are common boiler problems? We look at faults that you might see from your boiler and heating system. Find out more about how you can avoid these common boiler problems. We have all experienced problems with a boiler or heating system at some point. Whether a faulty internal component or unusual boiler noise, there is always cause for concern when the boiler stops responding as it should. If you are looking for the most...

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What Is The Biggest Cause Of Boiler Breakdown

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What Is The Biggest Cause Of Boiler Breakdown

Have you ever wondered: what is the biggest cause of boiler breakdown? We look at common causes of boiler breakdown and common boiler problems  to watch out for.  Complete boiler breakdowns and rising energy bills are two of the worst nightmares for homeowners. While there is never a good time for a new boiler replacement, you can pre-empt getting a boiler installed by looking out for the following problems we're addressing in this...

Posted by:Admin on:2022-08-12 13:00:00 Read More

How Long Do Boilers Last

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How Long Do Boilers Last

If you are buying a new heating system, you may ask: How Long Do Boilers Last? This article looks at the estimated age of a boiler and how to keep it working for longer. Installing new boilers is expensive, and we try to push this back as long as possible. The question is, how long do our boilers last for? We rely on our central heating systems and new boilers for warmth and hot water, hoping they last years without a problem arising...

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What Causes Radiator Problems

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What Causes Radiator Problems

This article looks at what causes radiator problems in your heating systems. We look at what causes of radiator leaks and how to maintain and care for your radiators. There are many reasons why one household or property radiators may leak out. You can resolve some of these issues yourself if you have the skills to do so; however, it is often safer and more efficient to contact an experienced gas safe registered professional in your area...

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What Are The Dangers Of Legionella

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What Are The Dangers Of Legionella

This article looks at the dangers of Legionella? If you wanted to know more about Legionella and the risks from the disease, find out more here. Legionella bacteria causes the potentially fatal Legionnaires' disease when inhaling water droplets. Despite being deadly, it is under-reported in the UK because it is often classed as pneumonia and without identifying legionella as the causative agent. Risks of the...

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Where Does Legionella Come From

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Where Does Legionella Come From

This article looks at the question: where does Legionella come from? If you are concerned about Legionnaires' disease, find out the best ways to prevent it in your water system. Legionellosis is a collective term for diseases that are caused by legionella bacteria. This includes the highly serious Legionnaires' disease and other similar though less serious forms of Lochgoilhead fever and Pontiac fever.  Legionnaires'...

Posted by:Admin on:2022-04-21 12:26:38 Read More

What Causes Legionella In Water

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What Causes Legionella In Water

What causes Legionella in water? This article looks at the dangers and causes of Legionella in your water systems. Find out how you can prevent Legionella in your water. When you turn on a tap, it's fair to say that you expect clean and safe water. The issue can be that potable and non-potable water supply systems can be difficult to maintain and keep safe.  The infrastructure of the underground water supply systems becomes...

Posted by:Admin on:2022-04-21 12:03:11 Read More

How Do You Know If You Need A New Radiator

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How Do You Know If You Need A New Radiator

How do you know if you need a new radiator? If you are having problems with your central heating, we look at whether you should repair or replace your radiators. Were your radiators installed before the year 2000? If they were, you likely need new radiators. Within a radiator, water runs through each tubular column. This means that one of the reasons for a new radiator is incredibly easy to spot, a leaking radiator. The most common reason...

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The Signs Of Radiator Problems

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The Signs Of Radiator Problems

What are the signs of radiator problems? Find out more about what to look out for to keep your central heating and radiators working efficiently. Radiators work by dispensing heat and sometimes water throughout the unit's structure to warm the home. The biggest issue with older radiators is that they can crack after years and years of usage. This will then cause the radiator to become inefficient and more and more of...

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Does Servicing A Boiler Make It More Efficient

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Does Servicing A Boiler Make It More Efficient

Does servicing a boiler make it more efficient? Find out more about the benefits of heating maintenance and how it can improve your boiler efficiency. Efficient boilers use the least amount of energy possible to save money on heating bills while ensuring that almost all the power and fuel used goes into keeping our homes and properties warm and cosy. Inefficient or faulty boilers use up far too much energy, most of which is lost...

Posted by:Admin on:2021-11-29 12:06:59 Read More

Why Is It Better To Service A Boiler In Summer Than Winter

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Why Is It Better To Service A Boiler In Summer Than Winter

Why is it better to service a boiler in summer than winter? If you want to ensure that your heating system is working when you need it, a regular servicing is a good idea. Find out why doing this in the summer is the best time to call an engineer. Servicing your boiler in the summertime has a vast amount of benefits to the health and safety of your employees or household and can help save you money. Take a look at the number of reasons...

Posted by:Admin on:2021-11-29 10:23:31 Read More

Who Is Responsible For Gas Safety Check

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Who Is Responsible For Gas Safety Check

If you are a landlord or a tenant, you may be asking: who is responsible for gas safety check?  We look at the responsibilities of landlords for ensuring the safety of rental properties. If you're a landlord and you're wondering who is responsible for a gas safety check, this article is for you. We will outline what should be done, how often it should be done and where your legal requirement stops.  The health...

Posted by:Admin on:2021-11-22 13:49:29 Read More

Does My System Need A Power Flush

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Does My System Need A Power Flush

Does my system need a power flush? If you are experiencing problems with your central heating it may be caused by blockages caused by sludge. A power flush is a recognised way to clear your heating system.  If you've never had a power flush conducted at your home before, and you find yourself asking this question, then you're perhaps in dire need of one. A power flush is an intense cleaning process that aims to clear out...

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Why Is My Central Heating Not Working

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Why Is My Central Heating Not Working

Are you having boiler problems? Are you asking: why is my central heating not working? Find out more about common reasons why your central heating is not working. As with many complex home appliances, there are many reasons why your boiler may not be working correctly. Typical problems your boiler might encounter include a lack of gas fuel, frozen condensate pipework, low boiler pressure, faulty controllers and leaks.  While your...

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Why Are My Radiators Not Working

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Why Are My Radiators Not Working

Why are my radiators not working? We look at what to do when your radiators won't heat up. Find out what to do if you have cold radiators. In the winter months, when you need your radiators most, it can be a significant issue when they fail to heat up properly.  Thankfully, if you find that your radiator not working or is cold, there are a few things you can do to get your home warm again as quickly as possible.  In most...

Posted by:Admin on:2021-10-03 12:00:00 Read More

Causes of Noisy Central Heating

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Causes of Noisy Central Heating

What causes a noisy central heating system? We look at why your heating system is noisy and what to do if you have a noisy boiler. In an ideal world, the only time you should notice your central heating system is when heating your home. Otherwise, it should disappear into the background. The best way to ensure this is to keep your heating system properly maintained. However, sometimes this isn't possible, or it has been too long between...

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How Does A Plumber Fix Leaking Pipes

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How Does A Plumber Fix Leaking Pipes

How does a plumber fix leaking pipes. Find out more about emergency plumbing services and what they can do for a leaking pipe. There are a couple of methods you can employ to find a water leak in your home. Presuming you do not have a smart water leak detector of any sort, then you should first check your water bills. If your water bill has increased significantly in recent payments, then that could indicate a leak.  Alternatively,...

Posted by:Admin on:2021-09-14 16:12:44 Read More

What Are The Benefits Of Power Flushing

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What Are The Benefits Of Power Flushing

What are the benefits of power flushing? Find out how power flushing can benefit the efficiency of your central heating.  Over time the various systems in your home such as the central heating system, electrical system and hot water system will succumb to wear and tear. Simply leaving them to their fate without maintenance will result in them breaking long before they are supposed to.    The central heating system,...

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How Difficult Is It To Add A Bathroom

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How Difficult Is It To Add A Bathroom

Do you have questions about how difficult is it to add a bathroom?  We look at whether a bathroom adds value to your home and plumbing tips for adding a bathroom. If you live in a shared space, then the chances are that you've experienced what it's like having to wait for your housemate or significant other to finish with their business, all the while you are busting for the toilet.  Alternatively, you might...

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Main Services That Plumbers Offer

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Main Services That Plumbers Offer

Do you want to know what the main services that plumbers offer? We look at the main services that plumbers offer including bathroom and kitchen fitting and blocked toilets, sinks and drains clearing. Water is perhaps the most essential part of human life. Access to it is also one of the most taken for granted modern conveniences.  There is so much that goes into providing clean water to millions of people to the point...

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Causes Of Drain Blockages

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Causes Of Drain Blockages

What are the causes of drain blockages? What are the signs to look for if you want to prevent your drains from becoming clogged. We look at the common causes of blocked drains and how to prevent them. If you have ever had a blocked drain, then you know they can be a nightmare to deal with.  They stink, prevent essential fixtures such as your toilet and kitchen sinks from working and sometimes they can even cause overflow,...

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When Should I Replace My Boiler

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When Should I Replace My Boiler

As a homeowner, you may be asking: When Should I Replace My Boiler? We look at the signs that your central heating system is due for replacement and how much it will cost.  Have you ever thought about what you would do if hot water were not readily available in your home?  For example, could you go without the relaxing hot showers, central heating to keep you warm midwinter or hot water for washing the dishes after a family...

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When Does Central Heating Need Servicing

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When Does Central Heating Need Servicing

Homeowners often ask: When does my central heating need servicing? Find out if you are due for a maintenance check on your boiler and central heating. We look at why it is important to have your heating serviced and how often you should check. Suppose you have just had a brand new boiler fitted into your property; there's a chance you have not considered when it requires servicing or any particular maintenance. Like a car or...

Posted by:Admin on:2021-08-26 13:30:55 Read More

What are Landlord Gas Safety Checks

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What are Landlord Gas Safety Checks

If you are a landlord or a tenant, you may be asking: What are landlord gas safety checks? Are you Gas Safe? We look at how often a rental property needs a gas safety inspection and why it is important. Gas safety checks are essential for home or property owners and massive responsibility for each landlord. Your homes gas and electric appliances run your home, providing you with all the necessary hot water and electric sources to...

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What Is A Plumbing Emergency

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What Is A Plumbing Emergency

Have you considered 'What is a plumbing Emergency?' We look at common plumbing emergencies and how to spot if you need a professional plumber to help you resolve the problem. Here are some of the most common plumbing emergencies. If you do spot any signs for these emergencies, please contact a professional plumber as soon as possible. It is important to find a local company with years of experience and knowledge in the...

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