Platinum Plumbers – Are magnetic filters worth it?

By | 2020-01-27T07:39:56+00:00 January 23rd, 2020|Tips|

If you have a central heating system, you may have heard about magnetic filters. But what exactly are they, what do they do, and do you really need one? The thing with boilers is that you want them to run efficiently, to last as long as possible, and to require as few repairs as possible.

How to bleed radiators on a combi boiler

By | 2019-10-28T13:42:13+00:00 October 28th, 2019|Tips|

If your radiators are hot at the bottom but cold at the top, you have air trapped, which needs releasing for your combi boiler to work properly. Combi boilers provide a combination of two functions: washing and heating. Your combi boiler channels water in two different routes, one for each function. Neither flow will come

Combi, regular and system boilers: what are the differences?

By | 2019-09-27T14:28:40+00:00 September 26th, 2019|Tips|

Now that September has moved in, the cooler weather is already making its presence felt. While it may not be cold enough for the heating just yet, it’s only a matter of time. Now may also be a good time to have your boiler serviced, if you haven’t already done that over the summer, and

All you ever need to know about boiler servicing

By | 2019-09-26T12:39:21+00:00 July 29th, 2019|Tips|

Now that summer is here most of us tend to forget about the boiler. You don’t need the heating on, and you use less hot water; if you have an electric shower then you may hardly use the boiler at all! But this is not the time to forget all about your boiler. In fact,

How to keep your tank clean and vermin free

By | 2019-05-30T13:22:20+00:00 May 30th, 2019|Tips|

While new homes will have newer central heating systems, many older properties still rely on a cold water storage tank system. This will supply water to bathrooms and in some cases even be the main drinking water supply in a home. If this is you, then read on for our tips on good maintenance of

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