Tips

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

I’ve just moved in and want to get rid of the old water cylinder

By | 2019-04-29T09:41:55+00:00 April 29th, 2019|Tips|

If you have recently moved into a new property, particularly one that may be older and need a little bit of modernising, you may find that it still uses an old water tank system for hot water. Even some relatively newer properties still operate water tanks, particularly where there is no gas supply and only

Flushable wipes and other things that you shouldn’t really flush

By | 2019-02-28T12:06:57+00:00 February 28th, 2019|Tips|

The fatbergs have struck again! The latest one was found at the beginning of the year in Devon, measuring over 60m and blocking the sewer mouth close to the sea. According to South West Water, it would take around eight weeks to remove and was primarily made up of fat, grease, and wet wipes. It’s

I live in a hard water area, what can I do?

By | 2018-12-20T11:25:29+00:00 December 19th, 2018|Tips|

If you live in the southeast of England, or indeed most places in the UK except for the Scottish Highlands, the chances are you that you will have noticed a build-up of limescale on your appliances and bathroom and kitchen fittings. But how is it caused and what can you do about it? Let us

My pipes have frozen, what do I do?

By | 2018-11-26T15:01:53+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Tips|

Sometimes, despite your best efforts Mother Nature gets the better of you. While we may not have had freezing temperatures yet this winter, they will inevitably come sooner or later as we head into the winter season. To help prevent problems as much as possible, follow the tips to avoid pipes freezing that we discussed

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