Gas Safety Week: Fighting for a gas safe nation We’re proud to be supporting Gas Safety Week 2019, taking place 16th – 22nd September 2019. Gas Safety Week is an annual event to raise awareness of gas safety and the importance of taking care of your gas appliances. It is coordinated by Gas Safe Register, the official list of gas engineers who are legally allowed to work with gas. Badly fitted and poorly serviced gas appliances can cause gas leaks, fires, explosions and carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. CO is a
Boiler maintenance in summer – everything you need to know Your boiler might be the last thing on your mind during summer, but it’s actually a good time to prepare for the cooler winter months. Muggy mornings and sweltering heats might even mean that you’re using more warm water than any other time of year. So here’s our suggestions for getting the most out of your boiler during the summer, and making sure you’re not
With the UK experiencing bitterly cold winter temperatures, it’s important your heating system is working efficiently. Here’s some simple advice on how to thaw out a frozen condensate pipe. You boiler condensate discharge pipe may be at risk of freezing in prolonged, and extreme cold weather conditions. If your condensate pipe runs externally, it could be at risk of freezing. If it does freeze, it will cause your boiler to stop working, which wouldn’t be
With the UK often suffering from sub-zero temperatures each winter, here’s some simple advice to ensure you get the most from your heating system throughout the colder months. 1. Check the pressure The pressure gauge can be found on the front of your boiler. The pressure should be between 1 to 1.5 bar to work at its most efficient. 2. Bleed your radiators Cold spots are an indication that there is air in your system.
Buying a new boiler can be an expensive process. According to the Energy Saving Trust, the price of a new one averages £2,000, though the cost of installation can increase it. If you can’t afford to pay for one up front, the alternative could be a boiler subscription service – like the one that we offer. The subscription covers the boiler and all parts of your heating system against breakages, repairs, and damages. You’ll get a