Protect Your Boiler This Winter

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. This prevents your radiators from heating your home efficiently.

3. Insulate your pipes

Pipe lagging is an inexpensive way to prevent your pipes from bursting. This can be purchased from most DIY shops and added to the pipework very easily.

4. Keep your heating on a low temperature throughout the night

This has been recommended by Halifax insurance to help prevent pipes from freezing throughout winter.

5. Check your condensate pipe to make sure it isn’t frozen

In the event of suffering frozen pipes, Worcester Bosch have created the following video to help:

6. Book your annual service

Give your boiler some love by ensuring it’s serviced it each year. Email us on planning@hasslefreeboilers.com or call us on 03456 47 47 47 to get your boiler service booked in.

 

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