Maintenance engineer checking technical data of heating system equipment in a boiler room
When looking for a company to carry out an LPG boiler service, you may find it a little difficult compared to finding a company for natural gas boilers.
So why is this, surely all you need is a gas safe registered engineer to service your LPG boiler?
The answer is, not all gas safe engineers are [...]
Regulator for propane-butane gas cylinder and accessories on a wooden workshop table. LPG Hose Maintenance.
LPG hose maintenance is something that tends to get forgotten about until a problem happens.
Properties that use LPG as an alternative to natural gas, will normally have, either a storage tank or gas bottles.
They supply the gas for the appliances.
If gas is supplied via the [...]
Owning a mobile home has its advantages, but just like your main home, it needs to be maintained.
LPG appliances are no different from natural gas appliances, they need to be checked regularly for safety.
We hear many times from owners, that all the LPG appliances in my mobile home don’t get used that much.
So don’t need checking as often. Wrong.
The problem here is when an [...]
My gas supply has been disrupted could it be the LPG change over valve?
Just recently, we have had quite a lot of phone calls from customers complaining of disruption to there LPG supply.
The question they have been asking is could it be the LPG change over valve.
This is what we found.
On the first job that we attended, located on a well know mobile home holiday park in the [...]
The Gas Supply
The gas supply feeding our boilers in the home, especially the combination boiler is very important if we want the boiler to work to its full potential.
As a gas safe registered installer,
I have come across many boilers not working as they were designed to,
IE, only working at half there design value.
The main reason for this is the gas supply,
but when you [...]
Gas safety certificates
Gas safety is very important,
Carbon monoxide is an odourless and tasteless gas that takes the lives of
hundreds of homeowners across the UK each year.
Hiring a Gas Safe Registered engineer is the best way to protect yourself and your family.
The Gas Safe Register
The Gas Safe Register is designed to bring clarity to the gas
registration scheme and [...]
Landlord’s Gas Safety Duty to Ensure Installations are Safe
All Landlords have a common law duty to ensure that gas installations and appliances supplied with their properties are safe. Tenants also have certain legal obligations when it comes to gas safety – see below.
In the case of residential properties, landlords (or their agents) have a statutory duty to [...]
The Boiler Pressure
We get called out a lot these days with issues with boiler pressure,
cause many central heating systems are now pressurised and should the pressure drop then the boiler stops working.
I have been to many jobs where the client tells me they must have a leak somewhere because the boiler pressure keeps dropping.
When I ask why they say they must have a [...]
Tips On Fitting a MagnerClean
Fitting a Magner clean to your central heating can save you money on your fuel bills and preserve the life of your boiler and radiators. This simple little piece of kit that is a must-have if you want your boiler to last.
So what is a Magnerclean?
A Magner clean is a very powerful magnet that collects all the metal particles that circulate around your [...]
What are condensing boilers?
Condensing boilers were designed to be more efficient than the old style conventional boilers.
They work in a totally different way.
They recover heat that would have been lost through the flue on the old style boiler and so save on the energy bills.
The old style boiler would lose somewhere around 40% of heat through the flue! but today's modern [...]