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  • LPG ChangeOver Valve

    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 [...]

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    Gas Supply

    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 [...]

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    Gas safety certificates

    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 [...]

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    Landlord's Gas Safety Duty

    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 [...]

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    Boiler Pressure

    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 [...]

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    Fitting a MagnerClean

    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 [...]

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    Condensing Boilers

    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 [...]

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    Local Gas Safe plumber

    Local Gas Safe plumber This time of year is the best time to get those plumbing and heating jobs done before the winter sets in. To find a local gas safe plumber do a search on Google or whatever search engine you use, and type in a local gas safe plumber. You should be presented with many local gas safe plumbers to choose from. The gas safe register is another good place to search [...]

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    Vaillant Eco Tec​ Plus 937

    The Vaillant Eco Tec Plus 937 Vaillant Eco-Tec Plus 937 is Vaillant's answer to a high flow combination boiler. It stores 20 litres of hot water, so is always ready to supply the hot water you need, when you need it. It has been designed for the larger home in mind, with two bathrooms and a shower room. Fitting the Vaillant Eco-Tec Plus 937 is slightly different the other [...]

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    Vaillant Eco Tec​ Pro 24

    The Vaillant Eco-Tec Pro 24 Vaillant Eco-Tec Pro 24 is a combination boiler that requires no water storage tanks, it works on the incoming mains supply. So long as you have decent water pressure and flow rate, then the Vaillant Eco-Tec Pro 24 is ideal if you want to convert to a combination boiler. Vaillant produces 2 models of combination boilers, one is called the [...]

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