Radiator on the left is blocked with sludge.
The Power Flush
If like most people these days you have central heating fitted within your property that uses radiators,
then the chances are you are going to need the power flush at some time.
So how do you know if you need the power flush?
One of the first things you will notice is the radiators take a little longer to heat up than [...]
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 [...]
Female technician commissioning boiler using tablet computer
Is your boiler struggling to heat your home, making strange noises when working?
If so, it’s time to start thinking about a new boiler.
New boiler installations are not as bad as most people think. Yes, they can get a little messy, but a good installer will clean up afterwards.
So how do you go about replacing your [...]
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 [...]
When searching for a local company who is gas safe registered to carry out work on your home, where should look?
You can do a search on Google, and typing in, local gas safe plumber near me.
You should see a few companies appear at the top of the page.
As well as a local map with three or four companies closest to your address.
Make a note of the local companies names and [...]
Yes, you should have your unvented hot water serviced at least once a year.
Just like you have your gas boiler serviced.
Watch the video below to see what could happen should something go wrong.https://youtu.be/61uDmQF5I2
Wow, Did you see that?
That just shows you what could happen if some form of failure occurred.
Let's look at the unvented hot water cylinder and explain [...]
Mobile Home Park
If you own a mobile home, then you will know gas safety is very important.
When was the last time you had a mobile home gas safety inspection?
It seems that not all mobile home owners take gas safety seriously, the reasons seem to be because the mobile home is not used very often.
Just because the mobile is only used for a few months of the year, it does not [...]
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 [...]
Leaking radiator valves can cause problems with the boiler eventually if the leakage is not addressed.
There is nothing worse than coming home from work, only to find you have no hot water for your shower.
You check the boiler and notice it’s showing a fault code, which translates to low water pressure.
On checking the boiler pressure it reads nearly zero.
This means there [...]
Who can work on domestic gas appliances?
Always check the card
The definition of working on gas includes the following.
In the united kingdom gas safety legislation states that only a person registered with Gas Safe can legally work on domestic gas appliances.
Installing, maintaining, servicing, disconnecting, repairing, altering, replacing parts.
basically, anything to do with the [...]