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 [...]
The expansion vessel has changed the way central heating systems work.
Not so long ago, most central heating systems installed in the United Kingdom were open vented.
To explain what open vented means, as a boiler starts to heat up, the water within, the system starts to expand, and the expansion needs to go somewhere,
so you have an expansion pipe, which normally [...]
Unvented Hot Water Cylinder
What is unvented Hot Water?
The unvented hot water cylinder is now becoming very popular with homeowners when they start carrying out home refurbishment.
The reason being is they are economical to run, high-pressure hot water at the taps and showers,
no need for the noisy pumps anymore, and also no need for the cold water storage tank in the loft.
When it comes to installing an unvented hot water cylinder
The biggest decision a buyer will have to make is
whether to buy a cylinder that is unvented or vented.
Deciding on one or the other depends on having a ‘direct’ or ‘indirect’system.
The terms direct and indirect reference to how the mains water is fed into the system
Either directly into the unvented hot[...]
What is an unvented cylinder?
An unvented cylinder stores hot water that is supplied to your taps, shower and any other hot water outlets.
Unvented cylinders are sealed to the atmosphere, whereas conventional cylinders have a vent pipe that vents over to a tank normally located in the loft area.The water within the tank is stored at high pressure ,
Converting To Unvented Hot Water
Converting over to unvented hot water has many advantages over vented hot water, it is also more cost-effective to use.
First and foremost before you even think about converting to unvented hot water,
the incoming water mains need to be checked to ensure you have adequate pressure and flow rate.
Unvented hot water cylinders require at least a minimum [...]
What does converting over to unvented hot water mean?
Basically, it means that both your hot and cold water supplies will work on the incoming water mains pressure.
So why would you convert over to unvented hot and cold water?
There are a few reasons why you would convert over, but I will explain the main reason first.
You have a shower, that when using, is very slow and just [...]
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