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  • Power Flushing Explained

    A power flush is a chemical cleaner that works to remove any debris,

    rust and sludge that has built up within your boiler and central heating system,  power flushing

    will restore the full circulation of water, improving the output of your boiler and radiators, and will lower your gas bills

    If left to build up, the contaminants will slowly reduce the efficiency of your central heating system, eventually leading to a boiler breakdown.

    What does power flushing involve?

    A qualified gas safe heating engineer will cleanse your central heating system

    with a power flush machine that uses high flow and low pressure to circulate high strength cleansing

    chemicals including a descaler, a corrosion inhibitor and a sludge crust breaker.

    Targeting rust, sludge, limescale and debris such as sand,

    when the treatment is completed water will be able to circulate freely throughout your central heating system.

    What are the benefits of a power flushing?

    Increased lifespan of the central heating system and boiler
    Increased efficiency
    Reduced risk of breakdown
    Elimination of kettling (banging noises)
    Peace of mind

    How will I know when I need a power flush?

    While a power flush isn’t a solution for every central heating fault,

    if you notice any of the signs below, talk to your local engineer:

    Cold patches on radiators

    Noisy boiler or heating system
    Discoloured water when you bleed the radiators
    Radiators are slow to heat up
    Cloudy tap water

    Power Flushing

    Central heating power flushing is recommended if you’re installing a new energy efficient condensing boiler

    without upgrading your whole system.

    A power flush will prevent any old contaminants from damaging the pipework of your new boiler.

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