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Faulty Boiler Warning Signs

Even a new boiler won’t last forever. Faults can occur at any time, and they can put lives in danger, so here are some of the faulty boiler warning signs.

If you have to reset your boiler frequently, there may be a problem. Carbon monoxide is known as the silent killer because this deadly gas is colourless and odourless. A faulty boiler can release it into your home. Boilers need frequent Gas Safe engineer servicing and repairs to keep them working safely.

Published Tuesday 12th May 2020

Protect Yourself from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning on Holiday

Don’t take risks with your life, protect yourself from carbon monoxide poisoning on holiday. Carbon monoxide gas can leak from gas cookers, BBQs, heaters and other appliances, stoves and fires.

Deadly carbon monoxide is created when fuel doesn’t burn as it should. It’s undetectable by smell, sight or taste. It spreads quickly in confined areas like tents and rooms without ventilation.

Published Wednesday 19th February 2020

How to Maximise Heating Controls

When fitting or upgrading a central heating system, maximise heating controls carefully. Select the controls that comply with the industry regulations to ensure efficiency and lower running costs.

Significant advance in household remote control technology has resulted in new thermostats and heating controls. You can now manage heating and energy via apps on a mobile. You don’t need to be at home to adjust your heating program.

Published Tuesday 15th October 2019

More Women than Men allow a Gas Engineer into their Home without Checking Credentials

Larger numbers of women are trusting tradespeople who come to their home without checking credentials.

Over a third of women (33%) admitted in a Gas Tag survey that they didn’t check credentials of the gas engineer they let into their home, compared to just 20% of the men surveyed. On average of all those surveyed, 29% don’t ask for the credentials of the gas engineer.

Published Monday 10th June 2019

Warranties For New Boiler Are You Confused????!!!!!

Boilers can be costly and are a key purchase for your home. When purchasing a boiler, you want to get the best deal. Have you ever thought about the warranty and how that may help extend the life of your new boiler? These days boiler Manufacturers know that customers are looking for the most efficient boilers. These companies are offering longer and longer warranties for customer’s peace of mind. Especially if the installers are accredited manufacturer installers (which most of our engineers are) this means they can offer longer and longer warranties to customers.

Published Wednesday 15th June 2016

What is a Magnetic Filtration unit?

A magnetic filtration unit will normally be fitted within your central heating system. Its jobs is to collect the sludge circulating in your system before it does any real damage to your boiler-and this is the last thing you want on a very cold day!

Published Friday 4th March 2016

My boiler isn’t working properly, do I need a repair or a replacement?

Just imagine, you get up on a cold morning the house is cold and your shower is cold. This is not the first time this has happened, but this time the boiler will not fire up again.

If this sounds familiar and your boiler keeps on breaking down, your situation it’s no fun at all.

Published Friday 22nd January 2016

Immersion Heaters

“Immersion heater? What’s that?” I hear you say. Well luckily you’ve come to the right place, here is where you can read all there is to know about IMMERSION HEATERS!

Published Thursday 12th November 2015


Powerflushes are quick effective ways to clean your central heating system. They are carried out in order to benefit your system in many ways. Powerflushes are carried out under very high pressure. They remove a large percent of sludge (build-up of iron oxide), rust and lime scale.

Published Tuesday 15th September 2015

Don't DIY with gas!

Boiler problems? Gas cooker problems? Thinking about saving yourself money and doing the work yourself? WARNING!!!!!!!!!!! - Don't DIY with gas

Published Monday 17th August 2015
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