Ever wondered how your Combi boiler is actually manufactured? There are many highly technical components in the average combination boiler, including these: Primary heat exchanger Air intake system Water pressure sensor Gas valve Secondary heat exchanger Bypass valve Hot water impeller sensor Flue connection ring Thermal module/gas burner Expansion tank Gas ignition electrode Fan Air … Read moreEver wondered how a Combi boiler is made?
What are Thermostatic Radiator Valves (TRVs) and do you need them? Image source: Vaillant TRVs are Thermostatic Radiator Valves and are used to control air temperature in a room by automatically adjusting the amount of hot water flowing into the radiator(s) to which they are fitted. They are a cost effective way of controlling … Read moreWhat are TRVs?
Checking your boiler’s pressure and re-pressurising it is something that you can do for yourself. We always advise that you turn on your heating before the autumn to check that it is working properly. This will save you from the problems that often arise in the winter, when the boiler breaks down and Gas Safe … Read moreUnderstand correct boiler pressure and how to fix it if it is too low.
How do you finance the cost of a replacement boiler? Image Source: Vaillant Buying a new boiler and having it installed is not something many of us have the cash reserves to just pay for outright, so it is likely you will need a finance deal to spread the payments. There are several ways to … Read moreBoiler Finance
Choosing your new boiler is about more than price Image Source: Vaillant Replacing your boiler when it is nearing the end of its life is a significant outlay, and we have discussed the various finance options in a previous blog. However, there is more to consider alongside price – what about the boiler make, its … Read moreBuying a New Boiler – It’s not just about price
How Safe is your LPG Heating System Your safety is paramount when it comes to your heating system and that is why your LPG storage tank should be regularly checked by a qualified Gas Safe engineer. While anything made of metal generally has a long life, eventually there is a chance that it will develop … Read moreLPG Safety
There is less formal regulation on the use of oil fired heating systems than there is for gas supplied ones, but that does not mean there is none. There is less formal regulation on the use of oil fired heating systems than there is for gas supplied ones, but that does not mean there is … Read moreHow to make sure your oil storage is safe and secure
There is no denying that there are challenges to running a small business in a rural location that urban-based businesses generally do not have to deal with. Approximately 17% of England’s population, or 9.5 million people, live in rural areas and many others dream of doing so. Among them are many actual or potential small … Read moreThe satisfactions – and challenges – of a small rural business
You can do your bit to combat climate change and still heat your home Climate change, global warming, waste packaging, environmental damage – they’re now front and centre on the news pages and quite rightly. The drive to using more sustainable forms of energy is growing and the Government has announced that from 2025 gas … Read moreHelp tackle Climate Change by choosing BioLPG for heating
It is an unfortunate fact that people often have to make a decision to replace their boiler in a hurry, usually in the depths of winter when it has broken down and is beyond repair. But choosing a replacement boiler an important decision – it has to be appropriate to the size of your home, … Read moreExpert installation is as important as which make of boiler you choose