Skirting Board Heating: The Pros, Cons & Costs

Skirting board heating is causing waves in the world of indoor heating. This is because what was once strictly relegated to the realms of beauty and aesthetics is now seen as a functional element that provide similar levels of heat as traditional radiators. Gone are the days when skirting boards were used to hide imperfections.

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Solid Fuel Heating Systems & Boilers Explained

Solid fuel heating systems are great for those living in the UK’s more remote areas or if you are looking for a measure of self-sufficiency. Whilst there are heating systems available that are better for the environment, many modern solid fuel central heating systems such as wood pellet boilers, can do a stellar job of

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Low-Carbon Heating Solutions You’ll Love

Low-carbon home heating options are an important solution on the way forward toward a greener future. You might be wondering what low-carbon heating is. This is your chance to learn about the latest heating technology and how they can help you reduce your carbon imprint on the earth. This is particularly necessary considering that plenty

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How Disruptive Is Installing Central Heating?

If you’re considering installing a new central heating system in your home, you’re bound to have a lot of questions – after all, it’s not a simple task! One of the most common worries expressed by homeowners is the disruption that installing central heating can cause. We’ve answered all of your queries below. Is Installing

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Changing to a Combi Boiler: What to Expect and the Costs

If you have recently purchased a new house, your current boiler has failed, or your boiler is more than 12 years old, you should consider replacing it with a combi boiler. Combi boilers are wonderful because they give both space heating and water on demand, eliminating the need for a hot water tank. The boiler

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Central Heating Inhibitor Complete Guide

Your central heating system works overtime to keep you and your home nice and warm during the colder months. And, as a homeowner, you want that your central heating system should heat up quickly, be fuel efficient, affordable to run and keep you warm and comfortable, along with being long lasting. So, how to ensure

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Guide to Boiler Thermistors

A thermistor is a vital component of your boiler and is important for your boiler to heat water to the correct temperature. If you are not an expert in this area, it might be confusing to understand what a boiler thermistor is. However, it is essential to be informed about the components of your boiler

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Boiler Overheating: Causes, Signs & How to Fix It

Boiler overheating is no joke. The annoying part is that it leads to discomfort but the scary part is that it can have lethal consequences. And there are many ways this can happen. Except, there are also some very simple solutions to those problems. Let’s take a look at all of it. Why Is My

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All You Need to Know About Boiler Grants for Landlords in the UK

No matter where you are in the UK, the 2017 energy efficiency scheme of the government gives boiler grants to landlords, their tenants and entire housing associations. If your house qualifies, you will get a free energy-efficient boiler replaced and installed for free from energy suppliers. You can check if your house qualifies for it

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Airlock in Pipes? Here’s How to Clear It

An airlock in central heating system pipes is no joke! Winter is the worst time for you to realise that your heating system is not working. You’re cold and the water in the taps is torture on those freezing nights and frosty mornings. But if that happens, there is a good chance it is because

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What is Boiler Interlock?

A boiler interlock is a safety measure in a boiler or a heating system to help prevent it from running around all the time and consuming extra energy. It essentially will make sure the protection and security of the boiler’s functioning and for optimal central heating. It is not an actual device per see, but

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What Should Boiler Pressure Be When Heating Is On?

Your boiler must be able to circulate hot water in order to keep your home warm. It requires the proper amount of pressure to accomplish this. You’ll know what pressure your boiler should be and what to do if it’s too low or too high after reading this article. The Ideal Boiler Pressure On the

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How To Reset A Boiler (Even After A Powercut)

A boiler that does not turn on is not the ideal unit for your house as it could cause severe damage to your pipes. However, some of the modern boilers lockouts as soon as it is at risk of damage.     Once you get it repaired, you need to know how to reset the boiler

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When Your Boiler Timer’s Not Working, Do This To Fix It

By far, one of the most common boiler issues we encounter is the boiler timer not working. At first it may seem like some other component of the heating system is malfunctioning. After a few years, these clocks are prone to developing flaws. They either stop working completely or act up randomly, such as turning

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Does Your Boiler Fire Up, Then Turn Off? Here’s Why

If you boiler is firing up and then turning off it can make you wonder and no one wants to have doubts about such an essential appliance. But it isn’t necessarily an issue — if your combi boiler is going through this routine, it could simply be ‘preheating’ so that there is always hot water

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What Is An ERP Rating & Why Boiler Efficiency Is Important

You may have seen your electrical appliances having a sticker with the term ‘ERP’ on it. Have you ever wondered what does the term means? The energy rating is crucial when purchasing a new boiler. Why the efficiency rating or ERP rating so important for new boilers? In this guide, we’ll walk you through everything

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What Is Boiler Frost Heating Protection & How Does It Work

The water in your boiler needs protection from freezing to avoid damage. If not protected, the water will freeze inside the boiler, and it will stop working.  Modern boilers come with frost protection feature to prevent such damage. This feature will turn your boiler on every time the temperature of the water decreases too low.

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What Is A Wall Heating System & Is It Efficient?

The convenience of easy space and area heating is undeniable, but heating systems may be quite a hassle. Installation can be difficult, and they take up a lot of area and space. Many room temperature heaters are a source of large energy consumption, too. A wall heating system, like electric wall heaters, is redefining such

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Back Boiler Replacement – The Complete Guide

Back boilers have made their mark, but gone is their time of being in the spotlight. Not only are they sparsely energy efficient heating systems, but they also invite threats rising from their old age. It may not be surprising, but finding a back boiler in home is not as rare as you may think.

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Condemned Boiler? Here’s What To Do

Are you wondering what exactly is a condemned boiler? How do you know if your boiler is in that state and what to do about it? Well, don’t think too much! Keep reading and you’ll find all your answers below! A boiler that is operating without any safety measures and could prove to be a

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Immersion Heaters: Advantages, Disadvantages & Costs

Homeowners have many options when it comes to heating water on their property. One such reliable method is an immersion heater which of course, employs electricity to provide hot water. While these were wildly popular in yesteryear, combi boilers or renewable heaters seem to be all the rage these days. That said, there are many

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