Plumbing and Heating Blog

  • What is a combi boiler (short for combination)?

    Posted in Central heating & radiators on Oct 12, 2020.

    A combi boiler provides central heating for your home and heats water in one compact size unit.

  • Boiler replacement cost

    Posted in Plumbing and heating cost on Sep 27, 2020.

    When getting a boiler installation quote, it is essential to understand what you are getting for your money. Let us ignore for the moment every detail involved in boiler replacement cost and only concentrate on getting a new Vaillant combi boiler 25 kW. If you would ask two different heating companies for the quote, prices could be £230 different for the same boiler make. Why is that? Here is an answer:

  • Cheap boiler servicing

    Posted in Plumbing and heating cost on Feb 06, 2020.

    It is tempting to search for cheap boiler servicing and it is great if you can find someone doing cheap full boiler servicing while inspecting all the important boiler components [...]

  • No heating - no hot water

    Posted in Central heating & radiators on Aug 31, 2019.

    If there are no heating and/or no hot water in the house, there are things you can check before calling the GAS SAFE REGISTERED heating engineer.

  • Cold radiator - do I need a plumber?

    Posted in Central heating & radiators on Aug 31, 2019.

    If you are a DIY person these cold radiator symptoms mentioned below might help you to diagnose the problem in your central heating system and maybe to fix cold radiator problem without calling a plumber. [....]

  • Leaking bath

    Posted in Plumbing on Aug 01, 2019.

    Leaking bath can cause a lot of problems in the house especially when the bathroom is not on the ground floor. Bath leak can damage the floor joists below. Even the ceiling can collapse if it is left too long. [....]

  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning or Fire

    Posted in Gas safety on Jul 05, 2013.

    Usually boilers are safe and Carbon Monoxide free if installed and looked after by competent Gas Safe Registered engineer. But what if the boiler is installed by someone who has a little knowledge and no competence? You can be at risk of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning or even Fire! [....]