Hot Water

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G3 Certification – what is it and why is it important?

The G3 Certification is one of many regulations that safeguard the people and property in the UK. In order to ensure safety and health for occupants, the government of the UK passes strict regulations regarding building design, construction and other areas. This includes hot water, hot water heaters, and other areas related to the supply …

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F22 fault code on Vaillant Ecotec Boilers

F22 fault code (F.22) – Vaillant Ecotec Boilers

F22 fault code is one of the more likely faults on any combi boiler. This fault renders the boiler in standby, stopping any heating or hot water demands. The moment of wanting a nice hot shower or cosy bath – gone, and the house slowly approaches the temperature of your fridge whilst the boiler displays …

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F28 fault code on Vaillant ecotec boilers

F28 fault code (F.28) – Vaillant Ecotec Boilers

The F28 fault code references a boiler lockout. It happens when the boiler cannot detect a flame inside the boiler. The boiler will attempt to light 3 times. If it detects no gas, the boiler will display this code until it is manually reset. This blog explains what is wrong and how to fix the …

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Faulty unvented cylinder causing damage to property

Faulty Unvented Cylinder Not Covered By Warranty

It came as quite a shock to us that many cylinders from another manufacturer are failing. Alarm bells started ringing when we discovered that the same issue occurs on many cylinders in an 8 storey apartment block in Leeds. Also, the warranty on these fault unvented cylinders expired, therefore excluding themselves from home and contents …

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combi boiler location that meets current regulations

The Boiler Location: Where should it go?

Throughout the past 12 months, many projects we completed required a new boiler location. Some were necessary because of the boiler age, efficiency and capabilities. Others were design lead, where renovations on properties included significant heating upgrade work. There are several factors that contribute to the decision for a boiler location, so we thought we’d …

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Parkstone Yorkshire terms and conditions for essential repair work during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Parkstone Yorkshire Ltd COVID-19 Response

Parkstone Yorkshire Response To COVID-19. In line with Government advice during the COVID-19 pandemic, The Heating & Hot Water Industrial Council (HHIC) has issued guidelines for all Plumbing and Heating companies and contractors. Parkstone Yorkshire is part of a responsible community that must provide essential services throughout this difficult time and we will attend our …

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How to re-pressurise your central heating system after bleeding.

There are several reasons you need to re-pressurise your central heating system. This blog will help you understand how the system works and why this is a necessary task you need to do after bleeding. The system needs water pressure to work. Water pressure makes the central heating system function effectively and circulate efficiently. We …

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