central heating

even pathway of pipework of nu-heat underfloor heating in matrix

Retro-fit underfloor heating: Could it be the right choice for you?

In this blog, we compare two unique methods of retro-fitting warm water underfloor heating installations. We have used both methods in properties over the past year and have found some impressive qualities in both of them. Traditional methods of underfloor heating were only available to new builds or extensions because of the installation requirements. Thankfully, …

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a woman checking her radiator thermostat because her heating is on but the radiator is cold

My Heating Is On But The Radiators Are Cold – What’s Wrong?

The heating is on but the radiators are cold is a common breakdown callout that engineers visit. Suddenly, your cosy home is without heat, but you have done all the things you are supposed to do. The heating programmer is calling for heat, your app is up-to-date and signalling your room thermostat, and the boiler …

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A hand manually adjusting thermostatic radiator valves

Thermostatic Radiator Valves

Thermostatic radiator valves provide independent heating control to each room of the home. They replace the existing radiator valve, preferably on the inlet side of the radiator, although most manufacturers allow for use at either end. Thermostatic radiator valves or TRVs for short, are a common, energy-efficient addition to central heating systems. All new central heating …

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An engineer setting up a Powerflushing machine in order to cleanse a central heating system

Powerflushing: Fighting the Cause and Effects of Sludge

The invention of the powerflushing system has been vital in the battle against sludge in central heating systems. Sludge, which is an iron oxide, is a buildup caused by the reaction between the steel in the radiators and heated water when pumped through the system. The sludge settles in the radiators and causes blockages, resulting …

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an gas engineer using a screwdriver whilst working on combi boilers

Finally, Combi Boilers Are The Answer!

Combi boilers are the answer! Are you mad? If you have had a combi boiler fitted in your house in the last 5 years, chances are it works pretty well. Aside from the cheapest manufacturers and the cheapest installers, your combi boiler will be efficient, effective, and reliable. More and more homes are choosing this …

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