Getting ready for winter – Your condensate pipe

Getting ready for winter – Your condensate pipe

If you’ve had a new gas boiler installed in the last 15 years, it will most likely be a high-efficiency condensing boiler. In simple terms, a condensing boiler can extract heat from the water vapour in exhaust gasses by passing the gasses through something called a...
Boiler Inactive Over Summer? How to Avoid Needing Repairs

Boiler Inactive Over Summer? How to Avoid Needing Repairs

Over the summer months, many of us tend to use our central heating much less and sometimes not at all.   Unfortunately, leaving boilers inactive for such long periods of time can lead to serious issues when it comes to turning it back on as the colder months...
How to Maintain an Optimal Temperature in Your Home

How to Maintain an Optimal Temperature in Your Home

Finding and maintaining the right temperature in your home can feel like a constant battle and can often lead to family arguments due to it being too warm for some, and too chilly for others.   Differing preferences over the temperature on top of the pressure to...
Boiler & Heating Checks To Do Before the Cold Weather

Boiler & Heating Checks To Do Before the Cold Weather

After enjoying the warmest September for a while, we all start to think about the inevitable change in the British weather as a new school year is about to start.   To help ensure our homes are ready for autumn and winter, we’ve prepared a shortlist of boiler and...
Should I leave my heating on all the time?

Should I leave my heating on all the time?

There’s been a great deal of conflicting advice about whether to leave your heating running at all times at a lower temperature or whether to simply turn it on when you feel cold. Essentially, your home is always going to be losing heat in some way or another, so...
The Different Types Of Boilers Available

The Different Types Of Boilers Available

The Different Types Of Boilers Available   Back Boilers We’re starting this guide, with a boiler type that’s not popular at all; back boilers (yuck!). Why? Because if you have a back boiler, we’d advise switching and upgrading to a new central heating system,...