Plumbing & Heating Blog

Hints, Tips and Advice on all things plumbing and heating

What is a Power Flush

What are the signs that I could need a power flush? Radiators take ages to heat. This costs you extra fuel, money and over works your boiler. Radiators are cold at the bottom as trapped sludge mean no hot water can flow through that section. Radiators constantly get cold tops as air created by corrosion… Read more »

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How to Fix a Dripping Tap

Your dripping tap may be more of an irritation right now with its constant and annoying sound but just thing how much water you could actually be loosing per day as a homeowner and bill payer. Isn’t that even more annoying? You may not be all that bothered about that drip, drip, drip but did… Read more »

20 Things To Do in Twickenham

20 Things to do in Twickenham

Twickenham is a popular destination for family days out as there’s so much to enjoy. Locals love living here and there’s great rail and road connections with London being just a short train journey away. As local residents ourselves we’re lucky enough to have so many fantastic things to do right on our doorstep. That… Read more »

Worcester Boiler

System Boiler Guide

Are you planning to invest in a new central heating system? Basically, a heating unit must be sufficient for your homely requirements. You also need to keep in mind that an oversized unit would lead to wastage of energy. You need to look into factors like the number of people staying, how many taps or… Read more »

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Condensing Boiler Guide

In 2008, there was a ‘boiler scrappage’ scheme where people were given some money if they replaced their old boilers with condensing systems. So, the record says, more than 8 million British homes switched to the newer version. This was a move by the government so that people could have a cleaner boiler. What are… Read more »

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10 Common Boiler Faults

Every British home has a mandatory family member, yes you guessed it right, it’s the central heating system. It’s impossible to survive the colder months without a functional boiler. Boilers are an investment but again regular maintenance is a must. The heating systems work efficiently throughout the cold months, therefore it’s common that the system… Read more »

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Regular Boiler Guide

Boilers are a part and parcel of all UK homes, people do not hesitate to invest in modern boilers and heating systems. There are mainly three types of boilers, the regular, combi, and system. Each of them has their advantages and disadvantages. Regular boilers are the oldest type of boiler but they are now manufactured… Read more »

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Combi Boiler Guide

UK homes are practically incomplete without boilers and there are different types of them. As the winter sets in, the heating system takes a front seat being absolutely necessary to beat the shivering winters. You need to take a lot of stuff under consideration while choosing a central heating system. A central heating system must… Read more »

Triton Amore Electric Shower

Which shower do I need?

Not all showers are equal, so when it comes to choosing the right shower you must consider the type of shower and whether it is compatible with your existing hot water system. Once you understand the fundamental differences between the types of showers available you’ll be able to make a better decision on which type… Read more »

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Toilet Types and Styles

With so many different types and styles of toilet to choose from it can sometimes be a difficult decision choosing which one is best for your home. This article will help you understand some of the choices of toilet you have and which one might be the best fit for your new bathroom or toilet… Read more »