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plumber noun– a person who fits and repairs the pipes, fittings, and other apparatus of water supply, sanitation, or heating systems. The generic title of plumber covers an enormous range of tasks. From fixing a dripping tap to installing a Read more…


Boiler Short Cycling

Short cycling is when a boiler repeatedly cycles on and off. Whilst this is undesireable, it prevents the boiler from overheating when the heat cannot be dissipated quickly enough. It’s inefficient and imposes unnecessary stress on the boiler and heating Read more…


Megaflo – Yes or No?

Upgrading to a Megaflo (or Unvented) hot water system can significantly boost the performance of showers, and infact, all outlets throughout your home. However, the overall performance is determined by your cold water supply. Typically, this is the incoming mains Read more…


Sealed Heating Systems

If you have an external expansion vessel. and it has a brass fitting similar to this, then be forever grateful to the installer! Expansion vessels are an integral part of any sealed heating system. They regulate the pressure within the Read more…


Stay Warm!

With the heating season upon us, a few tips to help stay warm: *If your radiators have thermostatic valves (TRVs), make best use of them. Don’t just have them ALL fully open! *If some rooms are not warming up, turn Read more…


Boiler Pressure

If you have a combi boiler or a sealed heating system (usually accompanied by a pressure gauge on the boiler or somewhere nearby), then the pressure of the system is important. It’s typically set to 1 bar (when the system Read more…


Flexi connectors

If you have flexi connectors on your taps (for example), it’s worth giving them a quick check over, every now and then.Any damage to the wire braided covering could allow the inner rubber pipe to stretch or rupture! If there’s Read more…


Limescale!

Hot water cylinder full of limescale😭. Whenever we replace an immersion heater we try to offer the most cost effective solution. In this case, simply replacing the immersion heater would get the hot water working again, but it will very Read more…


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