What are the Benefits of a Water Softener?

What Does a Water Softener Do? At the heart of a water softener is its ion-exchange resin. The resin consists of microscopic beads, and as the hard water passes through them, they trap the magnesium and calcium ions that are in it, so the water comes out totally soft. What are the Benefits? Water treated…

Summer heating tips

British summer time has arrived and there are a number things you should be bearing in mind during the warmer months with regards to your heating. Here are some summer tips for your boiler that could save you money: Boiler servicing: Now is the ideal time to give your boiler a health check. It is…

When your Boiler Has a Loss of Water Pressure

Loss of Water Pressure: Understanding water pressure: A constant water pressure is essential to the efficient running of your boiler system. The pressure in a combination boiler is maintained through the flow of cold water from your mains. What causes a drop in pressure? Various issues can cause a drop in water pressure, a leak…

Benefits of a Boiler Service

Reduce your energy bills: A fully efficient boiler that has been serviced regularly will work at maximum efficiency, helping to keep those energy bills down. Safety (Gas Leak): With modern boilers, gas leaks are rare, but regular maintenance will help you avoid these incidences and keep your home/family safe.

My Boiler Makes Funny Noises

My boiler makes funny noises, what does this mean? Clunking and banging noises are called ‘Kettling’ noises, these noises are usually caused when limescale accumulates on the heat exchanger, this causes the water to boil, steam and expand. This problem can significantly reduce efficiency and may cause further damage. Whistling noises can also occur, this…

Ideas for upgrading your bathroom

Ideas for upgrading your bathroom: Your bathroom is usually one of the smallest rooms in the house, this does not mean that you cannot be creative when utilising the space, upgrading can be self rewarding and will add extra value to your property. Here are our top tips for upgrading your bathroom: Tip 1: Avoid…

How turning up your thermostat raises your gas bill

How turning up your thermostat raises your gas bill: The average thermostat is set at 23C (73F) in households in Britain, costing us on average £65 per degree celsius according to the Energy Saving Trust. Between 18C and 21C is ideal for health and wellbeing and will help to ease pressure on your finances in…