When it comes to any type of appliance, ensuring it is maintained properly is a savvy thing to do as it prolongs the work life of the device. Combi boiler maintenance is always cheaper than replacing the appliance, especially a boiler that costs at least £2,500 to replace. With modern combi boilers there is not that much to do maintenance-wise from the homeowner’s perspective. Read more
Maybe not quite yet taking over but we’re definitely on a brink. So far most attempts at creating a coherent and helpful housekeeping robot have been pretty weak. At the same time research never stops and here and there an odd high-quality robot pops up. Most recent developments in the exciting field of creating bathroom robots come from the Country of Rising Sun – Japan. Read more
Your boiler making loud noises is usually a sign of some kind of fault within the central heating system.
It is important to investigate these noises, as ignoring boiler problems can be expensive and dangerous. Read more
One of the largest purchases you’ll make is when replacing your boiler. Boilers are expensive pieces of equipment, so making sure you get it right first time is vital.
There is a lot to take in to account when buying a boiler. To ensure that you get the best deal, follow our short guide to getting the right boiler quote on the right boiler for you. Read more
We always try to stress the importance of ensuring that any tradesman that performs any type of work on your boiler is registered Gas Safe.
Unfortunately, not everybody is getting the memo.
Thankfully there are things you can do to avoid the horrors of an unsafe boiler installation. Read more
Although solar, hydro and wind power play a growing role in the UK’s energy landscape, not everything can be powered this way with current technology.
In particular, gas boilers seem resistant to these renewable technologies. The way this has typically been dealt with has been in improving the efficiency of gas boilers, a trend that continues as Claire Perry – UK Energy & Clean Growth Minister – announces a rise in the minimum efficiency standard for boilers to 92%. Read more
With the data in from the UK’s first energy-positive classroom, a team led by Swansea University have built the nation’s first energy-positive office.
The building utilises solar energy to produce more power than it consumes. Read more
For most people, household heating is central to their quality of life. Problems with heating and hot water are always emergencies as both are core to daily comfort.
At the centre of household heating is the gas boiler, and ensuring that this essential piece of equipment – and the system it is connected to – is in top working order is the responsibility of gas boiler engineers. Read more
Going on holiday is never as simple as it seems. In fact, there’s a whole host of things you need to have sorted before you skip off to catch some sun.
One thing that many people are unsure about is what to do with their boiler when they go on holiday. Read more
Rooftop solar panels are a great way to top up your electricity balance, however, you’re unlikely to be able to go off-grid just on the account of photovoltaics. Unless, of course, you have a very big roof that is positioned towards the South. Read more