Our final case study for Gas Safety Week 2021 looks at what happens when protective heat panels don't get checked and are left to burn away.
The second of our Gas Safety Week 2021 case studies takes a look at what happened when a hairline crack in a sump was not identified due to the boiler not being serviced in a timely way.
It's Gas Safety Week this week. To demonstrate the importance of gas safety, we have put together 3 case studies based on real jobs that we have attended that demonstrate why servicing your boiler regularly is so important. The first case study focuses on a cracked sight glass.
Losing pressure can be a common fault on a boiler, and you may be able to top it up yourself, but this is dealing with the symptom and not the underlying cause. If yours is losing pressure, these could be the reasons why plus what you can do about it.
Autumn may seem very distant, but this is the time when we see most boiler breakdowns. However, this is avoidable by simply doing a few things over the summer to ensure the switch on later in the year is problem-free. Here are 5 things you can do at this time of year to look after your boiler.
A recent survey has revealed that the best date for turning the heating off this year was 14th March but with the cold snap we've been having, can you bear to turn it off just yet? Here are some ways to stay warm if you turn the heating off or how to adjust it to reduce heating costs now spring is here.
House sales are booming with many rushing to complete before the stamp duty holiday deadline. In this rush to save thousands of pounds, how can you still make sure the boiler is both safe and fit for purpose in the property you are buying?
Having a go at fixing your boiler or your electrics could save you money but could also be unsafe. However, did you realise that it could also invalidate your home insurance, boiler cover insurance, and home emergency insurance? According to a recent survey, 90% of Brits were unaware of this.
With all of us staying at home much more due to covid restrictions, it's important to know how to stay warm inside and how we can supplement our central heating with free measures to reduce energy consumption and save money.
Turning the heating on after the summer doesn't always go to plan and you may find it doesn't come on as hoped. Don't worry though as there could be a simple explanation that could be easy to resolve yourself. Read our troubleshooting guide here before calling out an engineer!