Finding that your water takes longer to heat up now the weather has turned cooler? This could be why
Turning the heating back on after the summer is a common time to experience issues with radiators not warming up properly or even not at all. We troubleshoot some common causes as well as take a look in more detail at what the problems could be, depending on a number of scenarios, and what you can do.
Some top tips for extending the life of your boiler, saving you money on your heating bills and the cost of the boiler itself.
On the rare occasion that sourcing a part adds a delay to the job, or people are worried about cost, sometimes customers ask if they can supply their own parts. That may be possible but there are a number of issues that you really need to be aware of before you go ahead.
Boilers benefit greatly from having an annual service but does it really matter when that takes place as long as it’s every year? From a functional point of view, it doesn’t really, however there are benefits in terms of convenience and cost that might just persuade you it’s worth moving your boiler service into the summer months.
Having your boiler serviced in the summer is often more convenient than having it done in winter, and now it will cost you less too: move your annual boiler service to the summer and save £20!
You may have a home boiler cover policy and think that your boiler will be fixed under that if it breaks down but are you aware of the terms of the policy and what that actually includes? You may be left with a big unexpected bill if your claim is invalidated for any of these common reasons.
How can you heat your home efficiently so you strike the right balance between being warm enough and saving money? We set out some simple tips to minimise energy wastage.
Nobody enjoys paying out for boiler repairs but using cheap parts instead of genuine manufacturer parts can be a false economy and cost much more in the long term.