Why it's important to check the gas safe card
When you need to call In your local gas safe company to service your boiler or anything to do with gas, you should always ask to see the engineers gas safe card. On the card will be a picture of the person in question, you will also see the gas safe registration number along with the expiry date. Next, you should now turn the gas safe card over[...]
Combi boilers the pro and cons
Combi boilers were designed for small properties and flats. They save space because you do not need any form of water storage, so the cupboard where the hot water tank use to be can now be used for extra storage, and as we all know we all need extra storage these days. You also don't need a cold water storage tank in the loft area. Combi boilers now have a [...]
Your boiler loosing pressure
There are many reasons for the for the boiler loosing pressure, so what can it be?
If your boiler has been working fine for many years then all of a sudden it starts to go to lock out because the pressure has dropped, most people think they have a leak. They call in the local plumber but,he cannot find any form of leak anywhere and he says you must have a leak [...]
Carbon monoxide poisoning, hidden dangers and how to spot symptoms
Installing a carbon monoxide detector could save you from a colourless, odourless killer Carbon monoxide poisoning kills an estimated 30-50 people each year in the UK, and many more are injured or become seriously ill from unknowingly inhaling this colourless and odourless gas. Installing a carbon monoxide detector, and [...]
What is the Nest Smart Thermostat?
By now you surely know the answer. The Nest thermostat is the flagship product from smart home / Internet of Things manufacturer Nest, the home automation company bought by Google in January for $3bn. It joins the company's excellent Nest Protect smart smoke alarm and reaches the UK more than one year after it first launched in the US. But don't fret, the [...]
Tips to Keep Your Boiler Working
Check your heating regularly Keeping you're heating thermostat on zero during a cold snap could end up damaging you're heating system by making it work harder to warm up. So you might want to check you're heating regularly. Checking that you're heating system works properly will mean your boiler will be less likely to freeze up and break down saving you on the [...]
Greenstar Boilers Are The Best
In the 2014/15 report and for the fourth year running the entire range of Worcester Greenstar gas boilers have been awarded Which? Best Buy, the only boiler manufacturer to have been awarded Best Buy status*.
Greenstar CDi Classic gas boilers are our top of the range combi boilers, as they offer the widest choice of features. These include the ability to control [...]
Faulty gas appliances can be very dangerous. Fortunately some of the toughest laws regarding rented accommodation relate to this area, so your landlord should be taking every step to keep them safe. In addition to the information on this page, the Gas Safe website has lots of information about both the legal aspects and gas safety.
“Every year about 58 people die from [...]
Choose the Right Boiler Installation Company
If you’re looking to have a new central heating system installed in your home you need to make sure you choose the right installation company.
There is the option of looking through local papers or the yellow pages or even searching the internet to finding a good local plumber or installer. You need to make sure the company you choose is [...]
You have just had a brand new boiler installed and it comes with a seven year warranty, great you think, at least I am covered for the next seven years or so, should the boiler breakdown, but it's not that straight forward. To keep the warranty valid you have to follow the terms of the warranty.
So what are the warranty terms?
First, when the boiler was installed, the whole [...]