Monthly Archives: August 2018

Free Boilers & Boiler Grants: how to get a free boiler

Believe it or not, it is possible to get a completely free boiler. This is thanks to an environmental scheme from the government. If you meet the eligibility criteria, you can receive a boiler grant for up to 100% of … Continue reading

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What size boiler do I need and what do kW and kWh mean?

What size boiler do I need – come the colder months, lots of people will be asking themselves this question. There are also other considerations, such as what type of boiler is necessary. If you’re stumped for an answer, fear … Continue reading

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Boiler filling loop: the 2 different kinds and how to use them

The boiler filling loop is a boiler component which provides a temporary connection to the mains in order to fill and pressurise the central heating system with water. It also allows the system to be topped up where necessary, for example, … Continue reading

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Economy 7: The guide to the Economy 7 Tariff

Economy 7 is an energy tariff. It is designed to help consumers pay less for their electricity by encouraging its use at night. This is achieved by offering two different rates based on the time of the day. Economy 7 … Continue reading

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Turn off the mains fast: how-to guide

Need to know how to turn off the mains? While it’s easy to take the plumbing in your home for granted, it pays to know how to shut off the water. It’s good practice if you are leaving your home … Continue reading

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Condensing vs Non-Condensing Boilers: what’s the difference?

Condensing vs non-condensing boilers – the main difference between them is that condensing boilers are 10-25% more energy efficient. Not only can they save you several hundred pounds on your annual energy bill, they’re also better for the environment. But … Continue reading

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