Category Archives: Faults

Hot water not hot enough: 3 possible causes & how they can be fixed

Hot water not hot enough? If you’ve got a combi boiler, you may be all too familiar with this problem. It’s even more frustrating when the water is lukewarm when the tap is open fully, and is only hot enough … Continue reading

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Noisy radiator: 8 possible noisy radiator causes

Got a noisy radiator or noisy central heating pipes? If they’re making banging, hammering, vibrating or hissing noises, it may certainly come as shock when you turn the boiler back on for the winter. In this article, we’ll discuss the … Continue reading

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No hot water: 12 reasons why you have no hot water & how they can be fixed

There are few plumbing problems more disruptive to daily life than having no hot water in the house. Having a bath is off the cards, and probably so too is taking shower. Doing the dishes isn’t an option (unless you … Continue reading

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Toilet won’t flush: how to fix

Toilet won’t flush? There are several possible reasons why nothing happens when you pull the lever or push the button on your loo. In this article, we’ll explain the common faults and how they can be fixed. Contents – toilet … Continue reading

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Why is there hot water coming from the cold taps?

Hot water coming from the cold taps – it may seem bizarre, but it can and does happen. On some occasions it is due to a hopeless plumber – this author once encountered a toilet which had been plumbed into … Continue reading

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