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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 Types: The 3 different boiler types explained

There are three different boiler types: combi, system, and heat-only or conventional. The most common type is the combi boiler. When selecting a new appliance, the best boiler type usually depends on the size of the property, how many bathrooms it … Continue reading

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Direct & Indirect plumbing systems: what’s the difference?

There are many different types of plumbing system to be found in UK households. Each system comes with its own set of advantages and disadvantages. In this article, we’ll discuss the difference between direct and indirect plumbing systems, and what … Continue reading

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Boiler losing pressure: why the pressure drops & how to fix it

Boiler losing pressure and no heating or hot water? To fix this, you can pressurise your boiler by topping up the system via the filling loop. However, if your boiler pressure keeps dropping, chances are you may have a leak. … Continue reading

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Emergency plumber: what to do & who to call

Need an emergency plumber? Whichever corner of the country you’re in – London, Manchester, Cornwall or Edinburgh – this handy guide will tell you how to find a 24/7 plumber, who to contact, and how to quickly stop a leak … Continue reading

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