Monthly Archives: January 2018

Boiler keeps losing pressure: 7 possible reasons why

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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16 Awesome Plumbing tips that can save you a fortune

While some aspects of plumbing can be tedious, there are some ways to make them a little bit more straightforward. There are also plumbing tips which may not only make a job easier, but potentially save your property from thousands … Continue reading

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Primatic cylinder

A Primatic cylinder or a self-priming cylinder, is a type of indirect hot water cylinder in which the water for the central heating is separated from the domestic hot water by an air lock inside the heat exchanger. This is in contrast … Continue reading

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Combi boiler

A combination boiler, or combi boiler as it is typically known, is a boiler which provides the heat for both the radiators and the hot water outlets in the home. Around 70% of British homes use a combi boiler, making them the … Continue reading

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Fortic cylinder

A Fortic cylinder or Fortic hot water tank; alternatively, a combination cylinder, is a vessel designed for heating and storing hot water. It’s typically made out of copper, with a layer of foam insulation on the outside. Unlike a standard … Continue reading

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