Monthly Archives: August 2018

Free Boiler 2019: Are you eligible for a New Boiler Grant?

Thanks to a free boiler scheme from the government, it’s possible to get a new boiler without paying a penny. If you’re eligible, you can receive a boiler replacement grant for up to 100% of the cost and installation of … Continue reading

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What size boiler do I need? Full guide to boiler sizes

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 which type of boiler is necessary. If you’re stumped for an answer, fear not … 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

To turn off the mains, look for the stopcock under the sink. Turn it clockwise, as if you were turning any other kind of tap off. This will stop the flow of water to all outlets in the home. If … Continue reading

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