Tag Archives: boilers

Boiler kettling & boiler making noise: 3 possible causes

Boiler kettling refers to many different types of unwanted boiler noises. It’s usually a result of overheating due to limescale. However, there can be other causes. If you have a noisy boiler, this article will help you understand why it’s making … Continue reading

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Common boiler problems: 10 common issues & causes

The most common boiler problems are low boiler pressure, leaks, a blocked condensate pipe, faulty valves and pumps, and internal limescale & debris. Here is a list of the most common boiler issues, what causes them, and what can be … Continue reading

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Power flush: what is it, why do I need it & how much is it?

A power flush is a way of cleaning and maintaining a central heating system by flushing chemicals through the boiler, radiators and pipework. Its purpose is to remove sludge and other foreign debris which may have built up inside the … Continue reading

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Boiler

The boiler is the main component of a central heating system. Its main purpose is to transfer heat energy to water. The heat energy is produced by burning a fuel, such as natural gas, oil, or a solid fuel such … 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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