Tag Archives: central heating

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

Common boiler problems can strike any time of year, but they always seem to happen at the worst possible moment. Here is a list of the most common boiler problems, what causes them, and what can be done to fix … Continue reading

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Radiator cold at the bottom, hot at the top: 2 possible reasons

Why is that one radiator cold at the bottom and hot at the top, when all the other radiators are nice and warm? What seems like a minor annoyance can result in a chilly, uncomfortable room. This article will explain … Continue reading

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Central heating inhibitor: what is it & how to add it

Central heating inhibitor or radiator inhibitor is a chemical added to a central heating system which prevents sludge from building up. It is an important element of maintaining a central heating system, ensuring its efficiency and protecting it from costly … 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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