Category Archives: Safety

Summertime – The Best Time To Change Your Radiators

Last updated: August 1, 2017

Summertime – The Best Time To Change Your Radiators

Make Changes To Your Heating Whilst It’s Hot

It might not seem obvious to you at first, but summer is the best and most convenient time of year to make important changes to your home’s heating system.

From humid nights – that allow you to keep warm completely free-of-charge – to heating engineers looking to fill up their diaries and keep the work coming in before winter, we take a look at why you might want to make those all-important heating changes a priority long before the cold nights start to creep their way back…

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Installers First – Have Your Say On Heating Safety & Standards

Last updated: June 12, 2017

Installers First – Have Your Say On Heating Safety & Standards

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Should I Dry My Clothes On A Radiator?

Last updated: March 15, 2017

Should I Dry My Clothes On A Radiator?

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How To Clean A Radiator

Last updated: November 1, 2016

How To Clean A Radiator

Why It’s Important To Keep Your Radiator Clean As well as looking better than a dirty one, keeping your radiator clean and free from dust and dirt can actually help to keep your heating costs down. Dust in between the fins of a convector radiator can prevent heat from escaping, which will mean your radiatorsContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week 2016

Last updated: November 3, 2016

Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week 2016

Discovering Carbon Monoxide – The Silent Killer As those of you that follow our blog will already know, November 21st marks the start of Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week. This year is the 11th anniversary of what is becoming an increasingly important seven days, and we want you to do as much as you can toContinue ReadingContinue Reading

What Are SEDBUK Ratings?

Last updated: October 26, 2016

What Are SEDBUK Ratings?

Are you looking to replace an old, tired boiler or perhaps buy a new one? If the answer is yes, you’ll want to get familiar with what you might have known as SEDBUK ratings, how they affect your home’s heating and what the heating industry is now calling them.Continue Reading

Here’s How To Balance Radiators

Last updated: August 9, 2017

Here’s How To Balance Radiators

The Ultimate Step-By-Step Guide on – How to Balance Radiators If you have hot and cold spots on some of your radiators or find that some radiators get warm whilst others do not, then your radiators need balancing. Now don’t worry because it’s a pretty simple DIY job and in this step-by-step guide on howContinue ReadingContinue Reading

How To Fix A Leaky Radiator

Last updated: August 9, 2017

How To Fix A Leaky Radiator

There aren’t many things that can go wrong around the house that are as annoying as finding a patch of wet carpet or a pool of water around the bottom of a radiator – okay, maybe puppy training runs it close. . . But puppies aside, in this blog we’ll look at how you canContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Winter Is Coming – No, Wait…It’s Here!

Last updated: September 1, 2016

Winter Is Coming – No, Wait…It’s Here!

Thanks to a certain Mr Stark and lots of internet tinkering, “WINTER IS COMING” has now made its way into meme folklore – but right now, as the days grow ever shorter, that meme has never been more appropriate. We take a look at what effect winter can have on us, in what we thoughtContinue ReadingContinue Reading

What to Do if Your Boiler Breaks Down During a Blizzard

Last updated: January 19, 2017

What to Do if Your Boiler Breaks Down During a Blizzard

It’s already been dubbed Snowpocalypse and Snowmaggedon2015 and has terms such as #Blizzardof2015 and #StormChips (tweets about panic-buying crisps during a storm… yes, really!) trending worldwide, the USA is preparing to see one of the worst blizzards ever with some even describing it as ‘potentially historic’.Continue Reading