Water dripping from over flow pipe

We may install, repair and service boilers and central heating systems, but we also do a lot of plumbing maintenance which includes everything from overflow pipes, dripping taps to defective shower pumps! There are many different components in a domestic plumbing system which require no maintenance, like waste and drain pipes (other than getting blocked occasionally) but many things do […]

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How to fix leaking taps

Fixing your Leaking Tap If the continuous, irritating drip of your leaking tap is not enough motivation for you to fix it, then consider how much money the wasted water is costing you. Leaky taps cost UK homeowners hundreds of pounds every year. Additionally, the mere thought of wasting this precious resource is bad enough. Fortunately, you do not always […]

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Boiler Servicing and System Checking

The importance of boiler servicing regularly is very often overlooked because there are misconceptions with regard to what is actually involved in annual servicing. When we boiler servicing (depending on the make and model) we usually carry out a full strip down of the main burner and clean the combustion chamber.¬† We then check the emissions from the flue of […]

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The 21st Century – don’t forget to upgrade the heating controls too

So, how many central heating systems were installed years ago and still run with the same or similar heating controls that are long out of date and completely inefficient? Lots! Boilers have often been replaced for fuel efficiency but the available technology as regards control and effectiveness have been overlooked. We recently installed Thermostatic radiator valves and a Nest Learning […]

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Overflow pipes are “warning pipes”

Overflow pipes should really be called warning pipes We may install, repair and service boilers and central heating systems, but we also do a lot of plumbing maintenance which includes everything from overflow pipes, dripping taps to defective shower pumps! There are many different components in a domestic plumbing system which require no maintenance, like waste and drain pipes (other […]

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Central Heating maintenance

A lot of people like to have a central heating maintenance contract, e.g. British Gas or similar. This is because they think this is an economic way to maintain their systems and it gives them peace of mind that, in the event of a breakdown they can get things working again quickly. In reality, this is very rarely true. It […]

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