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Real Tips from Real Engineers: How to Keep Your Home Safe and Warm All Year Round

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Home Maintenance in 2024: A Guide to Efficiency and Savings

As we make strides into the new year, maintaining a comfortable and efficient home is essential for both your peace of mind and your bank balance.

How to Bleed a Radiator Without a Key

The way to bleed a radiator depends on the type you have and the tools available to you. Radiator keys are easy to misplace, but given the right alternatives and know-how, you can still bleed a radiator without one.

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Real Tips from Real Engineers: How to Keep Your Home Safe and Warm All Year Round

Top engineers and electricians offer valuable tips to ensure your home remains comfortable and safe throughout the year.

What should I do if my combi boiler loses pressure?

Although your combi boiler losing pressure is a sign that the boiler is not working correctly. It may be something you can rectify. Firstly, you need to understand how your combi boiler system works. If you have a combi boiler it means that you have a closed central heating system. A closed system is one that is sealed from atmospheric pressure.

Boiler Noises And What They Mean

Even though it’s essential to your home, it’s likely that you’ve never paid much attention to your boiler. However, if there’s a problem with your boiler, you may start to hear strange noises. Take a look at some common issues that could result in a boiler making noise. We’ll explore what these noises mean, and how to resolve them.

What to do if your boiler won’t ignite

Are you struggling to get your boiler pilot light to ignite? Can’t get any heating or hot water? Here we’ll explain some simple things you can try if your boiler won’t turn on.

How to Unfreeze a Frozen Condensate Pipe

The boiler condensate pipe is the pipe that allows water drained from your heating system to be disposed of with your household wastewater.

How to repressurise your boiler

Boilers are a mystery to most of us. Like driving a car, you only think about how it works when it doesn’t.

What to do when your boiler starts leaking

If you’ve searched ‘boiler leaking’ and reached this article, it’s probably because there’s water dripping, or even pooling, from your boiler. It doesn’t take an expert to know that’s not a good sign!

Preparing your boiler for winter

By the time winter rolls around, your boiler will be hard at work to keep your home warm, so summer is the time to check it’s in full working order. A few quick checks and a bit of TLC can mean the difference between a boiler breakdown in the cold winter months and a comfortable home. In this article, we advise you on some steps you can take yourself to avoid any unwelcome emergencies…

5 Self-Help Ways To Fix Your Boiler Heating Before Calling An Engineer

It’s not always necessary to call out an engineer to fix your boiler and heating issues. Sometimes a boiler problem can be solved with a quick DIY fix.

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