So it’s finally time to replace your wonky, inefficient heating system with a brand new energy-efficient boiler. Before having a new boiler installation, however, you need to do some preparations on your own for a hassle-free process and satisfying results. Here are some pre-installation tips to get you started:
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Since boiler installation projects can be quite tricky, it’s a good idea to ensure quality workmanship and optimal results by working with a professional installer; however, not all of the decisions and choices are entirely up to your hired installer, because there are things that you’ll have to do for a successful boiler installation. Here are some tips for you to remember before embarking on a boiler installation project:
Friday, July 15, 2016
With the advent of the Internet and its accompanying beneficial features (social media, anyone?), it’s not so hard to learn things these days—from the latest news to baking your own bread. Indeed, DIYers simply need to go online, click on relevant videos and pages, and the rest is do-it-yourself history. Then again, when it comes to complicated tasks such as boiler installation, which can be quite tricky and risky, it’s best to count on professionals, specifically a registered Gas Safe engineer. Here the top reasons why you should do so:
Friday, June 17, 2016
The question of relocating a boiler is one that comes up quite frequently. Sometimes, relocation is not something you plan for; it just becomes necessary along the way. Maybe you are getting a swap and want the new boiler installation to be somewhere more convenient. Or maybe an existing boiler is not meeting its maximum efficiency at its current position. Another reason could be that the current positioning does not allow for proper servicing. However, there are considerations to make when relocating a boiler.
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Investing in a new boiler installation is a crucial endeavour and requires your utmost deliberation. You have to look at all the options available before deciding on the boiler type and the services to get. Boiler efficiency is one of the vital points that will sway your purchase decision. After all, certain regulations require homeowners to have high-efficiency boilers installed in their homes. The efficiency standards of a boiler will also determine your carbon footprint and energy bills. So, how do you tell how efficient a boiler is and if it is the best choice for your heating needs?
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Your home may be due for a boiler swap, and you may be wondering how much it is going to cost. Using an inefficient system comes with a lot of stress not to mention it’s highly expensive. So you decide to swap out a G-rated boiler with an A-rated one but what will influence the cost of boiler installations?
Monday, May 16, 2016
There are plenty of things that can go wrong with boilers. In many cases, they can be repaired, but in some instances a new boiler installation will be the only practical way of getting a home's central heating system back up and running. Nonetheless, a boiler inspection for an eventual installation can be required for many reasons. The most usual ones are:
The price of fitting a new or replacement boiler is frequently an expense that homeowners feel they can do without. Indeed, the cost of a boiler installation can, in many cases, be greater than the boiler itself. Therefore, it is important to know the details of what you can expect in a boiler installation quotation before going ahead with a contractor.
By far the majority of central heating problems are discovered in winter when it is already too late. There are two principle reasons for this. Firstly, a home's central heating system tends to be used more in colder weather so it comes under greater pressure from repeated usage. The other major factor that has an effect is that the pipework which connects the radiators to the system's boiler can suffer from metal fatigue as they get colder. In very cold conditions, especially when the system has not been used for a few weeks, the system's components can crack which, in the worst cases, means a new boiler installation will be required.
Friday, April 15, 2016
Before you invest in a boiler installation, you need to understand the impact of the new heating device on energy costs and environmental degradation. Modern boilers are made to offer the best efficiency ratings, but not many homeowners can identify the best boiler systems to install. Help from heating experts is necessary for such instances because of the long-term savings that can be possible with the right choice.
When considering heating systems for your home, determine your household heating and hot water requirements. There are three major heating systems; including conventional gas boilers, combination boilers, and unvented systems. The three boilers heat the central heating radiators in the same way, the only difference is in the way hot water is provided and the pressure levels the boilers operate at. In many homesteads, the conventional boiler is the most common choice.
With such a heavy workload and responsibility for heating, correct installation of a gas boiler is paramount in ensuring safety, compliance and performance. Yet there are still an alarming number of people who will seek to get a boiler installed by unskilled or unlicensed plumbers and general contractors, and there are many potential risks with this.
Friday, April 1, 2016
Everybody wants to save money on household costs and in today's environment it seems to be harder than it used to be. When it comes to boilers, many British households are, however, throwing away hundreds of pounds by not installing new energy efficient ones that save on energy bills.
A boiler installation requires the expert hands of a professional, someone who knows the dangers and is trained to install boilers safely. In this article, we'll look at the Gas Safe Register and the consequences of relying on someone to install your boiler who isn't accredited.
A boiler will cater to the hot water needs in your home. When installing a new boiler to replace an old one, you have to consider a lot of factors. Choosing the right boiler is the challenging and most crucial part; however, you must also think about the positioning or location of the boiler. Before you call in experts to provide boiler installation services, get an idea of where the system is going to serve you optimally.
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Getting a new boiler can save you money on your energy bill, provide you with more comfortable living conditions, and ensure the best possible level of energy efficiency for your home. Of course, this assumes that your boiler was installed properly. After all, an improperly installed boiler can actually lead to higher energy bills. Keep the following guide in mind when choosing a plumber for your installation needs:
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
The boiler is responsible for over half of a household’s annual energy bill, which means that an old and inefficient boiler could be costing you hundreds of pounds every year. Timely boiler replacement services from professional services, such as LB Plumbing and Heating,means that you could reduce your ongoing energy spend, while improving the living conditions in your home. If you are looking to replace your boiler, here are four factors to consider when choosing a new unit:
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Did you know that just by by replacing a G-rated boiler with an A-rated model, you can save up to £340 per year? As boilers account for 55 percent of the energy costs in your home, there's certainly a strong case for seeking out an efficient model.
Monday, January 25, 2016
Homeowners often have to pay a lot of money in water bills. Unknown to them, the problem could be lying in the fixtures found in their kitchens and bathrooms. Old or broken fixtures use a lot of water. Such accessories include shower heads, faucets, or old toilets. If you are paying high water bills, you should call in a plumber to have a look at your fixtures and advise you on how to upgrade them.
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Everyone enjoys a warm house and hot water running from taps. In most cases, a boiler will serve a household for about fifteen to twenty years after which it becomes old, and you experience several problems that will necessitate a boiler replacement.
Monday, January 18, 2016
Did you know that your boiler accounts for 55 percent of your total energy expenditure? With that in mind, it makes sense to find the most efficient model possible. If you have a gas boiler that was installed before 2005, or an oil boiler that was installed before 2007, the time to find a fresh installation has come.
Friday, January 8, 2016
Bathroom sinks are some of the most important features. They enhance the hygienic standards in homes due to their use in brushing teeth, cleaning hands, and other activities. With such roles to play, it is important that you put a lot of effort into ensuring that your sink installation project is successful.
Regardless of the reason, the first step should be to ask for advice from your plumber. You should seek for information regarding the types of sinks and faucets available.