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Gas Safe highlighting main Boiler problems in winter

Gas Safe highlighting main Boiler problems in winter

Gas Engineer is a monthly publication that is distributed to its 120,000 Registered Engineers. In last month's edition, there was a feature on protecting heating systems in winter. It highlighted the issues of unprotected external condensates and how they are the most...

Intergas endorsement

Intergas endorsement

Frost protection / condensate protection on a boiler is something homeowners only find they don’t have when it is too late and their boiler stops working just when they need it the most.  Many then try to defrost it themselves which can be very dangerous. What...

Ideal Heating endorsement & product bulletin

Ideal Heating endorsement & product bulletin

We are proud to announce that Ideal Heating have issued a product bulletin endorsing all our Condensate Pro products and tools for their range of boilers. Ideal Heating has the full range of Combi/System and heat only boilers, and each boiler type has different...

How the plumbing and heating industry is evolving

How the plumbing and heating industry is evolving

All industries in the UK are continually evolving. Technology is accelerating and growing at an incredible rate. And as it gets better, we can come up with more solutions to ease the common problems we experience.  We’re in the middle of a technology revolution which...

Two essential tips for starting your own plumbing and heating business

Two essential tips for starting your own plumbing and heating business

There are around 120,000 registered plumbing and heating engineers in the UK, and a large portion of them are self-employed. You would think the high level of competition would put people off starting their own plumbing and heating company. However, in the UK, we rely...

How to unfreeze your pipes

How to unfreeze your pipes

In late 2018, scientists said Britain should brace itself for the coldest winter in a decade. While weather forecasts made months in advance aren’t always the most accurate, it certainly fits in with trends of more extreme weather across the UK. This winter -...

Solutions you can offer your customers to get them through the winter

Solutions you can offer your customers to get them through the winter

As heating engineers and installers, we know winter is the busiest time of year when it comes to residential and commercial boilers. People aren’t expecting the sudden breakdowns the icy weather brings. So we get called out in wind, hail, sleet, and snow to get...

We shouldn’t ignore mental health issues in plumbing and heating

We shouldn’t ignore mental health issues in plumbing and heating

We shouldn’t ignore mental health issues in plumbing and heating It’s brilliant that the UK is becoming more open to talking about mental health. Those removed from the subject may not know how prevalent mental health conditions are among the general population. ...

How to defrost and prevent frozen condensate

How to defrost and prevent frozen condensate

How to defrost and prevent frozen condensate Early in October, as temperatures began to slide down the scales, Scottish Gas announced they were facing a 33% increase in demand for call-outs. They predicted 7,000 households would require their repair services in the...

How to save time during boiler installation

How to save time during boiler installation

How to save time during boiler installation The time needed to install a new boiler depends on many factors. What type of boiler are you installing? Do you need to convert any of the old system? You’ll need to consider the location of the new boiler and whether the...

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