Monthly Archives: August 2017

21 Aug

How to Solve the 10 Most Common Problems with your Boiler

Our boilers are at the heart of our homes. Delivering hot water and warming rooms when needed, our boilers are essential to ensuring our homes are comfortable places to live in. But we tend to only pay them any mind when we’re either paying our energy bill or if something goes wrong. A broken boiler

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15 Aug

What does a Boiler Service entail?

We all service our boilers but do we know what should be done? ….. Both Gas Safe and the heating industry have been calling for more to be done to make the public aware of the importance of regular servicing of their boilers. There has been a drive to improve standards by both installers and

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01 Aug

Are You at Risk From Illegal Gas Fitters?

A Recent survey finds that over 65% of work carried out by illegal gas fitters is unsafe!   In the age of the internet, it can seem like you’re spoiled for choice for plumbers or servicemen that can fit a brand new gas appliance. The ease of search engines meaning you’ve got hundreds of local

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01 Aug

What is a Pressure Reducing Valve?

A common problem with boilers ……. One of the most common problems with boilers we at Watertite find is the failure of the ‘Pressure Reducing Valve‘ or PRV for short. Although they are not essential to all boilers, it is advisable to fit one to the cold mains inlet.  Low water pressure can cause issues but

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