How can I make my central heating system more efficient?

With winter on the horizon, central heating systems up and down the country will be kicking into action again. However, after months of hibernation, is your central heating system up to the challenge of keeping your building toasty and warm throughout the colder months? With energy prices continually on the up, heating your home or business can prove costly. Yet, by making your central heating system more efficient, you can improve its heating output, and save money. Here's how… Bleed your radiators If your radiator doesn't feel warm all over, there's a good chance it will need bleeding. This is…

Why it pays to hire a licensed professional plumber

When it comes to plumbing matters, be it a blocked drain or a broken toilet float valve, hiring a licensed professional plumber is a must. Nowadays, the internet is filled with lots of “quick fixes” to plumbing issues, but following online advice can be risky. For example, lots of articles recommend putting household chemicals down the toilet to clear a blockage. This could cause damage to the toilet while wreaking havoc with fragile ecosystems. With that being said, read on to discover more about the benefits associated with hiring a licensed professional plumber, rather than trying to fix the issue…

Why should you get your boiler serviced?

Someone recently told us that their annual boiler service was like having their car serviced: it was something they knew they should do, but sometimes just never got round to it. We shared a smile over this, but, on thinking about what was said, there are obvious comparisons. It's much worse when something goes wrong! We know many people see their car service as time wasted when they could be at work, or enjoying some family activity, or the like. Yet, if they are on a trip somewhere and their car suddenly develops a fault, it can be a fractious,…