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Oct

19

2014
Gas leak from a cracked pipe

Gas leak from a cracked pipe

While carrying out a routine boiler service on behalf of Alpha Heating Innovation, I came across this gas leak in a basement flat in London. On every London boiler service it is mandatory to inspect the pipe work and carry out a tightness test to confirm the soundness of the gas pipe work. This test had showed a drop on the gauge which was well above…

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Oct

19

2014
What to do when you screw into a water pipe

What to do when you screw into a water pipe

What happens when you accidentally screw or nail into a water pipe and you have an emergency water leak. Apart from the water squirting everywhere, you’ll be in a panic state. Remember times like these it’s always best to keep a cool head. The 1st thing you want to do is limit the damage the water will cause so if possible place the screw/nail back…

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Oct

19

2014
Preventing Boiler Breakdowns

Preventing Boiler Breakdowns

Boiler breakdown Cover Around 10 million boilers breakdown each year, and with global warming on the rise, expect the winters to get colder. Why do people act when its too late? Is it worth getting a boiler breakdown cover? We advise to get your boiler checked while its still working, it will work out cheaper in the long run. If you haven’t had your boiler…

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Oct

19

2014
Upgrading Heating Controls

Upgrading Heating Controls

Upgrading Heating Controls Sometimes it may not be necessary to replace the whole heating system. By updating a few heating controls, you can end up saving a few pounds in these difficult times. These gadgets are vital in keeping your heating costs down, when fuel costs are rising. Whilst the regulation state, all new boiler installations must be high efficiency, the maximum benefit will be…

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