Avoid Winter Plumbing Emergencies 

Avoiding plumbing emergencies

Central heating and running water are vital at every time of the year, but they’re particularly important during the winter. A home can become miserable and even uninhabitable if it is freezing cold and the water supply has failed, and the problem can just get worse and worse with frozen pipes thawing and leaking and…

My boiler is not firing up the central heating!

A gas boiler that isn’t igniting or firing up is useless until it is repaired. Your boiler is essential for providing central heating and hot water to taps and showers. However, diagnosing why a boiler isn’t working can be a daunting task, and you may need the assistance of a Gas Safe engineer to get…

My boiler is making a lot of noise

We’ve already provided advice about what to do if a boiler starts leaking water or if it breaks down. However, what if your boiler is making banging noises? This can be the sign of serious problems; the boiler might be working properly right now, but it is likely to break down in the immediate future,…

How to avoid boiler breakdowns

Our boiler breakdown cover plans aim to make boiler breakdowns as stress-free and hassle-free as possible; despite this, you still may want to take steps to minimise the likelihood of your boiler breaking down to begin with. The following hints and tips are all low-cost and affordable ways to keep your boiler working perfectly, every…

A woman is calling on an engineer when the boiler is off

Help! My boiler is off!

If your boiler is not working, you might not necessarily have to get in touch with a gas engineer, as the appliance may still be functioning perfectly and may not need any repairs. We know that when a central heating system stops working, getting it back on again can be a stressful experience. This is…