What is the difference between the boiler warranty vs guarantee
Before explaining about the difference between what the boiler guarantee and the boiler warranty in Martin’s opinion, there will be a little about the author.
Martin Smith is a fully qualified gas engineer who is also a specialist emergency plumber and most importantly gas safe registered and has only recently learnt about the difference between the warranty and the guarantee.
Just below are some common questions asked and further down are some paragraphs that will explain what people ask with hopefully the answer to what you will be looking for.
Please remember to use a gas safe register engineer and have your boiler fitted correctly. If you follow these instructions, there should be no reason why you will need a guarantee where the warrantee will be much better. Continue reading
Boiler Problems & Emergency Boiler Breakdown Service
Having a boiler problem and looking for an emergency plumber. The first and utmost if your looking for a boiler break down service is to make sure the engineer attending your property is gas safe and not just your bog standard plumber that thinks he’s aloud to do the job because he/she thinks there clever enough. Always make sure they have there gas safe card to prove they are competent.
This article is all about boiler problems and when we mention the word boiler, we mean the domestic central heating boiler that is in everyones home wherever it is run by natural gas or any other type of fuel. We also include electrical boiler problems, but if not mentioned in here we will link you to the article you are looking for as long as we have it.
The topics we are going to cover in this article is common questions asked when searching for keywords related to boiler problems after all, this is why your on this page. Just below is a list of the common related keywords to emergency boiler breakdown service and boiler problems. Continue reading
Central Heating Boiler Information Q&A
If you wondering how long have central heating boilers been around for then the answer to this would be around the 1950’s. Before the 1950’s we relied more on fires and space heater but only since the technology came about of transferring the heat from a central heating boiler to the central heating radiators came around, then this would one of the biggest transformation in history when it came to the plumbing/gas industry.
Back then the central heating boiler was very bulky but very basic also. It was never the perfect central heating system for the the carbon footprint that has been left behind, but it was a way of heating the home.
Since the invention of the central heating system, there has been the standard system boiler starting from the gravity fed system to the condensing central heating boiler and gas saver. Continue reading
Everything you need to know about gas analyser information
Looking for gas analyser information, here we have everything you should need to know to start you on your way but please bare in mind, you MUST be a gas safe engineer to use these machines. Gas analysers have been around since the 1970’s but later on in the years they have become more advanced, every year there seems to be an upgrade of some sort making it easier to use but more technical at the same time. You can either buy a cheap gas analyser or an expensive one.
The gas analyser to the right in the picture seems to be the best type of gas analyser on the market but it also comes at an expense but it’s like the saying goes, you only get what you pay for.
Just below are some common questions asked followed by answers. Continue reading
Gas rate without using a calculator or using a calculator
It is very common these days that once you have qualified as a gas engineer and become gas safe, you will use the easy option to calculate the gas rate inside the domestic property but when it comes to gas safe exams, you will not be able to use such apps and other ways of cheating apart from good old fashioned memory or diagrams. Some diagrams are great, some are not, some just explain it in writing, which is hard to take in, specially when your a new gas engineer and have so much other stuff to try and remember, this is why Martin Smith has built his own diagram from reading up all that complicated written stuff. Continue reading
Boiler losing pressure problem and cures
Before we explain about your boiler losing pressure, we will give you just a little history. The combination boiler was invented in the mid 1800’s but not in the way we use it for central heating or hot water today, it was only in the early 1960’s that there was some serious inventions leading to what we have today. In the 1980’s the regulations changed, which then aloud us to have the first filling loop giving us pressurised water within our central heating system, which would bring the type of central heating mostly used today in the small to medium sized homes. Just below we have questions and answers you may be looking for in relations to your boiler losing water pressure in your central heating system. Continue reading
Do I have to be a gas safe engineer to work on gas related appliances
Are you wondering if you should be a gas safe engineer to work on gas related appliances, if so, your not on your own as there are so many without a thought will play around with gas related appliances and why is this! Not sure? Martin Smith who is a gas safe registered engineer will explain why it is so important that when dealing with gas related appliances, you should always use a gas safe registered engineer. Just below are some related questions customers find themselves searching for information followed by some of the answers that may or may not be relevant. Continue reading
Unvented Hot Water Cylinder Problems & Cures
Welcome to our unvented hot water cylinder problems & cures, are you finding your getting a problem with your unvented hot water heating but don’t know what to do, well you have come to the right place, first of all we are going to give you a little history about the unvented hot water cylinder, then we are going to bring up all the common questions that we get asked but also answer most of them on this page. The unvented hot water cylinder was invented by a british civil engineer called Thomas Hawksley in 1861 from Arnold in Nottinghamshire. He was born on 12th July 1807 and died 15th September 1893 aged 86. Continue reading
Blocked Central Heating System Problems & Cures
Have you got a blocked central heating system and unsure on what needs to be done? Are you looking for a cure but hoping to save as much money as possible before diving in and getting hold of an emergency plumber or gas engineer, then have a read of this article before making up your mind. Here we have all the most common questions answered as possible when it comes to the blocked central heating system by Martin Smith. Many years ago having a blockage in the central heating system when they first started having 8 and 10mm pipe installed was very common, even though there is new technology and ways to prevent this, we still find ourself’s getting a blockage in our central heating. Continue reading
Why is my central heating boiler leaking problems and cures
Have you just walked up to your boiler and thought to yourself, why is my central heating boiler leaking? This article is just about to answer most or all of your questions when it comes to central heating boiler leaking problems and there cures. When water leaks from the boiler, the first thing you need to worry about is the damage it is causing and the possibilities of any further problem to water leaking within the central heating boiler. The problem that often comes into the mind of the public and water leaks within the central heating boiler, you will most likely not be qualified and a member of the gas safe register, meaning, you will not even be allowed to inspect why your central heating boiler is leaking. Continue reading