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A selection of solutions to heating and water issues which might be relevant to your home


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Underfloor Heating in Oxted, Surrey

Our client has demolished his old kitchen in a Victorian house, lowered the floor by 3 feet, removed three walls and a utility room and WC, and is in the process of building a new ultra modern kitchen. This is an interim post, which will be updated to show the finished job in due course. We have just removed the old Glowworm boiler from the utility room, and fitted a new Worcester-Bosch 40CDi conventional in the cellar. This Saturday, we completed the first phase of the underfloor heating, ready for the building contractor to lay the screed on Monday.  We’ve […]


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Change out Vokera combi for a Vaillant

This posting is going to be a ‘before and after’ type, because some of our customers have suggested it is more useful in this format. So here we have our customer property in West Norwood;  it’s a rented property with an old Vokera combination boiler in the basement. The boiler has been suspended on two pieces of timber, which technically is not allowed, because wall hung boilers should be fitted to non combustible surfaces. The second problem was the boiler flue termination, which had various obstructions around it including a deep window sill, and a water butt. And the third […]


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How not to install a boiler; Tunbridge Wells and Kingston

We were asked to replace some microbore radiators on a Potterton boiler. Our customer also complained that the boiler regularly ‘locked out’ and never seemed to stop.  We found that the wiring centre had been thrown behind the hot water cylinder, there was no room thermostat, and no pump bypass fitted.  This device if missing, would cause the boiler to overheat. We cured these faults and then the customer pointed out the drain attached to their Potterton boiler.  this is nemant to discharge into the main sewerage system, and any external pipework is meant to be insulated. This is what […]


Customer Testimonials

Excellent Work

Excellent work , the workers were very efficient, considerate and tidy. They worked with the least disruption possible for an elderly lady. Any unexpected problem was dealt with safely and professionally. The finished heating is to a high standard. K.T. Kent

Jennie 05/05/2017