Infographics and DIY Tasks – How to Bleed a Radiator

Infographics are a great way to get information across through the use of simple graphics and text and something like this is ideal for DIY tasks when you don’t want to just read a whole page of words. It’s much easier to get a job done when you can see pictures which provide guidance and…

Free ways to save energy

Increases in gas prices have been announced by the big six energy giants in the UK and it seems that they’ve times it perfectly with the arrival of the cold weather and you can expect them to keep rising! With that in mind it’s important that you do all you can to be more efficient…

Get your heating sorted before winter

Winter isn’t far around the corner and the heating has already been on in my house many times over the past month due to the drop in temperature but also for the need to get my washing dry and generally not feel like I’m living in an igloo! I am one of the lucky ones…

How To Choose The Right Radiators For Your Home

Just 20 years ago, choosing a central heating radiator was a simple process as all you had to choose from were white rectangular radiators made of steel or cast iron because that’s all they had. Nowadays radiators have become home decoration items in themselves and you have a huge choice of styles, colours and materials.…

Power flushing your central heating system

If your radiators are not working properly and you find that there are cold spots in the middle and at the bottom of your radiator then you most likely have sludge in your radiators and the best way to remove this and prevent further damage is to power flush your central heating system. This radiator…

How to bleed a radiator

if you have sludge in your radiators then you’ll find the tops are your radiators still get hot but the bottoms are cold, but if you have air in your system then you’ll find it’s the opposite way around and the top of your radiator is cold instead. If this is the case then it…

How to remove a radiator

There are two ways of flushing a radiator, either getting a plumber in to professionally power flush your whole central heating system, or doing it yourself and flushing a radiator manually. If you choose the second option then you will need to know how to remove a radiator. When a radiator is full of sludge…

Shut those doors and keep the heat in

Did you know that hot air rises? Of course you do, and this is why it’s so important to keep your doors closed in your home if you want your radiators to work properly and do their job. Your radiators in your home work by heating the air around them and this means that when…

Power Flush Deals

So the cold weather looks to have finally hit with snow falling in the West of England today and even down in the South East I’ve had to have the heating on all day but it’s not too late to get your heating sorted and get your system flushed. This is especially timely now that…

How to manually flush a radiator and remove sludge

If you haven’t got a budget for getting a professional to power flush your radiators to remove radiator sludge and get your central heating system working again then the cheapest alternative is to simply do it yourself which is a fairly easy job if you’re used to DIY. This will involve removing the offending radiator…