Feb 21

Thermostatic Radiator Valves – The Lowdown

TRV Thermostatic Radiator Valve

Thermostatic Radiator Valves or TRV’s as they are commonly known are a simply way of controlling the temperature of your room via the flow of hot water to your radiators. Most people will have a thermostat that controls the temperature of your home, but a TRV allows you to do this on a room by room basis. Read More »

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Feb 06

How to stop your pipes freezing

Radiator Pipe Freezing

When the water in your pipes freezes it expands and can cause all kinds of problems, most drastically burst pipes. So when the temperature outside drops you need to make sure that the water in your pipes is unlikely to freeze, this usually occurs when the temperature falls below 20 degrees Fahrenheit. This can be worse where there is poor insulation. Read More »

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Jan 06

And as the weather turns cold ……

We’ve been fairly lucky so far with the winter weather, the snow and freezing temperatures of last winter don’t seem to have visited us yet. In fact my husband and I had a bit of a competition going to see who would give in first turn the heating on. Let’s face it, we are all trying to save money, the news is full of doom and gloom and the economy doesn’t look set to recover any time soon. Read More »

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Nov 04

Aladdin’s Radiator Bleeding Valves

Radiator Bleeding Valves

Aladdin is the brand of the innovative Radiator Bleeding Valves that are so popular today. They solve a long time hated DIY problem and alleviate the need to bleed your radiators manually, but surely a good central heating system shouldn’t collect any air right?  Well unfortunately this won’t stop the problem completely: Read More »

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