How to get the best out of my central heating system by John an emergency plumber London John an emergency plumber London explains how to get the best out of the central heating system starting with the DIY, then to saving money and maximizing use. London is generally 2° warmer than the average home in [...]

Central Heating Programmer – all the Information you need What is a Central Heating Programmer? A Central heating programmer is a time switch device which allows you to manually turn the hot water on and off. It also allows you to set times for the boiler to come on and go off automatically. By having [...]

How does an anti gravity valve help me save money on my central heating? What is an anti gravity valve? An anti gravity valve is a non return valve which works to prevent thermosiphoning.  They are fitted vertically onto the flow pipe for the central heating above the boiler. They are used to stop water [...]

What are Thermostatic Radiator Valves used for? Thermostatic radiator valves or TRV are used to control the temperature in each room. By using one you can adjust how much heat is produced in each room. Once each radiator reaches the set temperature the hot Water Flow to it will stop. Thermostatic radiator valves allow you [...]

Room Thermostat Controls for Central Heating What is a Room Thermostat for? A room thermostat is used to switch the Central Heating System on and off. It senses the temperature of the room and if the temperature is lower than the thermostat setting it will switch the heating on. When the room temperature reaches the [...]

All about the Cylinder Thermostat Control What is a Cylinder Thermostat Control Device? A Cylinder Thermostat Control is a device attached to the hot water tank. The Thermostatic Valve which allows you to regulate the temperature of your water. It will automatically switch your 2 or 3 way valve in a different direction when the [...]

Water Harvesting System

November 16, 2012 | 1 Comment

What is water harvesting? Water Harvesting is a separate water storage tank that can be used for non drinking purposes. This comes in different sizes and you can either store them in the Garage or you can have them fitted in the ground giving you plenty of space. Here are 5 of the great questions [...]

Water Commissioning Hot & Cold Water Supply Inadequate water commissioning can affect the quality of the Water Supply. Regulations state that the water pressure should be tested throughout the installation of any water system. The water commissioning should be done disinfected using a sodium hypochlorite solution. Every new pipe, cistern, appliance or cylinder that is [...]

Storage central heating system Storage central heating system works by storing heat during times when base load electricity is available at a cheaper cost. The storage heater then releases this heat throughout the day. Heat storage banks can be composed of clay bricks, other ceramic materials, concrete walls or water containers. Storage central heating system [...]

Domestic water sprinkler systems Domestic water sprinkler systems are used to protect your property against fire. Domestic and residential water sprinkler systems can be fitted to new and existing properties. Most rooms require 1 or 2 water sprinkler heads to afford complete protection. All water sprinkler heads are individually heat-activated and connected to a network [...]

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