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Can I have underfloor heating? FAQs answered

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Stepping onto a cold floor can be something of an unpleasant experience, especially in the colder months. To combat this, many homeowners and owners of commercial properties have turned to underfloor heating, something which is often seen as a luxury reserved for people with certain financial leeway. In this article, we are going to answer … Continue reading

The Signs You Need A New Boiler

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As with a lot of things in your home or commercial premises, there will come a time where you need to replace your boiler, either because it is not as efficient as it once was, or it may be faltering or totally broken. In any case, you need to be able to spot when your … Continue reading

Maximise Light Without Using More Energy

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Winter is here, and that means shorter days and darker evenings. When you’re sitting at home and the daylight is disappearing, the temptation to switch all the lights on is often at the back of your mind and easy to succumb to. However, while this may ensure you’re not bumping into things and reading by … Continue reading

A++ Boilers, available from VHL

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As part of the boiler industry’s continuing efforts to increase the efficiency of their boilers, more and more innovations are being introduced into the market, and Vaillant’s A++ boiler range is one of those innovations. The all-new ecoTEC boiler range is designed to provide unprecedented and unparalleled efficiency to consumers, thanks to the advent of … Continue reading

Why Does it Take So Long for Hot Water to Reach the Tap?

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Having hot water at our beck and call is something that we take for granted – we twist the hot water tap and expect the heated water to come out within a few seconds. If a few more seconds pass and the water is still cold, it can be annoying and delay our day somewhat. … Continue reading

Swimming Pool Boilers & Heating Systems

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Taking a dip in a swimming pool is a luxurious way to relax, whether you’re doing it at the height of summer or during the colder months. During the warmer days, you’ll want the water to be nice and cool, to help you cool down, while in winter a nice warm welcome into the pool … Continue reading

Is my landlord responsible for this repair?

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Whether you’re a landlord or tenant, there can often be confusion as to where the responsibility lies when certain things need repairing around the home. This article aims to help you to understand when you are and aren’t obliged to put things right, so you can get things up and running as quickly as possible. … Continue reading

Why VHL are the right choice for your property management co.

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If you are in charge of a multi-resident property, you will know better than most that the upkeep of said property can be very challenging. However, when you enlist the assistance of a professional, dedicated property maintenance company, you will soon see the burden and workload ease, leaving you free to focus on other elements … Continue reading

My boiler is leaking – what do I do?

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If your gas boiler is leaking, you should never attempt to repair it yourself, as working with gas can be very dangerous. Gas boiler repairs should always be conducted by Gas Safe Registered engineers. The below guide is for information only, and we do not recommend that you try to repair your boiler yourself. As … Continue reading

Gas Safety obligations for landlords

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Are you thinking about renting out a property but unsure what your obligations are when it comes to gas? Are you already a landlord but want to check your responsibility? This article runs through the Gas Safety obligations for landlords and aims to clear up any confusion. As a landlord, am I responsible for the … Continue reading