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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

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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

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Heating Through The Decades – Remember These?

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Home heating has come a long way over the last few generations, and even as recently as 50 years ago things were quite different. Take a look at some of these old-fashioned methods of heating for that warm and fuzzy nostalgic feeling. Hot stuff in the bedroom With modern homes being much more equipped to … Continue reading

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Why is my house always cold and what can I do to fix it?

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Is your home always bitterly cold? Are you always the first one to put the heating on when winter rolls round? Do you feel a chill even with the heating on full blast? Not only is this a miserable way to live, it’s also likely costing you a fair whack in wasted fuel. Take a … Continue reading

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Are electric boilers better than gas boilers?

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With energy prices constantly on our minds, you may find yourself wondering whether your traditional gas boiler is the best option for your home. We’ve put together a guide to help you to determine whether an electric boiler is right for you. Overview of electric boilers Electric boilers work under the same principle as traditional … Continue reading

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Improve your heating with a power flush [infographic]

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The symptoms, the process, the results View in high resolution » What is the importance of power flushing? A power flush is a cleaning process that uses a combination of chemicals in order to eliminate tough blockages and residues such as sludge, rust and limescale. These kinds of blockages are the source of over 80% of … Continue reading

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Smart Thermostats – Nest & Wave comparison [infographic]

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View as PDF » Introducing Smart Thermostats Recent developments in technology have seen some revolutionary changes in the way we can heat our homes. As well as advanced boilers being manufactured and released on a regular basis, there are some innovations that have been making serious headway in the central heating market, particularly smart thermostats. Nest Learning … Continue reading

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The Perfect Temperature [infographic]

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  And here’s how to set the perfect temperature at home Keeping the temperature just right in your home is often as simple as tweaking the settings on your central heating every so often until you have a climate that suits your preferences. There are a number of ways you can keep your home at … Continue reading

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Tips to keep your heating in good working order this summer

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Now that the weather is starting to warm up, your attention might be turning to your central heating and what to do with it during the summer months. Take a look at our useful guide to ensure that your central heating remains in good working order until it is needed again in the winter, as … Continue reading

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Time To Alter The Clocks (& Thermostat!)

Posted on by Daniel, VHL

When is it happening? For spring 2016, the clocks will go forward 1 hour, at 1am on 27th March. The benefit of doing so is that days will feel longer, and lighter. While this brings much positivity as the sunshine starts to become a more permanent presence, the way you use your central heating should change to … Continue reading

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