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Dan
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Name a bunch of boiler makes for me and I'll make a poll so we can see which ones get installed the most.
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How To Balance Radiators Tool List: Radiator-bleeding key Lockshield valve adjuster or adjustable spanner Screwdriver Digital...
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Hi All Please see attached photos. Does anyone know if the HIVE app and thermostat and control would work with this oil boiler plse? The...
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AWheating
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Does anyone have experience of using a VR33 (for Heating OpenTherm control with Nest) and a VR66 for Hot Water Priority with Vaillant system...
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Undertrained
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Not an expert at all here, so please bear with me. We bought a Victorian terraced house early 2 years ago that was maintained quite well, with a...
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howdoyousaynejc
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Hi All Looking at having controls replaced / upgraded for a Vaillant Ecotect plus combi boiler. Currently have x2 zone valves on the heating (x1...
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Hello all. First post and would really appreciate some advice / knowledge please. I'm attempting a home DIY repair on a Climapro2 handset I...
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snowhead
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Hi, been doing lots of research for a house we're about to move into and pulling my hair out on what to fit. The house: 1930s semi, 3 bed, 1 bath...
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I currently have normal programme controls with thermostat for 3 zones (3 floors). The main controls are located together on the ground floor and...
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Undertrained
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Hi, I have an old Bermuda back boiler, and 7 radiators (6 with thermostatic valves, and one that doesn't which is upstairs in the bathroom)...
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Last Plumber
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Had a new ideal vogue max c32 boiler fitted. The programmer has an “efficiency level” button that says it’s around 9-14%. That seems low.”...
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I have a Baxi 600, every time the power is switched off then turned back on the fan just runs on full and there is no LCD display, no hot water or...
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ShaunCorbs
ShaunCorbs
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I am a DIY'er and I need to replace the 3-port valve of my bungalow. I am aware I could bung the F&E but I don't really want to chance this...
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ShaunCorbs
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Hi All, I am getting a new Central heating system installed and looking for advice on the best design. The heating system will consist of the...
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I have a Navien NCB-240E combi boiler that was installed back in May by my contractor, 2 Honeywell Smart Thermostats were installed as well. Two...
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Hi All, I thought I'd come to the experts and see if anyone is installing and/or recommending the use of any Smart TRV valves? Particularly in...
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Hi gents You helped me massively before so I thought I'll give it another go as is Saturday evening and I'm totally stuffed with my Honeywell...
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r w Honeywell ST9400c
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The bloomin' heating temperature knob has broken (don't ask me how!) and so we can not adjust or turn on the heating Is there any chance of a...
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ShaunCorbs
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Hello I have no experience in this industry. A few years ago our home was completely stripped apart, remodelled and extended. This required new...
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C
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My Worcester Bosch boiler works for the central heating system but doesn’t turn on for hot water. On the boiler the chimney sweeper icon is...
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ShaunCorbs
ShaunCorbs
Peter Mago
How do I let water into the system? Tap is connected to water tank and there is a black inlet connected to the water tank? Thanks for any answers
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Peter Mago
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Hi We've got a Vaillant ecotec plus 428 that doesn't seem to want to supply any heat to the radiators despite the hot water working just fine...
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Vespertinestar
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Hi all, Decided to get the Baxi 105 replaced. Going for the baxi 636. My question is, will my current salus iT500 be compatible with the 636 as...
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ShaunCorbs
ShaunCorbs
grumpydad
Hi all. My glowworm e50 has seen better days. Situation = 4 bedroom detached house, header tanks in the loft, all the rads are singles, they...
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ShaunCorbs
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My boiler is currently powered by a switched fused spur. The spur is located 40cm underneath the boiler. I haven't checked but it is probably a 3A...
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We have a baxi boiler that's serviced every year It's 6 years old and had a gas valve replaced in 2020. A British gas engineer serviced the...
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ShaunCorbs
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We have a brand new house with a tank system and boiler. I had nest installed to control water and heating. Sometimes when the water and heating...
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mikerotherby
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Need suggestion for heat and hot water. New 1300 sf,2 bed 2 bath, 2nd home that will have daily and weekly renters.
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gmartine
gmartine
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Hello. I have a Vaillant EcoFit boiler that is a few years old. We had our annual service last month and ever since then I’ve noticed something...
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Chuck
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I have a Viessmann Vitogas 100, installed about 17 years ago by a previous homeowner. It also is the boiler for hot water, so it runs all summer...
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thebigsleep
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Hi all, Quick question. I have a baxi 105e instant that has a Diverter valve issue. The bypass is allowing hot water around the bypass pipe and...
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ShaunCorbs
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Hi. New Baxi 619 heat boiler installed last week. Type with a hot water cylinder. Lots of water / gurgling sounds when hearing switched on. Plus...
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ShaunCorbs
ShaunCorbs
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Newly bought home has somewhat older plumbing, but recently fitted condensing gas boiler & HW cylinder. System is open vented. When we moved in we...
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combedcloud22
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Hi. We recently had combi installed. Today i noticed some water underneath. Seems to be coming from this pipe with open end in the attached...
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ShaunCorbs
ShaunCorbs
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I have a system with 14 UFH Circuits on the ground floor and 21 Radiators upstairs. We primarily use the UFH plus a few Bathroom rads and then a...
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John.g
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Hi - this is driving me nuts and I can’t figure it out so any thoughts welcome. The hive receiver at the boiler is correctly receiving a signal...
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TonkaTom
My daughter wants to move her gas boiler from an outside kitchen wall into a pantry. This will mean the exhaust will have to travel 3m through the...
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Undertrained
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Hello everyone! Its a bit tricky question, but i will give it a try. I came across the problem where one side of radiator lower by 10mm, while...
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Timmy D
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Hi, Our boiler pressure has dropped and there's no fill valve underneath. Do you think it could be one of these hoses by the cylinder in the hot...
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ShaunCorbs
ShaunCorbs
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I'm a Worcester man. Hello! Anyone still there?.... I tried viessmann to up the efficiency and altho the boiler was nice, I couldn't live with...
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Knappers
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Hi all. After some advice before I get some quotes. I have a 19 year old baxi 105e instant that needs replaced for something more efficient. I’m...
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ShaunCorbs
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Which buttons do I press to pair a wireless Danfoss TP5000 si thermostat with its receiver? The receiver is a Danfoss RX1, with a PROG button and...
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