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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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Dotty
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Wondering if someone can answer my queries. We have a firebird C35, downsized to 26kw condensing boiler. 2 Ufh manifolds and rads. When the boiler...
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Hi, I've recently put some heating/hot water pipes into the floor as there were exposed previously. On refit of the pipes i've gone to test the...
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exedon2
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I’m currently looking into replacing my 20- year-old Ideal Classic FF 360 gas boiler in a 70s semi and have been getting various quotes for a...
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Last Plumber
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I recently purchased a new Anton pro (reluctantly) as the Anton sprint 2 is now obsolete (even though there's nothing wrong with it) so I want to...
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Marc myles
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Can a three port zone valve allow circulation through both rad circuit and cylinder coil at same time or does one circuit take priority??
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ShaunCorbs
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Was at a house today and their new oil boiler was installed in a pretty shoddy fashion. Aka Plastic tiger loop screwed to the boiler casing...
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DrippySpout
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I have noticed recently that when I switch on the boiler to heat hot water, the amount of condensate flowing is much more noticeable than usual...
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Has anyone ever seen a flashing F. then - - on a glowworm?
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SimonG
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As part of our house refurb I had the boiler replaced and a pressurised hot water cylinder fitted. Builder's CH people used Glowworm Energy 7 30S...
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Last Plumber
Last Plumber
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Hi,I wish to change a 600 switchmaster heating timer with a horseman 425 tiara.i have connected all the wiring as per instructions.i have however...
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ShaunCorbs
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Hello, New to the forums. I had a new hot water tank (135l), vortex oil boiler and down stairs, upstairs and hot water booster controls fitted. I...
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paul77
water constantly running through tundish and electric flip when turn heating on.
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Murdoch
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I have an Ideal Logic+ 30 combi boiler which was running fine up until a power cut earlier today. Now it's stuck saying "timer or room stat off"...
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scott_d
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Hi All Im using Hep2o 15mm for the first time. I would like to exit behind the radiator at the midpoint. Whats the best exit back box fitting to...
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We have moved house and the new one has an ATAG boiler and controller. The other day the heating came on and we don't need it on, I looked and...
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ShaunCorbs
ShaunCorbs
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Hello - I'm a relatively new owner of an old house here in France that was updated by the previous owner who lives in the UK. He used one channel...
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ShaunCorbs
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Hi all, My gas engineer connected the condense pipe to the rainwater pipe and now it’s returning water back into the boiler when there is a heavy...
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ShaunCorbs
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Hi, was wondering if I should turn my gas boiler off and on, it's a new boiler in a new build house, it's been going fine for a few weeks but it's...
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ShaunCorbs
ShaunCorbs
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Hello all My BAXI boiler suddenly turned off, it has a small screen that is now completely blackout, i have tried switching it off and back on...
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Undertrained
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Hi, Can I run a conventional central-heating-boiler + an instantaneous hot water boiler, off the same gas supply ? Many thanks
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ShaunCorbs
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I may have a faulty motorised valve head on a Honeywell BS864-2 22mm is it possible just to replace the head or must it be the whole fitment? Do...
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ShaunCorbs
ShaunCorbs
JustinD
Hi all So we still have this very old boiler but we have still having problems with the hot water, we have called out 3 repair engineer's, but as...
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Hi, I have a 20yr+ old Vaillant Turbomax VUW 282 with a magaclean (on the flow side) and connected to Hive system for a 4 bed house. Had it...
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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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Main Eco Compact boiler installed 18 month ago, system power flushed immediately before and straight after boiler installation, Magfilter 2 and...
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ShaunCorbs
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I have a 4 years old Ideal boiler not a combi but a indirect heating boiler not sure if the model is a "Logic" or what. Anyway after being away...
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Les Murkitt
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Wanting to know people's opinion on these oil boilers? Particularly the heat exchanger as to reliability and build quality. Some very poor...
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exedon2
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Hi guys, newbie here so first off hello. I have a Morco feb 24e boiler in my static caravan and I'm having some issues. We had the pcb repaired...
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Jamesr181
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I have a end terraced house. Boiler attached to concrete wall on the end of the terrace. There’s a copper pipe curved into the wall with maybe a...
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ShaunCorbs
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Hi all, looking for some advice please. So I've got a 25 year old Ideal classic NF40 boiler. We live in a naturally warm house so only have the...
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Has anybody had any experience welding a leaking water jacket, I have a grant vortex external boiler which is leaking through the bottom of the...
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exedon2
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Hi, new to this forum. I hope someone experienced out there can help me find the fix. We recently finished a building project and had a major...
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jojo77m
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I have a programmable thermostat set with a daily schedule 06:00-09:00 the maximum temperature should be 21c, every radiator in every room has a...
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Murdoch
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We heard about Intergas boilers from a family member who has just had one installed. The gas fitter he used raves about them saying how reliable...
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taffyinhighlands
I have an oil heated circuit that now appears to be misbehaving and the main circulation pump running across the bypass wgen all the logic...
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ShaunCorbs
ShaunCorbs
Jarrvo
Hi all, I'm after a little advice for my elderly parents. They have a Ideal Classic RS240 that is probably 20 years old which has seen better...
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Jarrvo
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Good afternoon all, I am a commercial gas engineer so little experience with domestic (although fully qualified). I have a problem with a...
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Undertrained
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Am I correct in thinking that in our central heating system one radiator has to be permanently on? We have a radiator in a bathroom that is...
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ChrisGid
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How is the above (wired type) installed in a normal? S plan where the room stat(s) are fed from the programmer so a switched live, does the...
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John.g
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Hi guys, hope I can get some advice. I’m a gas safe engineer , working on a central heating issue, so I hope this in the the correct forum?? I...
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ShaunCorbs
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