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If you're a homeowner with heating-related issues then you need to find a heating engineer instead of seeking advice about fixing it. Too many...
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If you go to edit your profile here: http://www.ukplumbersforums.co.uk/account/personal-details You'll now see there's an option to select what...
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Hi all Had my old baxi 105 replaced with a baxi 630. Got the ifos fitted and set to curve 40. So far all ok. My controls are a salus iT500. Now...
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I currently work in an office job on mid 20's salary and hate being chained to the desk. Looking for a career change to become a gas and heating...
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Hi everyone, I need to replace a Main Medway Super water heater, as these are now obsolete can anyone give me a idea of a decent replacement, it...
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Hi all. Probably should have posted in tools , but who has one ? Was thinking of investing but I’m still a little ‘ old school’
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Hi all. Have a problem with ideal combi. Working perfectly ok on heating then stopped with the L2 code. Firstly tried resetting,checked...
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Hi All My husband and I are re looking at the finances for the business and I wanted to ensure the company still remains competitive with prices...
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Hi there, I'm building a propane system inside a van and I used flared connections. I'm getting 2 leaks from the side of the nut where the copper...
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I was paying particular attention to a British Gas radio ad the other day where certain efficiency and cost saving claims where being made. Oh and...
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Just had a call from my 94 year old aunt (lives on south coast) Today had a annual gas service. Many years ago very large room dividend in two...
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Hi, partners grandmother has an old Ideal Mexico, floor standing heat only boiler on a gravity fed system with a 2port valve, she wants a like for...
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Hi. I have just qualified as a registered gas safe engineer I am keen to work with someone who is more experienced for the first year or so to...
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Eddie Gas
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Another boiler suggestion post. 4 bed detached house built 20 years ago with cavity wall insulation and double glazing. 1 bathroom and separate...
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Hi, i have had a new boiler installed and they have left the property without completing full scope of works. Also have plugged the boiler into an...
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Hi guys, looking for some advice on servicing as im a bit behind and tend to take a more holistic approach to it (although im sure thats not...
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Evening all. Have encountered a problem with neighbours boiler and wondering if one of you out there could help me. When the programmer is...
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Hi there everyone, I need a bit of clarification on Gas engineers procedures when dealing with a customers CO alarm job. Yesterday morning I...
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Hi, my newish boiler has started making strange noises every hour or so. i also only have 50% of y radiators working even after iv tried bleeding...
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I’ve been a plumber in Scotland for over 20 years and have owned my own bathroom and kitchen business for the past 8 years. I am hoping to...
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I've recently noticed some of the 'new' baxi boilers' cases going a bit yellow and am concerned that they're not UV stable and are going to start...
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Anyone installed any continal UFH wiring centres? Namely the one above as I need to wire it into an s plan system but it is pretty confusing for me.
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Good day fellow plumbers. As the title says, what do you use to extract rusty screws from boilers? Vailliant and glow worm plates and the bottom...
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New qualified engineer has classed my boiler as ID due to flue CO 19.6 and CO2 of 0.0004. There’s not holes or defects or blockages seen, would...
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Hi I'm currently completing my training to become a gas boiler engineer. I need to complete my portfolio and want the opportunity to gain some...
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Hi, Wanted to clarify something in regards gas cookers in rental properties. Have a landlord who wants to rent out his house to a family however...
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Hi, We are designing and building cooking gas bottles with electronics controlled valves. These are for kids camping chalets. Its purely a...
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Hi people of this forum I have a quite unique situation, I have recently finished my college course and have applied for my GSR, the previous...
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HI all, finished fitting the above boiler yesterday. Straight swap, side access flue with only the elbow off the boiler. Gas pressure 21mbars on...
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Can anyone give handy advice for pricing repair jobs, please? Do I add a % on parts? What about a PRV that's hard to get to? Do you take the...
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Last Plumber
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Hi I have a Greenstar 8000 Life 30kw system boiler and 250litre indirect unvented cylinder. The programmable Danfoss time clock is split Rads...
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Hi guys. I’m still very new to boiler fault finding but was wondering whether you could advise me on a particular multimeter or tester that would...
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can somebody explain to me the reason why you have to do a tightness test then purge and then complete another tightness test on a lpg system...
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Recently a gas engineer I was working with talked about testing lockup pressure and we were working on an lpg system. I assumed he was talking...
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The copper gas pipe to my boiler in the loft runs between joists and sits on the plasterboard. I understand that it should not be covered by...
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Hi all, I'm due to fit a condense pump on a boiler install. I'd love an easy install. The little plastic pipe from the condense pump obviously...
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Last Plumber
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I was wondering if anyone can help with this. On servicing a two year old Vokera Unica i28 I carried out combustion analysis checks. The high...
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Evening I'll go straight to it.... Ideal mini combi and non thermostat bath shower mixer. Run the hot tap on the mixer boiler fires water stays...
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Just a quick tip for all the people on the site due to the rediculous price of energy we are all looking where savings can be made , I have...
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Morning All. We have a gas safe inspection coming up. It's the first one we've had since I started working at the company and my predecessor...
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Hi all. Got a few of these boilers coming up to 4yrs old and want to know if anyone has used something other than the recommended service tool...
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In Brief !! About to purchase a 2 bed apartment that was let out for the last 2 years and the landlord has done a full refurb . During a visit...
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