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Recent content by Riley

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    Toilet woes

    Not much you can say until it’s investigated it could be going up it could be going down
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    Vaillant VCW 240 GB HY Diaphragm pump

    Are you gas safe in the first instance
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    Leaking radiator?

    You sure it’s not running down from that green mess above
  4. Riley

    Dewalt or Makita??

    I’ve never had an issue with dewalt except all mine being stolen about 2 years back
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    at annual service told boiler was dirty - is this a way to be ripped off

    I think the point still remains that they have been remiss in their duties by not informing you or by treating the system the way it should so I think you are perfectly within your rights to be going back to them looking for a solution
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    Replacement for Powermax HE (2006 vintage)

    As above what you are proposing is modification of a gas appliance. Big no no
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    at annual service told boiler was dirty - is this a way to be ripped off

    You should prepare yourself that there may be a leak on the system or something I am assuming it’s a sealed system in the property as such the water really shouldn’t be bad unless freshwater is being constantly added to the System to maintain pressure
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    at annual service told boiler was dirty - is this a way to be ripped off

    You can but try but as far as I’m concerned they have not been maintaining your boiler
  9. Riley

    at annual service told boiler was dirty - is this a way to be ripped off

    I agree. Its principal but I would still argue the toss though;)
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    at annual service told boiler was dirty - is this a way to be ripped off

    I totally agree mate, However in the interest of fairness I wouldn’t say this company has done what they told the customer that they’ve done
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    at annual service told boiler was dirty - is this a way to be ripped off

    Right let’s backtrack, where are you with this have they basically told you the boiler is beyond economical repair and you need a new one? is it just coming up with this error code and won’t fire or what? Personally speaking my first port of call would be to go back to this company and say to...
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    at annual service told boiler was dirty - is this a way to be ripped off

    Not that it should make any difference that you are a landlord but I would be tempted to bin the service contract and employ a local independent firm to look after your boiler for you and put the money saved on the contract into an account for when something happens like a breakdown. The...
  13. Riley

    at annual service told boiler was dirty - is this a way to be ripped off

    Where has this error code come from you’ve never mentioned it before
  14. Riley

    New cylinder & boiler due... what improvement can I expect?

    You had better find out if he is G3 qualified then as he can’t work on cylinders unless he is
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    at annual service told boiler was dirty - is this a way to be ripped off

    Small print mate. Filters have been around for years and people still choose not to fit them. Additionally has the company pointed out that one would be a good idea? They can be fitted after the event

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