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Boiler and Central Heating Cover

Your energy supplier may offer Central Heating cover, but shop around for the cheapest insurance.

Central heating is one of the most energy efficient forms of heating and with the cost of energy rising, many people are installing central heating or upgrading their existing systems.

If you are having a new system installed you could be paying up to £5,000 for a full system, and with such an outlay it is important not only to choose the right system initially, but also to keep it well maintained.

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Central Heating Costs

Installing a new system, is likely to be one of the largest purchases you make for your home.

Central heating costs range from the initial installation cost, to the running costs and ongoing maintenance. If you are installing a new system, it is likely to be one of the largest purchases you make for your home, so it’s important to weigh up all the costs and make sure you are getting the best possible system for your money.

If you are upgrading your existing central heating with a new boiler, it’s worth the extra expense for an ‘A’ rated boiler; it will pay for itself over time.

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Central Heating Grants

Check to find out if you are eligible for a grant for installing central heating.

A surge in energy prices over the last few years has led to many people investigating ways in which to improve the energy efficiency of their homes, in an attempt to save money on heating bills.

Measures such as insulation and double glazing will reduce the heat loss from your property, and therefore reduce your energy usage; while central heating will heat your house much more efficiently, reducing your fuel consumption.

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Central Heating

Electric Central Heating

Electric boilers are silent in operation, and do not require an annual service, which does help to offset potential higher running costs.

Central heating is one of the most energy efficient and effective ways to heat a home, and along with insulation, is one of the best …

Oil Central Heating

Using an efficient condensing boiler, makes them an acceptable alternative to gas

The cost of fuel and energy is continuing to rise, so it is important to make our homes as energy-efficient and therefore as cost-effective as …

Gas Central Heating

A single boiler burns gas and the heat is passed through a heat exchanger to heat the water for the central heating.

Gas central heating is the most common type of heating system in use in the UK today. Gas is generally one of the cheaper fuels …

Central Heating Supplies

Electric Central Heating Boilers

Electric boilers can operate with standard radiators and also heat water.

The most common fuel used to power central heating in the UK is mains gas, but with over four million households not connected to the …

Central Heating Pumps

Pump for central heating

The pump is an integral part of a central heating system, circulating the hot water through the network of pipes and to the radiators. An …

Central Heating Pipes

It pays to give consideration to the pipe work within the central heating system.

If you are planning to install a central heating system, or you are replacing large parts of an existing system, the benefits you can expect …

Central Heating Care

Central Heating Pump Speed Setting

Grundfos Central Heating Pump with black face and white writing showing speed settings available.

If you’re wondering how to choose the best speed setting for your central heating pump, then you’re not alone. It’s one of the most frequently …

How to Drain a Central Heating System

If you are familiar with your system, you may de able to do some of the work yourself

Problems with central heating systems are generally rare, but there are occasions when repairs need to be carried out, which may involve draining the entire …

How to Find Central Heating Engineers

To ensure central heating is installed properly, it's important to find an efficient installer.

Heating bills account for over half the money spent on energy in the average UK household. An efficient central heating system will save money annually …