Heating

Heating your home can be expensive but it’s an essential part of comfortably living in your home. Due to technological advances, there are many smart devices available that can help you be more energy efficient, which in the long run will save you money. There are also a vast amount of products that can heat up your home that include portable radiators, log burners and much more.

Below you will find a complete collection of articles that relate to heating your home. These posts include guides and product reviews.

How To Drain A Central Heating System

Draining your central heating system is advised whilst performing any repairs as it helps to ensure that there is no chance of water leaking out. Within this article, we walk you through the exact steps on how to drain a central heating system.

What Size Radiator Do I Need?

Radiators comes in all sorts of shapes and sizes but the most common question people ask is what size radiator do I need? Within this article, we walk you through the factors you need to decide when choosing the size of your new radiator.

How To Replace A Radiator

Whether you want to replace a radiator in your home for aesthetics, extra heat, efficiency or simply because it’s simply not working like it should, we will show you exactly how to replace a radiator in the below step-by-step guide.

How To Install Underfloor Heating

Underfloor heating is becoming increasingly popular and it can be installed to any type of floor via an electric (dry) or water (wet) system. Below we discuss everything you need to know including how to install underfloor heating and its costs.

Why Does My Boiler Keep Losing Pressure?

In order to function correctly, your boiler pressure needs to be between 1 to 1.5 bar but if it keeps losing pressure, there may be a problem. Within this article, we discuss the causes of boilers that keep losing pressure and any potential fixes.

How To Repressurise A Boiler

If you have noticed that your radiators aren’t getting as hot as they should be or you don’t have any hot water, you may need to repressurise your boiler. Luckily, it’s relatively straightforward to diagnose and do yourself in a matter of minutes.

Best Thermostatic Radiator Valves

Thermostatic radiator valves (often referred to as a TRV) are used to control the flow of hot water entering a radiator. They are available as angled or straight connectors and within this article, we list some of the best that are available in a variety of styles.

Best Smart Radiator Valves

Smart radiator valves are an excellent addition to any heating system because they allow you to have room by room control of the radiators via your smartphone or tablet. Within this article, we list some of the best that take just minutes to install.

Best Conservatory Heaters

During the winter months, conservatories are much colder than other rooms in your home due to the lack of insulation. Therefore, investing into one of the latest conservatory heaters is an excellent investment that you won’t regret.

Best Magnetic Filter For Central Heating

The purpose of a central heating magnetic filter is to capture any contaminants before they reach the boiler. This helps to extend the life of the boiler as well as improve its energy efficiency in the long run.

Best Plinth Heater

Installing a plinth heater eliminates the need of conventional wall mounted radiators and is far cheaper than underfloor heating. They are available as either a hydronic or electric unit where both provide instant heat or cooling air.

Best Halogen Heater

Halogen heaters are ideal for small spaces and provide instant radiant heat through halogen elements in the lamps. They are also considered as one of the most safest types of heaters because they don’t heat up themselves.

Best Oil Filled Radiator UK

Unlike other portable heaters, an oil filled radiator is able to provide a stable room temperature by providing a steady flow of heat. They are also much safer because there are no exposed heating elements present.

Best Boiler Brands

Boilers are one of the most expensive components of your home and are available in several forms. In order to avoid future problems, we highly advise that you buy from the best boiler brands that offer support and have spare parts readily available.

How Does a Smart Thermostat Work?

Installing a smart thermostat in your home can provide you with added convenience and even save you money in the long run. To help you further understand how they work, we have put together a detailed guide that features our very own Hive thermostat.

Best Smart Thermostat

A smart thermostat is the best way to control your home’s energy usage via smartphones, tablets and other smart devices. Within this article, we list some of the best that are easy to use, work with all smart devices and are suitable for all budgets.