With the UK not really seeing much in the way of Spring throughout March and much of the country under a layer of snow, everyone is still as reliant as ever on the central heating to keep warm. In order to make sure that we get the best out of our boilers, we need to make sure that we are doing all that we can to take care of them – this way, we have boilers that are less likely to break down and also they will last longer when they are taken good care of.
So if you want a boiler that lasts, what can you do? Here are some tips…
Insulate Pipes – Cold weather can cause all sorts of problems and this includes frozen pipes. Frozen pipes can be costly to repair as well as causing damage to your heating system. Insulating pipes with lagging can keep them safe from low temperatures and also means that you won’t have to deal with the inconvenience and expense that comes with frozen pipes.
Get a Regular Boiler Service – It is really important for both safety and for the care of your boiler to get a professional like this Cheltenham boiler service company to come and service your boiler annually. This way, you will be aware of any issues and faults that might be in the early stages, and you can get them sorted out before they cause much bigger problems.
Bleed the Radiators – The radiators are another essential part of your heating system, and in order for them to work well you need to maintain them too. Air getting into the heating system is something that happens over time, and this can then lead to radiators getting air bubbles stuck in them, which then need to be released. This is something that you can easily do yourself.
Use a Magnetic Filter – This is a great idea, and can really do a lot to keep your boiler running optimally. A magnetic filter works by removing all of the sludge and debris from the system, so that you are not going to have trouble with an inefficient heating system, or be as likely to have breakdowns caused by sludge in your system.