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Heating Services

We will install new “A“ Rated energy efficient condensing Gas Boilers and provide advice on choosing the best type of boiler for your situation. We offer a complete Gas Boiler Servicing and repair service dealing with Boiler breakdowns and are happy to replace your existing Gas Boiler. We provide Boiler changeovers, most make of boilers installed and repaired, Pumps replaced, Motorized Valves, radiators updated etc.


Central Heating systems can be repaired, serviced, parts replaced and whole new central heating systems can be installed. I work closely with a number of very good plumbing & heating engineers & on the larger jobs we work together sharing the work load, but still keeping the same high levels of service.


Central Heating Systems
       
        Central Heating Repairs

       Central Heating Servicing

       Central Heating Installations

       Central Heating Replacements

Central Heating systems can be repaired, serviced, parts replaced and whole new central heating systems can be installed.

Our Central Heating Systems Services are available in Teignmouth, Dawlish, Kenton, Exeter, Newton Abbot, Torquay and throughout many of the towns, villages and country areas of South Devon.


Gas Boilers
       
        Gas Boiler Repairs

       Gas Boiler Servicing

       Gas Boiler Installations

       Gas Boiler Replacements

We provide a Comprehensive Service including Gas Boiler Repairs, Gas Boiler Servicing, Installing New Gas Boilers, Replacing existing Gas Boilers in Teignmouth, Dawlish, Kenton, Exeter, Newton Abbot, Torquay and throughout many of the towns, villages and country areas of South Devon.

Notes on New Boilers and Central Heating

New Boiler Warranty Warning!


All newly installed central heating systems should be pre-commission cleansed as per BS7593 and Benchmark.
This ensures flux residues, excess jointing compound and other contaminants that can be found in the central heating systems following installation that can affect the performance of the heating or cause component failure are removed. It is important when installing new boilers into old systems that all sludge is first removed from the system or this could accumulate in the new boiler and lead to premature failure. This will invalidate the manufacturers warrantee. The first thing a boiler manufacturer will test when called out under warrantee is the condition of the system water, a simple test tells the manufacturers engineer if the system was power flushed or not and if inhibitor has been added.


Central heating system Power Flushing


The core component of a heating system is the boiler. When a boiler is renewed, the boiler manufacturers’ Benchmark scheme requires that the system be thoroughly cleansed to the BS7593:2006 Code of Practice. Currently, best industry practice is considered to be to power flush the system.

Power flushing is the fastest and most effective way to flush heating systems, and involves minimal disruption and dismantling.

A purpose built power flushing pumps must be used, designed to cure the circulation and boiler noise problems caused by accumulations of sludge, corrosion deposits and scale which are found in most ageing central heating systems.

The power flushing pump is temporarily connected into a heating system during the flushing process. The high water velocity, combined with instantaneous flow reversal, dislodges and mobilises sludge and corrosion deposits.

Having loosened the debris, the pump expels it from the system to waste, using a high velocity flow of fresh water.

Radiators are individually flushed without removal or disconnection from the system. After the power flush, the system is full of clean water, and re-instatement to normal operation takes only a few minutes.

A power flush can be extremely effective in cleaning systems that have corrosion problems as a result of a design fault, but we strongly recommend that any such design faults be rectified before power flushing commences.

The success of a power flush will depend on the level of heating system corrosion which has occurred beforehand. The process will cure most circulation problems, but cannot undo the corrosion and gradual decay that has led to the need to power flush the system.

Whilst it is rare for a heating system to experience leaks after the power flushing process, it is not possible to inspect a system internally beforehand, and the need to use a flushing and dispersing chemical for effective cleansing means that occasionally we may find a leak

The advanced stage of corrosion required for such a situation means that the leak would occur imminently even without a power flush. We believe that it is better that it occurs whilst we are present to remedy the problem, rather than for it to arise over a weekend or whilst the house is unoccupied.

Systems which have been neglected over a period of time, or have not been treated with an effective corrosion inhibitor, may have severely compacted corrosion debris, in the pipe work, radiators, or boiler, and it is possible that even after the power flush, some radiators may still not be fully effective, or boilers on the margin of failure may cease working due to sludge and debris later breaking loose and collecting in the heat exchanger.