• Oil boilers oil powered heating system

    Oil boilers

    Using oil to heat hot water that is then circulated through the central heating system, under UK law, since 2007 all oil-fired boilers must have a...

  • How does an electric boiler work

    Electric boilers

    A common replacement for small to medium sized boilers, electric boilers are known to be light, silent and compact. Economical to run in comparison to...

  • What is a combi boiler explained

    Combi boilers

    Combi boilers (combination boilers), are the most popular type of boiler in the UK. Providing heat and hot water on demand, without the need for a...

  • How works a condensing boiler

    Condensing boilers

    Generating more heat from the same amount of fuel, a condensing boiler will save you money on your heating bills when directly compared to a...

  • System boilers explained

    System boilers

    Sometimes referred to as 'sealed system' boilers, a system boiler works in the same way as a conventional boiler, storing hot water separately, in a...

  • Tips on boiler maintenance

    Boiler maintenance and safety

    To guarantee your boiler's efficiency and longevity there are several things you can do to help ensure you have hot water and heating year round. ...

  • Homeserve heating heating guides buyong a new boiler

    Buying a new boiler

    If you’ve decided that it’s time to buy a new boiler, you need to consider the different types available so you can ensure that you get the right one...

  • Types of boiler controls

    Boiler controls

    Your boiler and central heating system are fitted with a variety of controls, allowing you to manage temperatures, timings and energy consumption...

  • What are radiator valves and what they do

    Radiator valves

    Radiator valves control the flow of water through your radiators. They are situated at the bottom, where the pipe feeds into the unit.   ...

  • How to manage gas boilers

    Gas boilers

    Powered by natural gas or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), like most boilers, a gas boiler burns fuel to heat water. As boilers account for around...

  • Biomass boilers homeserve heating

    Biomass boilers

    An environmentally friendly heating solution, biomass boilers use the heat produced to provide heating and hot water. Most suited to people who...

  • How regular boilers work

    Conventional boilers

    Also known as ‘open vent’, ‘heat only’ or ‘regular’ boilers, conventional boilers require both a cylinder and a tank. Suitable for homes where...

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    Thermostatic radiator valves

    Thermostatic radiator valves (TRVs) are fitted to radiators in order to control the flow of hot water. They do this by detecting the room’s...