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I have hot water being forced back up the feed pipe from the
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Hi Rick I'm Huw, I have 3 radiators upstairs in our house.
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about 2 hours after i turn on my oil fired heating system 3
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My hot water pipes and gas boiler make a loud knocking sound
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Hi, I wonder if you can help with our central heating problem.
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my feed and expansion tank is overflowing. It is not a leaking
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