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= just had my main cold water tank replaced due to a leak.
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My problem is the upstairs rads are all cold while
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I have hot water being forced back up the feed pipe from the
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Yes please just had new shower & pump fitted on an f&e system
Yes please just had new shower & pump fitted on an f&e system - but noted as soon as put hot water on via thermostat in airing cupboard hot water flowing straight into central heating expansion tank v… read more
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I have a Glow Worm spacesaver 50 MK2 boiler. We removed one
I have a Glow Worm spacesaver 50 MK2 boiler. We removed one of our radiators today and during the process of loosening the outgoing radiator valve the pipe attached bent and caused a leak. My husband … read more
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Hi, in a large bungalow is an open vented system has HW on
Hi, in a large bungalow is an open vented system has HW on constant and CH on timer twice a day for 2 hrs at a time and client has seen warm water coming out of expansion drain outlet, is this normal.… read more
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Hi Andrew, I have two water tanks in the loft. One larger iron
Hi Andrew, I have two water tanks in the loft. One larger iron one with a ball cock valve (which I assume is the header tank?) and a smaller plastic one (which looks like it might be the feed and expa… read more
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my water tank keeps over flowing and the water is warm had
my water tank keeps over flowing and the water is warm had new ball valve fitted but still filling with hot water,also the water coming out of hot water tap is only luke warm not bioling… read more
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Hi I have a glow worm hideaway boiler and recently replaced
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central heating header tank keeps needs to be refilled.
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The central heating water tank in the roof keeps overflowing. The
The central heating water tank in the roof keeps overflowing. The ball valve has been changed. Is the coil leaking in the hot water cylinder ?… read more
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my feed and expansion tank is overflowing. It is not a leaking
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My house is approx 30 years old with original wall mounted
My house is approx 30 years old with original wall mounted gas boiler, hot water cylinder in the airing cupboard and expansion feed tank in the loft. Last winter water started overflowing from the exp… read more
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Ball valve on main cold water tank works perfectly yet the
Ball valve on main cold water tank works perfectly yet the tank overflows from water coming back from somewhere. Gets worse when boiler switched on and then hot water gets back into the cold tank caus… read more
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the hot water from the cylinder travels up the cold down feed
the hot water from the cylinder travels up the cold down feed from the roof tank, NOT the vent pipe. I end up with a cold cylider and hot water in the roof tank.… read more
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The overflow pipe from my expansion tank flows slightly almost
The overflow pipe from my expansion tank flows slightly almost every morning but not later in the day, even in the coldest of weather. What can I do to remedy this please?… read more
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Hi, I have a Fortic F3 double feed water cylinder tank which
Hi, I have a Fortic F3 double feed water cylinder tank which is part of a back boiler system. Recently the water in the tank has been overflowing out of the top of the tank and saturating the floor. T… read more
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