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I have hot water being forced back up the feed pipe from the
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A small amount of hot water comes out of the one of the 2 overflows in the morning but at no other time. A new pump has been fitted to the hot water cylinder as well as new rads. I have been up the lo… read more
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I have a hot water tank that is in 2 parts - the top is a small
I have a hot water tank that is in 2 parts - the top is a small tank which serves the taps the lower is a larger tank which replenishes the top tank. Water is fed direct from the mains there is no col… read more
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central heating header tank keeps needs to be refilled.
Hi, my central heating header tank keeps needs to be refilled. I can't see any leaks. There is noise coming from a motorised value. There are two Grundvos valves, one of which gets very hot. The rads … read more
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need to install thermostatic shower system is unvented how
need to install thermostatic shower system is unvented how do i plumb it do i take feed from header tank and is it fitted to hot or cold side of unit, there is a pipe from header tank already feeding … read more
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i got hercal cylinder for hot water & heating last hot water
i got hercal cylinder for hot water & heating last hot water pressure gone down then water coming stop at all. what should i need to do… read more
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Domestic header tank in roof is slowly being back fed from
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Rick, I currently have two side by side HW cylinders in my
Rick, I currently have two side by side HW cylinders in my airing cupboard - only one of which has a thermostat in it. My engineer has suggested that we replace these with one taller cylinder which wi… read more
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I have a standard system which is now about 15 years old, with
I have a standard system which is now about 15 years old, with a Potterton NetaHeat boiler. Over the cold weather is practically failed completely, but after a week has got a little better. The boiler… read more
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I have a conventional wall mounted gas boiler, the system header
I have a conventional wall mounted gas boiler, the system header tank is too hot to touch and is constantly overflowing when the boiler is running. can you please advise me. Thanks.… read more
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changed a radiator yesterday heating system is working but
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i have a baxi duo tec 28 he and getting noise from hot and
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the over flow for the cistern that feeds the hot water cylinder
the over flow for the cistern that feeds the hot water cylinder is leaking, the float valve has been replaced as well as the gate valve on the cold feed to the cisyern, yet water is still pouring out … 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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Hi, I understood the byelaws required every new house built
Hi, I understood the byelaws required every new house built had to have storage of potable water. It seems that when combi boilers are installed, no water storage is provided. This means, unless there… 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
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I have a cold water storage cystern in a hotel I WORK IN. I
I have a cold water storage cystern in a hotel I WORK IN. I am not sure of the capacity but I have just out a new ball float valve on and that is working fine. However there is permanantly water being… read more
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