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Whiteley Boiler Issues

Whiteley Boiler Issues Through our experience within Whiteley area we have discovered that many of the homes were installed with subpar boilers when initially built. As these boilers are over 10 years old, they do not utilise condensing technology, meaning they are highly inefficient. Additionally, these boilers are often faulty … Continue reading
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Happy Holidays Everyone!

A Very Merry Christmas! Merry Christmas everyone, from the Alford Plumbing and Heating team. Wishing you all a safe, warm festive season and a very Happy New Year! Here at Alford Plumbing and Heating, we appreciate all our lovely customers' support throughout 2017 and want to express our sincere gratitude. … Continue reading
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What is a Worcester Bosch Accredited Installer?

What is a Worcester Bosch Accredited Installer? Worcester Bosch Accredited Installers are approved to supply and install Worcester Bosch boilers. This gives you peace of mind that a fully qualified engineer whose standards have been approved by Worcester Bosch is providing your home with its heating system. As an accredited installer … Continue reading
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How to protect your boiler against performance degradation

Annual boiler servicing Whilst obvious, it is surprising how many homeowners forget to get their boiler serviced annually. Boiler servicing key for retaining efficiency, avoiding breakdown repairs and protecting against potential issues such as gas leaks. Additionally, if you have a Worcester Bosch Greenstar boiler, it is essential for it … Continue reading
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Worcester Bosch voted Which? Best Buy for 8th year

Worcester Bosch wins Which? Best Buy award for best gas boiler brand, winning for the 8th year in a row. Based on over 9,500 customer and over 200 Which? Trusted Trader reviews, Worcester Bosch’s Greenstar range was voted the best gas boiler range 2017. They received five star scores for: … Continue reading
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How underfloor heating can make your home warmer and more efficient

What is underfloor heating? Underfloor heating is a central heating solution that is integrated into your flooring. Rather than conventional radiators, heat is committed from the floor. What is the benefit of underfloor heating? Underfloor heating is far more efficient than radiators, often up to 25%. This is due to … Continue reading
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Smart heating; control your heating from your phone, maximise your home’s efficiency.

Maximising the efficiency of your home heating with smart controls Smart home technology has been gaining traction the last few years. Popular smart devices such as Amazon Echo have helped increase interest in the technology, and whilst these are useful additions to the home, smart technologies’ practical uses go much … Continue reading
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Boiler servicing; Protecting against inefficiency, and carbon monoxide

Why boiler service? Retain boiler efficiency. Safeguard from issues. Protect against carbon monoxide leaks. Necessary for many manufactures' guarantees. Keeping your boiler performing at its very best Boiler servicing helps protect against the degradation of your central heating system. This, in turn, results in reduced repairs and breakdown costs. Additional … Continue reading
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What is a thermostatic radiator valve?

What is a thermostatic radiator valve? TRV, or Thermostatic Radiator Valve, is a valve that adjusts the inflow of hot water that enters a radiator depending on the room temperature. Thermostatic Radiator Valves are self-regulating, meaning that they are able to automatically change the inflow. As the valve only delivers … Continue reading

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Oil firms close down as renewables grow in 2016

Oil and gas firms sink whilst renewable energy paves the future. In 2016, a record number of oil and gas firms closed down. This is, of course, following a huge growth of interest in renewable energy and climate change within the last year. The Paris Agreement, awareness projects by celebrities … Continue reading
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