Helping you look after your home. Boiler and heating guides

Want to get to know your boiler better and learn how to look after it? Or wondering whether you should repair it or replace it? Our handy guides are here to help.

Understanding your boiler and heating system

How efficient is my boiler?

Learn how boiler efficiency is key to keeping your bills in check.

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How safe is my boiler?

Boiler misbehaving? Find out if it’s a serious issue.

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Your boiler’s technical specifications explained

Get to know all the facts about your boiler.

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What is a Thermostatic Radiator Valve (TRV)?

Everything you need to know about these little gadgets that can help you go greener.

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Looking after your boiler

Should I get my boiler serviced?

Unnecessary expense or excellent idea? We unpack the facts.

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What to do if my boiler loses pressure

Boiler losing pressure? We show you how to put it right.

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How can I improve my boiler’s efficiency?

Stop wasting energy and money with our boiler efficiency tips.

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How to find a trusted gas engineer

What to look for when you need a professional.

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Why is my boiler noisy and how do I fix it?

Find out if your boiler’s noises are normal – and when to call an engineer.

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Your guide to bleeding radiators

Learn when and how to bleed your radiators to keep your home cosy.

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Buying a new boiler

What's the right boiler for me?

Find out about the different types of boilers, and which is right for you.

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Step-by-step guide to boiler installation

Everything you need to know about buying a new boiler.

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Boiler accessories to optimise efficiency

Make the most of your boiler – and save energy too.

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Paying for your new boiler

Check out the flexible ways you can pay for your new boiler with British Gas.

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Repair vs replacement

When should I replace my boiler?

Your lowdown on the signs that show it’s time to replace your boiler.

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Boiler cover vs repair vs replacement

Get to know your options if you’re having boiler issues.

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Get to know boiler manufacturers

Vaillant boilers

Everything you need to know about the company that makes boilers in Britain, all backed by the power of German tech.

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Worcester Bosch boilers

Discover more about the Worcester-based company that has a Royal Warrant to supply the Sandringham Estate.

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Ideal boilers

Learn about the boiler company that was born in Hull over 100 years ago – and still has offices there.

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