The Source blog. Fix it yourself
Simple home fixes from British Gas engineers.
Help with your heating and hot water
Five ways to fix your boiler, fast
If your boiler’s stopped working, don’t worry – you may be able to fix it yourself. Try our safe and simple solutions to get it back up and running without calling an engineer.
How to bleed a radiator
If your radiators aren't heating up, read our guide to learn when and how to bleed your radiators.
How to troubleshoot your thermostat
Thermostat not working? Read our guide to troubleshoot your thermostat in no time with some simple tips.
Keep your home warm and working
Get your central heating back up and running with 12 easy fixes.
What if your boiler breaks down?
Learn the tell-tale signs of common boiler issues – and find out how to fix them.
What if there’s no running water?
Find out how to fix simple plumbing issues yourself, without spending money on a call out.
Get your fixes solved on screen
Help and advice – when you need it. Solved on Screen
Whether you’ve got a problem with your boiler, a rattle in your pipes or you’re just looking for tips on how to go greener, here’s your chance to get advice from an expert – and all from the comfort of your own home.
More helpful tips
No hot water?
If your tap’s running cold, try our troubleshooting checklist to get things flowing again.
Looking after your central heating
How to get your home toasty warm in those chillier winter months.
5 boiler maintenance tips to avoid a breakdown
From pipe insulation to regular boiler services and learning how to repressurise a boiler, try our top tips for boiler maintenance.
How to re-pressurise your boiler
If you’ve no heating or hot water, low boiler pressure might be to blame. Find out how you can re-pressurise your boiler yourself.
How to re-pressurise your Worcester Bosch Boiler
If your Worcester Bosch boiler isn’t working properly, you might need to re-pressurise it. Read our guide to learn how to re-pressurise your Worcester Bosch boiler.