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Simple home fixes from British Gas engineers.

Help with your heating and hot water

5 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.

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How to bleed a radiator

If your radiators aren't heating up, read our guide to learn when and how to bleed your radiators.

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How to troubleshoot your thermostat

Thermostat not working? Read our guide to troubleshoot your thermostat in no time with some simple tips.

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Keep your home warm and working

Get your central heating working again

Find out what to do if your central heating has stopped working.

Heating hints

What if your boiler breaks down?

Learn the tell-tale signs of common boiler issues – and find out how to fix them.

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What if there’s no running water?

Find out how to fix simple plumbing issues yourself, without spending money on a call out.

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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.

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More helpful tips

No hot water?

If your tap’s running cold, try our troubleshooting checklist to get things flowing again.

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Looking after your central heating

How to get your home toasty warm in those chillier winter months.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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