Posts by Paul

Tin Bath & Fireside Comforts

Paul | January 11, 2022

Now that winter is fully upon us, we ae banging on the central heating like there was no tomorrow.   The temptation to turn it up just another notch is overwhelming sometimes.  When we my faily were small we had no…..

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Getting Into Habit Of Not Wasting Energy

Paul | November 21, 2021

With climate change being so prominently in our minds – sometimes, we are now facing the prospect of having to find alternative means of heating our water and homes.  Those of us at the older end of the age rainbow…..

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Replacing Old Boiler Should Be A Doddle

Paul | September 20, 2021

We have sll become pretty used to having central heating in our homes these days.  Very nice it is too.  I just cannot imagine having to live anywhere that did not have heating these days.  I do remember when I…..

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Tweaking The Log Burning Operation

Paul | July 26, 2021

There was tremendous excitement when it became possible to install wood burners into our actual home.  The idea of these very cosy ‘cheap to run’ heating devices was to be able to burn off any garbage the family didn’t want…..

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Moving On From Kindling To Fully Automated Heating

Paul | May 16, 2021

In the seriously olden days there was not a lot of choice about heating our homes, you gathered the kindling wood i.e. bits and bobs of twigs and branches, and having learnt how to strike stones sharply enough to make…..

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Nursing The Boiler Along Between Services

Paul | March 18, 2021

We’ve had a very peculiar year as far as wintery weather is concerned.  We could be forgiven for thinking we have just started saying goodbye to winter.  Oh no, this most certainly is not the case.   On the latest news…..

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Checking The Heating Engineer Is Trained, Certified & Insured

Paul | January 13, 2021

There are of course different types of boilers and in this day and age, it’s not often that you get to choose the boiler for your own home unless the existing one irretreivably breaks down and your engineer suggests a…..

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From Coppers To Wall Mounted Easy Start Boilers

Paul | October 7, 2020

We are so very lucky to be living in an age that benefits from the discoveries and feats of engineering have ensured hot water and heating are available in just about every home in the UK.  There really are only…..

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Check Thermostat Before Calling Out Boilerman

Paul | September 29, 2020

Sometimes these little jobs get overlooked, especially in the heat of the summer when the last thing on our minds is central heating.   We had an amusing but very embarrassing incident.  After a hot summer and  warm start to autumn,…..

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Pat On The Back For The Dear Old Boiler

Paul | July 14, 2020

I moved into my house from new nearly 20 years ago.   The gas boiler which runs the hot water and radiator central heating systems was surprisingly ‘top of the range’ considering the builders managed to install the cheapest bulk buys…..

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