Author Archives: Ivor Bates
Isn’t it great when you can set your central heating to switch on and off at certain times? But then isn’t it also frustrating when you’ve got to heat all the rooms in your home when the heating is on? … Continue reading
Moving into a new home is always stressful, but moving into a new home with storage heaters or an ageing boiler can make things even worse. Perhaps you’re wondering how you’ll cope with storage heaters without a crystal ball to … Continue reading
Landlords, are you aware that from 1st April 2016, assured shorthold tenants (and some other residential tenants) in England and Wales have the right to request their landlord’s consent to make improvements to improve the energy efficiency of rented property?
Landlords may wish to consider electric heating after a London based landlord has been given an eight week suspended sentence for gas safety failings.
Many people find that during the winter months, their conservatory can be too cold to feasibly use as an extra room. So what to do?
Rooms with high ceilings have always been a bit of a challenge to heat. The simple fact that heat rises means that if your home has high ceilinged rooms, while beautiful, they will often feel colder than a home with … Continue reading
There have been a few worrying stories in the media recently regarding the safety of gas boilers. With a house in Wolverhampton unfortunately suffering a gas explosion, and more and more stories of people falling victim to carbon monoxide poisoning, … Continue reading
Many of us have awkward rooms in our homes, the ones that are always cold and difficult to heat no matter what. Often these rooms are either open plan or have large windows or high ceilings, which mean that it’s … Continue reading
When you think about an electric radiator, you’d be forgiven for thinking that they’d be anything but stylish. A radiator after all is primarily for heat. But that’s not to say that they can’t look good too. Electric central heating … Continue reading
We come across the Gledhill Electramate 2000 thermal storage unit, several times a month. Clients will usually call us after having already spent exorbitant amounts of money in getting these electric boilers repaired only to find out that six months later … Continue reading