Category Archives: Gas Central Heating

Gas Safety Failings Lead to Suspended Sentence for Landlord

Landlords may wish to consider electric heating after a London based landlord has been given an eight week suspended sentence for gas safety failings.

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The Great Energy Efficiency Bake-Off – Part 2

In part 1 of the great energy efficiency bake-off, we pitted gas central heating and electric central heating against each other. In stage 1 we looked at speed and efficiency, with electric coming out on top for the rate at … Continue reading

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The Great Energy Efficiency Bake-Off – Part 1

When it comes to pitting gas central heating against electric central heating, you would be forgiven for thinking there is bound to be a clear winner: the heating system that is used by the majority of homeowners in the UK … Continue reading

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Weighing it up: Gas or Electric Central Heating?

It’s a much asked question: should I choose gas or electric central heating? It can be a challenge to deliver a straight answer because situations and requirements vary so much and there is much to consider. He we look at … Continue reading

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The Different Types of Boiler Explained – Part One

If you are in the market for a new boiler, it’s time to start researching your options. It’s important to consider everything available to you, because it could well be that a certain type of boiler will work out more … Continue reading

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Winter is on its way! Sorry, it’s a Boiler Thing!

It’s that time of year when we start to think about the forthcoming colder weather. Odd I know when it’s been so gloriously warm and sunny, but it’s true: to avoid the rush when the colder weather sets in, you … Continue reading

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What gas boiler insurance DOESN’T cover

Gas boilers can be fickle things. Packed to the brim with moving parts, there is a strong likelihood for something to go wrong at some point. A uSwitch survey revealed that one fifth of households had suffered a heating breakdown. … Continue reading

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A Maintenance Free, Cheap to run Heating System with no Annual Safety Inspections? That’s Electric Heating.

Lots of people focus on the costs of installing a new heating system rather than thinking ahead to the long term and considering what the ongoing running and maintenance costs will be. But this is an important factor and one … Continue reading

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Are you Safe as Houses?

At home we pay great attention to safety in numerous respects, always ensuring our family aren’t at risk. According to the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), every year in the UK over 5,000 people die in accidents … Continue reading

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Gas Central Heating Versus Electric Central Heating?

I read this recently on the U-Switch website. It’s supposed to be a comparison of electric central heating and gas central heating. Have a look:

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