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Identify, Thaw, and Prevent Freezing in Condensate Pipes - Manchester Plumbing and Heating (Sale)

Identify, Thaw, and Prevent Freezing in Condensate Pipes

With below-freezing temperatures approaching next week, homeowners with modern condensing boilers may encounter a common issue: frozen condensate pipes. This can lead to heating disruptions, a significant inconvenience during the colder months. We look at identifying, thawing, and preventing freezing in condensate pipes. What is a Condensate Pipe? A condensate pipe is a key component of a condensing boiler, which is standard in most homes today. These pipes transport the waste water – a by product of the condensing process – from the boiler to an external drain or waste

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Underfloor Heating Wired into New Salus Wiring Centre - Manchester Plumbing and Heating (Sale)

Underfloor Heating Wired into New Salus Wiring Centre

Nest controls, boiler, circulating pump and underfloor heating are wired into a new Salus wiring centre. Location: Church Lane, Sale M33 5QG Property Type: Semi Detached Boiler Type: Vaillant   Job Report Underfloor Heating System: Wet Problem: New underfloor heating system not wired up in the property. Controls, boiler and pump to wire up. Symptoms: Boiler and underfloor heating not working. Diagnosis: Full system requires wiring into a new wiring centre. Repairs Performed: Re wired the underfloor system into a new Salus wiring centre. Testing: Heat now coming from the

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New UFH Controls Wiring Installed - Manchester Plumbing and Heating (Sale)

New UFH Controls Wiring Installed

Existing UFH stopped working on all zones. The underfloor heating required wiring up to incorporate the new heating and hot water controls. Location: Stamford Place, Sale M33 3BT Property Type: Ground Floor Flat Boiler Type: Vaillant Eco Tec   Job Report Underfloor Heating System: Wet UFH. Problem: UFH wiring in the new controls. Symptoms: The recently new UFH required wiring up the new controls. Diagnosis: Underfloor heating manifold and controls required wiring up. Repairs Performed: Wired the new system into a new Salus wiring centre. Testing: Radiant heat from the

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Importance of Correct Boiler Sizing and Installation - Manchester Plumbing and Heating (Sale)

Importance of Correct Boiler Sizing and Installation

The heating industry is a cornerstone of domestic comfort and safety in the UK. A significant component of this industry is the boiler – an essential item in most homes. However, correct boiler sizing and installation cannot be overstated. This article explores why proper boiler sizing and installation are critical, focusing on energy efficiency, performance, long-term costs, and safety, all within the framework of UK boiler regulations. Understanding Boiler Sizing Boiler sizing refers to the output capacity of the boiler, measured in kilowatts (kW). Correct sizing is crucial because it

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Older Model Baxi Replaced and New Vaillant Boiler Installed - Manchester Plumbing and Heating (Sale)

Older Model Baxi Replaced and New Vaillant Boiler Installed

The older model Baxi boiler broke down frequently and showed signs of wear. The customer wanted to cut their losses and install a new Vaillant high-efficiency boiler. Location: Framingham Road, Sale M33 3SH Property Type: 5 Bed Detached Boiler Type: Vaillant 630 System Boiler Job Report The new system boiler was fitted in the airing cupboard on the 1st floor. Installed the new boiler, a Vaillant 635 system boiler with 10 years manufacturer’s warranty. New Adey Pro2 Magnetic filter. Ran a new 22mm gas supply to the upstairs airing cupboard

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Removed Old Boiler and Installed New Vaillant Eco Tec Boiler - Manchester Plumbing and Heating (Sale)

Removed Old Boiler and Installed New Vaillant Eco Tec Boiler

A very old (inefficient) non-condensing boiler stopped working and required replacement. The customer wanted a new boiler with a 10-year manufacturer’s guarantee. Location: Oakhampton Crescent, Sale M33 5HR Property Type: End of Terrace Boiler Type: Vaillant Eco Tec Plus 835 Job Report Removed the old boiler in the garage. Installed the new boiler, Vaillant Eco Tec Plus 835 with 10 years manufacturer’s warranty on all parts and labour. Installed the Adey Magnetic Micro Filter as standard. Supplied and fitted 2 new Honeywell zone valves. Wired in the existing heating controls

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Identify, Thaw, and Prevent Freezing in Condensate Pipes - Manchester Plumbing and Heating (Sale)

Identify, Thaw, and Prevent Freezing in Condensate Pipes

With below-freezing temperatures approaching next week, homeowners with modern condensing boilers may encounter a common issue: frozen condensate pipes. This can lead to heating disruptions, a significant inconvenience during the colder months. We look at identifying, thawing, and preventing freezing in condensate pipes. What is a Condensate Pipe? A condensate

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Underfloor Heating Wired into New Salus Wiring Centre - Manchester Plumbing and Heating (Sale)

Underfloor Heating Wired into New Salus Wiring Centre

Nest controls, boiler, circulating pump and underfloor heating are wired into a new Salus wiring centre. Location: Church Lane, Sale M33 5QG Property Type: Semi Detached Boiler Type: Vaillant   Job Report Underfloor Heating System: Wet Problem: New underfloor heating system not wired up in the property. Controls, boiler and

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New UFH Controls Wiring Installed - Manchester Plumbing and Heating (Sale)

New UFH Controls Wiring Installed

Existing UFH stopped working on all zones. The underfloor heating required wiring up to incorporate the new heating and hot water controls. Location: Stamford Place, Sale M33 3BT Property Type: Ground Floor Flat Boiler Type: Vaillant Eco Tec   Job Report Underfloor Heating System: Wet UFH. Problem: UFH wiring in

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Importance of Correct Boiler Sizing and Installation - Manchester Plumbing and Heating (Sale)

Importance of Correct Boiler Sizing and Installation

The heating industry is a cornerstone of domestic comfort and safety in the UK. A significant component of this industry is the boiler – an essential item in most homes. However, correct boiler sizing and installation cannot be overstated. This article explores why proper boiler sizing and installation are critical,

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Older Model Baxi Replaced and New Vaillant Boiler Installed - Manchester Plumbing and Heating (Sale)

Older Model Baxi Replaced and New Vaillant Boiler Installed

The older model Baxi boiler broke down frequently and showed signs of wear. The customer wanted to cut their losses and install a new Vaillant high-efficiency boiler. Location: Framingham Road, Sale M33 3SH Property Type: 5 Bed Detached Boiler Type: Vaillant 630 System Boiler Job Report The new system boiler

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Removed Old Boiler and Installed New Vaillant Eco Tec Boiler - Manchester Plumbing and Heating (Sale)

Removed Old Boiler and Installed New Vaillant Eco Tec Boiler

A very old (inefficient) non-condensing boiler stopped working and required replacement. The customer wanted a new boiler with a 10-year manufacturer’s guarantee. Location: Oakhampton Crescent, Sale M33 5HR Property Type: End of Terrace Boiler Type: Vaillant Eco Tec Plus 835 Job Report Removed the old boiler in the garage. Installed

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