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January 15, 2019
Should I Call a Boiler Engineer?

Should I Call a Boiler Engineer?

Things aren’t working quite as they should. There’s an annoying (and worrying?) noise coming from your boiler. Your boiler is losing pressure. There is a myriad […]
December 20, 2018
Ecosafe Explains The Condensate Pipe

The Condensate Pipe and What You Need to Know About It

The condensate pipe on modern boilers can pose a problem or two in winter. However, it’s usually pretty simple to fix, without needing to call in […]
December 12, 2018
Thinking Of Cancelling Your Annual Boiler Service

Can I Save Money by Not Getting an Annual Boiler Service?

New year, a new resolution to save money? It’s easy to look at things like boiler servicing expenses and think that’s where savings can be made. […]
November 21, 2018
5 Top Tips For Staying Warm This Winter

5 Top Tips for Beating the Cold this Winter

We’ve been lucky with a roasting summer followed by a mild autumn, but now there’s a chill in the air and it’s taking us all by […]
November 14, 2018
What You Need To Know About Carbon Monoxide

What You Need to Know About Carbon Monoxide

What is carbon monoxide? Carbon monoxide (CO) is worryingly referred to as the ‘silent killer’. This nickname comes about because this is a gas which doesn’t […]
October 25, 2018
Power Flushing To Prevent Heating Problems

What You Need to Know About Power Flushing

Over time, as your boiler and central heating system age, rust and debris (known as sludge) can gather within your boiler, pipes and radiators. A radiator […]
October 18, 2018
The Best Care You Can Give Your Boiler

The Best Care You Can Give to Your Boiler

Your boiler has an enormous task, repeatedly heating your home and your water. They are hardworking machinery and as such don’t come cheaply. Even a small […]
October 10, 2018
Factors To Consider With A New Boiler

Factors to Consider When You Need a New Boiler

Boilers aren’t cheap. They also aren’t a homeowner’s favourite thing to spend their hard earned pennies on. Therefore, when you’re in need of a new boiler […]
September 18, 2018
Boiler Finance

Why Vaillant is one of the Most Popular Boiler Brands in the UK

At Ecosafe, we have our favourites. In fact, we’re so happy to stand by our favourites that they are the only types of boilers we’ll put […]
September 11, 2018
Help, I don't Have Hot Water From My Boiler

Looking for a Reliable Boiler? Choose Worcester Bosch

Worcester Bosch rank consistently highly as the best boilers available on the market. According to Which?, it is Worcester Bosch which takes all the top accolades. […]
September 6, 2018
Choose The Best Boiler For Your Home

How Do I Know Which Size and Type of Boiler for My House?

When considering a new boiler, don’t be afraid to seek advice from knowledgeable Gas Safe engineers. They aren’t salespeople but are skilled and experienced professionals. They will give you the most accurate information to enable you to make the right choice.
August 25, 2018
8 Top Fixes When Renovating an Old House

8 Top Fixes When Renovating an Old House

You’ve got the keys, and you’re bursting with anticipation for the project ahead. You’re possibly feeling daunted too. Boiler replacement and certainly boiler service and repair […]
August 12, 2018
What to Expect During a New Gas Boiler Installation

What to Expect During a New Gas Boiler Installation

Gas boiler installation may not be the most exciting house expenditure, but it is a major one. We know you therefore have questions. What level of […]
August 7, 2018
What Pressure Should My Boiler Be On?

What Pressure Should My Boiler Be On?

Your boiler is a workhorse. It quietly (hopefully) gets on and does a sterling job providing hot water and heating, without you needing to give it […]
July 22, 2018
Energy Saving Ideas For Kids

Energy Saving Tips for Kids

Any parent of young kids will know they are an energy drain. We’re not talking about your sleep levels (although you have our sympathy). We’re talking about the fact that your efforts to reduce energy usage is somewhat hampered by the young occupants of your home.
July 4, 2018
Way To Keep Your Rooms Cool In The Summer

Ways to Keep Rooms Cool in the Summer

We’ve all spent a few nights tossing and turning unable to get comfortable in the muggy stifling heat of a British summer. We’ve also mostly found ourselves trying to work at a desk, prepare dinner, or keep children entertained while feeling the cloying heat sap our energy.
June 27, 2018
Tell-Tale Signs To Get A New Boiler

Tell-Tale Signs You May Need a New Boiler

The reality of replacing your boiler from time to time is part and parcel of long-term maintenance and management of your property. Sometimes the need for […]
June 10, 2018
Tips To Make Your Boiler As Efficient As Possible

How to Make Your Boiler as Efficient as Possible

Whether for green reasons, or cost savings, we all want our boiler and heating systems to be as efficient as possible. As we go about our […]
June 5, 2018
Gas Safe Registered Engineers

Why It’s Important to Use Gas Safe Registered Engineers

Of course, when a tradesperson or service provider turns up on your doorstep, it’s reassuring to see some ID. For many, this ID will be all they think of when they arrange for a Gas Safe engineer. They are unlikely to think anything more than thinking that little card says this engineer is who they say they are. However, in reality being Gas Safe registered is so much more.
May 20, 2018
When & How To Bleed A Radiator

When Should You Bleed a Radiator and How to Do It

Before we get on to when to bleed radiators, let’s quickly examine why. The vast majority of us, both in domestic and commercial properties, have gas […]
May 4, 2018
Taking Carbon Monoxide Seriously

What Can Cause Carbon Monoxide and Why You Should Take It Seriously at Home

Scarily referred to as the ‘silent killer’, carbon monoxide poisoning is responsible for around 25 deaths each year in the UK. It doesn’t smell of anything, […]
April 23, 2018
Spring Energy Saving Ideas

Spring Energy Saving Ideas

With the spring flowers finally poking up after a cold winter we’re all able to turn the heating down and find the motivation to reduce energy […]
April 15, 2018
What are Smart Thermostats?

What are Smart Thermostats?

If you’re a techy whizz, you’re probably already familiar with using apps in different areas of your life. A smart thermostat is another way of getting […]
April 4, 2018
All You Need To Know About Smart Meters

Smart Meters – What You Need to Know Before Getting One

The Government aims for all UK homes to be fitted with a smart meter for measuring their gas and electricity by 2020. You may have already […]
March 27, 2018
7 Ways To Increase Energy Efficiency

7 Ways to Make Your Home Energy Efficient Without Costing Thousands

The Ofgem Factsheet 96 entitled ‘Typical Domestic Energy Consumption Figures’ states that a typical UK household with a medium level of energy consumption still consumes a […]
March 16, 2018
Homeowners Boiler Grants

Homeowner Boiler Grants

There are many reasons you may be considering a boiler replacement service. A new boiler can substantially reduce your bills by increasing the energy efficiency of […]
March 13, 2018
Tenants Boiler Rights

Tenants Boiler Rights

It’s stressful enough when your own boiler stops working, but what about when it’s the boiler in your rented accommodation? When a boiler breaks down in […]
February 18, 2018
Boiler Repair Man

What Options Do I Have When My Boiler is Oldish and Has Stopped Working?

Life can seem to rush by, and before you know it your ‘new’ boiler has actually racked up several tough winters on the trot. An average […]
February 9, 2018
Help, I don't Have Hot Water From My Boiler

Simple Heating and Maintenance Tips

Out of sight, out of mind: that’s the thing about heating. That is, until you have a problem on a cold and frosty morning. Then you […]
January 29, 2018
Help, I don't Have Hot Water From My Boiler

Help! I Don’t Have Hot Water From My Boiler!

Boilers, or more precisely, not-working-boilers, have the ability to strike panic in the heart of all of us. There’s nothing quite as stressful as waking up, […]
January 23, 2018
My Boiler Has Stopped Working

My Boiler Has Stopped Working

If your boiler has stopped working you’re probably seeing hassle and pound signs flashing before your eyes. It needn’t be like that. We’re going to take […]
December 29, 2017
How Often Should I Service My Boiler

How Often Should I Service My Boiler and Why?

Setting the date for your annual boiler service should be as routine as booking in a yearly sight test, or a trip to the dentist or […]
December 20, 2017
How Pensioners Can Get A Grant For A Boiler

Pensioners: How to Get a Grant for a New Boiler

Grants for new boilers for pensioners are available in many instances, and as we head into the depths of winter it’s essential to give this some […]
December 13, 2017
The Undeniable Truth about Replacing Your Home Boiler

The Truth about Replacing Your Home Boiler

A boiler should last you in the region of 15 years. However, this will depend on a number of factors, including how well it has been […]
November 24, 2017
Free Boiler Grants For Landlords

Free Boiler Grants for Landlords

Being a landlord can bring its fair share of headaches – practically, logistically, and financially. However, there’s one helpful trick to ease some of those headaches […]