N4 Gas Blog

Flues in Voids

As of January the 1st, 2013 the rules regarding flues in concealed voids changed. This article is aimed at clearing up some of the common issues that we have come across in regard to the legislative update. The flue component of a gas central heating boiler can be made up of two components, one will […]

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Topping Up Your Boiler

Note: Not all boilers require “topping up”. If in doubt, ask us. When to top up… Pressure gauge reading zero bar Boiler displaying a low pressure fault code, or possibly overheating Everytime you bleed radiators When you bleed upstairs radiators and no water or air comes out Rushing water noises in your system Everytime a […]

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Condensing Boilers

As we move closer and closer to running out of gas here in the UK and around the world, technology is moving with us. Since April 2009, it has been a requirement in the UK to only fit high efficiency gas boilers when a gas appliance is being used to heat hot water or provide […]

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The Gas Safe Register

On the 1st of April 2009, The Gas Safe Register replaced CORGI (Council of Registered Gas Installers) as the HSE’s representative body for all things gas. The Gas Safety, Installation and Use Regulations (GSIUR) state that only persons competent to work on gas are permitted to do so. Where this work is for a 3rd […]

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Letting trades into your home

We recently received a call from a member of the public that was asking for their Gas Notification Paperwork for a boiler which we installed, a pretty normal question until we realised that we actually hadn’t fitted a boiler at the property and had no log of the client information. With alarm bells ringing that […]

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