Carbon Monoxide Poisoning – Signs and Symptoms

Carbon Monoxide has no smell, no taste and can’t be seen. It is responsible for, on average, 50 deaths and 4000 hospital visits a year in the UK. In this post, we take a closer look at Carbon Monoxide poisoning, the symptoms to look out for and what actions you can take to prevent it. What is Carbon Monoxide? Carbon Monoxide (CO) is a gas and a by-product of combustion that is produced when certain types of fuel do not burn fully. Around the home, gas is the most used potential source of Carbon Monoxide. However, coal, wood and oil
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Broken Boiler, Should You Repair or Replace

Your boiler is the workhorse of your house. Getting on with its job without cause for any attention. That is until there is a problem. What would you do if your boiler stopped working? No hot water to wash up with, cold showers, no heat in the depths of winter, it’s not something you would want to put up with for too long. So now you need to work out if your broken boiler can be repaired or if it needs replacing. This will depend on a few factors, not least of which is the age of your boiler. An
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Common Causes of Boiler Failure

Boilers need to be maintained and serviced regularly to keep them in good working order. You may find that problems occur at the change of seasons due to the boiler being somewhat inactive during the summer months. If your boiler fails, it can be an expensive job to replace it. Below we will discuss some of the common causes of boiler failure and the symptoms to spot. Some issues are easy enough for you to fix yourself, but others will require a professional heating engineer. If you have a particularly old boiler, over ten years old, then there may be
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5 Common Plumbing Problems and What To Do

Plumbing systems in domestic and commercial buildings can be complex. Made even more challenging if certain parts have been upgraded when others haven’t. Due to the complexity of plumbing systems they can be costly to repair and hard to understand. The average home can encounter a wide range of plumbing issues. It’s therefore good to have some basic knowledge to help you understand what to do when things stop working. Some people can feel intimidated as they don’t know how the plumbing in their home or business works. So, it’s very useful to know some basic information to feel less
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