There are three kinds of meter: digital, electronic and dial meters. This is how to read them.Electricity digital meterHere's a typical digital meter display:Write down numbers from left to right, ignoring any numbers in red or in a red surround.If your tariff gives you lower-priced off-peak electricity like ECO20:20 or Economy 7 your meter may […]

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Why is my boiler leaking? If the boiler is leaking from the pressure valve, the pressure in the boiler may be too high. A boiler’s pressure should be between 18 and 21 PSI, or one bar, and when the pressure exceeds this value, the pressure relief valve should leak water to prevent the appliance from […]

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How do I check the pressure? Loss of water pressure can cause your central heating to stop working. Check the water pressure indicator on the front of your boiler, it should read between one and two bars of atmospheric pressure. Below one, indicates that your boiler pressure is too low. How do I top up […]

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When does my radiator need bleeding? Radiators need bleeding when pockets of air get trapped inside. The air causes the radiator to circulate hot water less effectively and so less heat is emitted, meaning it will take longer to heat your home. Until you bleed your radiator to get rid of the air, you’re likely […]

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