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Why choose a combi boiler

Why choose a combi boilerHere at Heating and Plumbing Engineer (HPE), we understand the important decisions, and considerations that go with purchasing a new boiler. A new boiler is an investment, so you want to make sure you make the right choice! HPE are always happy to advise customers on their new boiler considerations, if some extra support is needed!HPE supply and fit new boilers in East Kilbride, Glasgow, Bothwell and their surrounding areas. We also provide all new boilers with betwee...


Why is my radiator making strange noises?

Why is my radiator making strange noises?HPE, covering Uddingston and surrounding areas can offer you many services from installing a new boiler, to fixing your radiators. It is actually quite common for radiators to make some noise though, and not all should be a cause of concern. In fact, you can often do small jobs to stop the noise yourself.Noise Types:WhistlingThis noise is made when the water flow rate through the radiator is too high. To solve the issue, turn the radiator fully on by t...


Why a combi boiler is best for smaller families

Why a Combi Boiler is best for smaller families'Heating and plumbing engineer' have been fitting new boilers in Airdrie, but replacing a boiler can be stressful and difficult. With so many choices, one may struggle to decide which is the best boiler for their needs. Combination aka Combi boilers are now the most popular choice of boiler for people in the UK. However, whilst it may ideal for smaller families, it is not necessarily the best option in all circumstances.Why should I get a new boi...


The benefits of air source heat pumps

The benefits of air source heat pumps Air source heat pumps absorb heat from outside air- a renewable source! This heat can then be used to heat water, radiators, underfloor heating systems and warm air convectors. They are becoming increasingly popular, due to their financial and environmental benefits.How can air source heat pumps save you money?Purchasing an air source heat pump can save you energy, as well as money. Air source heat pumps have low running costs, resulting in lower fuel bil...


What is an annual gas safety certificate?

When it comes to annual boiler check ups, you might know that you need a gas safety certificate but you may not know what they are and why they are important, so here’s a breakdown of what is involved with a gas safety certificate…What you need to know?If you are a landlord it is a legal requirement to get a Gas Safety Certificate every 12 months. This is part of the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998 provision. It’s important to point out that any gas safety checks must be ca...


Why is my boiler making noises?

Why is my boiler making noises?Loud noises coming from your boiler usually mean that something just isn't right. Understanding what those noises might mean is the key to keep both you and your home safe so here’s a breakdown of some reasons why your boiler is making noises…What do banging noises tend to mean?We’ve been working and installing new boilers in the Airdrie area for years, so we know it can be hard to accurately describe a sound. So for the purposes of this blog, let’s say that any...