Annual Boiler Service

Roost Guide Booking a Boiler Service annually is the best way forward… Your boiler works hard every day to bring together gas, electricity and water to heat up the water for washing and your central heating system. It heats up, cools down, pumps and makes sure your home is warm and comfortable. Knowing how hard […]

The Pros of Powerflushing your heating system…

Roost Guide The Pros of Powerflushing your heating system… What is powerflushing? A powerflush is a cleansing process that aims to remove any build up of sludge, rust or other debris from your central heating system. Why do I need to powerflush my heating system? Rust, dirt and debris from pipes turns into a mud […]

How to defrost a frozen condensate pipe on your boiler

Roost Guide How to defrost a frozen condensate pipe on your boiler… Condensing boilers create water when when they’re working effectively… They all have a specific pipe (usually white plastic and running from your boiler) which routes this condensed water to your drainage system. Ideally the pipe will run internally so it’s not exposed to […]

Thinking of getting your boiler replaced

Roost Guide Thinking of getting your boiler replaced? We know this sort of purchase isn’t one you make with your eyes closed, so we have put together a handy guide to getting a new boiler: Why might I need to consider new boiler installation? ● Your boiler is no longer efficient enough – Older systems […]

Get your home ready for winter

Get your home ready for winter

Tareq’s Tips #7 Get your home ready for winter… If the recent drop in temperature has been a bit of a shock and your heating system seems to be struggling too, then here are some simple things that could help you stay warm all winter: Review the current situation When life’s busy it’s easy to […]

Saving water

Saving water in the Summertime

Tareq’s Tips #6 Saving water in the Summertime… This beautiful weather is perfect for BBQ’s, beach trips and a general feeling of holiday-inspired happiness. The down side is that there’s been so little rain of late that there are already the rumblings of a possible impending hosepipe ban. We each use, on average, a whopping […]

Reduce your heating costs

Reduce your heating costs

Tareq’s Tips #5 If you’d like to reduce your heating costs – we’ve got some ideas… It’s fair to say that this time of the year can be a financial minefield… With bills from Christmas still lurking, more problems than usual with the car, the kids activities starting up again and the start of the […]

Handy hints to keep your house warm

Handy hints to keep your house warm

Tareq’s Tips #4 Six handy hints to help keep your house warm through a big chill… It’s looking like we’re due to see some big drops in temperature through December and there might even be a touch of the white stuff. If your house isn’t keeping you as snug as a bug in a rug, […]

If your heating isn’t working properly, try our troubleshooting ideas

Gas boiler troubleshooting

Tareq’s Tips #3 If your heating isn’t working properly, try our troubleshooting ideas. At this time of year, when it comes to heating it’s off/on… on/off… up/down… …and it quickly becomes apparent if your radiators aren’t getting up to temperature, if there is any air trapped in the system, if you’re not getting enough hot […]

It’s best to get your heating sorted before the cold weather kicks in

Tareq’s Tips #2 It’s best to get your heating sorted before the cold weather kicks in. As the summer transforms into September and the nights start drawing in, it’s a good moment to make sure your heating system is in tip-top working order – all ready for when you really need it. It’s not a […]