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  1. J

    latex flooring with warm water UFH

    Hi, I've been a plumber (not heating engineer) for 9 years now and finally bought my first home. As my first project, I decided to install a warm water UFH system. I've decided on Mapei Latexplan Trade for the screed which will be aprox 20mm thick. The data sheet states max 11mm per coat...
  2. J

    Noise on the pipe when heating goes on and off. Help

    A year ago I got house completely re plumbed with new pipe and heating system. I got system boiler with unvented cylinder. Issue is when heating goes on and when goes of we can hear a very noise on some pipe like TRRRRRR DUDUDUDU ( not easy to explain) This was noted t the plumber last year and...
  3. M

    Which programmable thermostat to replace Satchwell TLM2253

    Looking to upgrade our 30 year old+ room stat with something digital and programmable. Here is the current wiring set up. Is this just switchable with any programmable 3 wire stat? Any recommendations of which models are good and reasonably priced would be welcome. Looking for something with 7...
  4. P

    Nest thermostat with 2 hot water cylinders - how?

    Hello all, been a frequent visitor here for lots of tips over the years, but this is my first question. I would like to upgrade my Drayton digistat 3 (central heating) and separate Drayton LP711 (hot water) controllers to a single Nest system that controls both CH+HW. System is open vented...
  5. R

    Moving a radiator

    Dear Forum Members! I am researching options for moving a radiator to an adjacent wall (increasing the pipe run by about 190cm). The existing radiator has the following fitting: Here is how I imagine the process after watching some videos on Youtube :)))) · Identify the inflow hose...
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    Horizontal covered vs Vertical uncovered

    Morning all I’m looking at replacing an older rad in my lounge. At present, it’s covered by a sofa and which will be difficult to avoid with any large horizontal rad due to the size/layout of the room. Which of these options is going to heat my room better: 1. New 10,800BTU horizontal rad...
  7. G

    ALPHA CB28 No central heating ?

    Hello. I have an Alpha CB.28 which is giving no heating but hot water. With the DHW Flow switch fitted I get Hot water only If I remove the DHW flow switch and take it of from the cable it's attached to I get central heating but No hot water. I've ordered a new Flow switch to try and will update...
  8. S

    Chipboard over wet UFH?

    Hi, Midway through refurb with some heating concerns. I’ve had UFH put in. Part of downstairs is concrete, insulation with screed over UFH. Nice and hot. However, 75% of downstairs is joisted. I was worried by builder and plumbers plans to put UFH in here. They’ve put insulation between...
  9. ohmagain

    Replacing a Howden AA714 Element

    Hi All, Ok so as most of you know by now parts are getting increasingly difficult to get and am in need of two Howden AA714 15" 3kW IMMERSION HEATER 20A @ 72°C – 16A @ 95°C – AA714 (2 1/4″ Thread) elements. The supplier (only one by the looks of things) has a lead time of up to 4 weeks and a...
  10. A

    Understanding a Honeywell CM907

    I've moved into a new house and I'd like to upgrade to a smart thermostat, such as the Draton Wiser. Self installation seems do-able but I don't understand my current Honeywell thermostat CM907. Most smart thermostat install guides show many wires coming into the backplate of the existing...
  11. K

    Evinox UA10 Room Controller showing LP

    Hi, I have an Evinox UA10 Room Controller showing an LP message and flickering constantly (like this). I have looked into the user manual but there's no mention of any LP. My first guess was that it stands for "Low Pressure" but the boiler shows a normal pressure. My second guess would be "Low...
  12. P

    Installing Hive receiver to boiler

    Hi, I'd like to install a Hive single channel receiver to control the central heating from my Worcester Greenstar HE boiler. The current Honeywell thermostat only has two core wire to it acting as a live switch and is battery powered. My thinking is remove this cable from the boiler and using 5...
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    No heating on my ideal combi boiler

    Hello. I bought a flat a few month ago, but I cannot figure out how to get heating. I have gaz, and the Combi boiler (Ideal logic combi 30) is working for hot water, but not for heating. The boiler always display "0" which apparenlty means that there is no current demand. I set up the remote...
  14. S

    Leaking cold water outlet is the Wood burner the issue?

    Hi there, I hope someone can help as I'm struggling to diagnose what the issue could be and not having much luck getting a professional tradesperson to look at the problem I moved into a property last year with a wet system installed where the wood burner can be used to heat the hot water and...
  15. L

    Towel rail does not heat up

    When the heating is turned on, all the radiators in the flat is on. But the towel rail in the bathroom does not heat up. I have a combi boiler. Photos of towel rail are attached. Looking at the towel rail - there's a wire coming out of it at the bottom but no valves(?). I'm confused and wonder...
  16. M

    Baxi bermuda seems to be running at full tilt

    Hi there, I have recently moved into a new home which has a baxi bermuda installed, my aim is ultimately to replace the system but ideally not until next year. I have just had a new three way valve installed on the system as there was no hot water when we moved in, however, ever since doing...
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    Wet UFH recommendations

    Hi, I am planning to install a wet system in the next week or 2, prior to screed arrival for my new kitchen floor. Having done quite a bit of googling, I can't seem to find many impartial places of advice as to what's a half decent and not too pricey ufh system for approx 28m2 in a single...
  18. S

    Zonal heating system question

    Hi all, I have a very basic heating system that I would like to upgrade. Basically, it consists of a Oil burner (non condenser) and two zone systems (downstairs and upstairs), plus hot water tank (which is part of the upstairs zone) There currently are no thermostats except what is on the...
  19. T

    Advice on maybe replacing corroded heating pipes?

    Would appreciate someone one checking over these images and my thought process on how I would go about replacing some copper heating pipes if needed please. https://imgur.com/a/0WY8aTU I'm currently, in the middle of stripping our dining room (~200 year old house, brick walls no cavity) and on...
  20. M

    New Boiler Pressure Issues HELP

    Hello Hoping someone can help who has experience of unvented water tanks and boiler issues? It’s a long post… heads up! We have recently just had a new system boiler installed (Ideal Logic +) and I noticed that the relief pipe outside my house was dripping water within a few days. The heating...
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