storage heater

  1. roboshea

    Storage heater model query

    I'm hoping to identify the brand and model of this storage heater, to assess whether an asbestos removal is required. Unfortunately the previous homeowners painted it all over so it's difficult to identify. To me it looks like the modern slimline type so I'm hopeful that it's asbestos free. If...
  2. S

    Replacing CU off peak supply

    Hi I’m due to move into a 3 bedroom flat in a few weeks. Im thinking of replacing a CU that has off-peak supply with 3 mcb’s, no RCD, for 3 storage heaters. There is a separate CU for everything else in the flat. I want to add two more storage heaters (Dimplex Quantum), and there is space on...
  3. K

    Storage heater bills are incredibly high!

    Hi all, I hope someone can help me with any useful advice which is easy to follow. I live in a one bed flat and use minimal energy (at work, socializing, dining out) I dont leave lights on etc when away. Have no PC equipment etc running. Have all other stuff turned off except fridge, one...
  4. B

    Does this contain asbestos

    Hi I have already taken this apart but now having second thoughts, only picture I have unfortunately. Does anyone know if this storage heater contains asbestos insulation? Thank you in advance for your help
  5. Y

    Creda Sunhouse 79362S storage heater overheating

    Hi everyone, I'm a recently qualified electrician and I've been asked to look at a storage heater that's overheating. Getting too hot to touch apparently. I don't have any experience with storage heaters. Where do I start? I figure it should have a top limit thermostat. But this document...
  6. W

    Economy 7

    Hello I would like a bit of advice on Economy 7. Could someone help answer a few of these questions, please? 1. If you get Economy 7, when it switches over at night do all the rings switch over or is it only the timers outputs? i.e. does the primary ring main supply Economy 7. 2. I'm looking...
  7. E

    Storage heaters... asbestos?

    Hi all, Hoping someone can help me out with these storage heaters. They look pretty old. Cant find any serial numbers on them so not sure if they are on the list of storage heaters which contain asbestos... 20210302_194055 by Eggyneil posted 2 Mar 2021 at 7:42 PM20210302_194113 by Eggyneil...
  8. F

    Looking for recomendation - Gas vs Electric heating

    Hi, I'll prefix all this with, whatever solution I go for, I will be getting qualified tradesmen to do it for me. I live in a 3 bed, 2 bathroom apartment that currently has a gas boiler with a storage water tank. This setup is 30 years old, and the boiler is a Ideal Mexico Super 2 CF80. The...
  9. Clarkin1

    Dimplex storage heater duoheat, no heat!

    Hi was wondering if anyone could help, I normally use my Dimplex storage heater just to get instant heat feature from the front panel. But it stopped working a while ago. It's model is DUO500i. The lights come on fine but no heat what's so ever. Any advice appreciated Thanks IMG_20201204_204937...
  10. Clarkin1

    Dimplex storage heater, no heat!

    IMG_20201204_204917 by Clarkin1 posted 4 Dec 2020 at 9:39 PMIMG_20201204_204937 by Clarkin1 posted 4 Dec 2020 at 9:39 PMIMG_20201204_205747 by Clarkin1 posted 4 Dec 2020 at 9:39 PMIMG_20201204_205807 by Clarkin1 posted 4 Dec 2020 at 9:39 PMIMG_20201204_205814 by Clarkin1 posted 4 Dec 2020 at...
  11. S

    Storage heAter asbestos help!

    Hi I’ve recently moved into an old property and am waiting for central heating to be put in. It currently has old storage heaters and I’m worried that they may contain asbestos. Especially if my pregnant wife is around.. The model is berry magicoal 4102 I have looked on registers of heaters...
  12. L

    Storage heater replacement options

    Hi, In my 1 bed flat I have a storage heater on of-peak supply ie stores heat overnight and a 3hr period in the afternoon. This has worked quite well but I think I may have to replace it with a modern system. The flat (and block) is all electric. I was wondering what my options would be. I was...
  13. Vendikar

    Heating & Hit Water question - sorry long

    Hi, Just moved into a flat that has storage heaters and an immersion tank. The lanlord said it was economy 7 but I discovered when getting meter readings for the electricity board that the meter is only operating on a single rate so it must have been changed at some strange. Inside the...
  14. P

    Newlec NLSH125 storage heater - not getting hot

    I’ve just moved into a an old cottage and it has a NLSH125 Newlec storage heater downstairs with electronic display. I set it up yesterday according to the instructions and set it to User Timer. It came on according to the timer but just made a noise as it a fan was operating but did not get...
  15. C

    Old storage heater disposal

    Hi folks, I’m disposing of 3 old storage heaters and checking if they contain asbestos before I take them to the tip. Two are Dimplex which for sure don’t contain asbestos. The third I can’t see on the list and wondered if anyone knows if the contents are asbestos. It’s a Dimplex uni dare I...
  16. M

    Storage Heater - thermostat question

    I have a 2.5kw Creda 79351 that looks to have recently burnt out its neutral wire at the 13A wall switch, the fuse looked to be ok. I'm presuming it's an overheating issue of some sort and that the thermostat is at fault but wanted to confirm. The thermal fuselink is intact. The resistance on...
  17. H

    Attaching a timer to a Storage Heater

    Hello there, First post on here so be gentle and thanks for any responses you might give. I've been reading through all of the storage heater posts and I don't think this question has been raised. (Probably because its not a practical idea) I've got 3 storage heaters in the house that run off...
  18. T

    Storage Heater Upgrade

    I've just got my house back from the estate agents after years of them renting it out, and I'm now renting it directly. Short version House only has an electric connection (no gas option at all) Currently has 2 30+ year old storage heaters 3rd heater is missing!! (Don't ask) I asked my...
  19. R

    Storage heater bricks - recess necessary?!

    Hi all - sorry if I have posted in the wrong place, I’ve looked everywhere online and can’t find an answer.... ... I have bought a second hand storage heater - all seems fine and working, and the bricks fit in as expected, but the bricks don’t have the usual recessesed profiles, they are simply...
  20. A

    Storage heater/panel heater swap-out.

    I need some advice on the heater swap-out please. I want to install a 2.1kw storage heater where a 1.2kw storage heater used to be. We have a few panel heaters in the house and two storage heaters in one end. I want to swap the panel heater at the other end of the house with a storage heater...
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