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Central Heating videos


Central heating can be complicated but the videos in this category are designed to help everyone with their central heating. From adding an expansion vessel to wiring in a wireless thermostat this section will have plenty of videos to help.

  • 03:05 Popular How to solder a wet pipe

    How to solder a wet pipe

    by Admin Added 2,167 Views / 0 Likes

    A common problem when doing plumbing is how to solder a wet pipe, this can be a real problem especially if you cut into a downstairs copper pipe as the rest of the pipes in the house can take hours to drain fully. Obviously the pipe needs to be dry before

  • 02:56 Popular Joining chrome pipe

    Joining chrome pipe

    by Admin Added 1,679 Views / 0 Likes

    Chrome pipe can be difficult to join, this video explains why

  • 02:05 Popular How to isolate a central heating header tank

    How to isolate a central heating header tank

    by Admin Added 2,075 Views / 0 Likes

    If you need to isolate your central heating header tank this video shows how to do it when there is no isolation valve.

  • 02:09 Popular How to bleed a radiator

    How to bleed a radiator

    by Admin Added 5,206 Views / 1 Likes

    Radiators may need bleeding if the radiator is warm at the bottom and cold at the top, this is often an easy task, although on a sealed system you may need to re-pressurise the system before all radiators can be successfully bled.

  • 02:56 Popular How to top up or repressurise a combi boiler

    How to top up or repressurise a combi boiler

    by Admin Added 18.2k Views / 4 Likes

    Many sealed boilers such as combination boilers will not operate if the pressure in the central heating side of the system drops below a certain pressure (often 1 bar). This video shows how to re-pressurise your system so that you can get the boiler worki

  • 11:01 Popular How to replace a boiler time clock | Ferroli Falcon

    How to replace a boiler time clock | Ferroli Falcon

    by Admin Added 2,396 Views / 1 Likes

    Some boilers have built in integral time clocks, if the clock fails the boiler may not operate correctly. This video shows how to change a boiler time clock as it is a simple like for like replacement.

  • 02:41 Popular How to recharge an expansion vessel in a combi boiler

    How to recharge an expansion vessel in a combi boiler

    by Admin Added 6,499 Views / 2 Likes

    If your central heating system is loosing pressure on a regular basis the expansion vessel may need recharging, or the vessel may of failed and need replacing (please watch the video on how to test an expansion vessel). The expansion vessel can be recharg

  • 02:56 Popular How to check an expansion vessel

    How to check an expansion vessel

    by Admin Added 4,259 Views / 0 Likes

    How to test an expansion vessel in a central heating system. If the expansion vessel is suspect it is a good idea to test it using this technique as it will identify a faulty expansion vessel.

  • 12:13 Popular How to fit an expansion vessel

    How to fit an expansion vessel

    by Admin Added 3,896 Views / 1 Likes

    This video shows how to fit an external expansion vessel to a central heating system. If the built in expansion vessel is faulty in the boiler you need to get a registered gas engineer to replace it, but instead you can fit an external one yourself as you

  • 02:39 Popular How to tighten radiator valves

    How to tighten radiator valves

    by Admin Added 2,733 Views / 0 Likes

    Radiator valves can be the cause of leaks in some central heating systems, if you find your valves have been leaking it is essential that they are tightened using a suitable spanner and also a pair of water pump pliers in order to support the valve and pr

  • 04:12 Popular How to drain down a central heating system

    How to drain down a central heating system

    by Admin Added 6,126 Views / 1 Likes

    Draining down central heating may be necessary if several radiators require removing from the system at the same time. This video shows how to drain down a combi central heating system.

  • 07:32 Popular How to remove a radiator from a central heating system

    How to remove a radiator from a central heating system

    by Admin Added 3,660 Views / 1 Likes

    How to remove a radiator from a central heating system, this is often useful if you want to decorate behind the radiator or wish to replace the radiator.

  • 00:58 Popular How to find leaks in a central heating system

    How to find leaks in a central heating system

    by Admin Added 2,932 Views / 1 Likes

    Central heating leaks can be difficult to find, here we demonstrate an easy way to find a leaking joint.

  • 15:20 Popular How to fit a wireless room thermostat | Honeywell CM921

    How to fit a wireless room thermostat | Honeywell CM921

    by Admin Added 2,615 Views / 1 Likes

    This video shows how to install a wireless room thermostat to a combination boiler. Wireless room thermostats can often save fuel as they keep the room at the exact temperature that you require. The model fitted in this video is the Honeywell CM921 wirele

  • 02:05 Popular How to thaw Frozen pipes

    How to thaw Frozen pipes

    by Admin Added 2,015 Views / 1 Likes

    Frozen pipes need thawing out carefully, here we show one of the easiest options on a condensing boiler's condensate pipe

  • 11:00 Popular How to install Trace heating

    How to install Trace heating

    by Admin Added 2,236 Views / 1 Likes

    Trace heating is useful for preventing pipes freezing in winter months. This kit is connected to a thermostat so that the trace heater only switches on when the temperature drops below 5 degrees C. If you constantly get frozen pipes in winter then a trace

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