Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Signs

Carbon monoxide. The most dangerous thing about carbon monoxide poisoning is that you may just think you have the flu. Symptoms may start as simply as feeling tired, having a headache, general not feeling well, and nausea. Being exposed to even low levels of carbon monoxide poisoning for a length of time may cause confusion, depression, memory loss, difficulty getting your breath and even hallucinations. Extended exposure to even low levels of carbon monoxide can not only have ill effects on people but pets as well and is especially dangerous for pregnant women and their unborn child. We sell carbon monoxide detectors to protect your family so contact us for your Fire Angel carbon monoxide alarm (£30) must in the room of boiler or gas appliance but 2 metres from a gas cooker. Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colourless, odourless, tasteless, poisonous gas produced by incomplete burning of carbon-based fuels, including gas, oil, wood and coal. Carbon-based fuels are safe to use. It is only when the fuel does not burn properly that excess CO is produced, which is poisonous.  When CO enters the body, it prevents the blood from bringing oxygen to cells, tissues, and organs. You can’t see it, taste it or smell it so you may never say “I smell gas” but CO can kill quickly without warning. According to the HSE statistics every year around 15 people die from CO poisoning caused by gas appliances and flues that have not been properly installed, maintained or that are poorly ventilated. Levels that do not kill can cause serious harm to health if breathed in over a long period....

I Smell Gas

If you have said recently I smell gas, whatever you do don’t ignore it. If you are outside and smell gas, first make note of exactly where you smell it. For instance if you smell gas as you are walking down the street, when did you start smelling it and when did it stop? Such as “from house number 34 all the way to the end of the road” then call the following number: England National Gas Emergency number: 0800 111 999 If you are inside and smell gas, immediately open the windows Then if you can tell what appliance it is coming from turn it off then turn off the gas at the mains Take children or elderly outside if gas smell is throughout the home If you or anyone feels dizzy, has a bad headache, or sick to your stomach go to the hospital and say you are concerned about carbon monoxide posion Call your landlord or if you own the property, call a gas safe registered engineer I smell gas, is a phrase that should never be...

Boiler Installation Walthamstow

Any new gas boiler installation Walthamstow should be preformed by a Gas Safe Registered Installer. Safe Boiler Installation Walthamstow Always ask for the installer number and check their website Gas Safe Register to be sure. All of our installations are checked by a Gas Safe Registered Engineer. What could be more important than safety? Not only for human lives that are around and depend on the appliance, but the property that houses it. Then register for your warranty, usually you can call a number or may go to a website. All too often consumers don’t seem to care about warranties. These are crucial! Not surprisingly the people who adore them are the ones who’ve had to depend on and use them. Along with boilers, there are tons of things that should be checked by a Gas Safe engineer. These include warm air heaters, space heaters, water circulators, all kinds of cookers, appliances, and on and on. This is serious stuff. Every year there are huge losses in property damage from neglected boilers, or ones that haven’t been thoroughly checked before installation, and routinely afterwards. Don’t take unnecessary chances when RJ Gas is nearby and standing at the ready to sort things out hassle free. With a new boiler installation Walthamstow, make sure you keep all documents and invoices safe and easy to find. That way if you ever need any boiler servicing you have model number to hand which may speed up any part ordering or may help a serviceman to diagnose a problem over the phone which could save you time and money. It’s on in the planning and expert...

Gas Oven Not Getting Hot

Gas oven not getting hot? If oven flame stays low and does not rise to a full flame then there may be a possible fault in the flame failure device that would need replacing. If the oven flame has worked for a while then stops working check the probe that is usually in the flame and see if it has gotten dirty or has been moved. If dirty very carefully clean and make sure it is in the correct position and dry. If all looks okay then it is probably the flame failure device (FFD) which will need replacing. Gas oven not getting hot still? If the oven flame is low and the top cooker flames are low as well there could be a gas flow problem to the whole appliance. Has someone turned off the valve recently for something? It is possible they did not turn it on fully. This would restrict the gas flow to the whole appliance. If your gas oven not getting hot or gas heating appliances causing trouble we can...

New Boiler Installation – What About Boiler Insurance?

Curious about boiler insurance? You have a new boiler installation and it has cost you a packet; check out this article. The question is now about boiler insurance. Now many would say that your next step is insuring it in case something happens. I mean the last thing you want is another out of pocket. But if you are considering insurance for a new boiler installation or even insuring an older boiler there are several points to consider. Is any boiler insurance cost effective at all? Many insurers may not respond immediately for repairs and may make you use only their repairmen. This may mean you are without heating for a period of time without the option of calling out someone else You may already be covered through your home insurance or may be able to add boiler insurance cover for a very small increase After paying for many months you may find whatever repairs you need may not be covered. Check if insurance covers the whole heating system and it’s parts or just the boiler and certain parts Did you know some cover would be rendered useless if you didn’t have yearly maintenance and certain services done by a gas safe registered engineer? If you are paying high premiums and can’t afford proper boiler servicing then consider which will benefit the life of your boiler Some insurance companies will only cover a certain amount of callouts in a year or they may limit the payout. Boiler Insurance cover even with big companies like British Gas can be riddled with problems. See this forum where people are discussing why...

Intermittent Hot Water

Intermittent hot water combi boiler Sometimes you have hot water sometimes you don’t. There are usually only three main reasons for intermittent hot water (all caused because of scale): Diverter valve is jammed with scale Micro switch is stuck because of scale deposits Domestic heat exchanger could be scaled up All three of these boiler repairs for intermittent hot water require a gas safe engineer to safely replace these parts. Watch the video below to see what scale does to a heat exchanger and how one couple solved their scale problem.       Boiler repairs because of scale are often more expensive then anything else. It may be worth the investment in water softening systems to save on many of your household appliances. If you hear a boiler noise while having intermittent hot water it is like scale as well. Intermittent hot water is a real danger sign, call a gas plumber straight away 0208 520...
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