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...

boiler pressure too high

Boiler pressure too high? You can tell when the pressure gauge (see image) is generally above 2 or 2.5 bars on a gauge that looks something like the image here. Check your owner’s manual for the right amount to check if it is your boiler pressure too high. If you have bleed your radiators and the pressure keeps going up there are a few things that could be going on First, have you recently refilled the system and possibly left the valve on even the slightest bit? if all is okay there than it is likely that your expansion vessel may need re-pressurising or your boiler may have a split in the plate heat exchanger. Call us to let us help you with boiler pressure. If your boiler pressure too high beyond a safe point than a safety will cause your boiler to shut...

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...

Boiler Installation EN9 Waltham Abbey

For a boiler installation EN9… You need to call us now! Today we fitted a New Worcester Greenstar RI  in a garage for a client in Waltham Abbey. We had to fit the new boiler in the garage because there were no external walls. New regulations demand that a new boiler flue has to be vented outside. Many of the older  boiler installation EN9 have internal flues which are no longer allowed. Their old boiler was 40 years old. So with this boiler installation EN9 we changed the pipework, updated the system, and then flushed the it completely to avoid clogging up the new boiler with sludge . This took 2 days from start to finish . Changing this gas boiler made their central heating about 20 -40% more efficient which will save the Waltham Abbey customer with a new boiler installation EN9 plenty on utility bills. Costs Cut with RJ Gas These days saving money is a big deal. Let’s face up to the facts, call a spade a spade, and acknowledge that the western world is in the roughs of a full scale economic depression. RJ Gas has been around a long time and spares no expense to be as efficient and cost effective as possible for our humble patrons. This credit crunch is doing a number on most of us, but there’s no reason not to get on board with going green. As a company that deals with energy on a daily basis, we know full well what kind of shape this planet is in. We have a unique perspective. The Earth’s getting hotter and hotter, and...

No Hot Water

No hot water?   Oh no! You have no hot water! Pause. Take a deep breath. While having no hot water can be inconvenient, let alone annoying, it is a problem that you may be able to solve yourself by tapping a few switches and buttons. Boilers are some of the most durable appliances around and most of the time, when they break down, all they need is alittle attention to get them running again. Here are some troubleshooting tips if you suddenly find yourself in a crisis. If you have no hot water and you have a combi boiler, it could be caused by one of the following: Boiler has no electricity  it could be turned off, check power supply. Check: Has your electricity gone off recently and are all breakers in the on position? The fused spur or electrical socket may be faulty. Make sure the fused spur is on the wall and try replacing it. Watch this how- to- video:     Still no hot water? Faulty gas pilot Check gas pilot flame and pilot operation. Faulty gas thermocouple Re-tighten, reposition or replace the gas thermocouple. Faulty gas pilot control valve Replace the gas pilot control valve.  Check that the plug has a fuse See the instructions to change fuse here The pressure gauge should show 1.5 bars if not check out this video out If it doesn’t, watch this video:   Or if you have an external filling hose see this video     If everything is working okay, and it is not any of the above, yet you still have not hot running water, then your...

Boiler Repair E17

Need a boiler repair E17 or Walthamstow? RJ Gas has expert engineers who can help you.   Your boiler is one of the most important and used appliances in your home. We are all especially dependent on our heaters during the cold months. Because your boiler is a machine, it will eventually breakdown.   Boiler Repair E17 Examples of common boiler problems are: not heating leaking water losing pressure making noise boiler thermostat not working boiler keeps turning off by itself pilot light keeps turning off   While you can fix common boiler problems on your own, it is always best to have a gas safe registered engineer do the job to ensure the quality of work and the safety of your family. At RJ Gas, we provide boiler repair in various brands such as: Baxi Ferroli Glowworm Ideal Potterton Ravenheat Vaillant Vokera Worcester If your boiler is beyond repair, our engineers can also help you with boiler replacement. We are qualified to provide boiler installation and can give you advice on the best brand and type that fits your home and suits your needs. For the customer we serviced in the picture above, we were enlisted to change a chamber seal on a Vaillant boiler in Walthamstow. This has been one of the few faults in some Vaillant boilers needing boiler repair E17 every few years. The combustion chamber door seal fault will cause the products of combustion to leak out. This can include carbon monoxide, which can poison you and family, even pets. An original silicone seal on many boilers should be changed with an annual service, the...