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  • Joule Water Heaters - hot water and more

    joulesJoule Water Heaters - hot water and more

    The range of Joule water heaters is becoming a very popular range of products with our customers. With all of our customers who have purchased one being extremely satisfied. They love the performance of the heater for the price. Other reasons why the Joule cylinders are so popular is because of how effective they are for the price.

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  • Is there a cheap alternative to a Megaflo Cylinder?

    Since 1993, Heatrae Sadia have produced what has become the benchmark in high quality, reliable, durable unvented hot water cylinders: The Megaflo Cylinder range.

    Known pretty much everywhere, the brand seems to have become the ‘Hoover’ of the water heating world, the name being synonymous with innovation and performance. Continue reading

  • How can I Heat Water for my 3 Bedroom House?

    Heating water for a 3 bedroom house may sound daunting, but it’s fairly simple. There are a few methods of putting this into action, varying in price and efficiency.

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  • How can I heat water for my 2 bedroom apartment?

    We are often asked about how to choose the right type of water heater  - for example, in a 2 bedroom apartment. The requirements generally vary because of the amount of occupants and their lifestyle. Continue reading

  • Why would I need a Horizontal Hot Water Cylinder?

    joule-horizontalMost of us have a hot water cylinder. It serves the purpose of heating or storing our hot water and we will generally pay no real attention to it – it's just there. Traditionally, we think of hot water boilers or immersion heaters as being large upright cylinders. They are usually installed in an airing cupboard or hidden away behind a door upstairs somewhere. Continue reading

  • How can I heat water for my 1 bedroom flat?

    There are a few different ways to heat water for homes, whether that’s for a bungalow, mansion or a flat, they all follow the same principles. The main choice that needs to be made is how to heat water for appliances around the house, on demand (instantaneous) or from storage.

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  • Elson Water Heating: The Range of Heaters

    EElson Water Heating

    Elson Water Heating is a range of water heating products and hot water solutions that is expanding. They have been established for 90 years. In 2019 Elson Water Heating, will be celebrating their 100th year. Where they started out as South Shields Plumbing Company. This name changed to Elsy & Gibbons in 1923 as they invented a combination tank which was called the Elson tank.  From this is when the name Elson formed and what they then started to trade under. Continue reading

  • Choosing the Correct Megaflo Cylinder

    The Megaflo range of water cylinders is vast, and along with the huge number of variants comes confusion. The diverse range of Megaflo cylinders shouldn’t be shied away from. There are only a few details you need to take into consideration when choosing your Megaflo.

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  • Do I need a Direct or Indirect Cylinder?

    Knowing whether you need a direct or indirect cylinder is vital when looking to purchase one. Although the difference isn’t hugely complicated, it has a massive impact on the way the water is heated. Many people get confused at whether they need a direct or indirect cylinder and usually leave it to their plumber, however hopefully this will clear some problems up.

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  • Which Instantaneous Water Heater Do I Need?

    CaptureInstantaneous water heaters do exactly what they say; they provide (almost) instant hot water. Although not as popular as storage type water heaters, they are however becoming more known to commercial and domestic users. An instantaneous water heater has a dynamic range of positives and negatives, and a lot of customers often get confused about what it takes to install/use one of these heaters.

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  • What Size Hot Water Cylinder do I need?

    Kingspan electric water heatersGetting the right size hot water cylinder is one of the most common concerns of our customers. This applies to people looking to install or replace a ‘whole house’ water heater, often referred to as either an ‘immersion heater’, a ‘hot water tank’, ‘hot water cylinder’ or ‘water boiler’. Continue reading

  • What is the recovery time for an electric water heater?

    The recovery time of a water heater, which is how long it takes for water to heat up after it has been exhausted from electric water heaters, is something we get a lot of questions about.

    We have demonstrated 3 of the most common wattage types of water heater, and included heating recovery times for capacities from 5L up to 120L for each. The temperature rise used in our table is 50°C, for example from 10°C to 60°C.

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  • Trianco Aztec - The Perfect Electric Boiler Range?

    000DC881Being one of the UKs most popular brands of heating products, we are proud to announce that we are now stocking the new Trianco Aztec electric boilers.

    It is estimated that over 4 million houses in the UK are unable to connect to a mains gas supply. Continue reading

  • Do I need an Expansion Vessel for my electric water heater?

    Expansion vessel and check valveOne of the most common questions we get from customers about electric water heaters is whether they need to buy an expansion vessel with it. The reason that some heaters need to cope with this expansion is that when water is heated, it expands. If this is not allowed for then heater tanks or pipes will fracture and split, causing a catastrophic failure of the heater. Continue reading

  • Why would I want Electric Central Heating? - The Electromax Combi Boiler.

    Electromax electric Boiler The Electromax Combi Boiler produces both hot water for your sinks, bath and shower and hot water for your radiators (or underfloor heating). Continue reading

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