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A Guide to Smart Thermostats

Posted on: March 12th, 2019 by Active

  The ‘Internet of things’ is sweeping just about every industry and sector, whether that is your sound system, lighting, home security, or now, your thermostat. Smart thermostats are incredibly useful additions to help you improve your energy efficiency and save you money. Not to be confused with smart meters, which are connected to your […]

Winter Strain On Your Heating System

Posted on: February 15th, 2019 by Active

Winter can be a magical time of year for some. You get the joy of Christmas, the beauty of snow and a fresh start in the New Year. Unfortunately, winter can also be a time of hardship for many, with the colder weather putting strain on vital heating systems, which causes problems heating homes throughout […]

3 Easy DIY Plumbing Mistakes to Avoid

Posted on: January 14th, 2019 by Active

It’s not uncommon for people to try their hand at doing some quick DIY plumbing jobs in their home. There are many small plumbing jobs that can be done yourself without needing to call out a professional. While there are some circumstances where a professional is best, if you’ve had a plumbing issue that you […]

Do You Need a Boiler Service in the Summer?

Posted on: July 17th, 2018 by Active

Many people believe that they don’t need a boiler service in the summertime because their boiler doesn’t get used as much as in colder months, but this isn’t entirely true. Boilers aren’t just for central heating in winter, they are used all year long. In fact, people shower twice as much on average in the […]

5 Reasons for Your Leaking Toilet

Posted on: May 11th, 2018 by Active

  Have you recently noticed a leak in your toilet? A leaking toilet can have a number of different causes; some are more obvious than others and some will need the help of a plumber to diagnose. To help you out, below we’ve shared 5 of the top reasons why there might a leak in […]

Advantages of Underfloor Heating for Your Home

Posted on: April 16th, 2018 by Active

  Do you want a low maintenance, cost-effective heating solution? Have a look at getting underfloor heating installed in your home! Why? Keep reading below where we’ve listed a few of the top advantages of underfloor heating. Comfort Is there anything worse than stepping out of a nice, warm shower and putting your foot onto […]

What’s the Best Type of Boiler for Your Home?

Posted on: August 3rd, 2017 by Active

  It can be very confusing to know which type of boiler you should choose for your home; there’s now lots of types and different makes and models. At Mirage Heating, we’re making it simple for you! Some of the big brands you may be looking at are: Ideal boilers, Vaillant boilers or Worcester boilers. […]

Why Does Your Boiler Pressure Keep Dropping?

Posted on: July 28th, 2017 by Active

  The normal pressure for boilers should be between 1.0 – 2.0; you can check if yours is the correct pressure by looking at the pressure gauge that should be installed. Low boiler pressure is not always something to panic about; often you’ll just need to re-pressurise the boiler and it’ll start working again. However, […]

How DIY Boiler Repairs Can Cost More Money

Posted on: December 2nd, 2015 by Active

Its always a great feeling when you repair something yourself, but there are certain repairs that are best left to the professionals; especially if you aren’t trained or qualified. A boiler is one such system that could have serious repercussions, should you attempt to repair it yourself.

Save Money On Your Boiler And Be More Energy Efficient

Posted on: November 14th, 2013 by Active

Like any other piece of equipment, your boiler needs to be regularly checked and serviced to ensure it is in the best working condition. By regularly servicing your boiler you can save yourself a lot of hassle and cost in the future. However, you should always ensure you get your boiler checked by a fully […]