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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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, […]
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.
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 […]
As part of broader measures to improve energy efficiency in-line with recent EU directives, the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) Affordable Warmth Scheme has introduced grants for free boiler replacements. The scheme specifically targets underprivileged communities, emphasising the elderly and infirm, and is expected to save up to £4.2 billion in energy costs during the lifetimes […]
A boiler is indispensable; it helps provide you with all the hot water you need, as well as heating your home and making it comfortable. Just like any other appliance or device in your home, a boiler will give out certain signs or symptoms indicating repairs.