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My heating system is constantly losing pressure
Check all visible joints including radiator valves and connections for obvious signs of leakage. There needs to be consideration to potential leaks to any under-floor pipe work.
Check that there is no water being discharged from the pressure relief valve (sometimes referred to as an overflow). This pipe usually goes from the boiler through to an outside wall and terminates outside. Check this for signs of dripping. If it is wet, this may mean that the pressure relief valve is faulty.
In either case, if your heating system keeps losing pressure… it’s best to call NK Heating Solutions!

Gas boilers can display a variety of error messages, and the meaning of the message can vary depending on the make and model of the boiler. However, here are some of the most common error messages you might encounter on a gas boiler and what they usually indicate:

  1. “Low water pressure” – This error message indicates that the water pressure in the boiler system is too low. This can be caused by a leak in the system or a faulty pressure gauge.
  2. “Ignition failure” – If the boiler fails to ignite, this error message will be displayed. This can be caused by a faulty ignition system, a blocked flue, or a lack of gas supply.
  3. “Flame failure” – If the boiler detects that the flame has gone out, it will display this error message. This can be caused by a faulty thermocouple, a blocked flue, or a lack of gas supply.
  4. “Overheating” – If the boiler detects that the water temperature is too high, it will display this error message. This can be caused by a faulty thermostat or a problem with the circulation of water in the system.
  5. “Pump failure” – If the boiler is unable to circulate water around the system, it will display this error message. This can be caused by a faulty pump, a blockage in the system, or a problem with the water pressure.

It’s important to note that if you encounter any of these error messages, you should consult the boiler manufacturer’s user manual or contact a qualified heating engineer to diagnose and fix the problem. Trying to fix the problem yourself could be dangerous and may invalidate your boiler’s warranty.

Yes, When properly installed, an air source heat pump can produce up to 5 times more heat energy to the home than the electrical energy it consumes. Speak to NK Heating!

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Chances are, if your boiler is over 10 years old then it will be far less efficient. NK Heating Solutions can provide you with a free quote to ensure that your boiler is energy efficient. You might want to also check for more advice.

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