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Should You Get Your Unvented Cylinder Serviced?

Should You Get Your Unvented Cylinder Serviced?

In my opinion it is of the utmost importance that you have your unvented cylinder serviced every year, the cylinder has a number of safety devices that require to be checked for functionality and safety, you need to ensure that the inline strain filter is clean and clear, as this can cause a restriction in flow/performance and also cause unwanted noise from the combination valve, it is important to check the correct operation of the thermal cut off device and that it has been wired correctly.

Is your Ideal Logic Boiler starting to need a little TLC?

Is your Ideal Logic Boiler starting to need a little TLC?

Is your Ideal Logic Boiler starting to need a little TLC? I have started to come across more and more Ideal Logics over the past year that have the same couple of faults, Alarmingly a lot of  my finds are of one particular fault, which is a hairline crack in the exact same place on a plastic sump on the heat exchanger within the boiler, this has to be a manufacturing fault with the moulds or something, anyway this drips water (which is actually condensate water from the products of combustion)

System Upgrades

System Upgrades

System Upgrades In my personal opinion it is of the utmost importance to upgrade your boiler system with sludge and scale protection, every single system could benefit from a magnetic system filter, the likes of magnaclean , spirotrap and the tf1 filter, these filters are very simple in design and are essentially a magnet within a bottle which is fitted to the heating system, it then picks up all the magnetic debris and magnetite within the system, magnetite is the black sludge that blocks up.

RM Cylinders Stelflow Unvented

RM Cylinders Stelflow Unvented

Today I fitted a 250 ltr rm stelflow indirect unvented hot water storage cylinder, it was a very straight forward and easy installation, the performance and heat recovery were very fast.