Central Heating System Repair
Central Heating System Engineers
When central heating problems crop up, particularly in the autumn and winter, you need an engineer on site ASAP. It doesn’t matter whether it’s your boiler, radiators, or pipework that’s causing a problem… it needs fixing fast. At Grand Union Plumbing & Heating, we understand how important it is for central heating system repair work to be carried out quickly and effectively, and we’re very familiar with the many problems that can arise.
Common Central Heating System Repair Examples
Radiators have cold patches
The repair required is often suggested by where the cold patch is. If your radiator is cold at the top, this is likely to be trapped air and the radiator needs bleeding. However, if it is cold in the middle or at the bottom, this is often caused by a build up of scale or rust etc. or something blocking the flow of water; either way might require flushing through. It’s worth noting that if your radiators on one floor are hot, but on another floor are cold, this again suggests a blockage. However, if they’re cold on the top floor, this could also be to do with boiler pressure, and if they’re cold on the bottom floor, this could be to do with the pump.
Typical boiler issues include:
- You have hot water but no heating
- You have heating but no hot water
- You have neither heat nor hot water
- Your boiler is leaking
- Your boiler is making strange noises such as bubbling, hissing, or banging
- Your boiler won’t ignite
- Your boiler switches off too soon
- Your boiler pressure is low
When you have a leaking pipe, sometimes it is as simple as tightening something up. However, that sounds easier than it can be in reality, for joints etc. get stuck and you risk damaging the pipework. Often, additional sealant is required as well or the leaky pipe actually needs to be replaced. So unless you’re totally confident in what you’re doing, it’s best to give us a ring so we can have a look.
Water tank overflow problems
System and regular boilers get their water from a tank, usually stored in the loft. If the ballcock becomes faulty or jams, this can cause an overflow and may mean the ballcock needs replacing.
If your property is in or around Milton Keynes and you have a problem with your central heating system, please just give us a call on 01908 034194. It’s always best to get it checked out sooner rather than later… before the cold weather sets in!
If you are looking for a heating engineer within the Milton Keynes area for anything from boiler installations to fixing a tap, or would like some friendly advice please call Mitch directly today on 01908 034194
What Our Customers Say
It’s not very often that you find a quality tradesperson who is reliable, honest, and competitive on his pricing. Mitch has done a number of jobs in our house, including installing a new boiler, water tank and radiators. All to a brilliant standard. I will happily recommend Mitch and Grand Union Plumbing!
Very happy with the service I have received, the service was prompt, efficient and professional. Yes, I would use again.
Amazing work and attention to detail and Mitch is a great person to work with
Very friendly service. On-time and very professional. Also very careful about safety during the current COVID outbreak.
Mitch is super friendly and professional, happy to give advice and he’s done loads of work for me.
Highly recommended, would use again
Highly recommend Mitch. Polite, professional, on time. Great service.
Mitch replaced our boiler and ran new pipework, plus relocated some radiators. He did a brilliant job and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend him! He was punctual, helpful and polite.
I had a new bathroom fitted by Mitch. He was absolutely excellent. He was polite, tidy and did an exceptional job. Reasonably priced too. 100% recommend.
Excellent service. I contacted them for a boiler repair. They responded within hours with prices. Once they confirmed part availability, they fitted within days. Very efficient, great service and I liked their clear pricing.
Definitely recommend & I will be booking my annual service with them in future.
Grand Union replaced our central heating system and in doing so we requested that it be relocated from the airing cupboard into the Garage. The work was completed professionally & on time with the relocated pipework like a work of art, very neat and orderly. I would have no issue with recommending Grand Union, and will certainly be using them for all our gas & plumbing needs.
I have called Mitch out twice since moving into our new house a month ago. Both times he has managed to fit in an appointment fairly quickly to resolve our issues. He has been professional and friendly, offering advice on other issues that I have seen. I would definitely recommend his services.
We have used Grand Union Plumbing several times as we had a really tricky fault. We found Mitch to be really excellent. Very happy to recommend, 10/10
Called Mitch out on very short notice, extremely reliable and great rates, would highly recommend Grand Union Plumbing and Heating. Also provided advice with other queries aside from the job at hand- with no reluctance. Great service, thank you for your hard work and honesty Mitch.
Definitely recommend these guys. Had a job done by them and they wasted no time to get it done and made sure I was completely happy before any payments. Nowadays companies just want to rush and take your money. Big thumps up
Have used Grand Union twice now. They are very quick to respond to enquiries, reasonably priced, tidy workers and very friendly. I can’t fault them. Definitely my go to guys now for any plumbing needs.
I found Grand Union Plumbing through the Gas Safe Register. I had a boiler service and gas safety certificate. Mitchell was very professional and the prices were very reasonable. I would definitely recommend and use again.
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