Whilst it may be sunny and warm at the moment your gas boiler is probably not getting much attention or work. It might click on for the hot water in the morning and top up in the evening but otherwise, it's having a bit of a rest before the dreaded date of October the first comes along (traditionally the first time in the year when the Central heating is turned back on for the winter). But spare a thought for the upkeep of the boiler because you really do not want to have a situation when it breaks down at any time of the year let alone the winter months. For example, why not give this Gloucester Boiler Servicing company at http://www.hprservicesltd.com/gloucester-boilers/boiler-servicing-gloucester/ a click. There are many things that can go wrong with the boiler. Here is how the system works. Bear in mind though this is just how it works not how to repair it. Never touch the boiler yourself always leave it to the professionals.

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The first part of the boiler is the part what is used to actually heat up the water in the first place. This water, when hot will transfer itself around the pipes of the system carrying the water to the radiators in each of the room you have them in. All that a radiator is underneath that metal or ceramic casing is a set of copper pipes. These are designed to go back and forth so that the when the water flows through the pipes it heats up the metal so that they radiate heat out into the room. Hence why they are called radiators. Natural gas is used to warm up the water, but it needs to be a controlled blaze. The flow of the gas is regulated into the boiler and it is to the next part where the water is heated that we must go next.

The heat exchanger is responsible for warming the water up from cold so that it can be used to warm the rooms via the radiators. It is important that the thermostat is set correctly as this will control the heat of the gas coming in. The water for the radiators is generally taken up to sixty degrees but no more than that. The reason is that if it goes too high it will boil the water in the pipes. This makes steam and will create air pockets that will mean you will have to bleed the radiators by releasing the air. You won’t need a specialist for that.

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The other issue to get checked is the water pump. This pushes the heated water from the heat exchanger out to the radiators, so they can get on with the job of warming up the house. So, to spare the hassle and worry of the boiler going wrong in one of those areas why not give the firm a click.

Published by Sunil Pandey