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  • Is It Worth Getting A Boiler Serviced?
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    Boiler servicing is sadly easily overlooked and never really considered by most homeowners, at least not until something goes seriously wrong. It is important to have annual boiler servicing to detect minor issues before they become big problems. It is absolutely worth getting a boiler serviced and in this article, you’ll find several reasons why getting your boiler serviced is necessary.

    Keep you and your family safe with annual boiler servicing

    Getting your boiler serviced regularly will ensure it’s running efficiently and also help to keep it running safely. A faulty boiler can be incredibly dangerous, the worst case being carbon monoxide poisoning.

    During a boiler service, a professional engineer will check for leaks and issues, giving you peace of mind when it comes to keeping your family safe.

    Pick up on issues before they escalate

    John Holland
  • What Happens When A Boiler Is Serviced?
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    Imagine going through an extremely cold winter day and having your heating system give up on you or your boiler system failing just when you need it the most. Fortunately, you can prevent this incident from happening to yourself by scheduling an annual boiler service.

    What is a boiler service?

    A boiler service can help ensure your boiler and central heating system are running as smoothly and efficiently as possible. The service would mostly take less than an hour, but may go up in time depending on the type of appliance.

    During a boiler service, a professional engineer will follow a comprehensive boiler service checklist to make sure everything has been checked and is working well. Booking an appointment can give you peace of mind that your boiler is as safe and working well without the risk of suddenly failing on you

    What Does a Boiler

    John Holland
  • Which Is Better - Drip Irrigation Or Sprinkler?
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    Drip irrigation is a kind of micro irrigation system where you can save water by having it drip slowly to the roots of the plants rather than watering a whole surface like a sprinkler. The main idea is to have water reaching the root zone directly and minimizing evaporation.

    Overwatering with drip irrigation or sprinklers

    A good way to prevent overwatering is to install rain or soil moisture sensors to override your automatic watering system when necessary. A rain sensor is a great investment as it will sense rainfall. Once it detects a sufficient amount of rain, it shuts down any regularly scheduled irrigation. Rain sensors are small, simple devices and are mostly less expensive and easier to install and maintain.

    Soil moisture sensors are known to be more accurate than rain sensors, however, because they can detect moisture at the root
    John Holland
  • Do Sprinkler Systems Save Water?
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    A yard beautifies a home in so many ways. Families love and enjoy yards because of the great view, space to run around, play, get creative, enjoy outdoor meals, and even host guests. Most green thumbs enjoy curating a variety of plants that would help beautify their yard and making it the most stylish looking one on the curb.

    There is one very important component to keeping your plant enthusiasm in check, and also having your yard looking great so you can do all the things you enjoy doing in your yard. This is a sprinkler system. Having a sprinkler system in place is so important but most homeowners worry if it may be expensive to set up, and a waste of water.

    Conserving Water and Saving Money with Your Sprinkler System

    You can conserve water and save money at the same time with a sprinkler system. It is absolutely possible, and this can be
    John Holland
  • How Do Plumbers Clean Pipes?
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    Cleaning Drains At Home

    For cleaning drains in your home caused by blocks and clogs, plumbers everywhere would give you the one same piece of advise and that is to not use store bought chemicals for cleaning your drains. 

    Although it’s fine to use a sink plunger or a simple hand crank drain snake to attempt to remove a simple clog, you might fave a few problems especially when it isn’t done right.
    1. You may not be able to break through a tough clog this way
    2. Neither a plunger nor a hand crank drain will give you a long term solution for the clogging and slow drain problems. What’s worse is that the clog would be likely to return.

    When you have clogs or slow drains in your house it is best to call a professional plumber to take care of the job and let them do what they do best. Licensed plumbers use the best equipment available to
    John Holland