Reduce the risk of breakdowns

Power Flushing

Are your radiators cold at the bottom? Our Power Flushing services can help remove build ups and unblock pipes, for a healthy central heating system.

FAQs

Q . How do I know if I need a power flush ?

A. If your system takes a long while to heat up , your radiators are cold on the bottom or constantly filling with air , your boiler is making loud kettling sounds then it is possible that you need a power flush.

 

Q. My insurance company will not repair my boiler until I have a power flush , is this normal ?

A. Yes , we are doing more and more power flushes these days for insurance purposes , they will not put new parts into a boiler or system which they consider dirty.

Q. Do you give a warranty?

A. Our warranty is backed by Plumb 4 Heat. If you get a blockage due to sludge in a 24 month period after power flush we will come out and re-flush free of charge. 

Q. Do you issue a British Standards Certificate ?

A. We issue a BS7593-2019 compliance certificate upon completion of the Power Flush.

Q. How long will a power flush take ?

A. We usually take between 4 - 8 hours to power flush your system depending on the amount of radiators and how dirty it is.

Q. Do you have to be Gas Safe Registered to power flush ?

A. A lot of companies will tell you no but as you have to work on and around the gas boiler then yes you do have to be Gas Safe registered.

Q. Can a power flush cause leaks ?

A. A power flush itself will not cause any leaks within your heating system and boiler. But if there is corrosion sealing a pinhole in a radiator ​then it will leak, due to the corrosion being removed. As for pipe joints and boiler parts, a power flush will not harm them.

Q. Do you have insurance ?

A. Yes we have £2m public liability insurance.

Q. What chemicals and machinery do you use ?

A. Depending on the situation we use Sentinel X800 and X100 inhibitor or Kamco chemicals, we use Kamco CF90 power flush machines and dual magnet filtration system which are able to clean up to a 60 radiator system and rad vibro tool to agitate the sludge in your radiators.

Q. Can microbore & single pipe systems be power flushed ?

A. Yes they can but takes longer and requires our specialist knowledge of power flushing heating systems.