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Gas Safe Register

Gas is dangerous, and sometimes, potentially lethal. Therefore, if you are thinking about getting a boiler fitted, gas fire replaced or even a cooker repaired, you ought to first make sure that the engineer you are about to hire is professionally qualified to carry out this work safely. 1. Gas Safe Register By the law of UK, anyone who wishes to get gas appliances installed or repaired must be on the Gas Safe Register, which was initiated in the year 2009 [...]

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A Comprehensive Guide for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning If you have unsafe gas appliances installed at your house then there is a high probability that it can produce an extremely hazardous gas known as carbon monoxide (CO). The gas is extremely unsafe, and can also be life threatening upon exposure. Further, many chronic diseases are also caused by carbon monoxide exposure. Carbon monoxide is produced when natural gas or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) is completely burnt. Such a situation arises when the gas appliance is [...]

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Regular Boiler Servicing – A Long Term Safety Investment

  Many households in Norfolk and Norwich don’t realise that the boiler breakdown costs can be a hefty investment. Thousands of pounds are spent on equipment repair, along with income losses and property damage. Most city administration, municipality and countries have definite laws pertaining to boiler inspection to minimize the chances of an accident. The inspections are conducted by certified inspectors, but the maintenance services are provided by renowned plumbing and heating services, like All Star Systems. Safety Hazards and Damage to [...]

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Combination Boilers

Household and commercial establishments in Norfolk and Norwich are always looking for sustainable heating solutions that offer maximum functionality during the colder months. Combination boilers, commonly known as combi boilers, have become a popular choice for the masses. For starters, what are combi boilers?  Combi boiler is a simple and pragmatic solution for households that are concerned about high energy and heating costs. The combi boiler is a single heating system that warms the entire space from a space saving unit. [...]

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Dealing With Low Water Pressure

One of the common issues dealt by households in Norfolk and Norwich is low water pressure. A decline in the water pressure can be extremely inconvenient and frustrating wracking havoc in your day-to-day operations. Thereby, opting for a reliable service like Allstar Systems can help you deal with the issue with ease. Ways to Increase Low Water Pressure in Your Plumbing System: Clearing Clogged Pipes Clogged pipes are one of the primary catalysts restricting the flow of water. Generally, plumbing [...]

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A Comprehensive Guide for Heating Systems

Heating control systems have become increasingly popular in a short span of time offering greater comfort for households in Norfolk and Norwich. Such systems are ideal for regulating temperatures of commercial and domestic households. Most systems have now become automated with the ability to manage the heating as per the predefined settings to ensure comfort. Initially, a conventional timer based heating system was used in the United Kingdom. However, with technology becoming sophisticated heating systems have evolved to a [...]

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Legionnaires disease in Water Systems

How to Manage Legionnaires disease in Water Systems? Legionnaires’ disease is caused by Legionella bacteria that are commonly found in the water we consume. The bacteria tend to grow when essential nutrients are available and temperature is regulated between 20-45°C. On the contrary, bacteria do not survive if the temperature exceeds 60°C or it tends to get dormant in temperature below 20°C. Primarily, Legionnaires’ disease is a type of pneumonia that can be extremely detrimental to the human health causing [...]

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The Benefits of Power Flushing

The Benefits of Power Flushing The central heating system in your household deserves care and regular maintenance. Through power flushing, individuals can clean various contaminants such as sludge and rust. Those domestic establishments that do not clean their heating systems on regular intervals hamper the efficiency of their systems. Furthermore, if your boiler or pump is making noises then power flushing your heating system can eliminate that problem. In the United Kingdom, as per the building regulations all property owners are [...]

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Water Softener

The Need for Water Softeners

Soft Water: The Need for Water Softeners A water softener is an agent that softens the water by eliminating all the hazardous minerals that can make water hard. Primarily, water that comprises of a high amount of magnesium or calcium is referred to as hard water. Hard water can be a source of multiple problems in your household. Hard water makes it difficult to dissolve soap or detergent in water and leaves water spots. The organic acid found in soaps [...]

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Condensing Boilers: A Viable Investment

Condensing Boilers: A Viable Investment In a recent update, households have to comply with the Worldwide Energy Regulations for the optimum use of technologies and resources. In this regard, the condensing boilers condense the water vapour becoming one of the most innovative and readily used technologies in heating. Such boilers have a considerably high efficiency rate making them a viable investment. At All Star Systems, a team of professionals offer boiler installation, and repair, and maintenance services in Norfolk and [...]

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