1. nicebutdim

    Options for electric heating?

    I know litte about the best means of heating a home using electricty so want to ask on behalf of a relative who has floated the idea of oil filled radiators on individual timers or new storage heaters. House currently has storage heaters downstairs and nothing upstairs. Storage heaters are to...
  2. U

    Heating Diagram for two boilers on two different phases.

    Hi Everyone ,i need a advise please:basicaly i got two system boiler with one imersion heather ,they must be combinet in one way.If in any reasone boiler number one lost power ,boiler two supposed start working ,two boiler on different phases . please if any one had simillar situations ,any...
  3. jjjinx

    Storage heater not heating up but powered

    Hi guys, I'm on a job where one of the storage heaters isn't heating up. it is a dimplex model FXL18N 2.34kW. There are two of these heaters in the property but one is not heating up. I've checked & bypassed the supply using peak supply to verify that electricity is getting into the heater...
  4. Gary Tollison

    Central heating queries: is this safe?

  5. J

    Toaster problems middle element not heating

    Hi I’m getting very frustrated have a 4 slice swan Nordic toaster the elements in the middle will not heat have done a continuity test and would appear the there are no breaks in the elements help anyone? Ps I know it’s not worth a fortune but the thought of chucking it seems really wasteful
  6. Ap1234

    Ireland Horstmann Centaurstat 7 Room Thermostats and Heating Programmers

    Hi, I want to either replace or add a thermostat to my Heating Programmer which only has basic functions of On/Off, Timer and Boost.. Can a thermostat be connected to the programmer wiring or do I have to replace the programmer entirely with the thermostat and if so, is the wiring that’s...
  7. T

    Heating Controller Being overridden (UK)

    Hi hope someone can help me, it’s a bit of a long story so sorry in advance. Around 10 months ago we had a power cut and when the power was restored, we got a bit of a surge. Didn’t realise that it had impacted on our central heating until we woke up in the middle of the night with the water...
  8. S

    Heating electric controls running hot/ burning, oil heating

    Hi all Happy Christmas to you and yours. I need some expert advice I made the temporary leap to a off grid Mobile home a few months ago while I build my house. All works ok, generator during the day and batteries and a 1 to 2 kw 220v inverter at night. However, there is a slight problem, I...
  9. Weezy

    Adding an additional zone to existing heating system, should this work?

    So iv got to add a mini one UFH zone to an existing property's heating system, i have already wired in all the easy parts ie. actuator, zone valve, stat etc. however i just need to hook it up to trigger the boiler. iv attached a few images to try and explain things better, the plumber told me...
  10. S

    Problems with Immersion Heating element

    Hi - our heating has packed up and we are trying to resurrect our immersion heater. We put a new heating element into it yesterday and all seemed well - it heated the tank of water. Then we had a power cut and this morning we can't get it to work again. We've changed the fuse and checked that...
  11. S

    Am2, what size cable for the heating system

    Hi everyone I have my am2 resit coming up and was wondering what size cable do you use from the wiring centre, to the programmer, and what size cable is used from the wiring centre to the thermostat. I thought it was 1.5, but wasn't sure. Any answers will be much appreciated, thanks a lot.
  12. N

    Landis GYR - heating won’t turn on.

    Apologies if this is in the incorrect place We have moved into a new flat and unfortunately, we can’t seem to work the heating. Would anyone be kind enough to help point us in the right place of how to tune it on - I’ve attached some pictures Thanks in advance, Nathan
  13. D

    Underfloor heating wiring

    I am a DIYr. I have a gas fired underfloor heating system installed about 12 years ago. The controllers are Uponor C35 and thermostats T35 (there is also a UP36 mixer and outside sensor but I don't think that's relevant). There are two separate 4-port manifolds in different parts of the...
  14. L

    Electric Underfloor Heating not working - troubleshooting

    I have electric underfloor heating. The thermostat lights on but there's no heat felt via the floor. The termostat is a Time Guard UFPT7. What troubleshooting would you recommend to find the root cause? The system is nearly 10 years old. TIA x
  15. O

    Multi-fuel boiler stove connected to existing heating system using a relay

    Hi all, first of all I'm not a sparks so forgive my ignorance. We are currently getting a boiler stove installed. This involves connecting the plumbing and some electrical to our existing heating system. The Plumber has requested that our electrician installs a spur at the location of the...
  16. littlespark

    Identify heating controller

    Morning all. I’m sure all you human beings will be quicker and more accurate than google… Can anyone identify this heating controller. Looks like it’s missing a flap on the bottom…
  17. D

    Heating blanket controller

    I'm not an electrician- I don't know the right terminology- I'll try to be clear... I cut off the broken controller from my electric heating blanket. I connected one lead of the blanket to house mains. I connected the other from the blanket...
  18. S

    Hive underfloor heating fitted incorrectly...?

    I have two hive zones. One for the house and one for the UFH in the kitchen. When I boost the UFH from the thermostat or the Hive app the light on the Hive receiver comes on immediately, but the boiler does not fire and the valve triggering the UFH does not move. Basically nothing happens...
  19. sargentbash

    central heating or electric heating?

    Hi all, I have a quick question. I live in a ground floor 1 bed flat. The building is pretty old, the wall on the front/right side & back is brick , no insulation what so ever. I have 1 large radiator in the open plan kitchen/living room and 1 radiator in the bedroom, I also have a hive smart...
  20. D

    Can I use an electric clothes iron to control a quartz heating element?