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  1. king of pipes rated Mark Huddleston's post Agree in the thread Help with bacteria in header tank....biocide??.

    Thanks for that. So basically make sure the tank is nipping clean with no chemicals added into the tank once system is filled.

    Feb 20, 2018 at 9:35 PM
  2. king of pipes replied to the thread Help with bacteria in header tank....biocide??.

    Personally never introduced a biocide into a open vented system , and please do not leave inhibitor in the feed and expansion tank it...

    Feb 20, 2018 at 6:17 AM
  3. king of pipes rated steadyon's post Agree in the thread Mixing Hot and Cold Water; also a Sink Bypass.

    With respect to where to buy parts: 1. Screwfix or Toolstation are fairly reasonable in terms of coverage for most plumbing and...

    Feb 20, 2018 at 6:05 AM
  4. king of pipes liked Chuck's post in the thread Expansion vessel sizing question (because it's driving me mad).

    The air in the vessel remains at (close to) constant temperature so one uses Boyle's law pV = constant, as follows. It's easier to...

    Feb 20, 2018 at 5:59 AM
  5. king of pipes replied to the thread Noisy Central Heating & Clunking Alpha Eco2 Boiler.

    Get alpha to come out and do a repair , i doubt it will be the electrode . cheers kop

    Feb 19, 2018 at 7:18 PM
  6. king of pipes replied to the thread Noisy Central Heating & Clunking Alpha Eco2 Boiler.

    Could be a number of things the Eco2 has a 5year manufacturers warranty it maybe worth a phone call to alpha have your address postcode...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 5:20 AM
  7. king of pipes rated quality's post Agree in the thread Gas meter capped - can I remove boiler?.

    Not being awkward but I would pay an gas engineer to do a proper job

    Feb 18, 2018 at 6:00 PM
  8. king of pipes replied to the thread Help with draining down system.

    Tie the ballvalve up in the small heating feed and expasion tank or if possible isolate via a valve on the supply to the tank . cheers kop

    Feb 18, 2018 at 3:19 PM
  9. king of pipes liked SimonG's post in the thread Combining a wood burner with lpg boiler - ideas?.

    Your design doesn't cut it. It's unsafe. You need an engineer who's competent and experienced. H2 panel defaults safe in event of...

    Feb 17, 2018 at 6:51 PM
  10. king of pipes rated Jim Goodenough's post Agree in the thread Stopcock leaking under sink unit.

    If stopcock is old and worn, undo gland nut (stopcock can be on or off) and wrap 4-6 turns PTFE or Loctite 55 around stem clockwise, and...

    Feb 17, 2018 at 6:40 PM
  11. king of pipes replied to the thread Combining a wood burner with lpg boiler - ideas?.

    Have a look at the Dunsley Neutralizer but as said above a Hetas and LPG Approved installer will be needed . cheers kop

    Feb 17, 2018 at 6:38 PM
  12. king of pipes rated ShaunCorbs's post Agree in the thread Combining a wood burner with lpg boiler - ideas?.

    Might be worth asking the h2 guys can they design something

    Feb 17, 2018 at 6:27 PM