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What Is a Combination Valve: Understanding Unvented Cylinder Components 23 Jan 2024 Unvented cylinders offer a steady flow of mains pressure hot water at every tap in your home. Gone are the days of dealing with low-pressure water at taps higher in the home or dealing with the maintenance challenges of a vented cylinder. However, that doesn’t mean that unvented cylinders don’t require maintenance. They do. You should have your unvented cylinder inspected and serviced at least once per year to make sure that it’s in good working order and to prevent unanticipated breakdowns with components, such as the combination valve. Not sure what a combination valve is or what its purpose… Read more
Range Tribune Unvented Cylinders: Exploring the Benefits for You 2 Jan 2024 You have many options when it comes to purchasing an unvented cylinder for your home. However, the Range Tribune line is one of the most popular with customers throughout the UK. What gives it such staying power, and what should you know about it before making a purchase? Let’s explore Range Tribune unvented cylinders so you can make an informed decision. What Company Manufactures the Range Tribune Line? Range Tribune unvented cylinders are manufactured by Kingspan Water & Energy. The same manufacturer also makes Albion, Ferham, and Kingspan cylinders. What Makes Range Tribune Unvented Cylinders Worth Your Time? You want… Read more
No Hot Water from My Range Tribune Unvented Cylinder: A Troubleshooting Guide 26 Dec 2023 Range Tribune unvented cylinders are known for their reliability, performance, and affordability. However, they do require the right care and maintenance over time. Otherwise, you could find that you open the tap, and no hot water comes out. If you’re experiencing no hot water from your Range Tribune unvented cylinder, it could be due to one of several different causes. We’ll help you troubleshoot the situation. Check the Cold Tap The first thing to do if you notice that you have no hot water is to close the hot tap and open the cold one. Do you have cold water?… Read more
4 Ways an Unvented Cylinder Improves Your Home’s Efficiency and Reduces Energy Consumption 19 Dec 2023 Looking for ways to make your home more energy efficient? You’re among millions of UK residents doing so for a variety of reasons, from the desire to save money to feeling some degree of energy independence to protecting the planet. While you can do many things, replacing your aging water cylinder with a modern unvented cylinder can do a great deal to enhance energy efficiency and cut consumption. Here are four ways you benefit from installing a modern unvented cylinder. 1. Better Insulation Makes a Big Difference An unvented cylinder’s ability to maintain a specific internal temperature is the key… Read more
4 Tips to Improve Unvented Cylinder Efficiency 12 Dec 2023 Life before the invention of unvented cylinders was much more complicated. To have hot water at the taps, you had to install a cold-water cistern near the top of your home. Even then, you didn’t have mains pressure hot water or the same pressure at all the taps in the house. Unvented cylinders have changed things dramatically. However, that doesn’t mean that yours is as efficient as it could be. Here are four simple tips to improve unvented cylinder efficiency, reduce costs, and even benefit the environment. 1. Drain and refill the cylinder Most municipal water supplies contain some degree… Read more
Unvented Cylinders vs. Instant Water Heaters: What Homeowners Should Know 14 Nov 2023 Having hot water available when you open the tap is an incredible thing that most of us take for granted. That is, until your water heater fails. Then it becomes apparent just how much we depend on these devices in our lives. If you’re replacing an aging appliance, building a new home, or putting an extension on your existing home, it’s important to make the right choice in water heaters. Today, you have new options. One of those is an instant water heater. How do these devices compare to unvented cylinders? What Are Instant Water Heaters? Instant water heaters do… Read more
Tips to Help You Maximise the Lifespan of Your Unvented Cylinder 7 Nov 2023 Purchasing an unvented cylinder is an excellent choice. It ensures you have mains pressure hot water at all your taps, even those located higher up in the home. It also gives you a great deal more flexibility when it comes to installation location than what’s possible with an old-style vented cylinder. However, you’ll need to properly maintain that cylinder if you want it to last as long as possible. Below, you’ll find important tips to help maximise your cylinder’s lifespan. Have a Qualified Engineer Perform an Annual Check This is the single most important tip we can provide. Make sure… Read more
My Unvented Cylinder Is Leaking, What Should I Do? 31 Oct 2023 Water heaters make modern life much more bearable. You’re able to wash dishes in the sink, bathe, and more, without having to heat water for the purpose. However, water heaters are subject to wear and tear, and will eventually degrade and need to be replaced. If you’ve noticed that your unvented cylinder is leaking, it can be a confusing, frustrating time. What should you do? Check the Temperature First, check the temperature of the water flowing through the tundish. If the water is hot, you know the leak is from the water heater. If it’s cold, then it’s from the… Read more
Insulating Your Unvented Cylinder: How and Why It’s Important 23 Oct 2023 Unvented cylinders offer mains pressure hot water at every tap in your home. Today’s models are also more efficient than ever before, ensuring that you’re able to enjoy all the hot water your family needs while reducing the costs of heating that water. However, there are things you can do to help improve that efficiency and performance. One of them is to insulate your unvented cylinder. But how do you go about doing that? And why is it important? Why It’s Important to Insulate Your Unvented Cylinder Without insulation, your water cylinder is exposed to the surrounding air. During the… Read more
How to Find and Use the Thermostat on Your Unvented Cylinder 17 Oct 2023 Your unvented cylinder is responsible for providing mains pressure hot water throughout your home. However, you may find that you need to adjust the temperature of the water. You may need to raise it to kill off potentially harmful bacteria, or maybe you want to lower it to save money on energy or help prevent scalds if you have children in the home. Whatever the case, you’ll need to know how to locate and use the thermostat on your unvented cylinder. What Is a Thermostat? Your unvented cylinder is equipped with a thermostat, which is a simple device that allows… Read more
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