During the colder months of the year, you want to be certain that your central heating system is working effectively. Unfortunately, the arrival of sub-zero temperatures can cause complications and take your boiler out of action.
The culprit in this case is often the condensate pipe, which is a crucial part of your heating set-up yet one which can be compromised in a cold snap. But what is it and what do you need to know to handle any issues that arise?
Eco Benefits and Pipe Positioning
A little over a decade ago, new regulations were introduced to ensure that a more efficient and sustainable type of boiler design was used in all new-builds across the UK. Condensing boilers are now the norm and require the use of a condensate pipe to expel the waste that is generated as they operate.
This pipe typically protrudes externally … Read the rest