Power Flushing Essex

BPS Plumbing will give your system a thorough inspection and after an efficient and effective power flushing procedure, will provide you with benefits such as:

  • Give you a more efficient heating system.
  • Save you up to 25% on heating bills.
  • Better circulation and faster home heating
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Essex power flushing – Why is it needed?

If sludge and debris is not removed from heating systems, it can accumulate in radiators, pipework and heat exchangers, causing severe blockages. This diminishes the transfer of heat and can result in pipe, radiator valve and heating control servo valve damage. In some cases this will eventually lead to the premature failure of the boiler.

Essex power flushing is a popular method of cleaning and maintaining a central heating system. A power flushing unit sends water at high velocity through the system to dislodge and remove debris, limescale, and sludge build-up. A thorough power flush will improve heat distribution throughout the property, subsequently lowering household energy bills and increasing system reliability.

Kamco Power flushing System

Kamco power flushing system helps to:

  • Improve heating efficiency
  • Reduce Heating bills
  • Long lasting boiler life
  • Whole system cleansing

If your central heating system suffers from any of the following:

  • Cold spots in radiators?
  • Loud banging noises from the boiler?
  • Noisy pipes due to restrictions?
  • Radiator cold at top or bottom?
  • Blocked pipes & valves due to sludge?
  • Boiler cutting out due to blocked pump?
  • Little or no hot water due to blocked pipes?
  • Dirty brown or black water when bleeding radiators?

Then you need to get in touch with our expert team of engineers to book your power flushing in Essex today and have your worries be a thing of the past.

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FAQs

What is Power Flushing?

A Power flush is a cleansing process for your boiler and central heating system which removes any dirt, sludge, rust and debris that may have accumulated within your system over time. If these substances are left in your heating system, they could cause blockages or corrosion and ultimately reduce the efficiency of your boiler – they could even eventually lead to a breakdown.

What happens during power flushing and how long could it take?

Using a specialised machine, a chemical is circulated through your radiators, pipes and boiler at a high pressure. This flushes out any potentially inhibiting deposits and thus allows water to flow freely throughout your system.

The length of time needed for a power flush typically depends on your system’s size and condition. Usually, a power flush can take up to around 8 hours to perform, however on particularly complicated systems, it could take up to 2 days.

What are the benefits of getting a power flush?
  • Enhanced energy-efficiency
  • Improved system reliability
  • Potentially lower energy bills
  • Reduced likeliness of boiler breakdown
  • Could increase system lifespan
  • Radiators can warm up quicker
  • Better quality of heating and hot water
  • Reduced noise from boiler and radiators
When should you get a system power flush?

Power flushing is required when the system is heavily contaminated. This can be caused by a number of factors including incorrect installation, the system not been thoroughly cleansed before installation or bacterial growth.

If you’re getting a new boiler installed, the building regulations recommend that a suitable cleanse is carried out prior to the installation.

This can vary from a simple system flush with clean water to a powerful power flush on more contaminated systems. This helps to prevent your new system from being contaminated and inhibited by the sludge and debris that was present in your old one.

Signs your system needs a power flush?
  • Cold spots on your radiators, particularly at the bottom
  • The radiators require constant bleeding
  • Noisy radiators and boiler
  • Radiator leaks
  • Frequent breakdowns
  • Boiler constantly needs to be restarted
  • Central heating takes a long time to heat up
  • Some radiators struggle to heat up more than others
  • Discoloured water when radiators are bled
  • Cold radiators but hot pipes
Who should perform a power flush?

You should always ensure that a professional carries out any work on your central heating system. Qualified engineers will always carry their Gas Safe ID with them, you can ask to see it if you have any doubts.

Whilst there are no rules stating that you must be Gas Safe registered to perform a system power flush, you must be competent and able to complete the job properly.

A mistake could make your heating system perform worse than what it did before and there are risks in using the specialised chemicals. We therefore recommend seeking the help of a professional.

BPS Plumbing & Heating has a number of local expert engineers that are skilled in performing power flushes in Essex. You could get in touch today to help diagnose whether your system requires a power flush and to book an appointment.

How much does a power flush cost?

Prices for a central heating power flush can vary depending on the size of your heating system and the complexity of the job. Generally, prices can start at approximately £300.

This may seem like a costly expense, however there are potential savings to be made due to enhanced system efficiency and this measure could help to prevent an expensive breakdown in the future.

How can I arrange a power flush booking?

To arrange your power flushing in Essex, please contact us by clicking here or call us on 07866249166. We shall get back to you with a response almost immediatly during weekdays.

Contact us today for a FREE Essex power flushing quote

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I am Brandon

Brandon is the lead engineer at BPS Plumbing & Heating in Essex. Brandon has been working in the boiler and heating industry since 2015.

So if its help or advice you need for getting a power flush of your heating system, you have come to the right place.

Brandon is happy to talk through any questions or queries you may have.

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Area We Cover

BPS plumbing & Heating in Essex provides boiler installations, boiler repairs, boiler servicing, power flushing, central heating system repairs, and many more plumbing services in the areas listed below. We are not however limited to these areas, as we can travel even further to meet any plumbing and heating demands you may have.

  • Grays
  • Basildon
  • Rochester
  • London
  • Chelmsford
  • Dartford
  • Essex
  • Croydon
  • Sevenoaks
  • Grays
  • Basildon
  • Rochester
  • London
  • Chelmsford
  • Dartford
  • Essex
  • Croydon
  • Sevenoaks

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