Installer Focus

5 ways to spot a zombie boiler

Wolseley’s Richard Harvey reveals five difficult-to-spot symptoms of a boiler in need of replacement, which installers can use to advise...

6 ways installers can ensure their customers’ heating systems are up and running before it’s too late

As winter approaches, many households will soon be turning their heating on for the first time in months. Where issues arise...

5 things installers need to know about thermal stores

Thermal stores provide the perfect solution for combining heat sources to maximise energy efficiency and delivering water and space heating. ...

What’s the difference between a boiler “safety check” and a “service”?

Getting a gas boiler inspected on an annual basis by a Gas Safe registered engineer is key to maintaining boiler...

The Apprenticeship Levy – What installers need to know

Neil Collishaw – Head of Innovation and Development at BPEC-  looks at some of the common questions that have been by...

Checkatrade Q&A responds to members’ questions about changes to the way the business works

Social media has been busy this week with comments, concerns and criticism about changes to the way Checkatrade is run....

5 top tips when installing a smart control

Ideal Boilers’ Marketing Director Jo Shepherd takes a look at the smart control industry, and how installers can make the...

6 reasons why training is good for installers and their businesses

Technology and product development are progressing at a rapid pace, impacting and changing the way you run your business on...

Five top tips for maximum heating control

Whether fitting a new heating system or simply upgrading an existing one, installers need to consider each customer’s individual requirements...

6 reasons why only genuine spare parts will do

With many alternatives to genuine spare parts on the market, which can claim to be exact replicas of genuine products...