Bathroom Flooring | Our top 5 picks

Bathroom Flooring | Our top 5 picks

When choosing bathroom flooring, you’d be forgiven for feeling overwhelmed. While factors such as cost and style are important, it’s crucial to make sure the flooring you love is also water resistant. Baths and showers mean a damp environment and quite often fluctuating temperatures so when it comes to the right bathroom flooring endurance is

Home heating tips to stay warm this winter

Home heating tips to stay warm this winter

Did you know that in Britain, the average family household switches their heating on in October and uses it daily right up until March or even April? So, central heating boilers, they work pretty hard, right? Which is why making a few simple changes can make all the difference to your environment. From stylish stoves

Bathrooms Leeds | Planning for Spring Renovations

Bathrooms Leeds | Planning for Spring Renovations

With Christmas only 6 weeks away many of us are preparing for the holiday season. At Direct Heating, on the other hand, we’re looking further forward to the Spring. When it comes to renovating a bathroom, the timing is often crucial which is why we recommend planning for the work 10-12 weeks in advance. Preparation

Worcester Bosch; the UK’s most loved boiler brand

Worcester Bosch; the UK’s most loved boiler brand

About Worcester Bosch Starting life as a small engineering works in the early 1960’s, Worcester Bosch is a leading heating and hot water products manufacturer, based in the UK. Initially, Worcester established themselves as a supplier of oil-fired central heating equipment. In 1971, however, they introduced their revolutionary gas combi. Over the years and as

Boilers Leeds: should you repair or replace?

Boilers Leeds: should you repair or replace?

Your boiler keeps you warm when it’s cold outside so the prospect of a winter breakdown can often be stress-inducing. It’s therefore vital your boiler is kept healthy, through regular annual services. But should the worst happen there are many different circumstances that will determine your choice of action. It’s not always clear whether to

Boiler Repair Leeds | 4 signs your system is heading for a breakdown

Boiler Repair Leeds | 4 signs your system is heading for a breakdown

We’re now well on the way to winter and many will have switched on the central heating but after months of inactivity, this can put pressure on the boiler. If you have a regular service plan, this should prevent any inconveniences. Winter, however, is notorious for heating issues, so expect the unexpected. If a potential

New Boilers Leeds; Direct Heating for the Perfect Installation

New Boilers Leeds; Direct Heating for the Perfect Installation

There is a lot to consider when it comes to purchasing a new boiler and often the process can seem like a minefield. Boiler installations don’t have to be complicated, however, and that’s why at Direct Heating, we keep everything straightforward. From our free home visits to the superior aftercare, enjoy hassle-free installations with Direct

Why does my central heating boiler keep cutting out?

Why does my central heating boiler keep cutting out?

We don’t generally give much thought to our central heating boiler, we just expect it to work. Even more so during the long winter months and when we need it the most. But what happens when your heating cuts out and without any prior warning? From frozen pipes to low water pressure here’s why your

Vented vs Unvented Hot Water Cylinders

Vented vs Unvented Hot Water Cylinders

The two main types of hot water tanks are vented and unvented hot water cylinders. Vented is actually the much older style whereas unvented and pressurised is new. Modern advancements in heating also mean that the choice is greater than ever so if you’re baffled about which hot water tank you need then you have

Why use a Worcester Bosch Accredited Installer?

Why use a Worcester Bosch Accredited Installer?

What is a Worcester Bosch Accredited Installer? First of all, what is a Worcester Bosch Accredited Installer? Well, a heating engineer accredited by the brand has to uphold certain standards and procedures. They additionally specialise in Worcester products and promise a high-quality installation. For the homeowner, there are also many perks to using a certified

Gas safety tips to keep you Gas Safe at home

Gas safety tips to keep you Gas Safe at home

What is Gas Safety Week? This week is Gas Safety Week, an annual event to raise awareness about the dangers of unsafe gas appliances. Because the majority of us rely on gas appliances, whether for heating, cooking or hot water, it’s vital to carry out checks and ensure they are working safely. According to research

No hot water? 5 things to check before calling a heating engineer

No hot water? 5 things to check before calling a heating engineer

Now that the weather is starting to turn, there’s nothing worse than a situation of NO HOT WATER! Fear not, however, as with a little time and patience, you may be able to resolve the issue yourself. If you’re having hot water problems but your boiler is still working, here’s 5 things you can check