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Bothered by your boiler? Seeking servicing or requiring repairs? Planning plumbing?

If you are in the Gloucestershire area and have any plumbing, heating or renewables queries, including boiler installation, then Green Flame can help.

5 Greener Energy Options for Your Home

Here at Green Flame, we’re always interested in greener energy options in an effort to make our homes more sustainable and reduce the amount of greenhouse gas production.  So here, we outline the 5 greener energy options for consideration if you’re thinking of...

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9 Things To Do Before The Heating Goes On

With energy prices set to quadruple over the next few months, we'd like to share with you our top 9 must do's before the heating goes on and you flick the boller switch and whack up the thermostat.  For many people, the energy crisis this winter is going to leave...

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Switching to zero carbon heating by 2025?

Switching to zero carbon heating for our homes is a very hot topic at the moment, and it seems that it's in the news constantly.  The UN's COP 26 summit is nearly underway and the focus is very much on sustainable, zero carbon energy. There has been a lot of...

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Why do I need my Boiler Serviced Annually?

Amongst many other things in life, trying to find the time to book in services may seem like a tricky task – especially when you lead such a busy lifestyle! But there are many reasons why you should prioritise finding the time to have your boiler serviced. An...

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When Should I get my Boiler Replaced?

It can be hard to tell when to get your boiler replaced and whether or not it is on its way out. Perhaps you have noticed some distinct signs or, you know you have had it for a little while? We at Green Flame are experts when it comes to boilers! We know all the...

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Which Boiler is right for my Home?

When getting a new boiler installed in your home it’s a major decision and one that can be confusing with many options available. To make sure you make the right one it’s important to consider not only the size of your home but your current and future heating...

The NEW Greenstar 4000, what you need to know

It’s official the new Greenstar 4000 Combi boiler has launched! Created from the original DNA of the Greenstar i, Worcester Bosch have built a totally transformed model but still with the tried and tested features of the Greenstar i. What does the 4000 range...

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Our Guide on Legionella Testing

Legionella Testing, if you are a landlord or business owner responsible for health and safety, may be something you are already familiar with. However, it's surprising how many people aren't aware of Legionella and the potential risks/ health hazards if left...

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Using Renewable Energy to Heat your Home

There’s been a huge increase in recent years on the drive for using renewable energy sources. One of the ways you can look to do this is by heating your home using renewable energy. Not to mention the increasing prices of gas and electricity, now could be the best...

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Can a Smart Meter Really Save you Money?

The main way that a smart meter can help save you money, is by making you more aware of your energy consumption. By simply adjusting your behaviour you can use less energy each day and save yourself money. It also means you can adapt your heating schedule to match...

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What to do if you have no hot water

Nobody wants the shock of an ice-cold shower or to fill the sink up ready for the dishes, only to find it’s freezing! No hot water can be a nightmare. At Green Flame we have put together this helpful guide to teach you how to fix the minor issues that may cause you...

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How to fix 5 simple boiler problems

We hardly notice our boilers working hard to keep our homes heated. That is until you step into a cold house or have the shock of an ice-cold shower!   At Green Flame we have put together this helpful guide to teach you the tell-tale signs of common boiler...

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Do I Need A Boiler Servicing Plan?

We often don’t notice the boilers in our homes… that is until you step into a freezing cold shower, or you notice your teeth have started chattering. Your boiler is the heart of your home and it’s important that it is kept happy and healthy! Many of us are all too...

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The three most common boiler problems

A temperamental boiler is an inconvenience that we all experience so we have put together a list of the top three problems that occur with boilers! Hot Water but No Heating If you have hot water but no heating, an easy fix is to increase the boiler pressure, this...

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Get 2 Years Interest Free Credit

Getting a new boiler should not put a financial strain on you and your family, that is why, at Green Flame, we are here to help. We care for our customers and their wellbeing, which is why we offer a range of credit options to suit you, including 0% finance options...

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Bathroom Jargon Explained!

I know that sometimes we can baffle people with our use of jargon and technical terms when referring to all things bathroom related. Here are some of the more commonly used words and phrases, together with a brief explanation: • Back-to wall – this is a toilet or...

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Save Money – Have Your Boiler Serviced!

I am a great believer in prevention rather than cure. This can quite easily be applied to boiler servicing and may actually save you money in the long run. It is difficult to know when your boiler is running at less than 100% efficiency. Often the first sign that...

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Thinking of Selling? Renovate Your Bathroom!

Checkatrade recently conducted nationwide research to see what UK homeowners are thinking about the current housing market, what with the election and Brexit looming. Perhaps unsurprisingly the majority (68%) of homeowners are expecting to be staying put for the...

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20 Years of Checkatrade!

I proud and pleased that we are members of Checkatrade so I thought I would relay some of the information they recently put on their website to celebrate their 20th anniversary. Checkatrade.com was set up in 1998 following the devastation caused by a tornado to the...

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