Reduce the risk of breakdowns
Are your radiators cold at the bottom? Our Power Flushing services can help remove build ups and unblock pipes, for a healthy central heating system.
Q . How do i know if I need a power flush?
A. If your system takes a long while to heat up , your radiators are cold on the bottom or constantly filling with air , your boiler is making loud kettling sounds then it is possible that you need a power flush.
Q. My insurance company will not repair my boiler until i have a power flush , is this normal ?
A. Yes , we are doing more and more power flushes these days for insurance purposes , they will not put new parts into a boiler or system which they consider dirty.
Q. Do power flush engineers have to be Gas Safe Registered?
A. Yes, to carry out a power flush properly on a combi boiler or system boiler you need to remove the boiler cover which is breaking the boiler cover seals. ANYONE TAKING A COVER OFF A GAS BOILER needs to be gas registered. Elite Powerflush is on the gas safe register.
Q. Do you give a warranty?
A. Yes! Your power flush will be covered by a 2 year warranty as standard! If a magnetic filter is fitted by Elite Powerflush or one already in place, we will offer you a 5 year warranty!
Q. Do you issue a British Standards Certificate?
A. We issue a BS7593-2019 compliance certificate upon completion of the Power Flush.
Q. How long will a power flush take?
A. We usually take between 4 - 8 hours on a 3-4 bedroom property or large systems a few days to power flush your system depending on the amount of radiators and how dirty it is.
Q. Can a power flush cause leaks?
A. A power flush itself will not cause any leaks within your heating system and boiler. But if there is corrosion sealing a pinhole in a radiator then it will leak, due to the corrosion being removed. As for pipe joints and boiler parts, a power flush will not harm them.
Q. Do you have insurance?
A. Yes we have £2m public liability insurance.
Q. What chemicals and machinery do you use?
A. Depending on the situation we use Kamco professional cemicals and Kamco system safe inhibitor, we use Kamco CF90 & CF210 power flush machines and dual magnet filtration system which are able to clean up to a 100 radiator system and rad vibro tool to agitate the sludge in your radiators. We use a professional inferred camera to check radiators and pipework.
Q. Can microbore & single pipe systems be power flushed?
A. Yes they can but takes longer and requires our specialist knowledge of power flushing heating systems.