Shortlisting Heating and Plumbing contractors for projects and maintenance

Shortlisting Heating and Plumbing contractors for projects and maintenance

According to estimates published by RICS, the UK’s total annual maintenance expenditure is £59.5 billion, of which £32.3 billion belong to domestic building maintenance. This is a lot of money, so it is important that reality meets expectation

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What is our Mission Statement?

What is our Mission Statement?

Over the years our company has gone through many changes. What started off as a mechanical installation company with one office has evolved into a nationwide, mechanical and electrical installation and maintenance company employing nearly 200 staff. This company evolution has been brought about through industry changes, economic climate, expansion and acquisition. 

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Heat pumps and heat recovery, are they for you?

Heat pumps and heat recovery, are they for you?

If your home is off the grid, one of the options you may have considered is heat recovery or pumps. Currently on the market, these systems come in two main varieties: air sourced and ground sourced. From the name, it is clear where the equipment obtains energy from but why choose them over electrical energy or any other combustion fuel? Read on to find out the pros, cons and suitability for your home.

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Your off grid fuel options

Your off grid fuel options

Focus on: Liquefied Petroleum Gas

Also know as LPG this is the pressurised liquid state of a mixture of mainly Propane and Butane gas. They are stored in cylinders and are used in similar ways to natural gas with the difference being that it is a portable fuel source. And there’s more, If you are considering converting to, adding this fuel source to your property or perhaps you’re moving to a property off the mains gas grid, JCW Saunders’ have summarised the basics you should know.

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Boiler Maintenance tips for your home

Boiler Maintenance tips for your home

When it comes to boiler maintenance, you probably think it’s best to leave it to the experts, you would be right as well. However, to prolong the lifespan of your boiler system and reduce the risk of breakdowns, there are best practices you could be doing in addition to the maintenance services. See what JCW Saunders’ experts would recommend:

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Considering Underfloor Heating (UFH)

Considering Underfloor Heating (UFH)

Have you ever wanted to place a piece of furniture against a wall, but can’t because the radiator takes up a large portion of the wall? Perhaps you are not keen on the sight of a conventional radiator at all. If you are considering underfloor heating as an option, then you may be faced with the choice between “Wet” and “Dry” systems. At JCW Saunders we get asked about the two systems all the time, so we thought we would put together a blog listing the pros and cons of both.

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