How to Perform a Home Energy Check Yourself
Making your home more energy efficient has multiple benefits. It’s not just beneficial for saving you money on your energy bills (although this should be enough to convince you), it will also increase the comfort of your home, improve the resale value of it and massively reduce the carbon footprint it emits. There’s just one […]
Grundfos Motors Achieve World-Class Rating
Some exciting news coming from Grundfos this month: the IE5 rated MGE motors are now considered to be world class in their energy efficiency. Already an industry leader in energy efficient pump technology and performance, Grundfos are now delighted to announce that their new IE5 rated motors, offer 10% in saved energy as well as […]
Easy Energy Saving Ideas for your Business
With so many different costs to worry about when running your business, often your energy bills don’t have much attention paid to them. However, if you take a few steps into reducing wasted energy you could really notice a difference in your overhead costs. Here at Anchor Pumps, we have come up with a few […]
6 Steps for a Bathroom DIY Makeover
Everyone loves to complete a bit of DIY around the home in the new year, it gives you something to do in those boring winter months! When thinking about where to start your next project, have you considered the bathroom? If you’ve had your bathroom for a long time, there’s a good chance it will […]
How to Get Rid of Mould in Showers!
Mould in your shower room can be a real problem. Not only does it look unsightly, but it can cause serious health problems if left unchecked. Mould can appear because your bathroom is humid and not well ventilated, so try to air out the room by opening a window frequently. This will allow fresh air […]
How to Replace a Central Heating Pump
The central heating pump is the beating heart of your central heating system, efficiently circulating warm water around your system to heat your radiators and keep your home comfortably warm. But what happens if you have a problem and the central heating pump fails? If you’re a competent DIYer, this is a job you can […]
How to Circulate Heat in a Large Building
There are a number of solutions to circulating air in a large building, whether that involves commercial premises or simply a large domestic dwelling with high ceilings. Common Central Heating Systems Most central heating systems are based on a boiler that heats hot water which in turn heats your radiators. Heat exchange pumps borrow heat […]
Is it More Energy-Efficient to Keep the Heating on?
It’s a long running debate: is it better to leave the heating on all day or only switch it on when required? The ‘Leave It On’ Argument According to the Energy Trust, 38% of us believe that leaving the heating on low all day is more energy-efficient than turning it on and off constantly. The […]
Troubleshooting Negative Head Shower Pumps
Shower pumps are generally reliable pieces of equipment, and problems rarely occur. When they do, it’s important to be able to diagnose them correctly in order to determine whether a new pump is needed or if the fault lies elsewhere. Whether you’re using Stuart Turner shower pumps or another brand, the basics of troubleshooting are […]
How to Get Your Central Heating Ready for Winter!
Taking care of your central heating system before winter begins is essential. From ensuring that it is not emitting potentially deadly carbon monoxide to obtaining the maximum value from what you spend on energy, getting your system ready for the frosty months should be on the annual “to-do” list. When this is done, homeowners should […]