Be prepared for flooding

Flood warnings as Calderdale sees high rainfall November 21st 2016 saw the highest level of rainfall in 2016, bringing back memories of the Boxing Day Floods of 2015. Many people remember the havoc these floods caused and are taking necessary preparations to ensure it does not happen again. Make sure you are defended against future […]

How to bleed your radiators

Bleeding your radiator’ is when you let out air that has become trapped inside. Trapped air causes the radiators to have cold spots, reducing the efficiency of them. You can bleed your radiators yourself, and it can vastly improve the efficiency of your entire heating system.   Step 1: Turn Your Heating On Switch your […]

What does it mean to be Gas Safety Registered?

To be Gas Safety Registered is the seal of approval that an engineer is qualified to work with gas systems, including boilers. A Gas Safety registered plumber would previously have been known as a Corgi registered one.  A qualified and registered engineer will always have the relevant ID information including their unique license number, which you can check against […]

5 tips to save money on your heating

Here at Thompson’s, we care about saving you money and making sure that your heating works as well as possible, for as long as possible. Whether you’re renting or own your own home, you’re responsible for paying the bills and responsible for how much energy you use. Energy bills can take up a large chunk […]

Is our ‘No Hassle Heating Plan’ right for you?

Here at Thompson’s, one of our main aims for our customers is to make heating your home as affordable and hassle-free as possible. Keeping on top of maintaining your heating systems can be a time consuming and expensive procedure, and it seems like you’ve only just had your boiler serviced yesterday before it’s time to […]

Is my boiler safe?

One of the most frequent questions we get when visiting our customers in their homes is ‘Is my boiler safe?’ Aside from basic knowledge about boiler maintenance, and being able to read an instruction manual, most homeowners have no idea how to check if their appliance is in working order, or if there’s something that […]