Frequently Asked Questions

Plumbing and Heating Services in London, Barnet and Finchley
To help our customers stay safe and identify plumbing and heating issues, the experts at Squires and Duran Plumbing and Heating Ltd have put together a list of Frequently Asked Questions.


Q. Why should I have my boiler, water heater or gas fire serviced?

A. To check that the device is working correctly, efficiently and safely. If any problems are identified, your engineer will suggest the simplest solution to get things working as they should.


Q. Why are there cold spots on the radiator?

A. This typically happens when the heating is flushed out.


Q. My heating doesn’t come on ?

A. It could be that the battery in your thermostat may need to be replaced or a valve may need to be replaced, call Squires and Duran Plumbing and Heating Ltd.


Q. What should the pressure be on my boiler?

A. It should be between 1 bar and 1.5 bar.


Q. Why is there no water flowing through the hot water tap?

A. The issue could be an air lock or the large tank may be dry. We regularly deal with these problems. Give us a call and we’ll be out to attend to the issue in quick time.


Q. Why isn’t the hot water working?

A. This may be caused by a number of issues; the boiler, immersion heater, or timer may not be working correctly.


Q. My hot water is very hot ?

A. Check that the thermostat on your hot water cylinder, if you have one, is set to 60 C. If not then call Squires and Duran Plumbing and Heating Ltd.


Q. There’s no air coming out of the warm air duct vents. What’s causing this?

A. This could be caused by several factors. The warm air unit may not be functioning properly; the fan may have gone, or it could be that there is no demand for heating.


Q. Why is cold air coming out through the warm air ducts?

A. The warm air unit may not be firing up because the burner has failed.


For more information and quick, professional solutions to all your plumbing and heating issues, give Squires and Duran Plumbiung and Heating Ltd a call today. We hope to be of service soon!