Hot Water De-scaling

Descaling

A closely allied branch of power flushing is hot water system de-scaling.  We have been doing this for huge calorifiers in hospitals and office blocks AND we’ve done it in hundreds of homes.  Generally speaking there is no extra cost involved.  Where it’s needed we will generally have talked to you before arriving.

We are all familiar with limescale on a day-to-day basis with domestic products such as kettles and showers, baths etc. Surface limescale is relatively easy to deal with a proprietary brand of limescale remover. However, less easy to see is the effect of sludge and scale inside pipes – Shown right, is a five year old pump valve which has been almost completely blocked!

it is generally accepted that the Midlands is a ‘medium to low’ limescale area whereas the further South, the harder the water!


descaling crystalsHowever, in any area limescale will reduce the efficiency of high performance products such as:

  • The narrow waterways of the plate heat exchangers found in combi boilers.
  • Plate heat exchangers in commercial applications
  • Cooling towers
  • Direct Fired Water Heaters

PowerFlushUK always uses the best descaling crystals to ensure your central heating system is properly descaled and will stay clean for longer.

 

If you would like our plumbers to do additional work please ask.  Thermostatic radiator valves, magnacleans and much more here.

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