Converting to hot water

Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by SMC CLEANING, Dec 27, 2015.

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  1. SMC CLEANING

    SMC CLEANING Member
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    Hi Guys,

    I'm looking to convert my system to hot water as we are now going into January.

    Am looking for some advice on how to do this and also what I will need, I have searched the internet but all I get is systems that cost an arm and a leg. I want to do it DIY if possible.

    Any help appreciated.

    Thanks :)
     
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  2. mark

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    mr green has covered this- very recently in a lot of detail.search for it on the search bar.
     
  3. TolishAPurd

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    Do you work in Melbourn mate? I'm sure I saw your van there, 2 of you did a bungalow and a few other houses while I was having a lunch break.
     
  4. SMC CLEANING

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    No mate i don't i'm mainly in Hertfordshire or Essex!! must be someone copying me :))
     
  5. Lewis

    Lewis Well-Known Member
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    It's easy mate will send you a link to my boiler on eBay
     
  6. steve garwood

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    Just buy a water heater (I use a fog wash) some half inch thermidor hose and the red bottle gas.
    Screw heater to the back door, job done. ( there's a picture of mine on the thread titled 'hot water for under a £100'
     
  7. Cghwindowcleaning

    Cghwindowcleaning Well-Known Member
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    Hot water won't keep you working unless the system recirculates the water and comes on and off via with a thermostat.
    A lot of people use the cheap shower heaters,but when you finish work and park up for the night if it's sub zero temperatures your system will be frozen in the morning.
    I had a demo of a webasto heater and while it was very good it's very expensive and I found no real need to add hot water.
     
  8. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    That's why many of us put a cheapo £20 oil filled radiator in the van at night to prevent freezing.
     
  9. adamangler

    adamangler Wakefield Window Warrior
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    we might not even get weather cold enough to need it this winter if this weather keeps up

    im hoping so because my van heater doesnt work lol
     
  10. peter rogers

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    lol u insulate ur pipes in van and wrap ur tank in boiler insulation and put heater in van i use a halogen one from pundstrecher

    if it falls over it turns of as pressure switch is relased not frozen water in my van
     
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