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Limescale inhibitor and magnetic water filter installers London

Multi-trade install magnetic water filters and limescale inhibitors in London. if you need some advice and guidance on why you might need these products, call us on 020 8798 9250. We can get a gas central heating engineer to you anywher in London - North, South, East, West and Central.

Limescale and Iron Oxide. What's the problem?

Iron Oxide - Your steel radiators and other metallic components corrode over time to produce Iron Oxide. The Iron Oxide, also known as Magnetite, bonds with other corroded debris in the system to form thick sludge deposits. These deposits then stick to the internal components of the boiler such as the heat exchanger and inside the pipework itself. Over time, the heating system starts to lose efficiency, the internal parts become worn and eventually this is where you get boiler breakdowns. Hard water, as we have in London, accelerates the process.

Limescale - While everyone is familiar with the build up of scale on the element of a kettle, you probably haven't given much thought to the similar process that occurs in your central heating system. You probably havemore interesting things to think about!

Lime scale consists of Calcium Carbonate (calcite) with smaller amounts of other calcium salts such as the Sulphate. As the deposits stick to the internal parts of the boiler and heating system it reduces efficiency, causes kettling noise and increases the stress on the working parts such as the heat exchanger. And again, over time, this is where boiler failures come from.

So what are the solutions?

In a word - filters. Magnetic and limescale inhibitors and filters can remove the offending substances before they enter the central heating system. Multi-trade can provide advice on the right filters to install. Of course, we install them too. And because we aren't tied to any of the manufacturers, you can be certain that you're getting impartial advice. The ideal time to install your filter is when you are fitting a new boiler and central heating system.


Magnaclean, Fernox, Liff Magnetic filters

  • Removes almost 100% of suspended black iron oxide
  • Prevents sludge deposits
  • No running costs
  • Increases boiler efficiency
  • Increases central heating system lifespan
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An interesting statistic...

The Government has also carried out tests on magnetic water filters. They came to the conclusion that they increase the efficiency of heating systems by an average of 12%. On an average annual fuel bill (900-1600) that is an annual saving of between 108-216. As a magnetic filter costs around 200 to install and fit, you'll see a return on your investment in just one year. Older systems have shown an even higher increase in efficiency.

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Limescale inhibitors

We supply and install all makes of limescale inhibitor - such as Scalemaster, Liff Limefighter, Aquaphos BP, Fernox, Magnaclean, Kamco, Aqua-dial, Sentinel and Salamander.

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Open and honest pricing

We pride ourselves on our open and honest pricing - there are no hidden charges and we even charge in 15 minute intervals after the first hour. You won't find many Plumbing companies with a pricing policy like that! Take a look at our pricing list for a guide on how much you can expect to pay. For larger projects such as new combination boiler installations and supplying central heating systems, we can provide you with a fixed price and what's more, the quotation is free!

Hourly rate pricing

Border Service Price - 08:00 to 18:00 Price - 18:00 to 22:00 Border
Plumbing servicesPlumbing services £80.00 per hour £100.00 per hour
Gas servicesGas services £90.00 per hour £110.00 per hour
Commercial Gas servicesCommercial Gas services £150.00 per hour £200.00 per hour
Electrical servicesElectrical services £80.00 per hour £100.00 per hour

Fixed rate pricing

Border Service Price - 08:00 to 18:00 Price - 18:00 to 22:00 and Saturdays Border
Gas safety reportGas Safety report £80.00 for up to 2 appliances £100 for up to 2 appliances
Gas safety reportGas Safety report - Extra appliance £40.00 per appliance £60.00 per appliance
Boiler serviceBoiler Service £80.00 £100.00
Boiler serviceCommercial Boiler Service POA POA
Comercial boiler certificateCommercial Gas Certificate £150.00 £200.00
Commercial Gas servicesCommercial Gas Services Discounted rates for contract customers Call for multiple boilers
Boiler replacement quoteBoiler Replacement quote Free Free
PowerflushPower flush From £450.00 (for up to 9 radiators) N/A
DeliveryParts delivery / collection £30.00 £30.00

Landlord's pack (includes Electrical Safety Certificate / PIR, plus a Gas Safety Report - these documents are usually required by landlords who rent their properties out)

Border Service Price - 08:00 to 18:00 Price - 18:00 to 22:00 and Saturdays Border
Electrical servicesGas servicesLandlord's pack (upto 3 bedrooms) £250.00 £300.00
Electrical servicesGas servicesLandlord's pack per bedroom £50.00 £75.00

Points to note:

  • All prices exclude VAT
  • Hourly rate charges are billed in 15 minute intervals with a minimum charge of one hour
  • All prices exclude congestion & parking charges (unless a parking permit for the duration of the visit is provided)
  • All prices exclude costs for materials
  • Gas or safety certificates cannot be issued until payment is made in full
  • Quotations are free of charge as long as you let us know of your decision within 14 days of issue. If you do not inform us of your decision, an administration charge of £25.00 will be levied. You can inform us of your decision using the link in the quotation e-mail or Call us on 020 8798 9250 quoting your reference number

Delivery charges

  • Where possible we carry spare parts
  • However, this is not always possible with 1000's of different makes of boiler on the market
  • If the part is delivered and installed on the same day of the appointment, collection is charged at the hourly rate
  • If the part is collected and installed any other day, there is a fixed £30 delivery charge
  • The time to install the part is charged at hourly rate
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Testimonials

TestimonialFollowing Seviceteam's advice, I have always had a Magnetic water filter installed whenever I have replaced a boiler in one of my flats. And, touch wood, I haven't had any problems with any of them since they've been installed.

Glenn Callow, London


TestimonialI have been using Multi-trade as my plumbers for 2 years now. And I am always happy to tell people what a great job they have always done for me.

Sharon Fowles, London


TestimonialWhat a refreshing change to receive such good service!

Maxine Lance, Landlord, London


TestimonialI was referred to you by a friend, and I'm extremely satisfied with your service. I'm going to thanks my friend for that! And I'll be sure to refer you to anyone who needs a skilled plumber.

Danny Hunsaker, London


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The Multi-trade difference

There are plenty of companies out there competing for your business - and you need to make sure you're armed with all the facts before you make a decision about which one to choose. Here are a few things to check before you decide - we're confident that if you're looking for great service you'll choose Multi-Trade!

  • Does the company or tradesperson you're considering offer free quotations?
  • Do they offer an open and honest pricing structure with no hidden costs?
  • Are their engineers registered with Gas Safe?
  • Remember - it is a legal requirement when working with gas.
  • Do they have a contactable office, not just a mobile in case of any queries?
  • Does anyone answer the phone in the day?
  • Are their tradespeople honest, reliable, polite and vetted?

If the answer to any of these questions is 'no' then give us a call - we can confidently answer 'yes' to all of these questions. Not sure? Check out our testimonials page to see what some of our previous customers think of our customer service!

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