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Our blog looks to provide you with useful tips and advice about all things related to heating and plumbing.


What is the best type of floor covering for underfloor heating?

Is it possible to have underfloor heating with carpet or tiles?

Polypipe Underfloor Heating

How much does underfloor heating cost?

Underfloor heating used to be seen as the luxury option, but it’s becoming more and more common, particularly in new builds. But how much does an underfloor heating installation cost and how do you keep the price down?

What is a System Boiler

What is a System Boiler?

System boilers are a popular choice for homes all over the UK, they have a very similar system layout to that of a regular boiler except there is no need for a cold water feed or expansion cistern in the loft, which is a huge benefit.

What is a Regular Boiler

What is a Regular Boiler?

Regular boilers are typically found in older properties and are the most common boiler found in homes across the UK.

Henrad Compact Radiator Review

Henrad Compact Radiator Review

When the time comes to replace your radiators it’s important to choose the right ones as they will need to provide you with a comfortable and warm home throughout the colder parts of the year.

What are the best gas boilers on the market in 2016?

What are the best gas boilers on the market in 2016?

Replacing your boiler is not something that you do every day so it is only natural that you will want to know whether the boiler you are looking at is a reliable model that offers high performance level.

When is the Best Time to Replace your Boiler

When is the Best Time to Replace your Boiler?

When the time comes to replace your boiler the cost can sometimes be a bitter pill to swallow. The cost of replacing your old boiler will likely be an unforeseen expense that you weren’t planning for.

How easy is it to fit underfloor heating?

How easy is it to install underfloor heating?

Underfloor heating is becoming progressively more popular in homes all over the UK. This is particularly true of new build properties where underfloor heating can be introduced fairly easily without the need for more involved and expensive construction work.

Underfloor 101: We Answer Your Common Underfloor Heating Questions

Underfloor 101: We Answer Common Underfloor Heating Questions

Underfloor heating is not the easiest subject matter to understand, especially if you are not the type of person who is familiar with heating or plumbing.

Our guide to underfloor heating looks to answer a few of the most common questions so that you know everything you need to know about Underfloor Heating, giving you the information you need to make more informed purchasing and installation decisions.

Combi boiler cost

How much does a new Combi Boiler Cost?

Here at TDL Online we understand that replacing your combi boiler can be a daunting and somewhat confusing task. This article hopes to shed some light on some of the things that should be taken into consideration and the costs associated with getting a new boiler.

The actual combi boiler cost can vary based on a number of things, including brand, performance and size.

Whether your boiler is on the blink or if you’re simply looking for an upgrade, then there are some key factors that are worth considering.

Worcester Combi Boiler Review

Worcester Combi Boiler Review

Here at TDL we have devised a Worcester combi  boiler review in order to outline some of the main differences within the Worcester combi boiler range. This handy article will bring to light some of the main things you will need to consider when selecting a new boiler for your home.

Vaillant Combi Boiler Review

Vaillant Combi Boiler Review

Our Vaillant combi boiler review looks at the boilers based on their suitability for various property sizes, however we would still recommend getting in touch with a qualified Gas Safe heating engineer as they will be able to suitably specify the boiler you require.

Ideal Combi Boiler Review

Ideal Combi Boiler Review

Ideal, as one of the UK’s top boiler brands, offer a variety of combi boilers in a range of outputs to suite every home.

Our Ideal Combi  Boiler Review looks to outline the different boilers available across the range and highlight the differences between each model.

Potterton Gold Boiler Review

Potterton Gold Boiler Review

The Gold Boiler range by Potterton is their premium boiler series that incorporates all the best and crucial factors ideally needed in a boiler which ranges from efficiency and reliability to even the after care and support.

Our Potterton Gold Boiler Review looks to outline the different boilers available across the range and highlight the differences between each model.

Hot Water Cylinders

Hot Water Cylinder Guide

Choosing a hot water cylinder can sometimes be a difficult task, especially if you’re unaware of the different types for your system. In most cases a plumber will be able to specify your cylinder, and we strongly recommend double checking with your installer before making a purchase to ensure you’re getting the correct cylinder for your central heating system.

What does ErP mean for the older Vaillant Combi Boiler models?

What does ErP mean for the older Vaillant Combi Boiler models?

After 28th September 2015, every manufacturer of gas appliances will need to comply with these new regulations. Vaillant are no exception and as a result have released a number of new boiler models that are 100% ‘ErP Compliant’. The new ErP boilers have been built to meet specific eco-friendly criteria and have been labelled up in a manner that makes the efficiency of the boiler a lot easier to understand for the consumer.

What are ErP boilers?

What are ErP boilers?

The new legislation known as the Energy-related Products directive is designed to lower energy consumption and ensure that end users are more aware of the efficiency levels of the products they use on a day to day basis with the help of clearly displayed energy labels. It is a new regulation that is set and enforced by the European Union to improve the efficiency of all heating and hot water products produced by manufacturers in the UK.

What are the benefits of underfloor heating

What are the benefits of underfloor heating?

Underfloor heating is a relatively new concept for many but is a feature that is becoming more and more common in homes up and down the UK.

What is a Combi Boiler

What is a Combi Boiler?

When the time comes for a new boiler selecting the right one can get confusing, here is an insight into what Combi Boilers are.

Our Guide to Hot water cylinders

Our Guide to Hot water cylinders

The world of Hot Water Cylinders is both vast and confusing. With many different types and configurations available, it can often be quite intimidating if you’re unsure of what you need. Luckily, our brief guide to Cylinders should help you on your way towards understanding which cylinder you may need to complete your heating system.