Gas heater services | Torquay | Geelong | Ocean Grove | Tomlinson Plumbing

We’ve written before about the importance of seeing your heater in pieces when you have it serviced and safety checked, whether that’s a gas log fire, a space heater, wall furnace, or ducted heater in your ceiling. Your gas fitter should strip the heater down, so the various components can be cleaned, inspected and tested. … Read more

Gas Heater Servicing | Carbon Monoxide Testing | Geelong | Torquay | Ocean Grove | Tomlinson Plumbing

Heaters are expensive appliances to replace. Regular servicing (at least every two years) ensures they are kept in the best shape possible for optimal performance, reduced energy consumption and overall longevity. Regular servicing allows for proactive maintenance of your gas heater. Potential issues can be detected as early as possible, helping to reduce more expensive … Read more

Recent renovations or changes to ventilation? | Have your heater serviced & safety checked | Tomlinson Plumbing | Geelong | Torquay | Ocean Grove

Have you had additional exhaust fans installed, or changes made to ventilation in your house? Make sure you have your gas heaters serviced and safety checked. Changes to ventilation can have an impact on how your heater operates.   #carbonmonoxideawareness #gasheatersafety #gasheaterstorquay #gasheateroceangrove #gasheatersgeelong #carbonmonoxidegtestinggeelong #carbonmonoxidetestingtorquay #carbonmonoxidetestingoceangrove #gasheaterservicestorquay #gasheaterservicesgeelong #gasheaterservicesoceangrove

Gas heaters | Negative Pressure | Carbon monoxide | Tomlinson Plumbing | Geelong | Torquay | Ocean Grove

This is information from an article by Energy Safe Victoria that explains negative pressure and carbon monoxide. Negative pressure can occur when there isn’t enough ventilation in the home and an exhaust fan is operating. Essentially, it has the effect of drawing air from any external opening in a house, including gas appliance flues and … Read more

Heat & Glo gas log fire service & safety check | Tomlinson Plumbing | Torquay | Geelong | Ocean Grove | Barwon Heads

It’s important to note that you should see your heater taken apart during a service and safety check. Your technician should strip the heater down before they start cleaning it, so the condition of the various internal components can be determined. There’s a comprehensive process of things to check, including the inlet gas pressure, the … Read more