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I was in need of a gas central heating system in my property, gas and a new poly water feed had been moled in some years previous. From gathering the necessary quotes from the usual larger, national and county suppliers, and smaller local companies, I was quickly gaining the impression, that the quirkiness of this property would be a challenge, to install a CH and Hot-Water system without unnecessary visible pipework, or a combi system that one large company had tried to sell me!
I was passed Vietec details by recommendation, as a colleague was pleased with the installation he’d just had completed, so 3 days later Chris spent over an hour wandering around discussing my base requirements against what could be possible and feasible. A day later three quotes arrived by email detailing possible solutions, as I’d been instructed that priority 1 was constant Hot Water, after suffering tepid water from the previous E7 200lt immersion tank following; washing up and a teenager using the shower!! and a warm house, never achievable with Storage Heaters either!
The work was scheduled in for early December with a crew of 3, Monday morning arrived following one of many cups of strong coffee, actual routes were planned, inspection holes cut, ceilings tapped, (didn’t help that a large concrete slab, covered part of the ceiling). Huge quantities of pipe, fittings, radiators, a coffin containing the 300lt cylinder, and a smaller box for the boiler, duly arrived.
Work commenced in earnest on Tuesday with the radiators being sited and fixed to the walls, and space being found in the garage for the cylinder and boiler. Chris and Nick found and overcame the inherent problems that parquet flooring and that concrete slab had imposed.
After only 4 day of the system being ‘live’ the house is warm, and Hot Water available throughout the day, I’ve found the boiler controls easy to modify, and the display on the boiler gives clear and concise feedback of how the system is performing.
Due to concurrent building works being carried out here and their festive shutdown, Chris will return in the New Year to modify other hot water feeds here.
I have no hesitation in recommending Chris and Vietec for a competitive, competent and innovative approach to providing a Hot-Water and Central Heating solution.