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  • Fixing a Central Heating Leak

    Fixing a Central Heating Leak

    Fixing a leak in the central heating system has always been a challenging task to undertake, not only for the trades person but it can also be a real headache for the D.I.Y...

  • How to Use Miracle Seal to fix leaks in the Cooling System

    How to Use Miracle Seal to fix leaks in the Cooling System

    If your cooling system is experiencing small leaks, you’ll need a high-quality sealant designed to repair such leaks. C-TEC’s Miracle Seal permanently seals small leaks in the cooling system and it can do so in any location. No matter how small the crack may be, Miracle Seal has the power to prevent the leak from effecting the performance of your ...

  • How to effectively seal a hairline crack in an engine

    How to effectively seal a hairline crack in an engine

    What to do in the event of an engine problem                               If you develop a hairline crack in your engine block the addition of Miracle Seal to your coolant system can give you time to have the problem diagnosed and rectified before more serious damage occurs to the engine through overheating. Loss of coolant in the system, if not stymied, ...

  • Fast effective hose pipe repairs with Miracle Seal

    Fast effective hose pipe repairs with Miracle Seal

    First signs of a water hose leak Most motorists have experienced hose pipe leaks in the coolant system of their vehicle at some point of their driving life. This phenomenon is particularly cogent in older cars where wear and tear can cause eventual degradation in rubber water hoses. The natural thing to do is have the offending hose pipe replaced ...

  • Fix problematic solar panels with Miracle Seal

    Fix problematic solar panels with Miracle Seal

    Leak issues develop in tubing Ubiquitous Solar Panels are increasingly becoming an integral part of modern roofing installation providing potential off-grid energy to satisfy our growing need for cheaper and greener electricity. Their environmental impact which is negligible, conforms to the universal desire to reduce our carbon footprint and adds weight to the argument  for embracing clean, renewable, energy producing ...

  • Miracle Seal – an instant cure for a leaking car radiator

    Miracle Seal – an instant cure for a leaking car radiator

    Leaks can occur in car radiators Car radiator leaks are not a frequent occurrence, especially in relatively young vehicles, but they can spring up without warning in older cars and vans due to the ageing process. Unfortunately car owners rarely give any thought to the likelihood of such an occurrence and can be left in the lurch when it actually ...

  • Miracle Seal – a fix for leaking Tractor Cooling System Hoses

    Miracle Seal – a fix for leaking Tractor Cooling System Hoses

    The cure for tractor coolant system hose leaks Tractors are the mechanical workhorses on farms and as such are an indispensable asset that requires regular maintenance and deserves a certain duty of care. Just as farm horses, their predecessors, were cherished as pivotal to practically all work on the farm, they were well cared for by their farmer owners  and ...

  • How to repair a leak in an attic’s coolant system

    How to repair a leak in an attic’s coolant system

    An effective solution is at your disposal How many times have artic drivers confronted the dreaded problem of leaks in their coolant systems that caused expensive delays in their road haulage schedules or worse still irreparable mechanical damage to the engine head or block when left unchecked? It is a problem that is neither insurmountable nor costly if the fastest ...

  • Instant Repairs to a leaking domestic radiator with Miracle Seal

    Instant Repairs to a leaking domestic radiator with Miracle Seal

    An immediate solution to water leaks When a radiator in your home heating system develops a leak the immediate feeling is one of panic and helplessness. There is no handbook solution for the uninitiated who have no knowledge of plumbing or heating systems and cannot effect an immediate repair. Feelings of inadequacy can fast transform into despair if a damaging ...

  • The most effective repair for a leaking automotive water pump

    The most effective repair for a leaking automotive water pump

    An efficient solution exists A leaking water pump is not normally associated with a new or relatively new motor vehicle but  not exclusively so. The infrequent rogue water pump can escape factory quality control checks or develop a problem whilst in a holding area awaiting export or delivery to the brand franchise. In the unlikely event of you being the ...

  • Solving a leak in your domestic central heating pump with Miracle Seal

    Solving a leak in your domestic central heating pump with Miracle Seal

    It is a cold winter night and your central heating system develops a sudden problem with a leak in your circulation pump. You could foreseeably end up with no heating so what can you do to resolve the problem? The immediate thought is to find a plumber to diagnose the problem and if necessary replace the pump. That can be ...

  • Underfloor heating pipes – fast leak repairs and total protection with Miracle Seal

    Underfloor heating pipes – fast leak repairs and total protection with Miracle Seal

    The solution is at hand   Underfloor heating systems are proving a very popular and effective means of home heating. They are non intrusive in the living areas of the home leaving walls free from radiators and rooms more adaptable to interior designers’ master plans. From a practical plumbing perspective any leaks that might develop in the underfloor pipework into ...

  • What is the best way to seal a leak in a concealed central heating pipe in the ceiling space?

    What is the best way to seal a leak in a concealed central heating pipe in the ceiling space?

    If you have a persistent wet patch on your ceiling and an accompanying water drip then you probably  have a water leak from a pipe running through your ceiling joists. Historically the solution is to cut out the area of the damp plaster board to access the leaking pipe so repairs  can be carried out. That process is dirty, time ...

  • How do you cure a leak in a home heating radiator?

    How do you cure a leak in a home heating radiator?

    A leak in a home heating radiator can normally be attributed to either chemical corrosion – causing weakness in the metal body or a mechanical fault where joints are poorly soldered or compression joints are not properly tightened or secured. Either way it does not change the fact that a leak has developed and that the escape of water and ...

  • How to cure a leak in Solar Panels

    How to cure a leak in Solar Panels

    Solar Panels consist of a series of plastic pipes looped closely behind the panels themselves  which carry solar heated water throughout the system. Should any of the water pipes develop a leak, solar panels have to be removed to access the pipe work to make repairs. That can be a time consuming process with a financial cost which is inhibitive ...

  • How to quickly repair a leak in a car’s water pump

    How to quickly repair a leak in a car’s water pump

    When a leak occurs in a car’s cooling system water pump, it needs to be remedied at once to prevent sustained over-heating and resulting damage to the engine. Traditionally a mechanic had to be consulted or the car brought quickly to a garage necessitating time and expense in either having the water pump repaired or replaced, the latter being the ...

  • How to repair a leak in an underfloor heating pipe.

    How to repair a leak in an underfloor heating pipe.

    When you suspect or indeed confirm you have an underfloor water leak in one of your heating system pipes, the instinctive reaction is how to stop it immediately, mindful of the potential damage that an untreated invisible leak could cause. There are two different ways you can tackle this challenge. The one you really do not want to entertain is ...

  • How to repair a leaking pipe in heavy plant cooling systems.

    How to repair a leaking pipe in heavy plant cooling systems.

    Leaks in heavy plant cooling systems can cause havoc by temporarily putting the machine out of action. Downtime in heavy plant operation can be costly with time taken to effect repairs and time lost on the particular job where the plant is deployed. Usually it means replacing the leaking pipe and that incurs both parts and labour costs. It would ...

  • How to repair a leaking plastic pipe in a home heating system.

    How to repair a leaking plastic pipe in a home heating system.

    Even a small leak in a plastic home heating pipe, if not repaired at once, can cause water damage beyond comprehension. Repairs at that advanced point will be excessively expensive, with professional help having to be deployed to remedy and make good the situation. The lesson to be learned from this situation is to detect the leak quickly and seal ...

  • How to seal a leaking pipe in a lorry’s cooling system.

    How to seal a leaking pipe in a lorry’s cooling system.

    By their very nature lorries are heavy vehicles with robust cooling systems that can handle a lot of wear and tear but unanticipated breakdowns can occur that can potentially immobilise the vehicle. The knock on effects have an obvious negative impact on delivery services and vehicle downtime will also impact customer expectations and company credibility, should services not be provided ...

  • How to stop a leak in your vehicle engine cooling system.

    How to stop a leak in your vehicle engine cooling system.

    Warning lights in your dashboard indicating a leak of water from your vehicle engine cooling system immediately rings alarm bells. If your engine temperature is reading above normal then it is imperative to take evasive action by stopping your vehicle immediately and seeking a way to seal the leak. You ideally need a solution that will not only cure the ...

  • The best way to seal a leak in your heating system circulation pump

    The best way to seal a leak in your heating system circulation pump

    It is always a troubling matter to discover a leak in your heating system circulation pump. More so in wintry weather conditions when you want your heating system working to capacity with no downtime. Traditionally there was little option but to call in a plumber and have your circulation pump replaced or repaired. The latter solution is time consuming and ...

  • The best way to seal a leaking soldered copper joint in your heating system.

    The best way to seal a leaking soldered copper joint in your heating system.

    When a leaking soldered copper joint is detected in your heating system the first question you ask yourself is how to stop the leak. If it were a compression joint you could probably tighten the nut to seal the leak but it may not be as simple as that with a soldered joint. Traditionally a plumber would apply soldering flux ...

  • The best way to stop a leak in an exposed central heating pipe.

    The best way to stop a leak in an exposed central heating pipe.

    The first thing you need to do when presented with a leaking copper pipe in your central heating system is make an emergency repair to stop the leak and preserve pressure in the system so it continues to work effectively. You really are looking for a sealant that is capable of providing a permanent repair in the case of a ...

  • The best way to stop a leak in a van’s radiator

    The best way to stop a leak in a van’s radiator

    For any commercial business with delivery obligations vehicle maintenance ranks as a management priority. Any downtime in deliveries due to vehicle breakdown represents revenue and even credibility loss and in any business environment cannot be contemplated. However, unexpected emergency breakdowns can occur and it is in such circumstances that emergency repair solutions are imperative. Forewarned in these circumstances is forearmed. ...

  • The quickest way to seal a leaking pipe in tractor’s cooling system

    The quickest way to seal a leaking pipe in tractor’s cooling system

    There are a number of considerations when looking for an effective solution to a leaking pipe in a tractor’s cooling system. It needs to be a permanent fix, particularly in an essential piece of equipment that is central to the daily functioning of farming routines. A tractor cannot afford any operational downtime as it is pivotal to creating and sustaining ...

  • What is the fastest way to fix a leak in a car cooling system?

    What is the fastest way to fix a leak in a car cooling system?

    A leak in an automotive cooling system can literally come from any number of sources including pipes, hoses and seals and even small cracks in the engine block or cylinder head. A loss of pressure in the system is an indication of a leak in the block and should be rectified immediately before major engine damage is caused. The professional ...

  • How to attach ornamental stone tiles to a block wall

    How to attach ornamental stone tiles to a block wall

    Both the interior and exterior walls in a house can be transformed with the installation of ornamental stone tiles. The can add a natural decorative element that captures a feature of heritage build and provides a connection to our natural environment. Securing the tiles to the wall can present a challenge – that is finding the most appropriate method of ...

  • How to glue a wooden clothes rack to a wall

    How to glue a wooden clothes rack to a wall

    Mounting a clothes rack on a wall should in essence be a simple procedure. Traditionally, holes were drilled in strategic places on the wall, rawl plugs were inserted and the rack attached with screws to provide a strongly mounted coat and hat holder. That process was dusty and time consuming and required a drill, screwdriver, wall plugs and screws to ...

  • How to seal a leaking water butt

    How to seal a leaking water butt

    If you have a leaking water butt it is essential to source a sealant that is not compromised by wet conditions and can also be applied under water without losing its lasting grab ability. Unsurprisingly it is a real challenge to find a product that complies fully with all the tick box criteria for an effective and safe product. The ...

  • How to seal a wet room shower

    How to seal a wet room shower

    Wet rooms – the must have facility for many modern home owners in rural locations, is no longer considered a luxury but rather a necessary convenience where exterior mud and mire can be extirpated as close to the back entrance as possible, to avoid soiling floors or furniture beyond that point. For those who have the space for such a ...

  • The best method of repair for a broken ceramic garden planter.

    The best method of repair for a broken ceramic garden planter.

    The repair of a broken ceramic garden planter requires a solution that provides a strong bond which will tolerate movement, weather extremes and temperature fluctuations whilst retaining its adhesive integrity. Garden planters, by their very nature, are always damp with plants requiring regular watering. It is therefore imperative that any solution used to repair a damaged planter is moisture tolerant ...

  • The best way to mount a slate house number sign.

    The best way to mount a slate house number sign.

    A slate house number sign endows a home with an authenticity, whether nestled among ivy foliage or mounted on a post, brickwork or a wooden gate. It adds a touch of class and distinction to the property and suggests an organised, careful and tasteful home owner. As a very natural durable and attractive product your slate house number plaque will ...

  • The best way to seal lead flashing installation.

    The best way to seal lead flashing installation.

    The undoubted best way to seal lead flashing installation is to find an adhesive sealant with a commendable track record that will protect it from extreme weather and fluctuating temperatures. It primarily needs to have excellent grab value so the lead flashing is glued in place and secondly it should have effective sealing qualities to protect the joints where it ...

  • What is the best way to glue a granite plaque to a block pier?

    What is the best way to glue a granite plaque to a block pier?

    Ideally you are looking for a solution that forms an instantly strong bond by firmly attaching the plaque to the block pier. The product application should be effective in both wet and dry conditions and be capable of withstanding both extremes of weather and temperature whilst retaining its bonding integrity. Its formulation should be non aggressive in contact with both ...

  • What is the best way to stick stone tiles to an exterior wall?

    What is the best way to stick stone tiles to an exterior wall?

    An exterior wall can be embellished from both an architectural and decorative perspective with the additional installation of complimentary stone tiles. The wide choice of stone types, colours, textures and shapes can provide the unique ambience you wish to create whether it is a gable end, perimeter wall or patio surround wall. The overriding concern is how to instal the ...