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    • Mr Mann
    • By Mr Mann 11th Oct 17, 3:26 PM
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    Mr Mann
    I love having Economy 7. The house is warm all day and so is the hot water.
    I recon it's probably cheaper too when you take everything in to account. No expensive central heating system to have installed, no boiler to replace, no annual servicing required.
    Also there's no gas or carbon monoxide to worry about and no pipes that could freeze. Just make sure your storage heaters are not the old style ones which were poorly insulated so gone cold by evening. It's best to get them sized up for your property professionally. I use two to heat the whole house and run them on input 2.5 and output 1. I'm never cold.
    • Tenant0406
    • By Tenant0406 11th Oct 17, 4:14 PM
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    New to economy 7 storage heaters

    Just moved into my first house, I'm on economy 7 pay -as -you go tarrif.
    We have storage heaters in every room with a switch on the wall and an output and input dials. However I just can't figure them out. We seem to be getting through a lot of money very quickly so I have a few questions.

    1. Do you leave the wall switch on all the time throughout colder months? Or do you just switch it on at night? If switch is on during day is it using more expensive rates? And does storage heater still give out heat if the wall switch is off?
    2. Do you turn input dial down during the day? Whilst output is turned up?

    Water immersion heater - not working for me!
    - do the main water tanks need to be switched on by the wall?
    _do I set the timer to what times during the night I want to heat the water?
    _if I heat water all night using timer will it last the next day?
    _what does boost do?

    Please help!!
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