Magnetic Central Heating Filter 22mm. £29.99 @ Screwfix - HotUKDeals
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Possibly the best thing you can fit to a central heating system and at this price its a cracking deal. Fitted a few myself with no problems and they work as good as the top brands.

Powerful, multi-element magnetic filter designed to increase the life of central heating systems and deliver maximum efficiency. Includes black sludge filter for non-magnetic particles. Easy to install and simple to maintain. Suitable for all central heating systems.
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#1
Usually fit magnacleans,but shall fit these now for the odd private job I do.Nice find.
#2
witters21
Usually fit magnacleans,but shall fit these now for the odd private job I do.Nice find.

Yeah they are just as good and almost identical in design.
#3
have had a Magnaflow for a few years nd definitely worth the expense.. just clean it once a year (amazing amount of gunk it collects) ..
a much cheaper alternative this so may recommend this to friends
#4
jabber888
have had a Magnaclean for a few years nd definitely worth the expense.. just clean it once a year (amazing amount of gunk it collects) ..
a much cheaper alternative this so may recommend this to friends
#5
B**ger I just bout one of these a month or two back for about £75 - It works really well, BARGAIN
#6
About £50 cheaper than a magnaclean,so well worth a hot deal.All good engineers should fit one.
#7
I've got a magnaclean installed in the house I've moved into. Is it easy to remove and clean. Any pointers would be great.
#8
foolsgold99
I've got a magnaclean installed in the house I've moved into. Is it easy to remove and clean. Any pointers would be great.

Look on youtube

Edited By: wellhellothere on Dec 27, 2014 20:16
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foolsgold99
I've got a magnaclean installed in the house I've moved into. Is it easy to remove and clean. Any pointers would be great.

All you need here http://www.adey.com/installers/filters/magnaclean-professional

Any other questions if you are still unsure, please ask..... Cheers
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foolsgold99
I've got a magnaclean installed in the house I've moved into. Is it easy to remove and clean. Any pointers would be great.
Turn off boiler,turn off isolation valves x2,undo air bleed on top of magnaclean to ensure the valves are holding/not passing,unscrew body with the tool that will probably be left with it,clean it out and I usually fill it back up with inhibitor,turn off bleed,turn on valves,air out with the bleed.check system pressure and possibly top up,turn on boiler.
#11
Yep,YouTube would probably be better than my explanation lol.
#12
will this work with my old back boiler amd how easy to fit please thanks its a glow worm
1 Like #13
witters21
Yep,YouTube would probably be better than my explanation lol.

Yes this guy would be best give him a call @ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1dJY-AcwkY
#14
icemanste
will this work with my old back boiler amd how easy to fit please thanks its a glow worm

Not as easy on a back boiler for a diy job. You would likely not have any local exposed 22mm pipework. Would probably be under the floor or well boxed in out of the way. Obviously easier on a wall mounted boiler as you normally have local pipework below the boiler.
#15
gazzaman
icemanste
will this work with my old back boiler amd how easy to fit please thanks its a glow worm

Not as easy on a back boiler for a diy job. You would likely not have any local exposed 22mm pipework. Would probably be under the floor or well boxed in out of the way. Obviously easier on a wall mounted boiler as you normally have local pipework below the boiler.


Yes it would work perfectly if you could fit it or get a plumber to do it for you.
#16
I assume this would work on my 15mm system with the correct adapters?
#17
Nice find, order placed.
suspended 1 Like #18
Utter rubbish the o ring in the lid leaks and the connection also leaks spirotech
suspended#19
Sorry spirotech are much better dont leak system heating everywhere.....avoid the SALUS remake.
1 Like #20
Tinker123
Sorry spirotech are much better dont leak system heating everywhere.....avoid the SALUS remake.

Don't believe the British Gas hype, they moved from magnacleans to the spirotech and then sold significantly less because they are rubbish. Yes they are an all brass unit, but fit a magnaclean and a spirotech on the same system and see what one collects the most dirt
#21
Was going to order but between this and another similar one they had a lot of comments mentioning leaks from the top seal which I doubt will be easy to find/replace in a few years :(
1 Like #22
Do these things work? I have a Fernox TF1 on my system, I've no idea if it works or not. I had it fitted when I changed to a combi boiler 4 years ago by the plumber at the time (a complete w^&ker).

I think I've found some answer here >

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/property/renovatinganddiy/9618280/Are-magnetic-filters-for-central-heating-a-good-idea.html
#23
Wooooo so many plumbers on hukd. .. thanks for your input guys
#24
British Gas charge over £200 for this,
#25
Damn missed it OOS :|
1 Like #26
Anthonis
Damn missed it OOS :|

Hit on collect at local store assuming a store near you has stock.
#27
Cheers - managed to bag one. Can anyone recommend this as a DIY fix for a competent DIY'er? Have some plumbing experience...
#28
Dose any one know of a law that compells tight ass land lord like Orbit to fit this sort of thing, please?
#29
gazzaman
Anthonis
Damn missed it OOS :|

Hit on collect at local store assuming a store near you has stock.
Good thinking, thanks, completely forgot about that one :D Although I am too lazy now to go extra 20miles :{
#30
congrevecv
Dose any one know of a law that compells tight ass land lord like Orbit to fit this sort of thing, please?

No law, it's your landlords heating system and he can do what he wants with it
#31
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#32
mjccam*** My Land lords called orbit, even refused a written request to replace an out side(rather than in an apartment) light bulb that lights the way to wards the stairs to the front door-Yet they charge a service charge that is suposed to pay for this specific purpose
#33
fishmaster
Do these things work? I have a Fernox TF1 on my system, I've no idea if it works or not. I had it fitted when I changed to a combi boiler 4 years ago by the plumber at the time (a complete w^&ker).

I think I've found some answer here >

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/property/renovatinganddiy/9618280/Are-magnetic-filters-for-central-heating-a-good-idea.html

I would never let a plumber near my central heating system get a central heating engineer. Plumbers fix toilets and taps and shouldn't be allowed to touch much else.
suspended#34
Spirotech do not leak magnacleans leak end of....and this rubbish is not worth it.
#35
Thanks op
#36
congrevecv
mjccam*** My Land lords called orbit, even refused a written request to replace an out side(rather than in an apartment) light bulb that lights the way to wards the stairs to the front door-Yet they charge a service charge that is suposed to pay for this specific purpose


Land lord or housing association?
#37
mine has lots of black death in the system will it gradually remove it ?
Ordered one anyhow to give it a try!
#38
Is there really a need for this?

My central heating has been absolutely fine for many many years now, without having anything like this attached. Wondering if it's just snake oil.
#39
**Maevoric** regarding your reply-Land lord or housing association?--I don't understand?--Untill recently I only knew privale land lords that let a room in a house
1 Like #40
Offer to pay for the luxury of a filter and I am sure your landlord will let you fit one. However, won't be many tenancies that require landlord to provide, let alone maintain, outside lighting. If it needs a new bulb, put one in, as your landlord would have to if his own light bulb went. If you send him the receipt for the bulb (50p to £2, depending on whether energy saving), I'm sure they will pay it for an easy life

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