Can I add central heating inhibitor DIY and how often?

How often should I add central heating inhibitor to my heating system? Can it be done DIY?

Asked by Carol on 23rd Jun 2022
Expert Trade Answers
"Yes you can add An Inhibitor to your central heating system. Firstly make sure there is none already in the system. Ideally it is best to get a professional to do this for you, as a safety measure incase other problems occur, loss of pressure, ect."
Answered on 23rd Jun 2022 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
"If you have an open vented system you could pour the recommended dosage into the feed tank. Dosage would depend on size of the system, ie number of rooms/ Radiators.
If you have a sealed system I would recommend getting a qualified heating engineer."
Answered on 23rd Jun 2022 - Member since Jun 2022 - report
"I would not recommend doing a DIY job when adding chemical to a central heating system.
seek a professional"
Answered on 1st Aug 2022 - Member since Mar 2018 - report
"Every time you drain the system you will need a plumber to carry out the work"
Answered on 27th Jun 2022 - Member since Oct 2020 - report
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