MyJobQuote Logomyjobquote
  • Post a Job
  • Trade Signup
  • Ask a Trade
  • Cost Guides
  • About
  • Login
  • Over 1 million homeowners and over 30,000 tradespeople
    use MyJobQuote nationwide each year

    Post a Job or Sign up as a trade
    Post a Job or Sign up as a trade

    Ask a Tradesman

    What is an inhibitor ?

    Heating Engineers

    What is an inhibitor and how much does one cost? Can If it by myself?

    Asked by Karen on 13th Dec 2021
    Share this question

    Best Answer

    Bespoke Design Group

    "Inhibitors are chemicals that you add to the water in your heating system to reduce the effects of corrosion with all the dissimilar metals that make up a heating system ie copper brass and steel"

    Answered on 4th Jan 2022 - Member since Nov 2017 - report
    Bubbles Plumbing & Heating

    "A chemical that protects heating system and yes you can buy it"

    Answered on 1st Jan 2022 - Member since Oct 2018 - report
    john ten heating and plumbing solutions

    "Inhibitor is a chemical that is pour into the boiler after installation to protect against corrosion"

    Answered on 10th Jan 2022 - Member since Apr 2016 - report
    C&D Gas and Heating Service

    "The inhibitor is the liquid which can add to radiator water which can prevent corrosion the pipe and boiler it’s the cost between £13.00 and above per bottle"

    Answered on 14th Jan 2022 - Member since Aug 2021 - report
    Ocean Field Gas

    "Yes you can buy it yourself, you drain heating and add it through radiator or towel rail it stops your radiator from corrosion"

    Answered on 13th Dec 2021 - Member since Jun 2020 - report
    iconic gas services

    "The central heating inhibitor is a chemical solution that is added to your central heating system. Its purpose is to stop rust and internal corrosion from occurring inside your heating system, which could reduce performance and efficiency.
    Yes, you can put it yourself from the magna filter or the radiators, the system may need draining down if put in from radiators.
    cost is anywhere from £15 - £25"

    Answered on 13th Dec 2021 - Member since Oct 2021 - report
    Kalm Gas & Plumbing LTD

    "The inhibitor is a chemical that inhibits, or at least minimises your heating system, namely radiators, from corroding. Its ideal use is with a filter.

    Inhibitor cost under £20 and can be installed by yourself if you know how to, while filters are around £100 and it’s recommended a heating engineer/plumber does this for you.

    These will prolong the life of your heating system."

    Answered on 13th Dec 2021 - Member since Dec 2020 - report
    pbss ltd

    "It's put in the central heating system to clean and lubricate pipes radiators and pump and heat exchanger system should be flushed first if it is old"

    Answered on 13th Dec 2021 - Member since Mar 2019 - report
    Premier Response

    "Inhibitor stops hydro gasses from boiling out of your central heat water ie the water in your radiators if the gasses boil out of the water it oxidises thus causing corrosion in the boiler make sure the system is properly flushed put some inhibitor in you will have no problems at all"

    Answered on 15th Dec 2021 - Member since Sep 2021 - report

    Ask a Trade

    Got a question that only a tradesperson can answer? We have thousands of trades ready to answer any question you may have.

    Ask your Question

    Related questions

    Ready to get a price for your home improvement project?

    get started
    x

    Report Content