Central Heating Question

Need a solution for condensate to outside for central heating?


Also he didn't recommend the BG alternative method to be implemented.

My friend didn't recommend running the condensate over the garage and second lounge roof and into the back garden where the drains are located as it could damage the roof.

Also said it would be an eye sore running the pipe along the skirting boards of the second lounge.

At the front of the house their is guttering and my friend said a solution could be running a pipe into this although it would look like a eye sore at the front of the house.

Not sure if a solution would be to have a drain installed in the garage?

Any information/advice will be most welcomed


Uploaded new pictures on the job, also hot water smells like metal.

Recently I bleed the radiator and turned it to much and all black stuff came out, although now radiator are pipping hot.

2 Answers

Fit a soakaway in the drive or pref in soil or gravel. Theres loads of info on the net about these. They are about £25 and need filling with lime chips about once or twice annually.You cannot just run it onto the drive and £950 is way over the odds

Answered 9th Feb 2012

Eaton heating and plumbing

Member since 25 Oct 2011

there are a number of solutions for the condensate removal
you can run the condensate into a purpose built soak away witch normally has to be 500mm deep and filled with lime pebbles to neutralise the acids.

a condense pump can be fitted taking it to the nearest drain source

please feel free to contact me
regards CM

Answered 9th Feb 2012

cm property maintence south east ltd

Member since 8 Feb 2012

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