Can I turn water off and leave heating on?
Its perfectly fine to turn off your mains stoptap whilst running the heating.
You could if you so wish, turn off mains open taps upstairs and down to drain off pipes..
Should I turn water off when I go away?
The safest thing to do before you go away is to turn off the water supply completely. It might not stop water that’s already in the pipes from escaping, but it will limit the risk of a flooded home.
Is it OK to leave your boiler on all the time?
‘ The answer is – it depends! By leaving your heating on, the boiler will have to work to keep the temperature at a set level, whereas having it come on and off at set times will only heat your home at a given period; however your boiler will need to work harder to heat the house from cold to the required temperature.
Can you have central heating on without water on?
Using central heating systems with no water supply Natural gas users who can control their central heating and domestic hot water circuits separately can continue using their central heating system however they should avoid using the hot water circuit until water supplies have been restored.
Will pipes burst if water is turned off?
Some may answer: to prevent water freezing in a pipe which can cause the pipe to burst. If you answered this you are actually only half right. The full reason is that water freezing in your water line, when all the water in your home is shut off, can cause the water pressure in that line to increase.