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Aga & Rayburn Engineers

Staunch and Flow are Central London’s independent service engineers for Aga. We maintain and service all Aga gas cookers.

Aga advises all customers to have their appliance serviced every year. Our staff have completed all necessary Aga and Rayburn courses and have the appropriate Range Cooker certification to work on these cookers.

We charge £160 + VAT for a fully approved Aga service call out and £240 + VAT for a Rayburn. We carry out the full approved Aga/Rayburn services which include taking off the hot plate, checking that all the flues are clean and changing the thermocouple.

Parts – including the thermocouple – are not included in the Aga & Rayburn service price. Please also see item 13 in our terms and conditions regarding service visits.

Please note that in order to work on an Aga/Rayburn you must turn off the cooker 24 hours in advance of our engineer visit. If you have not switched the appliance off the day before the appointment, then you will be liable for a cancellation fee of £85+VAT.  It is imperative for health and safety reasons that the appliance is cool enough to work on, and this requires around 24 hours from switching it off. Continue reading below for advice on how to do this.

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Other Gas Services

+ Gas MK1 Burner

Turning Your Aga Off

Refer to the sketch below to identify the various controls.

Gas MK1 Burner

If your Aga is only to be left for a few days, why turn it off? It doesn’t hurt to leave it on a lower thermostat position.

For longer periods the pilot only may be left on as follows:

Turn the black control tap ’4′ (located in the centre of the numbered ring) through 90 degrees, until the finger grip is at right angles, i.e across the gas pipe.

To turn it off completely: Carry out the above and then turn the main control cock ’1′ through 90 degrees, so that the line on the cock, is across the pipe.

This turns both pilot and main burner off.

+ Gas MK2 Burner

Refer to the sketch below to identify the various controls.
Gas MK2 Burner

If your Aga is only to be left for a few days, why turn it off? It doesn’t hurt to leave it on a lower thermostat position.

For longer periods the pilot only may be left on as follows:

Turning the thermostat knob ’4′ clockwise to the ’0′ position.

To turn it off completely:

1. Carry out the above and then press and release the button ’3′ marked with an ’0′ symbol.

2. Turn the main gas cock ’1′ through 90 degrees, until the line marked on the cock, is across the gas pipe.

This turns both pilot and main burner off.

+ Gas MK3 Burner (Sit)

Refer to the sketch below to identify the various controls.

Gas MK3 Burner (Sit)

If your Aga is only to be left for a few days, why turn it off?

It doesn’t hurt to leave it on a lower thermostat position.

For longer periods the pilot only may be left on as follows:

Turning the control knob ’2′ clockwise to the ‘white band’ position.

To turn it off completely:

1. Turn the control knob clockwise to the ‘black dot’ position.

2. Turn the main gas cock ’1′ through 90 degrees, until the line marked on the cock, is across the gas pipe.

3. If your cooker has an electricity supply, this should be turned off as well.

This turns both pilot and main burner off.

+ Gas MK3 Burner (Maxitrol)

Refer to the sketch below to identify the various controls.

Gas MK3 Burner (Maxitrol)

If your Aga is only to be left for a few days, why turn it off? It doesn’t hurt to leave it on a lower thermostat position.

For longer periods the pilot only may be left on as follows:

Either switch off the electricity supply to the Aga (where provided) or turn knob ‘B’ to position ’1′

To turn it off completely:

1. Turn the control knob ‘A’ clockwise to the ‘OFF’ position.

2. Turn the main gas cock ’1′ through 90 degrees, until the line marked on the cock, is across the gas pipe.

3. If your cooker has an electricity supply, this should be turned off as well.

+ Converted Agas

Converted Aga’s are old solid fuel heat storage units that have been converted to use gas. Most converted Aga’s use a Junkers valve or a more modern 630 eurosit valve. The main different between a normal aga and a converted aga is that the gas valve is on the outside of the aga on the left or the right side. This means that the thermocouple used is not going to be a conventional aga thermocouple. It might be a very long universal thermocouple or it might be a thermocouple with an extension on it. Either way the parts are not standard.

Staunch and Flow try to carry as many parts as possible however parts for the converted Aga’s are very hard to get and can take some time to source. Our team has extensive knowledge of these aga’s and will try to help in every way we can. We do not charge any more to service a recon Aga.

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Reviews From Clients

Andrew Blake

2 years ago

I would highly recommend Staunch and Flow. The guys were very professional and highly skilled.As requested - they completely ripped out my old bathroom and re-fitted to my specification. Many items in my bathroom where bespoke and they fitted all fixtures, tiling and plumbing together perfectly. The guys were skilled, helpful, on time and when I was at work they would always contact me to make sure I was happy with an item before they went ahead. My new bathroom looks great and the finish is excellent – I can’t recommend these guys enough - Andrew, Hackney, London.

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James Anstead

5 years ago

After moving into a house with an AGA, I asked Staunch & Flow to come and service it. Lloyd is clearly extremely knowledgeable on the subject - answering all my questions and giving me some tips. More impressive than the service was the fact that a year later when I needed some basic advice on how to fire it back up, Lloyd generously talked me though all various steps necessary to get it back up and running. Would highly recommend using S&F and Lloyd in particular.

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