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Boiler servicing is an essential part of maintaining the safety, efficiency, and longevity of your home’s heating system. Regular service and maintenance appointments can help to prevent boiler breakdowns and extend the life of your boiler.

Why is boiler servicing important?

Boiler servicing is important for several reasons:

  • Safety: A boiler that is not properly maintained can be a safety hazard. Our professionals will check for any issues that could cause carbon monoxide leaks, which can be fatal.
  • Efficiency: A boiler that is not properly maintained can be less efficient, resulting in higher energy bills. We will check for any issues that could be affecting the efficiency of your boiler, such as a dirty air filter.
  • Longevity: Regular maintenance and service appointments can extend the life of your boiler. We will check for any issues that could lead to a breakdown and address them before they become major problems.
  • Warranty: Most boilers come with a warranty, and regular servicing is often a requirement to keep the warranty valid. We provide a service certificate to ensure that the warranty remains valid.

What does a boiler service include?

Our boiler service will include the following:

  • Inspection of the boiler: We will inspect the boiler for any signs of wear and tear, and check for any leaks or cracks.
  • Inspection of the flue: Inspect the flue to ensure that it is properly venting carbon monoxide.
  • Inspection of the burner: Inspect the burner to ensure that it is working properly and that the flame is the correct colour.
  • Inspection of the controls: We will check the controls to ensure that they are working properly and that the boiler is responding to the thermostat.
  • Inspection of the safety devices: Checking the safety devices to ensure that they are working properly and that the boiler will shut off in the event of a problem.
  • Cleaning: Clean the boiler, the flue and any other parts of the heating system, as well as the boiler’s filters, to ensure that the system is running efficiently.
  • Testing: We conduct tests to ensure that the boiler is working properly and that the system is safe.
  • Certification: Upon completion, we provide a service certificate to certify that the boiler is safe and compliant with all relevant regulations.
  • Advise: Provide advice on how to operate and maintain the boiler, and suggest any potential upgrades or replacements if necessary.

When should I schedule a boiler service?

It is recommended to schedule a boiler service at least once a year, ideally before the start of the heating season. This will ensure that your boiler is ready for the cold weather and that any issues are addressed before they become major problems. Additionally, scheduling a service before the heating season begins can help to prevent unexpected breakdowns and ensure that your boiler is working efficiently.

It’s also important to schedule a boiler service if you notice any signs of a problem, such as strange noises, lack of heating, or leaks. These can indicate a potential issue that needs to be addressed by a professional.

Why Emergency Plumbers UK for boiler servicing?

When choosing a professional for boiler servicing, it is important to ensure that they are qualified and experienced. Emergency Plumbers UK are Gas Safe registered, meaning all our engineers are qualified to work on gas boilers and are fully compliant with all relevant regulations. We are also fully insured and be able to provide references.

We offer a comprehensive service and provide a detailed report of the work that has been done, and any issues that have been identified.

Boiler servicing is an essential part of maintaining the safety, efficiency, and longevity of your home’s heating system. Regular service and maintenance appointments can help to prevent boiler breakdowns and extend the life of your boiler. 

It is recommended to schedule a boiler service at least once a year, ideally before the start of the heating season, and to choose a qualified and experienced professional. By taking these steps, you can ensure that your boiler is safe and working efficiently, and that you are prepared for the cold weather.

FAQs

How often should I have my boiler serviced?

It is recommended to have your boiler serviced at least once a year, ideally before the start of the heating season.

Can I service my boiler myself?

While some basic maintenance tasks, such as cleaning or changing the air filter, can be done by a homeowner, it is usually recommended to hire a professional for a comprehensive service.

How much does it cost to service a boiler?

The cost of servicing a boiler can vary depending on the type of boiler and the service provider. It is always better to consult with a professional for an estimate.

Will my warranty cover the cost of servicing?

The coverage of a warranty varies depending on the manufacturer and the type of boiler. It is important to consult with the manufacturer or the professional to determine if the servicing is covered under warranty.

What does a boiler service include?

A boiler service typically includes an inspection of the boiler, flue, burner, controls, safety devices, cleaning, testing, and certification.

What should I do if my boiler is not working properly?

If your boiler is not working properly, it is important to schedule a service appointment as soon as possible to address the issue.

How can I find a qualified professional for boiler servicing?

A qualified professional for boiler servicing should be Gas Safe registered and have insurance, it’s also important to ask for references and to check their qualifications and experience.

Can servicing prevent breakdowns?

Regular servicing can help to prevent breakdowns by identifying and addressing any issues before they become major problems.

What should I do if I smell gas?

If you smell gas, it is important to turn off the gas supply and open all the windows. Do not turn on any electrical switches or light any matches, and call a professional immediately.

Can servicing improve the efficiency of my boiler?

Regular servicing can help to improve the efficiency of a boiler by identifying and addressing issues that could be affecting its performance.

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