Gas versus Electric Boilers
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Is it time to Replace Your Domestic Boiler?
Ah, the joys of a well-functioning domestic boiler, keeping your home warm and comforting like a cup of tea (with two sugars please) on a chilly morning. But as seasoned British heating engineers who have seen it all, we know that even the most reliable boilers have their limits.
So, how can you tell when its time to replace your boiler?
Let’s take a look at the signs that it might be time to bid farewell to your old faithful and welcome a shiny new gas or electric boiler into your home.
1. Your Boiler is on a Repairs Rampage
We’ve all experienced the horror (and downright nuisance) of constant boiler breakdowns.
If your boiler is staging a repair circus more often than you’d like, it’s likely trying to tell you something. Those repair bills can seem like they add up faster than running a sports car, and don’t talk about the joys of hunting down old, discontinued parts. In our experience when you reach this point it’s wiser to call it a day and invest in a new boiler rather than throw money away on constant repairs.
2. “Hear, Hear” – The Noisy Boiler Saga
Listen closely – is your boiler chattering day and night? Those strange noises could be a sign of trouble brewing. A tapping sound might mean it needs a system flush, but other noises aren’t so easy to identify. It can be like deciphering a cryptic crossword. It is definitely time to call a heating engineer to play detective & investigate your boiler’s sonic symphony!
3. The Not-so-Sneaky Rise of UK Energy Bills
Ah, yes, the dreaded energy bill surprise, it’s affected millions of us recently. If your boiler is showing signs of being less efficient then your bills will continue to rise even faster. Slow-to-heat radiators (you have bled them, haven’t you?) and mercurial hot water temperatures (screams from the bathroom anyone?) are not the hallmarks of a happy boiler. So, instead of watching your bills increase and your cash vanish, time to consider a new, more efficient boiler for your home. What’s more with 0% Finance available to fund the purchase you can spread the cost and start to benefit now.
4. When Domestic Boiler Parts Play Hide and Seek
As a boiler ages, it can become a game of hide and seek with its parts. Engineers end up spending hours tracking down those elusive components, but sometimes they’re harder to find than a needle in a haystack. When this happens and its apparent there’s no available parts left for your old boiler, it really is time to throw the towel in and go for a boiler upgrade.
Don’t Worry – Help is Here!
If any of the above sound familiar then don’t worry as we have a team of trusted, fully qualified Gas Safe boiler engineers, ready to tackle your boiler problems – they are just a phone call away.
They’ll inspect your boiler for a fixed price and determine if a repair or replacement is in order, ensuring your home and hot water stay warm.
Reach Out to our Heating Experts!
Don’t wait until your boiler breaks if you have concerns about your boiler take advantage of a fixed price boiler service to help make sure everything is running smoothly and to detect potential problems before they arise.
Our dedicated boiler team is just a phone call or email away, ready to answer any queries you have about your boiler. So, whether it’s a revival for your existing boiler or a brand-new one you’re after, we’ve got you absolutely covered!