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The Importance Of Getting Your Gas Boiler Serviced

The process of having your boiler checked is among those home chores that people tend to ignore and delay, especially in the event that your boiler seems to be operating properly.

But, it’s crucial to maintain your boiler every year, and September is the ideal moment to do so as you’ll likely use your boiler less frequently than you do in the winter months, when you’re keeping your heating turned on. It’s also simpler to schedule an appointment for these times of the year, and it means that your boiler will be in good shape for winter, which means it’ll be performing at its peak.

Here are our top five reasons to think about booking an engineer to have your boiler maintained.

1. Make sure your boiler runs as efficiently as it can

Boilers of any age have be maintained regularly in order to ensure they perform at a high level. It’s recommended to service your furnace at least once per year.

While it may cost you money to have your boiler checked, (a boiler service usually costs between PS60 and PS120) However, you can save on the long-term cost of your boiler because regularly servicing a boiler makes sure it continues to operate as efficiently as it can.

The engineer who is servicing your boiler could also provide tips for using your boiler in a more efficient manner which will help reduce your energy costs.

2. Saves you money In the event that your boiler malfunctions

An annual gas boiler service can guarantee that any small issues are taken care of prior to them becoming more serious issues, which can cause your boiler to break down completely. A boiler that is damaged can be costly to repair or may require a new boiler in the event that it’s not fixed.

3. It ensures the safety of your boiler

A boiler that is not working properly may be leaking carbon monoxide into your home. Since the symptoms are often misinterpreted as other ailments This could be a problem that is not discovered. If you have an annual service for your boiler to ensure that the leaks are identified before they become dangerous and prevent your family or yourself in unneeded danger.

4. Your manufacturer’s warranty will remain in effect

Most boilers come with an manufacturer’s warranty. In addition, the manufacturer is often required to conduct annual maintenance of the boiler to make sure that this warranty is in force. If the boiler you have is covered by warranty, it’s worth reading the fine print to make sure that you’re in compliance with the warranty to ensure you don’t get surprised if things do occur to be wrong.

5. It’s so easy to set up and it only takes about an hour

In your boiler service appointment the technician will examine the boiler and its controls, make sure whether the gas pressure is operating well, test the flue and look for any leaks, damages or corrosion. A boiler service is expected to be around an hour long to be completed.

In the event of servicing a gas boiler, the technician will also check that the boiler releases the proper amount of gas , and is not releasing dangerous gases, such as carbon monoxide. The engineer will also provide you with a list of everything that was tested with the test results for your notes.

As you observe, a boiler service is something you should think about. Just as you’d do with the annual car service, ensure you write it down every year to make sure your boiler stays in top form.