A Homeowner's Guide To Boiler Servicing Keeping your boiler in the best possible condition is essential for all
homeowners. Whether you have a newly installed boiler or an older model still
working efficiently, boiler servicing should be completed regularly, helping to
maintain and improve performance.
& Son Plumbing & Heating Ltd are Gas Safe and OFTEC registered heating
engineers. We can always provide boiler servicing, repairs and replacements
whenever you require. How Often Should You Have Boiler Servicing?
Having an annual boiler servicing is enough for you to keep
the boiler in great condition, whilst ensuring your boiler is safe to use
throughout the year. Summer is the best time to have a service, meaning you are
set for Winter when your boiler will be needed most. This should help you have
the highest possible performance throughout the entire year before having it
To avoid any issues with your boiler, you should have regular
boiler servicing, helping to maintain its performance and prevent breakdowns.
Under many warranties and insurance policies, boiler servicing is required
annually to continue with your policy requirements. Additionally, boiler servicing
requirement for any landlords and must be completed by Gas Safe registered engineers. How Long Does Boiler Servicing Take?
Boiler servicing should only take around 20 minutes, meaning
there is not a large disruption to your daily routine. During a boiler service,
your engineer will make sure that the boiler meets all necessary checks and can
leave you with a checklist after the service so you are satisfied with the
Boiler servicing can take longer as engineers will run tests
to identify any corrosion or leaks, as well as testing all controls work
correctly. If an issue has been picked up on, this can mean boiler servicing
takes slightly longer to make repairs there and then or make sure the boiler is
safe for repairs at a later time or date.
Does Boiler Servicing Improve Performance?
Homeowners may not think boiler servicing is necessary for
their home, especially if your current boiler seems to work correctly. However,
a boiler servicing will run thorough tests to check every aspect of your
boiler, ensuring it works throughout your property and not just for certain appliances.
If any issues do occur, they will be addressed so you have the best possible
Whilst boiler servicing will not always improve performance,
it will stop your performance from dropping in the future, maintaining a high
heating efficiency. Boiler servicing will pick up on any current issues before
they escalate. This means problems in the future that could damage the boiler's
performance are dealt with well in advance.
Does Boiler Servicing Save Money?
Boiler servicing will save homeowners money in both the
short-term and the long term. You may not want to pay the initial cost of a service,
however, this will help to reduce energy bills and potential future costs.
As a boiler service will check your boiler is working
efficiently and help maintain its efficiency for a longer period of time, this
can save you money on energy bills as you are wasting less of your heating.
Additionally, boiler servicing should prevent the majority of breakdowns and
other damage occurring. This means you save money on larger repairs being
needed further down the line.
Should You Use Gas Safe Registered Engineers?
When having your boiler serviced, choosing a Gas Safe
registered engineer is a much safer option for you and your home. If you are a
landlord for one property or many properties across the UK, it is a legal
requirement to have a Gas Safe registered engineer complete your annual boiler
Boiler servicing will maintain the safety for you and your
family by keeping your boiler in great condition. As Mark Hinton & Son
Plumbing & Heating Ltd are Gas Safe and OFTEC registered heating engineers
Which? Trusted Trader,
it makes our team the perfect option for any boiler servicing you require. To
book your boiler servicing in Bristol and the surrounding areas, call us on or
01454 880 017 or fill in our
07778 481 570 contact form to
make an enquiry.