Gas Boiler Service, How often should a Boiler be serviced?
Having a Gas Boiler Service is an easy job but must be done by a Qualified Gas Engineer.
How long does it take to service a Domestic Gas Boiler? The time is takes to service a Gas Boiler is about 30 - 60 minutes depending on the type of appliance it is. To service a Commercial Gas Boiler can take alot longer depending on the size of the Boiler.
How much would it cost to service a Gas Boiler? The amount you can pay to service a Gas Boiler can range between £50 to £200 depending on the area you live in and the type of company you use. Our Gas Engineers will charge you from £75.00 upwards depending whether it is a Domestic or Commercial Boiler service.
How often should i get my Gas Boiler serviced? You should get your Gas Boiler serviced once every year.
How old should my Boiler be before i should get it replaced? An average Boiler would be between 15 to 40 years old before it is replaced, depending on the use and the quality of the Boiler.
New technology is now here. With the latest technology about, the goverment is trying to push for most Boilers to be an A rated Boiler. Within the last 3 years there has been a big change where the Boilers now recycle the heat to save on your Gas use.
When is the best time to have this new Boiler which is A rated and all the latest technolgy? If your Boiler is older than 10 years, then this is the time to get an A rated Boiler for the reason is that 10 years is when you will find you are more than likely to start paying out repair costs. When adding up the repair costs in the next 10 years then it would of been cheaper getting the new up to date Boiler. Does this make sense? Martin Smith thinks so!
I am thinking about having a new boiler. If you would like to have a quote on a new Boiler then please click on the get a quote and fill in you details.
We asked one our Engineers James Coburn who is a Gas Engineer for Boiler Service in Liverpool, who also does Landlords Gas Sefety checks. We asked James what are the steps in giving a Boiler a service and what needs to be done which are explained below.
How to Service a Gas Boiler? First of all you have to be fully qualified unless accompanied by a fully qualified Gas Engineer. Always ask the customer if there is any problems then check for problems to be noted down just incase any further work will be required. All other step are below.
1. Check Boiler has been operating ok, visually inspect the Gas Run, Flue ways before starting the Boiler Service.
2. Open up the Boiler Combustian Chamber, checking seals and any signs of overheat or scorching.
3. Check the inlet pressure and Burner Pressure.
4. Clean the main Gas Burner, heat exchange and surrounding areas.
5. Check all safety devices are operating correctly.
6. Check temperatures of Central Heating and hot water along with the flow rate of hot water.
7. Once done check all other external controls.
8. Fill in service manual and issue a service sheet.