If you’ve just had a new boiler installed you will be basking in the glory of hot water on tap and sophisticated radiators throughout the house. However, now you’ve had your boiler installed doesn’t mean you can forget about it. For your boiler needs constant vigilance and ideally – regular boiler servicing.
Why is a Boiler Service so Important?
If you’re a car driver then you’re accustomed to taking it for a regular service and that ubiquitous MOT that helps detect any underlying problems with your car, problems that are immediately apparent. It’s the same with your boiler, although there may be no problems you can see or detect, it doesn’t mean there aren’t any.
A qualified engineer can make all the necessary checks and help you ward off future problems which could disrupt your heating and hot water supply. This could be catastrophic if it happened during freezing weather.
Keep a constant Supply of Hot Water and Heat
If you have a family, then you’ll know how much you depend on hot water and instant heat. If you have a breakdown you could be talking hours and days before you can get your boiler system working again.
Your engineer will carry out a thorough examination when he services your boiler. This will include stripping it down and cleaning it from within and giving it a thorough examination of any worn parts and renewing essential parts of the boiler to keep it in good working condition. The oil tank is also checked so it meets the requirements of the Environmental Law Regulations.
There are plenty of advantages for having your boiler serviced regularly, you’ll save money long-term on major faults, which can happen if you allow smaller problems to escalate into bigger ones. Your heating bills will be less because our engineers will make sure that your boiler is working as well as it should.
The Dangers Of Carbon Monoxide
If your boiler is left without proper maintenance and servicing, then problems could develop that are potentially life-threatening. Carbon monoxide poisoning is lethal, the symptoms can range from breathlessness, headaches, drowsiness, and stomach ache. It’s difficult to detect because it doesn’t have a smell and can’t be seen. By having your boiler regularly serviced you can avoid this unseen killer.
Keep in mind that if you are the landlord it is the law to make sure the boiler is regularly serviced, and it’s your duty to make sure the house or apartment is safe from carbon monoxide poisoning. You will need to make sure you have a Gas Safety Certificate.
Keep Us In Mind
If you have a regular boiler service from Harry’s Plumbers, you’ll be pleased to know that all our engineers are Gas Safe Registered and are fully qualified to carry out a gas safety check in your home. We can then give you a CP12 inspection Certificate to show that we’ve carried out the service and that your boiler is safe. Get in touch today and let’s get your boiler serviced safely so you can have peace of mind.