Organising to have your boiler serviced might seem like a pricey inconvenience, but is it essential? The answer to that is simply - yes. Can you do boiler servicing yourself? Absolutely not.
Boiler servicing for safety
A faulty boiler could result in more than just an expensive repair, it could cost you your life. If the flue becomes blocked there will be an insufficient supply of oxygen into the gas chamber carbon monoxide will be produced.The ‘silent killer’ gas is given its nickname because it shows no sign of its presence, exposure to this overtime will result in death. A boiler service is a small price to pay for the safety of those living in your home.Not only will a healthy boiler prevent you being exposed to carbon monoxide it will also reduce the risk of your boiler having a complete breakdown which could result in a costly repair.
Boiler servicing to save money
Even if your boiler appears to be working well it is still essential to have it checked and cleaned once a year. Trained engineers are able to detect any faults and replace any components that are worn or damaged.Also, a boiler that is in good condition can run more efficiently, saving you money on your energy bills.
A summary of the reasons you should service your boiler
Significant increase to the life of the boiler
Improves efficiency of system
Early diagnosis of potential problems
Reduces energy costs
Saves costly repairs
Detection of fatal carbon monoxide leaks
Customers of LPG Homeheat’s benefit from boiler breakdown cover as part of the Privilege Plus Package.