In today’s day and age when fuel is no longer cheap and costs are constantly on the rise, making a boiler more efficient is more imperative than ever. The more inefficient the boiler, the higher the fuel costs. Fortunately, there are ways to prevent such problems. Here are five tips for homeowners to keep your boiler running efficient and in tiptop shape: Continue reading
When it comes to home appliances and components, a homeowner’s first choice when something breaks down is to opt for repair services or find effective fixes to address the problem. Of course, immediate replacement isn’t always called for, but you should know when it should be. Take your boiler, for example, which is an important component of your home. What are some obvious signs that your boiler is beyond repair and you need a boiler replacement? Read on to find out. Continue reading
Smart homeowners are always looking for ways to save on daily expenses and searching for investments that eventually pay off in the form of cumulative savings. Other than improving your home’s appearance to boost its value, enhancing its functionality through its vital components is a must as well. And one such vital component of your home that needs to be in tiptop shape is its heating system. Here are some signs that it may be time for a boiler replacement: Continue reading
The chimney is one of the features in your home to consider when getting a boiler replacement. If the same boiler has been in use in your home for over a decade and now you want to replace it, consider the compatibility of a new appliance with the flue system currently in place. Before a contractor can swap in a new boiler, they will have to evaluate the state of your chimney. Why is it crucial to have a chimney that is compatible with the boiler you are installing? Continue reading
Do you live in a house with an old but functioning boiler and central heating system? Most of us balk when we think of the cost of boiler replacement, preferring instead to struggle on paying ever increasing repair costs, and higher maintenance charges. Often though, continuing down this path long term proves to be a false economy. Continue reading
According to the Energy Saving Trust, heating your home will account for almost two thirds of your annual energy bills. In large homes, with lots of spacious rooms, then the proportion spent on heating can be even greater. Therefore, energy efficiency is a very important factor to weigh up when it comes to boiler replacement. Not only will an energy efficient boiler help to reduce your personal carbon footprint, but a well-installed one, sized correctly for the central heating system in question, will be capable of reducing your outgoings, too.