From mid-December to early March, things can get rather cold in London. Taking a bath can be difficult if you don’t have a boiler or when your boiler breaks down suddenly at that time of the year. That’s why it’s important that you know the signs when you need the services of a professional London boiler installers. Pay attention to the following:
Boiler Age. Boilers may be really sturdy but they can’t fight time forever. A good basis is 15 years. If it’s younger than that, you’re still in the safe zone provided that it has been maintained well. If it’s older, it’ll likely start to develop problems.
Heating Bill Increase. Your heating bill will vary throughout the year as your needs vary. If you notice a consistent rise, however, this may mean that your boiler is not functioning as efficiently as it used to.
Frequent Repair Needs. When your boiler necessitates repair in increasing frequency, then it’s better to have it replaced. Repair needs may be inevitable and once or twice within a year is not much of a problem. If it goes to once or twice every few months, that is problematic.
Unusual Noises. Boilers don’t really operate silently but the normal sounds are easily distinguishable from ones that indicate a problem. Some examples of problematic sounds are gurgling, whistling, or banging.