Gas Boiler Servicing
An annual gas boiler service is highly recommended by the Gas Safe Authority and boiler manufacturers to ensure gas safety. Furthermore, boiler servicing will also ensure a well maintained boiler, which will help prevent nasty repair bills due to worn or overused parts. Boiler owners should also note that a boiler warranty may only be valid if the owner services the boiler each year, therefore failing to have annual boiler servicing could result in the boiler warranty becoming void.
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What to expect?
There are many different types of boiler services so it’s always worth checking what you’re getting. Heppelthwaite the Red Van Plumbers offer a comprehensive service that takes approx 1 hour (depending on manufacturer’s guidelines) – it’s not just an analyser checker.
Do you know what to expect from a boiler service as not all boiler servicing is the same! Our customers benefit from a full comprehensive boiler service, which is much more than just a flue analyser check. As a guide please check out the list of tasks our engineers are likely to perform.
Please note that we always follow the manufacturers guidelines, which may vary as not all boilers are the same.
- Fully checked appliance for any faults
- A visual inspection of the boiler, boiler location, system and condense
- Checks to ensure internal flue components are sealed properly and not obstructed
- Inspection of external flue and terminal
- Boiler fired up to identify any faults
- Boiler casing removed and all main boiler components are checked
- Safe isolation of electrical, gas/oil and water supply
- Clean condensate trap
- Inside casing surfaces are cleaned
- Check inlet and working gas pressure
- Check, record and adjust CO2 reading
- Electrical bonding check
- Boiler casing put back on – check that it is properly sealed
Furthermore, our customers benefit from a full report and an annual reminder for when your next boiler service is due. Please note that not all boiler servicing is the same. However, as registered gas engineers and accredited boiler installers, our gas engineers follow the manufacture guidelines, which may differ from the above.
Do you have a cylinder?
Save £30 when booking with a boiler service
Customers that have a boiler and cylinder combo would benefit from our special discounted rate when combining a boiler and cylinder service, customers would save £30 off the total amount. To receive this special discounted rate simply book the 2 services together and we’ll automatically provide a discount. For further information on cylinder servicing please click below.
Why use Heppelthwaite
Your local family run plumbing and heating company since 1948
Customers benefit from our transparent pricing and no hidden extras, we also invoice after the work is complete for your own peace of mind.
All our professional engineers are gas safe registered, experienced and receive ongoing training.
Winners of the face of Which Trusted Traders 2015 competition and over 280 customer reviews on Checkatrade.