The Benefits of Professional Boiler Servicing

May 02, 2023 | News

The Benefits of Professional Boiler Servicing

At Rowlen Boiler Services, we understand the importance of regular boiler maintenance. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll outline the top 7 benefits of annual boiler servicing, highlighting the long-term savings and increased safety that come with proper boiler care.

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1. Prioritising Your Health and Safety

Ensuring your boiler is serviced annually is crucial for maintaining the safety and well-being of your household. A well-maintained boiler significantly reduces the risk of gas leaks and carbon monoxide poisoning.

Carbon Monoxide: The Silent Killer

Carbon monoxide is a deadly, odorless gas. Prolonged exposure can lead to severe health issues, including:

  • Headaches
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Confusion
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Stomach pain

Having your boiler serviced by a Gas Safe Registered engineer reduces the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning and provides peace of mind for you and your family.

2. Boosting Energy Efficiency and Reducing Bills

An annual boiler service ensures your system runs at peak efficiency, reducing energy consumption and lowering your bills. Inefficient boilers not only cost more to run but also have a larger carbon footprint. A well-maintained boiler can save you up to 15% on your energy bills, making it a wise investment for both your wallet and the environment.

3. Extending Boiler Lifespan

Regular servicing can significantly extend the lifespan of your boiler. On average, a well-maintained boiler can last between 15 and 20 years, while a neglected one might need replacing in as little as 10 years. With new boiler installations costing between £2,000 and £3,000, servicing your boiler regularly is a cost-effective way to protect your investment.

4. Identifying Potential Problems Early

Catching minor issues before they escalate can save you money on expensive repairs. During a boiler service, a skilled engineer will identify and resolve any problems, ensuring your system remains in optimal condition. Early detection and prevention can help you avoid costly repairs, such as:

  • Fan replacements (£150)
  • Gas valve replacements (£150)
  • Printed circuit board replacements (£150)
  • Heat exchanger replacements (£400)

5. Maintaining Warranty Coverage

Most boiler manufacturers require annual servicing to maintain warranty coverage. Failing to adhere to this requirement may void your warranty, leaving you responsible for any repair or replacement costs.

6. Complying with Legal Requirements for Landlords

As a landlord, you’re legally required to have an annual boiler service and safety inspection for all gas appliances in your rental properties. This ensures the safety of your tenants and protects you from potential legal issues.

7. Ensuring Year-Round Reliability

Regular boiler servicing ensures your heating system is ready to perform when you need it most. Avoid unexpected breakdowns during cold winter months by scheduling annual maintenance, and enjoy the comfort and reliability of a well-maintained boiler.

Schedule Your Annual Boiler Service Today

Don’t wait to experience the benefits of annual boiler servicing. At Rowlen Boiler Services our Gas Safe Registered engineers are ready to help you maintain your boiler and heating system. Contact us today at 020 8395 8616 to schedule your appointment and experience the difference a well-maintained boiler can make.

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