When should you get your new boiler serviced?
A boiler service is an integral part of maintaining your boiler and ensuring that it continues to operate efficiently and safely. It is recommended that you have your boiler serviced every year, regardless of its age or make.
This article will discuss the importance of boiler servicing and when you should get your new boiler serviced. We will also answer some frequently asked questions about boiler servicing.
How often should boilers be serviced by law? (UK Guide)
The maintenance of the boilers is necessary for various reasons. This service can often be required for legal reasons ( CP12- Landlord Certificate) and is crucial to your comfort, as your gas boiler should be reliable at all times. Always use a qualified heating engineer, who is gas-safe registered.
Importance of Boiler Servicing
A boiler service involves checking the boiler for any problems, such as leaks, blockages, or corrosion. The engineer will also clean the boiler and replace any worn or damaged parts. ( * for full service only)
An annual boiler service is important for a number of reasons, including:
To ensure that your boiler is safe to operate. A well-maintained boiler is less likely to malfunction or pose a safety hazard.
To improve the efficiency of your boiler. A serviced boiler will use less fuel, which can save you money on your energy bills.
To extend the life of your boiler. A regular service can help to prevent problems that could shorten the lifespan of your boiler.
When does a new boiler need its first service?
A new boiler should be serviced 12 months after installation. This is to ensure that the boiler is working properly and that there are no problems. Also, keep your manufacturer warranty valid.
How often should you service your boiler?
Your annual gas boiler service should be done every 12 months, referring to its name. This will help to keep your boiler running efficiently and safely.
What does a boiler service include?
A boiler inspection – boiler service involves:
Inspection of the gas boilers and surrounding pipeworks
Testing of the boiler and its controls
Cleaning of essential parts, such as the heat exchanger and combustion chamber ( note* this is called full service, and this option requires parts, therefore it is more expensive)
- Checking the gas pressure and flow
- Checking of the flue and its components ( boiler and flue system)
- Checking of the expansion vessel
- Checking of electrical connections, pipework, fans and seals
- Checking of safety devices
- Done by a fully qualified heating engineer ( gas engineer)
Final safety checks
- The final safety checks that are carried out during a boiler service include:
- Restarting the boiler to check for any working faults
- Checking that the carbon monoxide alarm is working correctly
- Completing any required paperwork
Book a professional boiler service
Stay Safe. Always use a Gas Safe registered engineer
Do you need your boiler checked every time you use it? The boiler will need service once a year for optimal functioning and safety. Lack of maintenance on your boiler could cause a problem or your warranty may expire.
Benefits of hiring MML Plumbing for boiler service in North London:
We offer free online quotes and no-obligation appointments.
We are fully insured, so you can be sure that your home is protected.
We use only high-quality parts and materials.
We offer affordable and reliable prices.
MML Plumbing is a locally owned and operated business that has been providing boiler services in North London for over 20 years. We are Gas Safe registered and all of our engineers are fully qualified and experienced. We offer a comprehensive boiler service that includes inspection, testing, cleaning, and safety checks.
If you are looking for a reliable and trustworthy boiler service provider in North London, then MML Plumbing is the company for you. Contact us today to book your boiler service.