So, when exactly should you start to think about replacing your boiler?
If you’re a homeowner, it’s your responsibility to keep your abode ship shape at all times, and that means maintaining your critical household organs. Your boiler being the aortic pump vital to keeping your home functional.
Energy Dimensions CEO Michael Kilgour has seen thousands of boiler breakdowns due to lack of proper maintenance throughout his career.
“If you have a boiler, it needs to be serviced regularly, just like your car,” says Michael. “Even the top boilers in the industry will eventually run out of steam and need replacing, but consistent maintenance will indefinitely maximise the lifespan of your boiler”
It can be hard for homeowners to dictate when their boiler needs replacing, especially when they’re caught up in their busy routines. But there are some signs to watch out for.
The most evident sign that something is amiss with your boiler is that is that your rooms no longer feel like they’re at a comfortable temperature. If you find it hard to get your rooms at the right temperature, you boiler is likely suffering efficiency issues and no longer runs at full capacity. If temperature control remains a consistent problem, you can apply to get your next boiler on finance at Energy Dimensions.
If your boiler is over five years old, it’s likely that it is no longer running at maximum efficiency and is adding costs to your monthly energy bill. Over 10 years old is considered ancient in boiler terms and is definitely worth taking a FREE assessment to determine whether you qualify for a brand new A-rated boiler on finance.
Another heads up that you boiler is running out of steam is that you might notice your energy bills rising unexpectedly and without explanation. This is a likely determinant that your boiler is past it’s prime and is starting to let you down. Take note too of how long your boiler needs to be serviced, as this is a sign that your boiler is coming to the end of its productive lifespan.
Physical Boiler Signs
You may see that a dark ash type substance is beginning to form around the burners, or you could see that the gas burner flames are yellow. This could reveal that the boiler is creating carbon monoxide because the fuel is no longer burning properly. This can be extremely dangerous and is a definite indicator for a replacement. Visit www.energydimensions.net to get your boiler fitted within 48 hours and pay nothing until 2020.