There are many benefits of regular boiler servicing, including saving money on heating and bills and preventing future damage to the appliance.
Regular boiler servicing is essential to ensure that the appliance continues to work efficiently throughout the year. Over time, soot builds up inside the boiler and pipework, which negatively affects its performance.
Without annual servicing, your heating system will use more fuel as it attempts to bypass the build-up. This can also damage the internal components, leading to expensive repairs. You can save money on energy bills and future repairs by booking annual boiler servicing with a Gas Safe engineer.
Safety & Legal Requirements
It is a legal requirement for landlords in the UK to have the heating systems in their properties inspected by professionals every 12 months. This is to ensure the appliance is working efficiently, heating the home and water and protecting your tenants.
Damaged boilers can leak poisonous carbon monoxide (CO). This gas is potentially lethal, so ensuring all heating system components are working properly is vital.
To prove that these checks are being carried out, your engineer will provide you with a gas safety certificate to confirm compliance with current regulations. This is to be given to your tenants as soon as possible and kept in your records for at least two years.
The best way to keep yourself and your property safe and save money on bills and repairs is to have your boiler regularly serviced. Engineers will find and fix any issues quickly and efficiently by inspecting a range of components, including:
If a boiler is frequently breaking down or can’t supply enough heating or hot water to your property anymore, it may need replacing rather than repairing. This option can often be more cost-effective over time as newer models will have higher energy efficiency and can support smart technology.
Get in Touch
Contact our Gas Safe engineers at Peter L Mansbridge and Son Ltd in Oxford for more information about boiler servicing. Call us on 01865 321 183 to book an appointment or send us a message via our contact form and we will respond shortly.