If you are thinking about replacing your old boiler, then give us at call at Lincoln Plumbing & Heating.
We have a very open and transparent approach with all our customers, this is a way that we build trust. We will first advice you on whether actually your boiler does need replacing. If this is the case, then we will advise on you on the right boiler based upon your home heating requirements.
Replacing your boiler can be expensive and ideally it is something that you should plan once your boiler is over 10 – 12 years old. If you are encountering frequent breakdowns, repairs to your boiler can become really costly. Here at Lincoln Plumbing & Heating we offer boiler replacements from some of the UK’s leading boiler brands. These include Ideal, Worcester Bosch & Vaillant.
What are the key signs that my boiler may need to be replaced
There are a variety of different factors that will help identify that your boiler may need replacing. Your pilot light should burn blue, if it’s either yellow or orange then you should contact us right away.
Another potential sign is that the noise that comes from either your boiler or radiator. If you find that suddenly either of these appliances starts to increase in noise level, there could be a problem. Our engineer may suggest a power flush of your heating system to see if this helps eradicate the problem. But, if the noise sounds like humming or banging, it could be a much bigger issue. Lastly and just as important, any evidence of any leaks or strange smells coming from your boiler, should be treated as urgent. Please call us 01522 704 704, so we can advise you on the next steps.
How often should I be replacing my boiler at home?
Depending on how well you look after your boiler, it can last at least 15 years. One of the key determining factors is whether your boiler receives an annual boiler service. Additionally, whether any faults or issues that are identified by our engineer are resolved promptly.
Should you have an old boiler, we would always advise you to consider replacing it with a new energy-efficient model. This can help reduce your energy bills and in a lot of situations the savings made, will more than cover the cost of the replacement. When you replace your old boiler, you are also reducing your carbon footprint.
If you find that your boiler is frequently breaking down and has a persistent fault. These parts and labour will soon add up, so it could be time to consider replacing the boiler for a more reliable model.