There are approximately 25 million boilers in operation in the UK. in recent years there is a marked move towards high efficiency boilers and combination boilers that provide efficient heating for the home for domestic hot water.
Heating & Plumbing Central specialise in all makes of domestic boilers. We offer boiler installations and boiler replacement through a team of highly skilled engineers, as well as boiler servicing and boiler repair services.
Since the introduction of the first combi boiler in the 1970s the heating industry has moved a long way, introducing high efficiency boilers (With efficiency rating of up to 94%).
Heating & Plumbing Central's plumbing and heating team has developed a strong expertise in high efficiency boilers and central heating systems, which includes breakdown repair as well as full system designs and installations. Our engineers install all the leading boilers in the UK and are approved installers by both Vaillant and Worcester Bosch, allowing us to offer our customers 5 years manufacturers guaranatee on installations.
Boiler Breakdowns and Boiler Repairs
When our Gas Safe registered engineers attend a boiler breakdown they go through a rigorous fault finding process, to diagnose the problem with your boiler.
The boiler testing cycle is designed to idetify the root of the fault. As part of examining the boiler and the connections to it, the plumber will check:
Heating & Plumbing Central specialise in installing and replacing boilers. Our Gas Safe (Corgi) engineers will size the right boiler for you, based on your needs. They will source the most appropriate model for you and install it quickly and efficiently.
Boiler installations can vary between types of boiler and the specific set up in each boiler installation. For a straightforward replacement of a typical combi boiler, we have drawn this check list for a typical combi boiler supply and installation:
Boiler Manufacturers' specific instructions may have more steps to follow, but the above provides a good overview of the general tasks involved in a typical combi boiler replacement. For more advice on boiler types, visit Tips on Boilers.
Introducing High Efficiency Boilers
The most important advance in recent years with regards to domestic boilers has been the introduction of the condensing boiler. The condensing boiler manages to recover a substantial amount of the heat that would otherwise be expelled into the atmosphere from the flue of a standard (non-condensing) boiler.
The vast majority of plumbers and heating engineers in the UK only install condensing boilers these days. Most of our plumbers actually admit that within this category, most boilers sold are indeed Combi boilers.
This page has been written with contributions from experienced plumbers from Northamptonshire and heating engineers from Bolton. Several of the company's plumbers from Berkshire have worked on similar issues as well as some of our qualified plumbers from Barnet and our Battersea Gas Safe engineers.
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