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Boiler Installations FAQs (2021)

We know that having a new boiler installed is a big undertaking and it’s only natural to have some questions about it. So, we’ve answered some of the most common questions we get asked by customers to help you feel informed and prepared for your boiler installation. If you have a question that we've not answered in this blog don't hesitate to get in touch with our expert team today by calling 07976271681.

How much does it cost to have a new boiler installed? 

Cost can be very situation-dependent and the price of having a new boiler installed varies with the price difference sometimes being quite large. This is because it is dependent on the type of boiler, its size and whether or not you require additional elements such as a tank and radiators. In general, you can usually expect to pay between £1,500 and £3,500 for a boiler installation. 

Why is having a new boiler installed good for my home? 

There are a variety of advantages that come with having a new boiler installed and it can help both you and your home. Here are some of the many benefits: firstly, it reliably heats your home and hot water, which is a must for keeping you and your family comfortable. Secondly, it will save you both hassle and expense from repairs and calling out heating engineers, as often happens with old boilers. Thirdly, new boilers are much more energy-efficient tending to be more than 90% efficient, it saves you money on your heating bills every single month. This can amount to up to £652 saved every year. 

Can all plumbers install boilers? 

No, they can’t. A boiler installation should be undertaken by an experienced and qualified heating engineer. This means they have the necessary qualifications and experience to undertake specialist gas work to a high standard. One thing to ensure you check is that they are Gas Safe registered so you can have your boiler installed safely and legally. 

Do you have any recommendations or reviews from customers? 

A great reputation is essential in the heating industry so it’s always worth checking a heating engineer’s reviews before you ask them to install your boiler. You can read what our customers think of our service here.

Expert boiler installation in Redditch, Bromsgrove & beyond 

Here at Lakins Plumbing & Heating, we specialise in installing and caring for boilers in homes across Redditch, Alvechurch, Bromsgrove, Studley and Alcester. We take your safety seriously and are Gas Safe registered, with over 20 years of plumbing and heating experience. 

So if you’d like to find out more about our service or wish to arrange a quote call us on 07976271681 or send us a quick message using our contact form.