The Ultimate Boiler Guide  April 06, 2021 Are you thinking of replacing your current boiler with a brand new one? There are a few things that you need to before considering getting a new boiler installed! Here at Lakins Heating & Plumbing, we have created this ultimate guide on what you need to know before getting a new boiler installed. Size of your home The type of boiler you get is heavily impacted on the size of your boiler. The reason for this is because different types of boiler are better suited for different sized properties. For example Combi boilers are a great option if you have a smaller home. Size of Property The size of your property has a direct impact on which boiler is best suited for your home. Combi boilers are known to be a great choice for smaller homes whereas system boilers are more suitable for larger homes. Number of BathroomsDoes your home have more than one bathroom? If so, then you need to look into either system or conventional boilers. This is because they will allow you to run hot water in all bathrooms at the same time. Brand of Boiler The brand of the boiler is also one of the factors that is very important to consider. Different brands of boilers offer boilers with various levels of energy efficiency. We will be happy to guide you through choosing the right branded boiler for you and your home. Gas Safe Registered EngineerIt is always important to make sure the engineer you hire is Gas Safe registered. Gas Safe registered engineers have the qualifications and training need to carry out safe gas work. Here at Lakins Heating & Plumbing, all of our heating engineers are Gas Safe registered. Simply ask us to show you our Gas Safe ID and we will be happy to show it.