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Top 5 mistakes people make with their new boiler

If your waiting for a new boiler to be installed, it's extremely important to go with a boiler installation service that is reliable and reputable. All the work suggested in this article should be completed by a Gas Safe Registered engineer. 

Top 5 Boiler mistakes 

 Are you waiting on a boiler installation or looking for a new boiler, this article goes over 5 of the most common boiler mistakes so you can avoid them. The good news is that once you know, it’s easy to make the right decisions to prolong the life and health of your boiler. 

1. Choosing the wrong heating engineer or boiler brand

Choosing the correct boiler installation company is a vital stage of getting a new boiler. You should choose an independent, reputable boiler installation service. The more recommended when it comes to accountability and care that it takes to build up a good reputation. 

2. Get your boiler engineer's opinion

As a source of information, your boiler engineer will be invaluable during the buying process. He or she will be able to help you to make the right choice on the type and size of boiler you need. Heating engineers can also usually guide you through the process of replacing and refreshing your central heating.

3.  Another consideration is the brand and model of your boiler

 There are a variety of good choices when it comes to boiler brands and boiler installation companies can usually assist you in making the right choice. A warranty can be massive peace of mind and a sign of the longevity of the boiler model. 

4. Neglecting to service your boiler

Regular servicing is a must when it comes to keeping your boiler alive for years to come. Services will involve routine checks to make sure your boiler is running smoothly and efficiently. The checks can often catch problems early that, if left, could result in expensive repairs. All boilers will become less efficient over time. Servicing is the best way to keep your monthly costs low. 

5. Not pencilling in a power flush 

Once you’ve selected a Gas Safe Registered Engineer, settled on the brand, and booked in your annual service there’s one more thing you can do to really push your boiler’s longevity and efficiency. A power flush is a complete clearing of the system getting rid of any build-up of debris and limescale. Whilst it’s not something you need to do straight away,  it's a good idea to have a rough date in mind for a full system power flush. 

Contact us today 

Contact Lakins Heating and Plumbing for boiler installation we offer local, reliable boiler installations and are always on hand to advise clients on the process of boiler installation and maintenance. Over the years, we have built up a positive reputation we're proud of. Check out our reviews page to see what our customers have to say. 

We offer a comprehensive service that covers installations, servicing, and repairs. If you are in or around Redditch, Studley, Bromsgrove and Alvechurch, and all of the surrounding areas. Contact us on 07976 271 681 for our heating services. Or fill out our website's contact form.