Carbon monoxide poisoning can be fatal and is caused by faulty or poorly maintained appliances. It is vital that you get your boiler and gas appliances inspected and serviced regularly to make sure they are working as safely and efficiently as possible. This will also lessen the disruption of gas boiler breakdowns. All boiler servicing must be done by a Gas Safe Registered company and technician.
With gas and other energy bills so high, getting good value boiler maintenance is more important than ever. Regular gas boiler servicing ensures your boiler is safe and can help save money on your energy bills.
To get your money’s worth for the boiler servicing, here are some things that you should know. These services might justify the boiler service cost from about £60 (some boilers require a special service kit) depending on the provider and nature or type of the boiler and service. For a good quality servicing, the following must be in place or at least most of these items must be done during the check up. A preliminary examination must include a short interview with the customer if there are some noted problems with the boiler system. A check of appliances used for its suitability and condition, presence of safety devices, quick check for electrical wiring regulations, and a gas pipe work check for installation procedures and compliance with rules. These initial procedures must be done during the consultation.
Moving on to the full procedures, the main burners must be removed, cleaned and inspected as well as the gas injectors. The expert is also expected to check ignition leads and electrodes if they are working properly. The heat exchanger, burner assemblies and joints must be checked for seals and leaks and must be properly cleaned. He should also check the pilot flame and the flame supervision device attached to the system. The other parts should be checked for proper fitting and cleanliness. Our experienced Gas Safe technicians would also provide some tips and suggestions for you in order to maintain your boiler service. A good service would normally last over an hour. Knowing these procedures should help you gauge if you’re getting what a boiler service cost should provide.