Tips to Remember When Installing a New Boiler in Your Home

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When looking for a new heating system or replacement boiler there is one important safety factor that is often overlooked. This factor needs to be the proper installation of a high efficiency boiler or condensing boiler. This safety factor is not only important for your safety but is also important for the safety of your home. You may not realize it at first but there are many risks associated with a poorly installed boiler or condensing boiler that can cause serious problems to your home and even cost you money to fix. There are many risks in the installation process of either a hot water boiler or an oil filled boiler.

In the United Kingdom there are many qualified engineers that provide boiler service and installation to both commercial and domestic customers. This boiler safety is mainly provided by qualified Gas Safe engineers. If you choose to have a new boiler installed in your home it is vital that the boiler is properly installed by a Gas Safe engineer. It is essential that every Gas Safe engineer is qualified Gas Safe engineer. A qualified engineer will be able to carry out a safe install which will help to ensure that any Gas Safe boiler or condensing boiler is installed correctly.

boiler or condensing boiler

If you choose to have a boiler or condensing boiler installed then you will have to buy an HHO fuel which is a lesser density version of the normal petroleum gas (petrol) that is burned in traditional boilers. Most modern boilers will produce up to 90% less pollution than traditional lpg. With this extra saving you can enjoy cheaper electricity bills, keeping in mind that this saving is only possible if you have your new boiler or condensing boiler installed by a qualified Gas Safe engineer who is licensed Gas Safe engineer in the UK. Having an HHO fueled boiler can also cut down on your carbon footprint.

A qualified Gas Safe engineer will be able to advise you on what fuel suited for your new boiler and will help you to choose the right one for your home. In addition to choosing the correct fuel type the engineer will also advice on what size and how much power you will need. Heating engineers will also tell you how many BTU’s your boiler can safely provide. Remember if you are using a combi boiler you are not using hot water but drawing hot water from the existing hot water system and is usually only used when the boiler is on.

Gas Safe engineer

The installation of your new boiler will require work by a qualified Gas Safe engineer. The engineer will check your pipework, checking it to be clear and working properly. pipework is the path of the gas or oil which moves from the boiler to the different parts of your house; this has to be clear so that there is no risk of any leakage. The engineer will also check that your flue has been fitted correctly and is free from any debris or rust. Having your flue is important as if it is faulty it can cause serious problems, so the Gas Safe engineer will inspect your flue to make sure that it is working correctly.

Installing your new boiler is very simple; the technician that comes to your home will make the necessary arrangements and then will install it for you. If you have your piping installed by a qualified Gas Safe engineer then this should not pose a problem. A specialist Gas Safe engineer will carry out routine maintenance checks on your pipework and ensure that all aspects of your hot water pipework, including safety regulations are being adhered to. You will not need to do any servicing or repairs to your boiler as the Gas Safe engineer will handle everything.

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