For any homeowner, buying a new home boiler can be a daunting task, especially when you’re figuring out on which boiler is right for your home. Another thing to think about is how often do I need to service my home boiler? This short guide can help answer these questions.
Ideally choosing the right boiler for your needs will save you money in the long run and help keep your home warm all year round. All boiler should be installed by a trained engineer for the boiler to function safely and efficiently. To start off with there are multiple types of boiler, every boiler suit different homes so here is a guide on which boiler is right for your home.
The combi boiler is usually more suitable for smaller property. As It offers limitless hot water with no need for a cold water tank or hot water cylinder. There is no risk of the pipework freezing and less pipework in the home makes installation easier and cheaper. However, the water pressure can be reduced if more than one tap is being used at the same time which may be a problem in a house with multiple bathrooms.
The conventional boiler on the other hand delivers hot water from multiple taps at once, making it ideal for a house with multiple bathrooms. This boiler includes a cold water tank and a hot water cylinder, which you will need to find space for, so this kind of boiler will suit larger homes with space either in the loft or in an airing cupboard. Due to the way this boiler works, it can run out of hot water and you may have to wait for more water to be heated.
The system boiler is similar to a conventional boiler. As many of the key components are built into the boiler unit, which makes installation easier and cleaner. This system boiler comes with a water cylinder although no water tank, which eliminates worries about leaks. This makes it more suitable for larger homes looking to save space. The conventional boiler you can get hot water from multiple taps at the same time, however hot water may not be instant.
Looking After Your Boiler
After choosing the right boiler you’ll want to keep it in perfect working condition. At Logical Heating & Plumbing Solutions we advise having your boiler serviced annually. This means that we can address any problems or changes. We will run multiple checks on your boiler including: pressure checks, flue checks to check for any unsafe emissions, and a thorough visual inspection.
Boilers can and will break down if not properly maintained, usually in the heart of winter when they are most needed! We offer a 24-hour emergency plumber service in Croydon and the surrounding Greater London area. Our fully qualified gas safety engineers croydon can be with you either day or night to get your central heating up and running again.