Do I Need My Boiler Serviced?


It goes without saying, keeping your boiler in good condition is a must. Boiler servicing is something that most people forget to do or don’t even see the point in doing it but the truth is, annually servicing your boiler is essential. Here are some reasons why you may want to give My Central Heating a call today:

Boiler Servicing Manchester

You Can Catch Boiler Problems Early

It can be very easy to forget that boilers aren’t just used in the Winter – they heat up the water for your warm shower in the morning and whenever you turn a hot tap on. Having your boiler serviced is just like having a car serviced, and it can detect whether there is something wrong or catch any issues before they get worse. Then, whatever the issue is, one of our Gas Safe engineers can fix it quickly.

It Can Save You Money On Your Energy Bills

A boiler service may cost you money, but it isn’t a waste. As part of the servicing, an engineer will carry out all the necessary checks to ensure that your boiler is in top condition and is running efficiently. When your boiler is running efficiently it can actually save you money over time, depending on the model and age, as it’ll use less energy while running and will subsequently keep your energy bills low.

Your Boiler Will Be Safe

If your boiler is poorly maintained or not regularly serviced, it may be producing carbon monoxide gas. This substance is incredibly harmful and can even lead to fatalities. According to the Department of Health and Social Care, carbon monoxide poisoning in the home accounts for an average of 50 recorded deaths a year and up to 4000 medical visits in the UK. The symptoms of this poisoning aren’t always obvious but include:

  • A headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Tiredness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Stomach pain

So, it is critical to have your boiler tested regularly – just for the peace of mind that you’re safe and to highlight any repairs needed to prevent damage to your health.

Prolong your boiler lifespan

Needing to replace a boiler can be costly so you want to be able to get the most of the investment you made in the boiler you already have. An annual service can help you maintain a healthy and efficient boiler and only require you to make small payments for parts.

Landlords

Are you a landlord? We can provide you with landlord boiler cover and a Gas Safety certificate, with prices starting from only £12.99 per month and including:

  • Boiler
  • Controls
  • Central Heating
  • Radiators
  • Annual Service Visit
  • Unlimited Call Outs
  • No Excess Fees Applied
  • Parts and Labour Included
  • Annual Landlord Gas Safety Check and CP12 Certificate

Together we can make sure that your tenants are safe and that their boiler is working properly.

Book a Service With Us

To book a boiler service with us you can easily fill out the form on our website or call us on 0161 794 3030.

When booking a service with us, one of our engineers will visit your home at a date and time which suits your schedule and lifestyle. We will inspect and test your boiler and central heating system, then provide you with a report containing everything we find – with any ‘next steps’ or repairs which are needed outlined.  

There is also a few signs tell-tale signs that could show that your boiler needs a service such as:

  • Your Boiler Having a Yellow Flame, Rather Than a Blue Flame
  • You Notice Stains and Smoke Marks On The Boiler
  • The Pilot Light Keeps Going Out
  • You’re Experiencing Very Low Water Pressure and Your Water Isn’t Heating Properly
  • Your Boiler Often Overheats or Refills

So, if you’re worried that your boiler hasn’t been properly serviced or you’re considering an upgrade, contact a member of our team today on 0161 794 3030.

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