What is an annual gas boiler service and why do you need it?

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If you have a gas boiler in your home, you should get it serviced every year by a qualified gas safe plumber and heating engineer. An annual gas boiler service is a set of checks and tests that ensure your boiler is working safely and efficiently. It can also help you avoid costly breakdowns and repairs, as well as extend the lifespan of your boiler.

An annual gas boiler service can also save you money on your energy bills, as a well-maintained boiler will use less gas and produce less carbon emissions. Plus, some boiler warranties and insurance policies require you to have an annual gas boiler service to keep them valid.

At Roy Lee Plumbing & Heating Ltd, we offer fast and reliable annual gas boiler services for all types of boilers. We are a fully qualified gas safe plumber and heating engineer with over 30 years of experience in the industry. We can service your boiler at a time that suits you, and we will always leave your home clean and tidy.

What steps are involved in an annual gas boiler service?

An annual gas boiler service usually takes around an hour to a hour and a half to complete, depending on the type and condition of your boiler. Here are some of the steps that our engineer will perform during the service:

– Check the external condition of your boiler and its controls for any signs of damage or corrosion.

– Check the gas pressure and flow rate to make sure they are within the manufacturer’s specifications.

– Check the flue and ventilation system for any blockages or leaks that could cause carbon monoxide poisoning.

– Clean the burner, heat exchanger, fan and other components to remove any dust or debris that could affect their performance.

– Test the safety devices, such as the thermostat, pressure relief valve and flame failure device, to make sure they are working properly.

– Test the carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide levels in the flue gas to make sure they are within safe limits.

– Check for any water leaks or signs of corrosion in the pipes and radiators.

– Service sheet issued for your records

– Benchmark booklet filled out for the boilers warranty (If Applicable)

– Issue a Gas Safety Certificate that confirms your boiler has passed all the checks and tests.

How much does an annual gas boiler service cost?

The cost of an annual gas boiler service can vary depending on the type, model and age of your boiler, where you live, and the company carrying out the service. According to Which?, the average cost for a one-off gas boiler service in the UK is £80 to £110. Roy Lee Plumbing & Heating charge £80 for a service for a gas boiler, additional costs may apply if burner seals need to be replaced, or condensate trap seals need replacing

At Roy Lee Plumbing & Heating Ltd, we offer competitive prices for our annual gas boiler services. Contact us today to get a free quote for your annual gas boiler service.

How to book an annual gas boiler service with Roy Lee Plumbing & Heating Ltd?

Booking an annual gas boiler service with Roy Lee Plumbing & Heating Ltd is easy and convenient. You can call us on 07842 234403 or fill out our online booking form. We will get back to you as soon as possible to confirm your appointment.

We are available for emergency call-outs so you can rest assured that we will be there for you if your boiler breaks down unexpectedly. We also offer other plumbing and heating services, such as boiler installation, repair, replacement, power flushing, gas fire servicing, general plumbing and more.

Don’t wait until your boiler stops working or becomes unsafe. Book your annual gas boiler service with Roy Lee Plumbing & Heating Ltd today and enjoy peace of mind all year round.

 

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