For those of us that have cars we all make sure they are regularly serviced and maintained to keep them running smoothly and safely. This should also apply to your boiler in your home. There are countless people that do not have their boilers serviced. Landlords and local authorities are legally obliged to have the boilers in their property’s serviced annually. Homeowners do not face such requirements and subsequently leave their boilers to go unchecked for many years.
Your Boiler Could Be A Death Trap
Boilers although very useful and efficient for your home and water supply can also threaten the lives of people living in your home. According to Andy from HomeGlow Gas Services “A faulty boiler can be extremely dangerous. According to government statistics in the UK, around 4000 people suffer with carbon monoxide poisoning due to leaking boilers.”This is also known as the silent killer as it is colourless, odourless which makes it particularly difficult to detect. So, getting your boiler serviced annually is one of the most important things you can do in your home.
Purchase A Carbon Monoxide Alarm
Having your boiler serviced and maintained on a regular basis will help, a carbon monoxide alarm installed in your home is a good idea to detect leaks from your boiler too. These can be easily bought from any DIY shop, supermarkets, hardware shop or your energy supplier.
A reliable boiler to provide hot water and heat for your home is a daily essential. An annual boiler service can prevent potential problems, ensure maximum central heating efficiency, avoid unwanted disruption and keep your energy bills to an absolute minimum.
Importance Of An Annual Service
A fully qualified boiler engineer will make sure your boiler is running as efficiently as possible and this will save you money on your energy bills.
If you annually make sure your boilers working correctly you can save money on future repairs. A fully qualified boiler engineer can fix any minor issue which if left could cost you a lot more money later on.
Treat Your Boiler Like You Would Your Car
The same as when you have a car serviced, a boiler service will involve detecting any problems with your boiler. If your engineer spots a problem they will be able to solve it before it gets worse. This could save you a lot of money to repair your boiler. You also will not have any disturbances to your hot water and heating supply. This is one advantage of an annual boiler service and maintained.
Your boiler needs to work efficiently, and this is also another reason why having your boiler serviced on a regular basis. If your boiler isn’t operating at full capacity could lead to your paying over the odds for your household energy bills. A boiler that isn’t working can have a big impact on your energy bills and no one needs extra costs in the home!
Even new boilers which should be the most efficient need maintaining still in order to keep them in good condition and running efficiently for your home.
Make sure you always use a fully qualified boiler engineer for any work on your boiler in your home.