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Guide to New Boiler Installation

There are a few things to consider if you have decided to have a new boiler installed because your current boiler is old and no longer as efficient as it used to be. You will find these things below.

The law says that only gas safe registered people or companies can work on gas appliances and must carry their gas safe card with them all the time. It is important then to contact a local gas safe registered person or company to do the installation of your new boiler in your home. Be sure to check if the person you are hiring is registered to install boilers and you can do so by checking his gas safe card.

It is important to know what you new boiler output should be by checking what your current boiler output is. The output is usually printed on the boiler itself, on the case, front panel or underneath. The boiler size that you need will be decided by the boiler output you need.

If you are expanding your home, then a bigger boiler is needed to cope with the extra demand. You can choose from many sizes of the average combination boiler. The most popular is the 24KW. This boiler is ideal for those living in a flat or a small house. This type of boiler will give you continuous hot water and will heat around 10 radiators comfortably. Per minute, this type of boiler will produce 10 liters of hot water. If you want a higher output of hot water, then you need a bigger boiler. If you do your research about the different types of boilers, then you will be able to find the right one for your home. Then compare it with other boilers. Don’t buy the cheapest one but ask an engineer for advice on what boiler is best for your home.

The new boiler may need to be placed in a different location from the existing one since there are gas regulations that change over time. If it is possible, simply install your new boiler in exactly the same location as your old one since this makes the installation cost lower.

Your need boiler needs a condense drain pipe that will exit into a drain. IF possible the drain should be internet; otherwise, it has to exit on an external drain. The boiler will surely stop working if it is allowed to freeze so you must protect it from the cold.

It is important to remove sludge and debris from your heating system before installing the new boiler. Not doing this will make the warranty for your new boiler void.

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