How much you should spend to purchase a new boiler will greatly dependent on who’s installing the boiler. Many people believe that as long as the gas plumber/heating engineer is corgi registered (now transformed to gas safe) then it’ll be OK, however this isn’t always the case. There are many cowboy plumbers and gas fitters out there that are going to miss bits off the quotation to get the job.
Clients believe that if they want a new boiler, it really is is as simple as a boiler swap. According to the new regulations there’s not any such thing as an easy boiler swap any more. All new boiler installations must be set up according to the new power performance regulations which means all boilers must be A-rated. A-rated boilers are more generally known as condensing boilers.
Cleansing away the old system is critical with modern boilers as the heat exchangers are usually much smaller and may block up fast. Power flushing the central heating is the greatest means and it is also advised to fit a Magnaclean filter.
Most of the brand new boilers would require an updated gas supply pipe (something the cowboys generally miss).
A qualified electricians should be used when installing a new boiler .
Your setup could additionally need updating to a fully pumped system. If you’ve had your new boiler fitted you ought to obtain a building regulations compliance certification. So taking all this into consideration you ought to be searching at paying no less then around GBP2000 for the task to be completed (in case that it is less than this ask your self why).