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Your boiler is at the heart of your home’s central heating system so, it’s important you take good care of it to ensure it is operating to its optimum capacity. Knowing when it’s time to replace your boiler can be tricky. In this article, we highlight the key signs that suggests it’s time to invest in a new boiler.

When do you need a New Boiler?

When should you replace your boiler? Most boilers have a lifespan of between 10-12 years old. However, some boilers may last longer if they are well maintained and are serviced regularly. Booking your boiler in for an annual service will help to extend its lifespan as a service will pick up on any faults or issues with the boiler so, they can be fixed before they become a bigger problem. If your boiler is maintained and serviced regularly then you can expect your boiler to last 10 to 15 years or when it becomes less efficient. There are some key signs to look out for which suggest your boiler is becoming less efficient.

4 Key Signs that you need a New Boiler

Here are the key signs you need to look out for which indicates it’s time to replace your boiler:

  1. Your boiler makes strange noises – The noises your boiler makes can suggest it’s time to replace it. As your boiler get older parts can wear down, if your boiler is making knocking, popping or hissing noises when it is switched on then you need to get it looked at by a Gas Safe engineer as you may need to buy a new one.
  2. Your boiler is needing regular repairs – An unreliable boiler which needs constant repairs can cost you a small fortune so, it’s probably a good time to think about replacing it.
  3. Your boiler is more than 10 years old – If your boiler is more than 10 years old then you need to consider replacing it. Although it may operate fine for now, the older it gets the more likely it is to become unreliable and break down. As boilers get older, they become less so, although a new boiler seems like an expensive option it could save you money long term by heating your home more efficiently and reduce your gas bills.
  4. Your boiler leaks – A boiler that leaks should be looked at immediately as it can put you and your family at serious risk if it develops into carbon monoxide leak. Read our gas safety tips for more information on staying safe with gas.

New Boiler Installation from fixx

If you need to buy a new energy efficient boiler for your home call fixx today on 0330 3530 365 for a free boiler quote. Here at fixx, we can install your new energy efficient boiler within just 24 hours of your enquiry. We make buying a new boiler easy with our hassle-free approach. All you need to do is following our simple guide to getting a new boiler installation.

  1. Contact fixx on 0330 3530 365 or simply contact us online to register your interest in a new boiler installation.
  1. We will then arrange suitable date and time to attend and survey your premises for the installation. 
  1. After the survey, we will issue your boiler installation quotation and contact you to confirm receipt.
  1. If you’re going ahead with the quotation, we will arrange a date and time for your new boiler installation. Our Gas Safe engineers will then install your new energy efficient boiler and dispose of the old one. To find out more about our boiler installations at competitive prices, please call us on 0330 3530 365.