Why Does A Boiler Breakdown?

Discover the reasons here, along with potential costs!

boiler breakdown

boiler breakdownWhy Does A Boiler Breakdown?

We get it…Boilers are expensive! ?And unfortunately, boiler breakdowns are both an inconvenience and often a major dent in your pocket.

To the right here are just a few examples of what replacement parts could cost – ouch!

Over 80% of boiler breakdowns in the first 5 years are caused by the build-up of sludge clinging to the components within your heating system resulting in higher heating bills and an increase in your household carbon emissions.

Sludge forms when corrosion builds up inside your home’s heating system and settles in your radiators requiring expensive repairs.

Fortunately, there are a few ways to stop sludge in its tracks!

  1. Central Heating Health Survey can help you understand the current performance of your system and highlight potential issues before they arise ? .
    2. Central Heating Powerflush is a great way to give your pipework and the components of your boiler some much needed TLC ?.
    3. Even better still, installing a Magnetic Filter helps purify your water and ensures your system is future-proofed for years to come ?.

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