How Long Does a Boiler Service Take?

How Long Does It Take to Service a Gas Boiler?

It should take around an hour for your gas boiler to be properly serviced by a gas safe registered engineer. The main reason for this is that they need to check the entire system to make sure it is running as efficiently as possible.

Checking and servicing all of the different parts of your boiler can be time-consuming, but it is essential to make sure that everything is working properly.

To remove any carbon deposits from the heat exchanger surface inside the combustion chamber, important components must be cleaned.

How Long Does It Take to Service an Oil Boiler?

Because the oil boiler service takes longer than that of a gas boiler, it is often more expensive. This is because the boiler itself must be examined as well as the oil tank that holds the fuel.

Oil must be kept on-site and refilled when the supply of oil runs low, whereas gas enters your boiler via the main supply.

The tank must be examined for bulging, corrosion, leaks, and water. As a result, an oil boiler service might take one to two hours and cost more than a gas service.

What Can Affect the Time It Takes?

There are a few factors that can affect how long it takes to service a boiler. One of the main things that can affect the time is the type of boiler. Gas boilers are often much faster to service than oil boilers, as there is less work that needs to be done.

Another thing that can affect the time is how well the boiler has been maintained. If the boiler has been regularly serviced and well-maintained, it will often take less time to service than one that hasn’t been.

Finally, the size of the boiler can also affect how long it takes to serve. A smaller boiler will obviously take less time to service than a larger one.

Why Get Your Boiler Serviced?

There are a few important reasons why you should get your boiler serviced on a regular basis. One of the main reasons is that it can help to increase the efficiency of your boiler. 

If everything is working as it should, then you will be able to save money on your energy bills.

A boiler that isn’t serviced regularly can also be a lot more dangerous. If there are any problems with the boiler, then it could start to leak carbon monoxide. This is a very dangerous gas and can cause serious health problems if you are exposed to it.

Finally, getting your boiler serviced can help to extend its lifespan. 

By making sure that everything is working properly, you can avoid any major problems that could lead to you having to replace your boiler.

Conclusion

It’s important to service your boiler regularly in order to keep it running efficiently, safely, and for a longer lifespan.

The amount of time it takes to service a boiler depends on the type of boiler, how well it has been maintained, and its size. There are many reasons why you should get your boiler serviced, including saving money on energy bills.

Contact us at NW Boilers today if you are in need of boiler repair or servicing in Bolton.

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