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. You can find it printed 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 house, then there will be a bigger demand for heating which means that you need to install a bigger boiler. You can choose from many sizes of the average combination boiler. Most people buy the 24 KW boiler which is the most popular of all. Living in a flat or a small house would need a boiler of that size and capacity. If you want continuous supply of hot water in your home then get the 24KW boiler; this also can comfortably heat around 10 radiators. You will have 10 liters of hot water every minute with this type of boiler. If you want a higher output of hot water, then you need a bigger boiler. IF you are still looking for the best boiler, you need to make a research and gather information about different types of boilers until your find the one that is right for you. Then compare it with other boilers. Don’t settle for the cheapest boiler and if you need advice, ask an engineer to recommend the best boiler 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.
You will need a condense drain pipe for your new boiler to exit into a drain. IF possible the drain should be internet; otherwise, it has to exit on an external drain. There should be a protection from the cold for your boiler so it does not freeze and get damaged.
Boiler makers recommend that your heating system is flushed out and cleaned to remove any sludge and debris If you don’t do this, then the warranty on the new boiler could become void.