What is included in an Ideal boiler service & costs
An Ideal boiler can heat your home for up to 15 years if maintained properly. However, the annual Ideal boiler service is a vital part of the maintenance. Every boiler in the range such as the Logic combi boilers, Vogue combi boilers, and all the system boilers and heat only range.
A professional boiler service will be performed by a Gas Safe engineer. This will ensure that your Ideal boiler is safe and efficient, and help you to keep your heating costs as low as possible.
What is a boiler service?
An Ideal boiler service is a manual inspection by a Gas Safe registered engineer. An engineer will inspect your gas boiler and look for gas leaks or faults. These could cause fires or explosions, which can put your family and home at risk.
What should I expect from an Ideal Boiler Service?
You must ensure that your engineer has a Gas Safe ID card. This will verify that they are qualified to work on gas appliances and Ideal boilers. Before they inspect your boiler, the engineer will ask you if there have been any problems.
During the Gas Safe inspection, an engineer will inspect for leaks and faults, tighten pipework, and provide you with a CP12 certificate (also known to as a Gas Safe Certificate). The Gas Safe Certificate certifies that gas boilers can be used safely.
What is the average time it takes to service an ideal boiler?
The service for your Ideal combi boiler should not take more than 45 minutes to one hour depending on whether the Gas Safe registered boiler engineer finds any faults or leaks. Most Ideal boiler service engineers will work with you to set a time and date that suits your schedule.
When should Ideal boilers be serviced?
Your Ideal boiler is an important part of your home, as it heats and provides hot water. Your boiler should be maintained so that it is reliable season after season.
Safety, efficiency, as well as your warranty are the main reasons to have your boiler serviced annually. An annual boiler maintenance will ensure that your boiler runs safely and lasts for longer, keeping you and your family safe and warm.
Ideal boiler service cost
While the average boiler service will cost between £70 and £125, there are many factors that can affect the final price. The cost of a boiler service could be affected by where you live. South-based engineers are more expensive than those in the north. The type of boiler and its age are also important factors.
If the engineer finds a problem with your Ideal boiler, you will be charged for the repair.
A boiler service can be scheduled during summer, when heating engineers are less busy and costs are lower. Your boiler will be ready for winter so you can rest assured.
Is it a legal requirement to have your boiler serviced?
It is a legal requirement for landlords to have a gas boiler service performed annually and to obtain a Gas Safety Certificate. You as a landlord are responsible for ensuring that gas appliances are safe and properly tested by tenants.
Gas Safe certificates are required by landlords. They must be given to tenants before they move in, or within 28 days after the inspection or boiler installation. Your tenant will need to have a CP12 certificate to prove that gas appliances in the property are safe and functional.
You should make sure your landlord conducts gas safety checks at least once a year if you are a tenant who is renting property. This will ensure that gas appliances in the property work safely and effectively.
Is it possible to have my Ideal boiler serviced without affecting my warranty?
You could lose your Ideal guarantee benefits if you don’t have your annual boiler service. Many warranties require that you book a Gas Safe registered engineer for an annual boiler service. They can check the efficiency of your boiler and prevent any future breakdowns.
What are the benefits of having your boiler serviced?
Service of your gas boiler can bring you many benefits. These include potentially lowering your energy costs, prolonging the boiler’s lifespan, and keeping you safe.
An annual service of your gas boiler will make sure that your home is safe. A damaged boiler can cause dangerous explosions, fires and carbon monoxide poisoning. An annual boiler service will catch any problems early and protect you and your family.
Do I need a boiler service plan?
In case of an emergency, gas boiler service plans (also known as boiler coverage) can provide you with peace of mind. You will pay a monthly fee and a Gas Safe registered engineer will be sent to your home to repair any faults.
How do I book a service?
Contact your local Gas Safe registered technician to book an annual service. You will need the details of your installer to book your service. These details can be found on your boiler’s front or in your log book.
If you are unable to find the details of your boiler installer, you can use our Find an Installation tool to locate one.
How can I check if my Ideal boiler is still under warranty?
You can check your boiler documentation to see how long your warranty has expired if you’re unsure whether your Ideal boiler is still covered by warranty