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5 things to remember when servicing your LPG boiler

Engineer in a blue hat servicing a LPG boiler
From keeping your home cosy and warm when the temperature drops to making sure you have hot water at the twist of a tap, it can be easy to forget just how important our boilers are. With your boiler being such a vital factor in everyday life, making sure it’s well looked after and running smoothly isn’t only important for safety, but could also save you money in the long run by pre-empting any potential breakdowns before they happen and keeping your LPG boiler in top condition.
You may already know that most gas engineers recommend getting your boiler serviced at least once a year, but why should you keep on top of your boiler maintenance, when’s the best time to book your service, and where can you find an LPG Gas Safe registered engineer to do it? 

Safety First

One of the key reasons for regularly servicing your LPG boiler is for peace of mind. If not maintained correctly, there is the potential that things can go wrong, so keeping on top of your boiler maintenance means that any potential safety issues can be identified and repaired before they become more serious. 

Catching Issues Early

During a service, an LPG gas engineer may spot an issue with your boiler that can be easily repaired at the time, saving on any potentially expensive repairs. When it comes to boilers, the longer a problem goes unresolved, the more costly it can become to repair or, in the worst cases, replace. 

Efficiency is Key

The checks that LPG gas engineers carry out can also ensure that your boiler is working as efficiently as it can be. The more efficient your boiler, the less excess energy it will need to use every day, which could save you energy costs long term.

Timing is Everything

If you’re not sure when your service is due, checking if your warranty requires a yearly service can be a good place to start – this should also help you establish when the boiler was last serviced. You may find your warranty is affected if you don’t regularly service your boiler, as the longer you go without one, the less a boiler company can be sure that its products are working in the way that they are designed to. It also means you could risk your warranty or your guarantee becoming void as a result. 

Once you know when you need to have your boiler serviced, search for an LPG gas safe engineer near you. Because people generally use their boilers less during the warmer months, engineers can have quieter months over summer so it could be a good idea to book your service in the warmer months, to avoid any issues when you need it most in Winter.   

 Finding an Installer

From safety to ensuring your LPG boiler warranty remains valid, there are plenty of reasons to make sure you get your next boiler service booked in. 
Always book your LPG boiler service with a fully qualified engineer. To find out more information and to contact an LPG-Qualified engineer near you through our handy tool, visit https://www.calor.co.uk/lpg-gas-engineer/lpg-boiler-service