What should I consider before buying a new boiler for my home?
If your boiler is old, outdated or just inefficient, it’s probably time to consider getting a new boiler. There are a lot of boilers on the market for you to choose from, so whether it’s a Worcester Bosch, Vaillant, Viessman or Ideal boiler that you’re after, this guide will help you choose the right one for your home.
How to find the best boiler for my home?
First of all, consider what your home needs from your boiler, and then go through this checklist to find the best offer for you:
Get peace of mind from a longer warranty. Afterall, you need to be able to rely on your boiler all-year round, not just in winter. So making sure it’s under warranty safeguards you from unexpected bills if something goes wrong.
Look for customer reviews online. It’s a good indicator to find out if the boiler will meet your needs before comitting to buy it. As boilers are high-value products, it’s good to find out what other people think before you purchase it.
As with any product it’s good to check out the returns policy. If the product turns out to be unsuitable or you need an upgrade or exchange, it can easily be sorted with a fair returns policy.
Access to parts
If your boiler ever needs to be repaired an engineer needs to have access to parts to fix it. Choosing a reputable brand means this should be easier.
Look for a boiler that suits your energy needs. Consider the size of the boiler, how much hot water you need in your home and how many rooms it needs to heat. It’s always best to install an A-rated boiler because it will help you save money and energy.
Speak to an expert
Before making your decision, it’s best to speak to a boiler expert who can help with any questions you may have. Check how much you can save with our savings calculator and get a quote.