Gas Boiler Maintenance: What Is A Boiler Service

What does this mean for the home owner? Annual Gas Boiler Service or Boiler Breakdown Repair A boiler service should only be carried out by a qualified and registered heating engineer who will: check that the heating system is correctly installed inline with regulations, check that it is working safely and check it is working correctly and efficiently according to the manufacturers’ instructions. The engineer is checking and testing to a well defined set of criteria, standards and regulations. There is a guide to the service procedure in the manual which accompanies the boiler and should be retained by the homeowner from when the boiler was installed.The boiler must be working for it to be serviced. A boiler service is not: repairing a faulty appliance, this is a different job altogether, a homeowner’s or landlord’s gas safety check , although checking safety is a part of it. What Does Maintenance of a Gas Furnace or Boiler Involve? Different types of boiler will require different work, at the very least the engineer should: check the condition of the boiler; test for leaks; check the appliance is working correctly; ensure it is not producing carbon monoxide; check that there is adaquate ventilation and make sure that the flue is clear and safe.
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