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Annual Boiler Service & Landlord Gas Safety Certificate Frequently Asked Questions


Find all your annual boiler service & landlord gas safety certificate frequently asked questions below.

Annual Boiler Service & Landlord Gas Safety Certificate
Annual Boiler Service & Landlord Gas Safety Certificate

Q1. Do you provide a time of arrival on the day of my annual boiler service & how long will it take to service my boiler?

Yes! - Our engineers will call you as they travel to your home. Usually arriving at the time you have agreed. Should they be delayed you will receive a telephone update providing a new estimated time of arrival. It could be from 45min - 1 hour. Doing safety checks from your gas meter to your boiler takes a little time but its well worth it in terms of boiler efficiency & safety for your family.



Q2. What qualifications do your plumbing & heating engineers hold?

Our engineers hold the following qualifications: * Gas Safe Registered * City & Guilds Plumbing & Heating * Water Regulations & BPEC G3 Vented & Unvented Hot Water Storage Installation * Electrical - Part P * Electrical - 18th Edition



Q3. Are your engineers insured for any plumbing, heating or gas work carried out?

Yes - all plumbing, heating & gas work is insured for £5 million public liability & property damage with Zurich.



Q4. How can i pay for my annual boiler service & can i speak to someone with any questions I might have?

We accept the following payment methods below: * Cash * Debit or Credit cards * Bank Transfers Yes, we are happy to help you over the phone. We are very familiar with your new boiler & thermostat controls so just give us a call.



Q5. What helps to make a boiler energy efficient?

Some things that help to make a boiler energy efficient are: 1. A new energy efficient boiler 2. The cleanliness of the water in your heating system 3. New energy efficient smart controls 3. New energy efficient radiators Top 3 Reasons To Chemical Flush Your Boiler & Radiators https://www.gentlemanheating.co.uk/chemical-flush-boilers-radiators Top 3 Reasons To Install A Magnetic Heating Filter https://www.gentlemanheating.co.uk/magnetic-heating-filters



Q6. My new boiler has broken down under guarantee who do i call to fix it?

Please call us straight away. As we installed it, we will arrange a repaiir under your guarantee for free.



Q7. What are the benefits of installing a magnetic heating filter on my boiler & having it serviced annually?

Magnetic heating filters have been designed to maximise the capture of magnetite when installed in a heating system. Its function is to actively trap virtually all circulating debris.


Annually servicing your magnetic heating filter cleans the filter from the dirt it has collected throughout the year, allowing it to work efficiently as when it was first installed.


Top 3 Reasons To Install A Magnetic Heating Filter


Top 3 Reasons To Chemical Flush Your Boiler & Radiators



Q8. Does my pressurised hot water cylinder require an annual safety service to maintain its manufacturer guarantee & safety operation?

It is recommended by the manufacturer that your pressurised hot water cylinder needs to be serviced annually in order to maintain its guarantee. It also needs to be serviced annually in order to ensure all safety features are working correctly. Your BPEC vented & unvented qualified service engineer will also complete the appropriate Service Interval Record.



Q9. What are the benefits of having a chemical flush through my boiler & radiators?

Chemical flushes provide an efficient, solution for cleansing boilers & radiators, removing system debris when used in conjunction with an agitator. (Agitator = tool that removes sludge, hardened deposits and blockages from radiators without the need to replace them) They can help you to avoid costly repair bills by minimising the risk of a complete heating system breakdown. If you clean your central heating system regularly you will keep it running smoothly and efficiently & won't find yourself spending more than you need to on heating your home. Top 3 Reasons To Chemical Flush Your Boiler & Radiators https://www.gentlemanheating.co.uk/chemical-flush-boilers-radiators Top 3 Reasons To Install A Magnetic Heating Filter https://www.gentlemanheating.co.uk/magnetic-heating-filters



Q10. Will installing a limescale reducer improve my boilers efficiency?

A limescale reducer attached to the main supply of your house could protect the hot water heat exchanger from becoming blocked with limescale. If blocked with limescale it would need to work harder to heat your water. https://www.gentlemanheating.co.uk/limescale-reducer-water-filter

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