24 Hour Boiler Repair Colchester

There certainly are a lot of great advantages to having central heating with a gas boiler, but every now and then, you are quite likely to come across a situation. Even though it’s entirely possible that the problem you have could be different, the vast majority of the time you are likely to discover that your boiler situation is a frequent one. This means that choosing the right resolution will be much easier and quicker than what you assumed. A good deal of boiler problems can in fact be prevented by having your boiler serviced often, we recommend at the very least once a year.

The Six Most Usual Gas Boiler Repair Situations

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  1. No Hot Water
  2. Your Boiler Is Leaking Or Dripping
  3. Odd Sounds Coming From Your Boiler
  4. Extinguished Pilot Light
  5. Low Pressure Boiler
  6. Issues With The Thermostat

1. No Hot Water – Basically, your boiler isn’t doing its function whenever this happens, and there are a few potential causes.

  • A diaphragm or airlock is degraded.
  • There is a low level of water.
  • There can be something wrong with your thermostat.
  • One of the motorised valves has broken.
The easiest and first points that you can examine are the thermostat and the boilers water pressure. If it’s one of these issues then follow your boiler suppliers guidelines for dealing with these problems. If it’s not any of the above then you should call a Gas Safe registered and qualified boiler technician to check out the problem properly.

2. Your Boiler Is Dripping Or Leaking

Drips and leaks are an obvious symptom of a possibly far more significant problem, however, except when you are trained to do so you should not try to identify the problem for yourself. Many of the causes for your boiler to have drips or leaks will most likely call for a trained boiler technician to deal with them. Drips and leaks are regularly brought on by a malfunctioning pump seal or pressure valve. When it’s repaired, you might have to lower your boiler’s pressure, your boiler technician will be able to advise you on this.

3. Odd Sounds Coming From Your Boiler

Perhaps one of the most noticeable of all boiler problems is whenever your boiler begins to make odd noises, for instance, gurgling or banging. It is likely that air is caught inside the heating system is the problem, however, it could possibly also be due to low water pressure. However, the problem might also be even more serious, including your boiler nearing the end of its lifespan and you need to have a brand-new boiler installed.

4. Extinguished Pilot Light

The solution for an unlit pilot light is easy, simply relight it. But right before doing that you ought to take a look at your heating system to determine if there’s a more severe problem primarily. Issues you might discover include:
  • A close by draught putting out the light.
  • Build up near or around the {pilot}light that puts it out.
  • The source of the gas might be prevented by a thermocouple that is broken.
If you do spot anything that you think could be an issue then you ought to call your local boiler technician to check out and if needed deal with before you try to relight the pilot light.

5. Low Pressure Boiler

A loss of pressure in your boiler can be an indicator of an issue with your heating system itself. You are able to check the pressure of your boiler by taking a look at the pressure gauge and checking that it’s more than 1. If it’s not, then there’s an issue someplace inside your heating system which requires to get investigated by a trained boiler technician.

6. Issues With The Thermostat

boiler finance deals Greenstead An unreliable thermostat might create many issues, so it’s critical to establish a frequent plan (at minimum once a quarter) to make sure that your thermostat is operating as intended. It is a quick check. You simply begin by making certain the thermostat is in the appropriate position and has the correct setting and that your boiler turns off if you decrease the temperature level and back on again if you increase the temperature level.

In Summary

The above problems are the main ones that our gas technicians are phoned for. If you are in any doubt at all then it’s safer to call a trained gas technician who is on the Gas Safe register to take a look and advise you. If you do have an issue with your boiler and need a 24 hr boiler repair then get in touch with our Colchester team and book a visit with one of our local 24 hour emergency boiler repair engineers.

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