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There certainly are a lot of great conveniences to having central heating with a gas boiler, but every now and then, you are very likely to come across a situation. Even though it is entirely possible that the problem you have could be different, the vast majority of the time you are likely to see that your boiler situation is a general one. This guarantees that identifying the right resolution will be much easier and faster than what you assumed. A lot of boiler problems can in fact be minimised 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 Your Thermostat

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

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

2. Your Boiler Is Dripping Or Leaking

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

3. Odd Sounds Coming From Your Boiler

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

4. Extinguished Pilot Light

The solution for an unlit pilot light is very easy, simply relight it. But right before doing that you ought to take a look at the 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 extinguishes it.
  • The source of the gas might be obstructed by a thermocouple that is broken.
If you do see anything that you think may be an issue then you ought to call your local boiler technician to check out and if required deal with before you try to relight the pilot light.

5. Low Pressure Boiler

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

6. Issues With Your Thermostat

boiler finance deals Greenstead An unreliable thermostat might create several issues, so it is critical to establish a routine plan (at minimum once a quarter) to ensure that your thermostat is operating as intended. It is an easy test. You simply begin by ensuring the thermostat is placed in the appropriate position and has the correct setting and that your boiler switches off if you decrease the temperature setting and back on once more if you increase the temperature setting.

In Summary

The above problems are the leading ones that our boiler technicians are phoned for. If you are in any doubt then it is safer to call a trained boiler 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 an Emergency 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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