Annual Boiler Servicing Checklist

Boiler servicing is a must for every household. Aside from ensuring the safety and welfare of your home and your family, conducting an annual boiler servicing will also enable your boiler equipment to serve your heating needs for a much longer period of time. Typically, you should follow the recommended frequency of boiler servicing by the manufacturer. If not, then you should have your boiler serviced by a Gas Safe registered engineer on a yearly basis. While you may have had some fleeting experience with a plumber or a heating engineer who just tinkered with your boiler for about ten minutes then slapped you with an enormous bill, thankfully, these people are far and few in between. Do not hesitate to ask and check their ID.  Checklist of what typically happens during an annual boiler servicing. The boiler should be visually inspected to make sure that they are in compliance with present standards. The boiler must be fired in order to identify any faults. The casing should be removed to be able to completely inspect the main boiler components. Make certain that flue terminals and internal flue components are properly sealed. The gas valves should be checked and adjusted to ensure the efficient and proper combustion in the burner. This is usually done with a flue gas analyser. Inspect and ensure that the surfaces inside the casing are clean and free of debris. If needed, boiler parts should be cleaned. To ensure that there are no leaks, a test for gas tightness should be conducted. The boiler casing is then put back on with the assurance that it is properly...

Boiler Service: What to Expect

Getting a routine boiler service for the first time? RJ Gas Heating Services is the name to trust. We have over 75 years of combined experience when it comes to central heating systems. In fact, we are considered as one of the leaders in the industry. The Need for Boiler Service Boilers are installed and often forgotten right after. As long as you have heat and you have hot water then it must be working fine. However, boilers are just like any equipment that deteriorates over time especially if they are not properly maintained. Because it operates on gas, it can be dangerous if it’s faulty or damaged. Gas leaks can lead to carbon monoxide poisoning. Aside from ensuring that there are no gas leaks, there are several other benefits in boiler servicing. It can improve the efficiency of your central heating system and that means bigger savings on heating bills and boiler repair. What to Expect in a Boiler Service If this is the first time that you’re having a boiler service, you probably don’t know what to expect. Here are just some of the things that a Gas Safe Registered engineer will do once he gets there. A visual check is first done to see if it meets all regulations — on both building and safety regulations. Flue terminals are inspected to make sure that there are no obstructions and that each components are correctly sealed. The boiler case is removed so they can look at the main components. It is then fired up to check for any faults. Some boiler parts are cleaned when needed. A...

Boiler Servicing in London

Boiler Servicing? Is that even necessary? Boilers are an integral part of our lives. We use them not just during winter to provide heat but also when we are in need of hot water. After having the boilers installed, we often forget about it. We only remember them when we run into boiler problems like not having hot water for our bath. This shouldn’t be the case because some boiler problems can end up being costly; thus the need for regular boiler servicing. Boiler Servicing Benefits If you’re still thinking about whether to get one, we listed the many benefits that you can get if you will have your boilers serviced. Savings on repairs is one of the many benefits that one can have. By getting a regular boiler servicing, you prevent any damages from getting worse. That’s because they are being fixed early on. Repairing a badly damaged boiler can be expensive, more so if you need to purchase a new boiler. Regular servicing would mean ensuring that your boiler is running efficiently. Because of this you are able to minimize your monthly heating bills. Getting a professional to service your boiler would also mean that your boilers are thoroughly checked to make sure that there are no gas leaks. Carbon monoxide is such a dangerous gas because it can silently kill anyone who are exposed to it. Most importantly, if you are a landlord then this is your legal responsibility. Gas Safe Registered engineers are tasked to conduct the safety check. From there you will receive your Gas Safety Certificate. How often should you get boiler servicing?...

Boiler Noise Reduction

Are you currently hearing boiler noise that sounds a little concerning? RJ Gas Appliances Ltd can check your boilers and ensure that it’s nothing serious. If there is something wrong, then we will make sure that it’s fixed before we call it a day. Why do boiler noise occur? Generally, boilers operate very quietly that you wouldn’t even notice that it is in operation. You only get the hot water and heat that you needed during the winter. However, just like any machines and equipments, they age. In that process, you will probably hear boiler noises coming from your boiler and sometimes its efficiency and safety could be affected. There are reasons why boiler noise occurs. Your flow rate is wrong and this is caused by having a pump that’s too small. The thermostat is not properly operating and so the burner could have been working double time. Your central heating system could have been poorly designed which impedes the flow of water. Your burner could possibly be a little too big for your boiler. There is air trapped in your system. Dealing with Boiler Noise A noisy boiler is just one of the most common boiler problems encountered by many households. When this happens, there may be a need for you to seek help from a professional heating engineer in London. What the heating engineer will do is to check your central heating system and identify the causes of the boiler noise. If needed, a power flushing will be performed in order to remove the limescale, sludge or any other deposits found in oyour system. After the process...

Dealing with Boiler Breakdown

Are you experiencing a boiler breakdown? Before you rush off to call a gas safe engineer, read on first the most common boiler faults and see maybe if you there are some things that you may have overlooked. They are very common and it often happens in some households. Common Causes of Boiler Breakdown Check the power supply. If your boiler is not working, look at your central heating’s power supply and see if it’s turned on. Sometimes customers immediately panic if their heating systems are not working and this simple step is often missed. Press the Reset Button. There are boilers with built in safety devices and sometimes a simple reset could get the entire system working again. Check the boiler’s instructions on where this button can be found. Check your gas supply. Some boilers are switched off if it has ran out of gas. This is especially true if you have a payment meter with a card. The card should be inserted and the reset button pressed in order for the gas supply to be re-established. Look at the heating controls and ensure that they are all set. Read the manufacturer’s manuals so you know how to identify that. Still having a boiler breakdown? If you have checked everything and still your central heating isn’t working properly then you will most likely need the help of a Gas Safe Registered engineer from RJ Gas Heating Services. We will thoroughly check your central heating system to find out why it’s having a breakdown then we will discuss with you what needs to be done. We are a company...

Boiler Service Benefits

Have you ever thought about getting a boiler service? You came to the right place. RJ Gas Heating Services is one of the trusted names when it comes to domestic and commercial gas central heating solutions. Why Get a Boiler Service Having your boilers serviced may sometimes be costly for some people. However, the known benefits of getting one always outweigh the boiler service costs. Getting a boiler service can save you money on repairs. The boiler service engineer will ensure that your boilers are working perfectly. They will be able to pick up and correct the minor faults. Although some of these faults may be minor, it can be a huge problem if not addressed. It can save your life. A leak in faulty gas boilers are extremely dangerous. A lot of people have already died because of carbon monoxide poisoning. This can be prevented if a regular boiler service is done. Reduction of fuel bills. If your boiler is not working efficiently, it can be wasting a good amount of energy therefore increasing your fuel costs. By getting a boiler service, fuel costs can be cut down drastically so are able to save money. It will ensure that your insurance is valid since some warranties will require you to get your boilers serviced. Landlords will be able to provide a Gas Safety certificate showing that their properties are safe. Boiler Service Partner Whether it may be boiler service, repair and installation or even gas appliances needs, RJ Gas Heating Services is the name to trust. We pride ourselves in providing high quality service that meets and exceeds...
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