Choosing a Combi Boiler: Is it the right boiler for me?

Are you wondering if choosing a combi boiler is a good decision? Here are some helpful information for you.

Choosing a Combi Boiler

Combi Boilers

The combi boiler is now the most popular boiler choice for homeowners in the UK. Its main feature is that it provides on- demand domestic heating and hot water. It also does not include a cylinder, unlike the convention boiler. Hence, they are not bulky and storage is easier. (Read more: All About Combi Boilers)

Is choosing a combi boiler a good decision?

Consider that there are many benefits to investing in a combi boiler.

For one, the compact size works great if you have limited space in your home. Most combi boilers can fit into kitchen and storage cupboards. Typically, they also come with minimal piping. If you need to get a new one installed, there work and mess.

The water that your combi boiler uses feeds directly from the mains. As such, hot water is always available on demand, and the water pressure will not drop even after long periods of use.

It is important to note some disadvantages, though, before choosing a combi boiler. If your home has more than one bathroom, you may experience a drop in water pressure if two or more appliances are using the boiler at the same time. To avoid straining your combi boiler and possibly needing repairs, avoid using multiple appliances at the same time. Also, consider that bigger combi boilers are typically better at fighting decreased pressure because of strain to the system.

Choosing a combi boiler: Which one should you get?

There is a wide variety of sizes, styles, models and brands of combi boilers in the market today. They come in a range of prices to meet your budget, and additional features such as those that are eco friendly.

First, consider the size of the boiler that you need based on the number of bathrooms in your home and the number of people who are using them. You also need to take into consideration how efficient you want your boiler to be, and your budget.

Our specialists at RJ Gas can give you expert advice to help you in choosing a combi boiler.