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What is included in a Full Boiler Service?

by | 17/ 01/ 24

Keeping Your Home Warm and Safe: The Importance of Boiler Installations and Maintenance

With the colder months upon us, the last thing we want is a broken boiler leaving us without heat and hot water. To avoid this scenario, it’s essential to stay on top of boiler maintenance and have a reliable system in place. Regular boiler servicing is an important part of keeping your boiler in good condition. However, many homeowners are unsure of what a full boiler service entails. In this blog post, we’ll explore what is included in a full boiler service, so you know what to expect from your plumber.

Boiler Maintenance Service – Why is a Regular Boiler Service Important?

If you own a boiler, you know how important it is to keep it well-maintained. An efficient, reliable boiler is essential for keeping your home or business warm during the colder months. A full boiler service is a thorough check-up to ensure that your boiler is running efficiently and safely. During this service, our technicians will assess vital components of your boiler, including the burner, flues, heat exchanger, expansion vessel, controls and safety devices. The inspection will also involve the cleaning and testing of the identified parts, as well as the adjustment of settings to align with the manufacturer’s specifications.

Safety checks

The first thing your plumber will do during a full boiler service is carry out safety checks. This includes checking for any gas leaks or carbon monoxide leaks. They’ll also check your boiler’s ventilation to ensure it’s working correctly. These safety checks are crucial for ensuring the safety of your family, employees or tenants.


Your plumber will then clean your boiler by removing any debris or dirt that has built up inside. They’ll clean the burners, heat exchanger and other key components of your boiler, ensuring it’s working efficiently.

Boiler pressure check

Your boiler needs to maintain a certain pressure to work effectively. During a the service, your plumber will check the pressure and make any necessary adjustments.

Flue Gas Analysis

Flue gas analysis involves measuring the levels of toxicity in your boiler’s exhaust gases. If harmful levels are detected, your plumber will make recommendations for repairs or upgrades.

Inspection of Other Parts

During a full boiler service, your plumber will inspect other parts of your heating system, such as the valves and radiators. They’ll also check the water and gas components of your boiler to ensure everything is working as it should.

Reliable Plumbers in Burton – How we can help!

A full boiler service is an essential part of keeping your heating system in top condition. By understanding what’s included, you’ll feel more confident in hiring a professional to perform this important maintenance task. At Lonsdale Plumbing, Burton, we provide comprehensive boiler servicing to ensure its is working its best, making us the go-to choice for boiler installations and maintenance service, and more in Burton-on-Trent, and the surrounding areas. Get in touch with our friendly team to find out more!

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