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Boiler Repair or Boiler Replacement?

by Wool F. Keeping Yorkshire’s homes and businesses warm

When your boiler breaks down, it can be difficult to know whether to pay for it to be repaired or whether to invest in a brand-new boiler. There are some things to consider before making the decision – and calling a professional Heating Engineer Leeds to assess your boiler is also a must.

Is Your Boiler in Good Condition?

Boilers that have external issues such as rust, or those which haven’t been well maintained, may not be worth repairing. If this applies to your boiler then you might find it’s more cost-effective to replace your boiler, as it could cost you more in future!

How Old is Your Boiler?

Generally speaking, fairly new boilers are cost-effective to repair in the long run. Most boilers come with a minimum guarantee of 2 years, so the manufacturer will cover any cost for fitting replacement parts, provided it’s still under guarantee. Even if your guarantee has expired, a breakdown may just be a case of being unlucky. Chances are, this repair is a one-off and you may not need to pay for further repairs until your boiler is old and needs to be replaced.

In contrast, boilers that are 10 years old (or older) could end up needing regular repairs in future, so it’s probably cheaper to invest in a replacement.

Boiler Repair Leeds – How Much Will it Cost?

An assessment and quote from a Gas Boiler Repair Leeds is a must when your boiler breaks down. They’ll be able to diagnose the issue, tell you how it can be resolved and what it will cost, as well as offering advice as to how to proceed. Unfortunately, older boilers often cost more to fix as the parts are less readily available and cost more. Parts for newer boilers are easier to source making them cheaper to repair overall. This may not apply to your boiler which is why it’s always essential to have an engineer look at the issue.

Only a heating engineer will be able to assess what’s wrong with your boiler and how to fix it. Professional boiler repair Leeds based engineers can advise whether it’s best to repair or replace your boiler and which the most cost-effective option will be for you. You may find that spending a little more money now on a new boiler works out cheaper in the long run than paying to have your boiler repaired if it’s old or has been struggling.


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