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Signs which indicate your boiler needs repairing

Is your boiler not working like it normally does? Do you have concerns about any boiler issues? Don't worry, we have you covered! 
Our heating engineers go through some of the signs you can look out for which indicate your boiler needs repairing.. Knowing these warning signs, whether you own your home or rent it, can help you avoid a costly boiler repair.

To arrange for a boiler repair service call us at 07891 817026, 01246 912132 or 01433 410213.

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10 Signs Which Indicate Your Boiler Needs Repairing

1. Unusual Noises

Boilers generally operate quietly. If you start hearing clanging, banging, or hissing sounds, it's a red flag. These noises often indicate issues with the heating elements or water circulation.

2. Fluctuating Temperatures

Inconsistent heating is a clear indication that something is amiss. If your boiler can't maintain a steady temperature, it's time to investigate.

3. Increased Energy Bills

A sudden spike in your energy bills without a change in usage can be attributed to an inefficient boiler. When your boiler works harder than it should, it consumes more energy.

4. Slow Heating

Is your home taking longer to heat up? This is another sign of potential trouble. Slow heating may result from a malfunctioning thermostat or pump.

5. Leaks

Boiler leaks can be small and inconspicuous, but they shouldn't be ignored. Even minor leaks can lead to significant damage if left unchecked.

6. Pilot Light Issues

A pilot light that frequently goes out or burns an unusual color (other than blue) could signify a problem with the gas supply or burner.

7. Foul Odors

Strange odors, especially if they resemble rotten eggs, could indicate a gas leak. Gas leaks are dangerous and require immediate attention.

8. Low Water Pressure

Low water pressure can affect your boiler's performance. Check your water pressure gauge to ensure it's within the recommended range.

9. Excessive Condensation

Excessive condensation around your boiler or pipes can be a sign of improper venting or a leaking heat exchanger.

10. Age of the Boiler

Consider the age of your boiler. If it's approaching or exceeding its expected lifespan (usually 15-20 years), it may be more prone to issues.

Contact Us for Expert Boiler Repair Services Today

To speak to our heating engineers in Sheffield and Chesterfield, call us on 07891 817026, 01246 912132, or 01433 410213 and we'll be happy to help.