Why Should You Get Your Boiler Serviced Regularly? January 01, 2018 Boilers are like people; it’s important they are looked after. If they aren’t looked after, it’s a possibility that they could breakdown at the worst possible time – like in the winter when it’s freezing cold, for instance. That’s why we’ve compiled a list for all of our customers across Manningtree, Harwich, Colchester and the surrounding areas to outline why it’s important that you get your boiler regularly serviced. Why wait and risk it? Book a boiler service. Save boiler breakdown time with an annual boiler serviceIf you have your boiler serviced at least once a year, a gas engineer can spot problems with your boiler early on and mitigate them before they become expensive problems. It’s easy to forget that you need your boiler all year round and not just in the winter, and there aren’t many worse ways than starting your day off than with a freezing cold shower! Get your boiler serviced by a qualified gas engineer, highlight the problem(s) early on and save further potential downtime in the future.Save money with a boiler serviceBy ensuring that your boiler is regularly serviced, you can guarantee that you’ll save money in the long term. Boilers can be checked with regards to their optimum running efficiency – and boilers that aren’t running as efficiently as they should be are costing you money. Not to mention, should your boiler become irreparable, you’ll have to purchase and have a new one installed, which is a cost all homeowners should wish to avoid (unless of course you're looking to take advantage of the benefits that come with new boilers)Boiler servicing can save complicationsIf you’re a landlord, it is UK law to ensure that an annual gas safety check is carried out on each and every gas appliance in the household, as it is your responsibility to ensure that your tenants are safe. Hence, save the complication and get your boiler serviced before you’re caught out! Save the guarantee with a boiler serviceMost manufacturers offer an extended guarantees with their boilers (although this also depends on the installer), but most also state that their product must be serviced at least once a year to ensure that the guarantee stays intact. If you are unable to provide evidence that your boiler has been serviced and it breaks down, you will likely be forced to purchase a new one. Boiler servicing can save you and your homePerhaps the most important reason to have your boiler serviced - it’s important to save yourself. In 2013, the Department of Health found that over 4,000 people were treated for poisoning by carbon monoxide, where most of these incidences came from faulty central heating systems. Our qualified gas engineers in Manningtree can check to make sure that there are no leaks or weak points on your boiler so you can avoid the worst.Book a boiler service with us in Manningtree, Colchester, Harwich...Do you live in Manningtree or the surrounding area, including areas such as Colchester and Harwich? Are you due a boiler service? Contact us on 07967 111201 or email us at info@stourvalleyplumbing and we can be on hand. We’ll look forward to your call! If you like, you can check out our boiler servicing page to learn more.