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Choose an Expert to Install your New Central Heating
Central heating is one of the most important aspects of your home. With fuel prices rising, it may be worth considering installing a new, different type of heating or updating your existing system to something more fuel efficient.
When installing new central heating, it’s important to always use an experienced central heating engineers in Halton. Seek recommendations from friends and family, visit a website where trusted traders are listed or simply use Google or the Yellow Pages to phone around several companies and discuss their services.
Get an Upfront Quote
Always ask for a written quote including a full breakdown of parts and labour, before your engineer commences work. Ensure that everything is included in the quote and agree a timescale for completion of work. Make sure you understand how much you require to pay upfront (normally this can be anywhere from 20 to 50 percent) and when the balance is due.
Update an Antiquated System
If your boiler is more than ten years old, it could be wasting energy and having a detrimental effect on the environment in terms of its efficiency. Switching to a modern, updated boiler, such as the condensing boilers available from manufacturers such as Worcester, will ensure that your boiler is operating at 90% efficiency, leading to substantial savings on your heating and fuel bills.
Even if you don’t want to invest in a new boiler, there are some times when your heating system is just not running as it should. If your radiators are often cold, or you need to bleed your radiators constantly, then this could be an issue with your system that a qualified engineer should look at. A reliable engineer will be able to offer advice on how to run your central heating system most efficiently and fix the problem for you.
Consider Switching to a Renewable Energy Source
Have you considered doing your bit for the environment by asking your central heating Halton engineer to install a solar heating system in your home? Although these typically cost more to install than a new boiler, the substantial savings you will make on your energy bills will offset the initial investment. Solar energy is free and can provide up to half of the hot water needed in your home. Other environmentally friendly heating options include installing an air source or ground source heat pump. Any plumbing and heating specialist will be able to offer you advice and information on these and other renewable energy sources, and advise on which will be the best option for you, taking into account your budget and requirements.
Always use a reliable, qualified engineer to install your central heating system. Don’t attempt to do this by yourself unless you are an experienced professional with the relevant certification, as you could be putting your family’s safety and your property at risk.
AJS Plumbing and Heating are a cost effective and reliable company supplying plumbers and Gas Safe engineers for domestic and commercial requirements. They specialise in installing central heating Halton and the surrounding areas.