What is a combi boiler, how do you look after it and what should you do if something goes wrong? Find out all you need to know in our ownership guide
Are you the proud owner of a new-age combi boiler?
Not sure how to deal with combi boiler repairs, what a combi boiler is or how to take care of it?
Don’t worry! At Plumbing Care Services, we are experts in all the latest appliances. In this blog, we’ll discuss everything you need to know about the combi boiler.
We’re often asked the simple but understandable question: What is a combi boiler?
Derived from the word combination, a combi boiler is a heating system that warms both your central heating and hot water through a single unit. It replaces the need for a hot water tank, resulting in a more energy-efficient home and instant access to hot water.
Homes with combi boilers don’t have to wait for the hot water tank to heat up, nor do they have to pay to keep hot water warm while it isn’t being used. They are a relatively new innovation, yet have risen quickly in popularity due to their ability to not only save money on energy bills but also space.
No hot water tank means extra room in the home.
Well-designed and robust appliances, combi boilers don’t need much TLC. However, they aren’t completely without fault. There are a few steps you should take to ensure you take proper care of your boiler and central heating system:
Depending on the type of combi boiler you own, you may experience problems you would have with old-fashioned style boilers, such as pilot light issues. However, due to their nature as a different kind of boiler to your more traditional setup, combi boilers are affected by a small handful of issues that you may not be familiar with:
When it comes to combi boiler repairs, it is always better to let a professional handle the job.
Combi boiler repairs are complex, involving specialist tools and knowledge. More technologically advanced than your traditional boiler and central heating system, combi boilers are not appliances to mess around with.
For the safety of yourself and your family, ensure you do not carry out combi boiler repairs and instead hire a plumber with noted experiencing dealing with such models. At Plumbing Care Services, out highly-qualified engineers are capable of repairing almost any combi boiler on the market, including:
Understanding how your boiler works, how to look after it and what to do when things go wrong is a vital part of combi boiler ownership. Keep the information in this blog in mind, care for your appliance and you’ll find it chugging away happily in the corner for years to come.
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