Tips in Installing a New Boiler

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There are a few things to consider if you have decided to have a new boiler installed because your current boiler is old and no longer as efficient as it used to be.   You will find these things below.

If you are to follow the law, only a gas safe registered person or company  can carry out your New Boiler Installation Philadelphia, and thus they must have a gas safe card with them whenever they go out for boiler installation.  So if you are going to install your new boiler, better call a gas safe registered person or company to do the installation for you.  Be sure to check if the person you are hiring is registered to install boilers and you can do so by checking his gas safe card.

When considering a boiler, first check what your existing boiler output is.  You can find the boiler output either on the case, the front panel, or underneath the boiler.  The boiler size that you need will be decided by the boiler output you need.

If you are expanding your home, then a bigger boiler is needed to cope with the extra demand.  You can choose from many sizes of the average combination boiler.  The most popular is the 24KW.   If you are living in a flat or a small house, then this boiler is ideal for your home.  This type of boiler will give you continuous hot water and will heat around 10 radiators comfortably.  The boiler will produce around 10 liters of hot water per minute.  Your home will need a bigger boiler if 10 liters of hot water per minute is not enough for your needs.  Do some researches to find the new boiler that will interest you and get all the information you can get about it.  Compare the boiler you have chosen with others.  Don’t be tempted to get the cheapest one in the market and if you want to know what is best for your home, you can ask for recommendation from an engineer.

The new boiler may need to be placed in a different location from the existing one since there are gas regulations that change over time.  But, if possible, better to install your new boiler in the same location as the old one since it is much cheaper to do so. Know more about Heat Pump Philadelphia.

You will need a condense drain pipe for your new boiler to exit into a drain.  IF possible the drain should be internet; otherwise, it has to exit on an external drain.  The boiler must be protected from the cold weather and not allowed to freeze, because if it does, then the boiler will stop working.

Boiler makers recommend that your heating system is flushed out and cleaned to remove any sludge and debris  Not doing this will make the warranty for your new boiler void.

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