Boiler Installation

How much does it cost to get a new boiler?

The cost of a new boiler is most likely your first question when it comes to looking for a new boiler, but the prices can vary drastically depending on your requirements, size of the boiler, the brand of the boiler, and the type of boiler that you are getting installed. There then can be an additional cost for scaffolding pipe-rewiring and labor costs.

At South City Heating we aim to ensure that you get the best value for your money while getting the best possible service for your installation or servicing to make sure your heating system does not break down. Contact us now to find out more.

When is the right time to buy a new boiler?

Boiler systems have an average lifespan of around 10 to 15 years so if you are coming up to the end of this time period it might be time to start looking for options. But age might not be the only reason you need a new boiler below is a list of other reasons you might need to upgrade.

  • Moving the boiler system - You maybe looking to move your boiler to another location of your house, this would result in the need for a new boiler as well as rewiring of the piping throughout your house.
  • Low effciency rating - older boilers have a lower efficency rating this can cause higher energy bills which in the long run maybe more expensive that a new boiler install itself.
  • Renting your property - If you are looking to rent out your property it might look better to make a new modern boiler system installed.
  • Beyond economical repair - Some major repairs to your boiler boiler may end up costing a substancial amount due to parts no longer being wildly available this may make it more cost effective to get a new boiler system.

What options do I have when getting a new boiler?

When it comes to the different options you have for a new boiler there are three different types of systems for you to get installed into your home combi boilers, system boilers, and conventional boilers.

Combi Boilers: Compact sized boiler designed for smaller homes that do not have loft space for a tank. These types of installs require less pipework and typically make the installation cost lower.

System Boilers: This boiler setup is suitable for homes with more than one bathroom, they do not require a loft tank which helps to save space and no need for feed or expansion cistern which makes them more efficient.

Conventional Boilers: This is a great choice for the typical home which experiences a high amount of water usage at the same time. This system requires cold water and hot water storage tank and is designed for houses with 2 or more bathrooms.

Which brand boiler should I go with?

When it comes to picking a new boiler there are different brands you can pick from such as Vaillant, Potteron, Worcester and BAXI. Get in contact to find out more information about what the different systems are and which would be best for you.


Get a quote for a new boiler

Got any more questions about getting a new boiler? Or want to get started with your installation? Give us a call on 07800805135 or 02086844811 to get started.


What to do if you smell gas

Call the free Gas Emergency Services line on 0800 111 999 immediately if you smell gas, think you have a gas leak, or are worried that fumes containing carbon monoxide are escaping from a gas appliance. This is the national Grid helpline.
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