Why Book An Annual Boiler Service January 18, 2018 The boiler is at the heart of your home. Without it working properly, you’ll have a cold home, a cold shower and a miserable start to the week. That’s why it’s important to look after the boiler with a regular boiler service – almost all boiler manufacturers and heating engineers recommend a boiler be serviced on annual basis; and here at MJE Plumbing, we agree. There are lots of benefits, as explored in further detail below… Lower energy billsConsidering the ever-increasing rise of energy prices, this is perhaps the benefit that people care about most. Get your boiler serviced and ensure that it is operating to its optimum efficiency level and isn’t wasting fuel throughout the route of the system. If fuel is being wasted, it is definitely costing you money on your energy bills. Get your boiler serviced and save some money at the same time.Avoid a boiler breakdownBoilers that are serviced are likely to last longer. Why? A heating engineer can identify problems with the boiler early on and fix them before they become irreparable problems later on. Hence, you’ll be able to avoid the costs of a boiler repair and more significantly, the costs of a boiler replacement.Boiler guarantee complianceA number of boiler manufacturers offer extended guarantees with their boilers. However, most manufacturers also state that the boiler needs to be serviced once a year in order to take advantage.Are you a landlord?If you are a landlord, you are legally responsible for the safety of your tenants and are legally required to ensure that all gas appliances, fittings and pipework are checked with regards to their safety on a yearly basis. Get your boiler serviced and avoid being caught out. We’ve previously released a guide on all you need to know regarding landlord certificates. You can take a read of that here. Health hazardThe UK Department of Health found that over 4000 people were treated for carbon monoxide poisoning in 2013, where most of these incidences were as a result of a fault in the central heating system/boiler. Ensure that you get your boiler serviced on annual basis, benefit from all of the above points and in addition, ensure that your boiler is safe for use!If you live in Swansea, Bridgend or Cardiff and are due your yearly boiler service, whether you’re a landlord or a homeowner, please get in touch. You can fill out the contact form on the contact page of our website or you can give us a call on 01792 469 348 or 07940 420 465. We’ll look forward to hearing from you soon.