Repair or Replace: Considerations for Your Boiler

If you're unsure as to whether you should repair your boiler or replace it, then look no further. In this blog post, here at DA Gas, Heating & Plumbing, we've made it easier for you to decide the best route of action with a list of considerations below. However, whilst these considerations are worth knowing about, you should also have a Gas Safe registered engineer help you make the best decision for your boiler. Want to find out how we can help here at DA Gas, Heating & Plumbing? Take a look at the services we offer on our services page. Another way is to simply get in touch! You can call us via our phone number on, 07920 875189

Repair or Replace 

Sometimes we're unsure about the best option for our boiler; especially when a boiler is a huge investment in our homes but at a huge cost. With this in mind, its always best to make considerations before purchasing, installing or repairing a boiler. However, if you notice anything unusual about your boiler, you should get in touch with a Gas Safe registered engineer as soon as possible. To find out how to get in touch with us here at DA Gas, Heating & Plumbing, see the contact details at the bottom of this post. 

Safety Comes First

Before mentioning any additional considerations or making any decisions on the route to take with your boiler; you should consider safety first. Having a Gas Safe registered engineer help with making the best decision for your boiler is crucial. Why? Because they have the appropriate experience and qualifications to do so. A Gas Safe registered engineer will know whether your boiler can be safely repaired or needs replacing. 

Which Decision is Cost-Efficient? 

Repairing your boiler or replacing it depends on a couple of factors. Firstly, if the boiler installed in your home is a lot older, it could mean that sourcing the right parts for the repair is very difficult - Which could beg the question; is a repair the cost-effective option after all? However, this isn't always the case and repairing your boiler may be straightforward and the best choice for you boiler. Also, it is worth mentioning that if your boiler is relatively new, it could still qualify for the warranty/guarantee offered by the boiler manufacture. This means that the parts and labour involved in the repair may be covered. 

Reduce Your Energy Bills With a Newer Boiler

The final point to motion in this blog post is that a newer boiler could reduce your energy bills. How? Well, its simply; as newer boilers are lot more efficient that older boilers, this can bring down the costs. Especially as your current boiler might not be as efficient. This particular point is great long-term as you'll have a brand new boiler and could see savings on your energy bills over the years. In addition to this, installing a brand new boiler could also add value to your property if you decide to sell your house and move. 

Need Our Services in Harlow, Essex? 

Having read our blog post, if you require our services here in Harlow, Essex, then simply get in touch with us today. Find out about our services on our services page. You can reach us via our phone number on, 07920 875189. Alternatively, you can also message us through the contact form on our website.