FAQs on Boiler Servicing

Regular (annual) servicing of your boiler is the best way to keep it in its best condition, helping your central heating system perform effectively. At TPS Heating, our gas safe registered engineers carry out boiler servicing across Maidstone, and have written this post to answer all your frequently asked questions about what a boiler service involves.

Why do I need to get my boiler serviced?

Getting your boiler serviced is essential for a well-functioning boiler. The most significant reason as to why you should get it serviced is that servicing allows your boiler to work more efficiently, therefore saving you money on your energy bills. 

Secondly, our gas engineers are qualified to be able to identify any emerging problems and deal with them before they cause a full, costly breakdown. If you don't book in a boiler service regularly (at least once a year) then you could have a problem with your boiler that's meaning you're paying much more on heating bills than you should be due to a fault.

How does a boiler service make my boiler work better?

As our service involves clearing away dust and debris, so can give your boiler a boost in performance, heating your hot water and radiators more effectively.

How often should I get my boiler serviced?

We recommend having your boiler serviced at least once a year, as it is the best way of keeping it healthy and preventing a buildup of debris. Having your boiler serviced every year also ensures that your manufacturer’s warranty remains validated. A boiler service is simple to arrange, quick and convenient to carry out and provides you with reassurance that everything is working as it should be. Just give us a call on 07595 726546 to book a service with us at your home near Maidstone today.

What does a boiler service actually involve?

Boiler services are carried out by our Gas Safe registered engineers, and shouldn’t be attempted by anyone else who is not qualified. Our service involves the inspecting and cleaning of all the main parts of your boiler. This includes checking everything is safe and working as it should, and the thorough internal cleaning removes the dust and debris that builds up in every boiler and affects its performance. 

How long does a boiler service check last?

Boiler services don’t take our experienced engineers long to carry out at all. Providing there are no major issues with your boiler and everything is functioning as it should be, you can expect to have your engineer at your home for around 30 minutes to an hour.