Answer: Our boilers are usually hard at work behind closed doors, making it difficult to tell if they are running properly. Sometimes, a complete boiler replacement isn’t necessary when things go wrong however. You may just need a repair. But what are the signs that you should look out for, in order to let you know that your boiler isn’t performing properly? Synergy Plumbing Services are experts with boilers and cover the Loughborough, Hathern, Kegworth, Shepshed, and East Midlands area.
If you spot any of these signs, it could be time to upgrade or repair your boiler. Simply give us a call, and we will take the hassle away.
If you find that your heating bills seem to be on the rise when you are not using the boiler any more than usual, it could mean that your boiler is performing inefficiently. A fully working, A-rated boiler is a great way to save pounds from your bills, so you can’t afford to wait. Give us a call and we can evaluate your boiler.
There’s a Yellow Flame
Boilers that display anything other than a blue flame may need an urgent service. Look out for your flame turning orange or yellow, as this is a sign that the boiler needs attention. Call one of our trusted engineers and we’ll take an expert look.
Central heating systems often make sounds, and these will become familiar to you over time. If, however, your boiler starts to bang, or the radiators begin to hum, this is a sign that all is not well.
If you smell sulphur around the boiler, this is a sign that there is a gas leak so you must switch it off and get in touch with a plumbing engineer such as Synergy straight away. We are Gas Safe registered, and can resolve the issue.
Many boilers develop faults and these can often be fixed easily, but if the boiler is breaking down frequently, more than once per year for example, now might be the time to bid farewell to your old boiler. Call Synergy Plumbing Services and we can ascertain whether the boiler has reached it’s end of life, or whether our skilled technicians can extend it’s lifespan.
If you have any concerns about the health or efficiency of your boiler, please do get in touch. We also recommend that a boiler is services by a reputable plumber at least once per year, so we can arrange that for you too.