Boiler Servicing in Edinburgh, Fife & the Lothian

It is crucial to have your boiler serviced by a fully qualified gas engineer in order for it to continue working safely and efficiently. Having your boiler serviced once a year significantly reduces the likelihood of it breaking down, ultimately saving you money and time. It can also help extend the life of your boiler, allowing you to get your money's worth before having to replace it. 

Please keep in mind that most boiler warranties are only valid if the boiler is serviced once a year, so make sure you have this done for your peace of mind. Contact Owen Gibb & Sons today at 0131 441 7999 to schedule your annual boiler service.

Boiler Servicing

What a boiler service involves? 

Owen Gibb & Sons will service your boiler thoroughly and in accordance with the manufacturer's specifications. Our gas engineer will do the following while servicing your boiler:

 Carry out a visual inspection of the boiler 

 Check the flue 

 Check the operating pressure and/or heat input 

 Check safety devices 

 Check case seals 

 Check all major components (such as the burner and heat exchanger) 

 Fire the boiler to see if there are any faults 

 Clean boiler parts if needed 

 Complete a report listing everything we have checked and completed


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Why Boiler Servicing is Important?

Boiler maintenance is critical to the smooth operation and longevity of your heating system. Regular boiler servicing is widely advised in the United Kingdom, where boilers are a prevalent heating solution. This is why:

Safety First

A boiler that is well-maintained is a safe boiler. A competent engineer will inspect and clean various components such as the burner, heat exchanger, and flue during a boiler service. This thorough investigation aids in the identification of any potential faults, such as gas or carbon monoxide leaks, which can pose major health and safety risks.

Efficiency Matters

Boilers can accumulate dirt, debris, and scale over time, resulting in decreased efficiency. When your boiler is inefficient, it uses more energy to create the same quantity of heat, which results in higher energy costs. Regular boiler servicing ensures that your system performs at peak efficiency, ultimately saving you money on energy expenditures.

Lifespan Extension

Boilers, like any mechanical device, require routine maintenance to keep them working properly and extend their lives. The engineer will examine and lubricate parts during a boiler service, making any required changes to prevent wear and strain. You can avoid costly repairs or premature boiler replacement by detecting and addressing small faults early on.

Warranty Compliance

Many boiler manufacturers need annual maintenance to keep the warranty valid. Regular boiler servicing may void your warranty, making you liable for any repair or replacement costs. Following the manufacturer's servicing guidelines protects your guarantee and gives you with peace of mind.

Early Problem Detection

A competent engineer can discover possible problems during a boiler service before they become catastrophic breakdowns. Early detection of problems allows you to solve them quickly, avoiding uncomfortable and costly breakdowns that could leave you without heating or hot water during cold weather.

Legal Obligations

Landlords are required by law to guarantee that gas equipment, including boilers, is safe and properly maintained. Regular boiler servicing assists landlords in meeting their legal obligations while also ensuring the safety and well-being of tenants.

Boiler maintenance is critical for safety, efficiency, and longevity. It assists in identifying potential safety issues, improving energy efficiency, extending the lifespan of your boiler, maintaining warranty compliance, detecting problems early on, and meeting legal duties. 

Regular boiler servicing allows you to enjoy a dependable and efficient heating system while reducing the danger of unexpected malfunctions and protecting the safety of your household.

Why Choose Owen Gibb & Sons for your boiler service? 

Our heating engineers at Owen Gibb & Sons believe in doing a good job and not cutting corners. With our keen eye for detail, you can be confident that if any issues do arise, we will be able to identify and address them before they become a larger issue. 

With over 200  years of combined experience in the industry, our gas engineers have a wealth of practical knowledge. We are confident in our ability to service gas boilers of all makes and models. 

Registered Gas Safe Engineers 

Please keep in mind that our gas engineers are Gas Safe registered, which means we are fully qualified to work on gas and oil boilers. This is a legal requirement because it is extremely dangerous to have someone inexperienced work on boilers. Please ask our engineers to show you their Gas Safe ID card when they arrive at your home; they will be happy to do so.

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Your boiler can be serviced by Owen Gibb & Sons.

Book your next boiler service with Owen Gibb & Sons' friendly and professional team today! Please call us at 0131 441 7999 or send us a message using our contact form if you need to get in touch. 

In either case, you'll be connected to a friendly member of the team who will be happy to answer any questions you have and set up a convenient time and date for us to carry out your boiler service anywhere in Edinburgh, Fife, and the Lothians. 

Thank you, and we look forward to hearing from you soon.

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