Boiler Service

Although boiler servicing often seen as an ‘unnecessary expense’, having your gas & oil boiler serviced regularly is important three key Bossons: Safety, reliability & efficiency. It is always advisable to check that you engineer id registered with gas safe.

Boiler Service Bexhill

Getting your boiler serviced regularly will ensure it’s running efficiently and also help to keep it running safely.


Small problems can become big ones if left unattended. By ensuring your boiler is running properly, you can save money on future repairs. Your engineer can detect and fix any minor problems to help avoid future malfunctions and costly repairs.


Servicing is, of course, another home expense. But it could save you money too. During your service, your engineer will carry out a host of checks to make sure your boiler is working efficiently. This will, in turn, save you money over time, as a more efficient boiler costs less to run.

What to expect on your boiler service

1

Visual inspection

The engineer will visually inspect the boiler, clean and adjust components as necessary, look for any signs of damage, and identify any signs of distress that are immediately visible.

2

Operation and control

Your boiler has a number of controls and safety devices that will be tested for correct operation. An engineer will check that all of the boiler functions are working correctly, should they be required.

3

Flue and combustion releases

The engineer will check the construction, termination and route of the flue (pipe from your boiler to the outside of your house). They will make sure there are no obstructions in the flue terminals and that the flue is safely fitted.

4

Clean the main boiler components

During a boiler service, the engineer will remove, inspect and clean the main components in the boiler to ensure they are fit for purpose and have no noticeable defects. This will include the main burner, heat exchanger, flue ways, and ignition pins.

5

Checks, checks & more checks

There are lots of tests to tick off during a boiler service checklist inspection. These include:
•Flame sense device and whether it operates correctly
• Pilot burner and any cables and probes
High-limit thermostat
• Boiler operation
•Provision of adequate ventilation
• Flue effectiveness
•Heating controls
• Electrical wiring connections
•Location of the boiler and nearby combustible materials
• Gas and pressure flow
• Safety devices
• Seals

6

Conduct a record

The engineer will undertake a series of tests and checks, making a record of each – this will include a record of the boiler pressure or heat input. As the homeowner, you'll then be able to keep this information for future inspections or when problems arise.

Why choose Hartley Heating & Plumbing Ltd:

Worcester Bosch Accredited

As an accredited installer our work is of the highest of standards

Gas Safe Engineers

All of our engineers are gas safe registered

Fast Installation

We prioritise all emergencies and install as quickly as possible if needed.

Up to 12 years guarantee

Get peace of mind with up to 12 years guarantee on your new boiler

Locally we are considered to be your go to company for all your heating and plumbing requirements at home.

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Gas safe registered

gas appliances and should always use a gas safe registered engineer. When you choose Hartley Heating & Plumbing Ltd to carry out heating and plumbing work at your property, you can rest assured that our team are fully qualified and gas safe registered. Our gas safe number is 579263 should you wish to verify us with the gas safe register, click on the button below.