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5 Reasons Your Commercial Boiler Needs Annual Maintenance

Posted by Andrew Lambert on November 24th , 2022

commercial boiler needing maintenanceA commercial boiler is a vital piece of equipment for any business that uses one. Not only does it provide heat and hot water for your employees and customers, but in some cases it also helps to power essential plant and machinery. That's why it's so important to keep your boiler in good working order with regular maintenance.

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In the UK, commercial boilers must undergo an annual service by a Gas Safe Registered engineer. This is to ensure that the boiler is running efficiently and safely. There are many benefits to having your boiler serviced every year besides compliance, including prolonging its life, saving you money, and avoiding unexpected breakdowns.

Here are 5 reasons why you should make sure your commercial boiler has its annual service.

1) Prolong The Life Of Your Boiler

With regular servicing, potential problems can be identified and fixed at an early stage before they cause significant damage to your boiler. This will help to extend its life and avoid the need for an expensive replacement prematurely.

2) Save Money

An annual service can help to keep your boiler running at peak efficiency, which can save you money on your energy bills by reducing gas usage and avoiding leaks. In addition, any small problems that are found and fixed during a service will be much cheaper to repair than if they were left until they became big problems.

3) Avoid Unexpected Breakdowns

No one wants their boiler to break down unexpectedly, especially in the middle of winter! An unexpected heating outage during a cold snap (when they are more likely due to frozen pipes and components) can force an office or shop to close for days while the issue is resolved. An annual service will help to identify any potential problems so that they can be fixed before they cause a breakdown in the winter when the boiler is most needed. This will give you peace of mind knowing that your boiler is less likely to let you down and cause unscheduled disruption to your business.

4) Meet Your Warranty Requirements

If your boiler is still under warranty, then you may be required to have it serviced annually in order to keep the warranty valid. This is important as it could save you a lot of money if something goes wrong with your boiler and you need to get it repaired or replaced. Many boiler manufacturers offer competitive service and maintenance plans for under-warranty assets that could save you money on the lifetime cost of ownership.

5) Keep Your Insurance Valid

If you have insurance for your commercial boiler, then it is likely that you will be required to have it serviced annually in order for the insurance cover to remain valid and make a claim.

Next Steps

Lowe & Oliver offer maintenance, inspection, and repair services for all makes and model of commercial boiler, including all parts and labour, as well as emergency call outs on request. For a quote or to find out more, please call 01865 730881 today.

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