Maintain your boiler
Neglecting Your Oil Boiler Service
All boilers whether they are oil or gas boilers need servicing yearly, which is why we send reminders out to all of our clients who have oil boilers in Cainscross that their boiler needs to be serviced once a year. You may think this is an avoidable expense, but neglecting your oil boiler service could actually cost you more in the long run and reduce the lifespan of your oil boiler.
Our professional oil boiler engineers at Prestige Heating and Electrical Services’ service oil boilers in many areas of the GL5 postcode area and are members of OFTEC (the Oil Firing Technical Association) – a competent persons scheme which approves technicians qualified to install and maintain oil boilers and heating systems.
There are consequences of failing to regularly service your oil boiler in Cainscross or the outlying villages including, Cashes Green, Dudbridge and Paganhill. Primarily it comes down to your oil boiler failing to run optimally, costing you more in fuel bills, and it also increases the likelihood of a boiler breakdown meaning you might have to buy a replacement oil boiler or spend out for costly oil boiler repairs.
Not having an annual oil boiler service not only can affect the reliability and energy efficiency of your oil boiler, but failing to have an annual oil boiler service in Cainscross can be a safety risk: If your boiler is not combusting properly it could be emitting toxic carbon monoxide, which is dangerous.
How we can help
What is Involved in an Oil Boiler Service?
Prestige Services is extremely safety conscious, which is another reason why we urge you not to neglect having your oil-fired boiler regularly serviced in Cainscross. Faulty, badly maintained boilers can emit poisonous carbon monoxide without you realising it, because it is odourless, colourless and tasteless.
One of the things our highly trained Cainscross boiler engineers check thoroughly when servicing your oil boiler is the safety devices built in to the appliance. We also clean the boiler heat exchanger, check the flue, fuel supply pipe and the oil storage tank, as well as replacing the oil nozzle. Finally, we perform a full combustion test and clear up the work space so it is spick and span. After the inspection and service is complete we’ll give you a full written Service report of the work we’ve done, and recommend any repairs if there are any.
A full oil boiler service in your Cainscross home ensures the continued efficient performance of your oil boiler and the safety of all those in your household.
We make an appointment at your convenience for our engineers to visit.
We check your system to make sure your boiler is operating as intended.
We provide a full service report detailing your boiler.
Peace of mind
Oil Boiler Safety for Tenants in Cainscross
If you’re the landlord of a rental property with an oil-fired boiler in Cainscross or local villages you are not legally required to have the boiler periodically serviced and maintained, unlike the law applying to gas boilers. However, as a landlord, though, you have a responsibility to follow best practice when it comes to ensuring the safety of your tenants. The Consumer Protection Act 1987 states that rented properties in Cainscross and elsewhere in the UK must be safe for the purpose, and you could be found criminally negligent if something befalls your tenant due to a neglected oil boiler.
Prestige Heating and Electrical services therefore recommend that all Landlords schedule an annual boiler service and safety check by one of our OFTEC registered engineers. As local specialists in oil boilers in Cainscross we are ideally placed to make sure that a professional service and boiler safety check is carried out to comply with BS 5410: Part 1, which requires oil fired appliances and equipment to be serviced periodically in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
Good maintenance of oil boilers in let properties in Cainscross brings peace of mind for both landlords and tenants.
Prestige Heating and Electrical Services have a qualified team of OFTEC registered engineers to undertake professional servicing of oil-fired boilers and heating systems. We recommend that services are carried out once a year.