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Looking For a New Boiler in Glasgow?

When you are looking for a new boiler, once of the first things you have to decide is whether you want a Gas Boiler or an Electric Boiler. Or maybe you want an Oil Boiler or a Solar Powered Boiler to reduce your cardon footprint?

Some of the factors that will go into making your final decision are:-

  • Do You Have Gas?
  • Size and Location Of Your Gas Pipes?
  • What Space Do You Have?
  • How Many People Live or Work In Tlhe Property?
  • What Is Your Budget?

If you are unsure of these questions then please speak to our experienced Heating Engineers who will guide you through whatever is required in order to provide you with the best option and service you need. 

 

Combi Boiler

The most common type of boiler is the Combi Boiler or the Combination Boiler to give it its full title because it has the combined role of heating both the hot water and the central heating system. Instead of the hot water being stored such as in the System Boiler or a Traditional Boiler, the Combi Boiler heats the water as required, directly from the tap or shower. This has 2 main advantages. The water comes out at mains pressure as it is coming direct from the source so you have maximum pressure and don’t require pumping water from a storage area. Also, this is the most efficient way to use your hot water as you are only heating water you use and not paying to heat and then store water which you may or may not use.

Modern Combi Boilers are very quiet and compact meaning that they no longer have to be in out of the way places and are often fitted discreetly into kitchens and bathrooms reducing the need for costly pipework fitted throughout the property. Combi Boilers also do away with the need for a water tank in the loft as they heat directly from the taps so are ideal for homes with limited space or in homes where you need to do away with the water tank to allow for a loft conversion for example.

Modern Combi Boilers are also highly energy efficient.

System Boilers

A system boiler is generally larger than a Combi Boiler, as it requires an extra cylinder for hot water storage (central heating expansion vessel). These are useful in those properties with multiple bathrooms or have a need for hot water being supplied to multiple taps at the same time.

A system boiler has the heating and hot water systems built in as part of the full unit. This does away with the need for a separate cold or hot water storage area (feed and expansion cistern), thus reducing the space required if the loft space is needed. It also makes the installation process easier and cleaner as all the operational parts are contained within the system itself. Again, they are Highly Efficient and economical to run and are also compatible with Solar Water Heating Systems to reduce your carbon foot print.

These are particularly suitable in larger households or those with more than one bathroom where you require more hot water than a Combi Boiler could provide. Or those households where a power shower is installed or would like quick filling baths due to the built-in pump providing a high flow rate.

Traditional Boiler

A Traditional Boiler (or Regular Boiler/Conventional Boiler) requires a cold-water storage tank to supply the boiler and a hot water storage tank to maintain the hot water levels for the central heating system. These tanks are usually kept in the loft. For this reason, a conventional boiler requires more storage space than a Combi Boiler or a System Boiler.

A Regular Boiler is suited to older properties which have older central heating and hot water systems like old radiators which are not designed for more modern high water pressure systems.

Again, this may be your best option for larger properties with multiple bathrooms or have a need for a lot of hot water use or where water pressure is low.

These types of boilers are also compatible with a Solar Water Heating System.

Fuel Efficiency and SEDBUK

The efficiency of boilers uses the SEDBUK scale which is the Governing Organisational Body appointed in the U.K. From 2005 to 2009 the award system of a boiler was a rating of A > G.

From 2009 this changed to a simple percentage (%) and from 2010, new boilers must be at least 88% efficient meaning that they utilise at least 88% of their fuel source in providing hot water.

Condensing Boilers

Condensing Boilers recycle “waste” gases which would normally be dispelled outside via the flue to generate additional; energy to heat the water. These boilers are especially energy efficient since they are using every available energy source to generate heat from. If you are looking for the most efficient boiler to minimise of Carbon waste then a Condensing Boiler is your best option. Modern boilers are mostly all forms of condensing boilers now with very few exceptions as it is the most efficient way of producing heat.

Glasgow Plumbing Services

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We strive for Customer Satisfaction on every job…

High Quality Workmanship

Excellent Customer Service

Affordable and Upfront Pricing

Services:-

  • Boiler Repairs
  • Boiler Servicing
  • Boiler Replacement
  • Boiler Sizing
  • Boiler Maintenance Care Plan
  • Power Flush
  • Flue Safety Check
  • Central Heating Installation
  • Radiator Repairs and Installs
  • Traditional and Designer Radiators
  • Immersion Heater Repairs and Installs
  • Hot/Cold Water Tanks and Cylinders
  • Gas Pipe Sizing
  • Gas Pipe Installation
  • Gas Meter Installation
  • Gas Leak Repairs
  • Gas Safety Certificates (Landlords and Homeowners)
  • Gas Fire Installation/Removal

As an ALL TRADES Company, Glasgow Plumbing Services will provide all the tradesmen you need to get the job done. We have Plumbers, Heating Engineers, Joiners, Tilers, Plasterers, Slaterers, Brick Layers, Roofers, Electricians, Locksmiths, Architects, Interior Designers, Handymen and anybody else you need for your job. We have it covered…

 

General Plumbing

24hr Plumbing Services including; Emergency Plumbing, Drain Cleaning and Jet Washing, Leaking Taps, Pipe Tracing and Repairs, Appliances Fitted, Gutter Clearing, Blocked Downpipes, Pipe CCTV Recording etc.

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heating and gas

Our Gas Registered Heating Engineers are experienced in all aspects of heating including; Central Heating Installations and Repairs, Power Flushing, Gas Ovens, Hobs and Gas Fire Installations, Landlord Gas Safety Checks etc.

No job is too big or small...

Boilers

We cover all Boiler Repairs, Boiler Services, Boiler Installations and Maintenance. Combi Boilers, Storage Heaters, Gas, Electric, Oil and Solar Powered. Smart Room Thermostat Installations. Boiler Safety Checks.

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Fitted Bathrooms and Kitchens

From burst pipes and leaking taps to Full Bathroom Suites and Fitted Kitchens, Wet Rooms and Assisted Bathrooms, Loft and Attic Conversions. Our All Trades Team cover it all. Partial or Full Replacements.

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