8 Signs Your Boiler is Broken

Has your boiler just broken down again? If it shows any of the following signs, it might be time time to treat yourself to a new and reliable boiler!

You can’t rely on your boiler

If your boiler has been breaking down on and off for the last few years, it’s time to invest in a boiler you can actually rely on.

Your boiler is on the ‘short parts’ list

This means it is difficult to find parts for your boiler when it needs repairing, an obvious sign that your boiler is old and as a result, the cost of repairs might slowly begin to increase.

Your boiler can’t meet your hot water or heat demands

If you find that your boiler can’t cope with your demands, it might be time to consider a new boiler. This way you won’t have to wait a long time for the water to heat every time you want hot shower!

If your boiler is an open-flued appliance

Open-flued appliances are now ancient and it is definitely time to switch to a more efficient and reliable boiler. Open-flued boilers are also susceptible to releasing carbon monoxide.

If your carbon monoxide alarm has gone off

This is a sign that you need a new boiler ASAP, to keep you and your family safe and out of harm. Carbon monoxide is a poisonous gas and can be fatal when inhaled, so your boiler needs to be replaced quickly.

If your home is never hot enough

If your home doesn’t ever heat up enough, then this is a sign your system may be broken beyond repair. It’s time to treat yourself to a new boiler to reach the comfort you deserve!

Water is coming out of your discharge pipe

This means there is a problem with your pressure vessel, leading to rust and sludge build up in the pipework surrounding the boiler. if rust is left to build up, it can leave your system irreparable as it is very difficult to fix.

Your boiler is making strange noises

If your boiler is making rattling, gurgling, kettling or other unusual sounds, there are some internal problems with your central heating system that need to be checked out ASAP.

Need a new boiler in West Sussex?

Having to buy a new boiler isn’t all bad news! You’ll benefit from the reliability, energy efficiency and safety in the long run. Here at Shoreline, we offer new boiler installations in West Sussex, covering Rustington, Angmering, East Preston, Ferring, Littlehampton, Arundel, Worthing and the rest of the South Coast, including Brighton and Chichester.

For more information, or to arrange a quote, give us a call on 07584 093260 or fill out our contact form.