Problems That Can Happen With Your Boiler

July 30, 2021 4:39 pm


If you have a gas boiler in your home you know about the problems that can happen with your home’s heating system. If you live in a colder climate where winter is the main time you use your boiler then you should be aware of the fact that your boiler system needs to be checked and serviced each year to ensure it keeps working correctly. Problems can occur with your boiler system that cause it to have to work harder and longer than it should, which can wear out parts and even break down entirely. This is why it is so important to know how to check and service your gas boiler system and know what to look for when you do so. The best way of doing this is to have a Boiler Repair Gloucester company such as HPR Services come in annually to check your system.

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One of the problems that can happen with your hot water tank is that the seal around the hot water cylinder can actually come off over time and allow some amount of heat to escape. This means that the cylinder is not getting the hot water it needs to stay hot and will in turn cause the boiler to work harder to keep up with the demand of the hot water. This can quickly burn out parts and even cause the pump to eventually fail.

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Another problem that can occur with your home’s boiler system is that the drain lines may get clogged by grease or other debris. As the pump works to move hot water from the tank to the rest of the house, it can sometimes cause suction problems in areas where the pipes meet the drain. The only way to know if this is a problem is to check your pipes themselves for blockages and if they are indeed clogged you will need to get them cleaned and refilled with new ones. This can take quite some time but it will be worth it in the long run because if your heating system stops working correctly then it could cost you hundreds or even thousands of pounds in unnecessary repairs.