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Gas Boiler (Repair & Servicing) in Reading

Seeking a combi boiler repair or service within Reading? Our engineers in Reading are going to provide you with the best prices for getting a boiler repair or service completed.

Central heating boilers are one of the most crucial parts of any home, giving heat and hot water all through the year. Therefore any issues need to be dealt with ahead of turning into a significant issue.

In the midst of winter it may cost a minimum of £200 simply in call-out expenses for an engineer. This is before the cost of replacement components.

To protect yourself from paying out lots of money, be sure to get your central heating boiler serviced on an annual basis so any faults can be found as soon as possible. On top of this, having a service will make sure your boiler is working effectively, reducing your bills.

The service will even highlight any threat too, such as a carbon monoxide leak. Carbon monoxide poisoning is responsible for hundreds of deaths and hospitalisations each year, so be certain this doesn't happen to you.

We're able to provide you as many as four engineers, who'll give prices for the work. You'll receive a house visit from experts in Reading who will offer the central heating boiler repair or service for a great price.

Average Boiler repair and service cost in Reading

The regular cost of a boiler service is around £72, but you could pay anything between £58 and £100. The regular cost of a repair is £182 a time, but it depends on the repair. The regular cost of a replacement gas valve or expansion vessel, for example, is £300 each, plus labour of about £50 per hour. National companies may charge more than small local companies since they have more overheads. You’ll also find seasonal differences, as companies charge less in the summer when they are less busy than in the winter when they have lots of work.

Average price per Boiler repair and service job in 2021

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£113

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£150

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Boiler repair and service installation cost in 2021

Labour cost £105
Material cost £38
Waste removal £8
Time frame: 30 minutes - 2 days

Boiler repair searches in May 2021

Boiler repair Projects in Reading in April 2021

6,263

Requests for quotations in Reading in April 2021

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Requests for Boiler repair and service quotations in Reading in April 2021. 0% change from March 2021.

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Requests for Boiler repair and service quotations in Berkshire in April 2021. -14% change from March 2021.

We noted 6,263 requests for house quotations within Reading. Of these quotation requests the number of boiler repair and service quotes within Reading was 30. Quotatis would have been in a position to match these customers with as many as four suitable contractors who were available for work in Reading at that time. Ask for a free property survey from reliable companies in Reading.

Source: Numbers calculated based on the search volumes in major search engines

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Reading

The Berkshire town of Reading has a populace in excess of 145,000 and it's the biggest part of the Reading/Wokingham urban area. The town is known as a very important industrial centre and hosts several British companies, in addition to being a leading retail region. With the town's modern buzz it's vital to keep your home up-to-date to maintain property value, so take advantage of trustworthy contractors in Reading for your next project.

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Boiler repair and service pros in Reading

Glow Green Limited

251 review(s)
Based: in Bournemouth, BH8 8EZ

GLOW GREEN IS RECOMMENDED BY FRIENDS AND FAMILY Glow Green received a lot recommendations – so much so that we introduced a ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme where you and your friend can receive £50 cash back. GEARED UP TO DELIVER HIGH PERFORMANCE ...

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Neil W., LN11
5

Heating | Gas | Boiler Replacement in Louth

The engineer on the phone was excellent . Really friendly and very knowledgeable

Clever Heating and Cooling Solutions Ltd

6 review(s)
Based: in Aylesbury, HP18 0NW

Though we are a newly formed company, as individuals we have a wealth of experience and wisdom that goes beyond fixing minor leaks in a plumbing system. We at Clever Heating and cooling solutions have technicians who are approved installers of Aqu...

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Michael L., OX3
5

Air Conditioning in Oxford

Fantastic from beginning to end and very competent. 5star service from beginning to end .

Boilers2Ac Ltd

1 review(s)
Based: in Farnham, GU9 8SZ

From boilers to air conditioning, we'll take the worry away! Hi I'm Darren from DCM Climate Control. I am a hard working, honest engineer, I always ensure all my work is of a high standard, I really do take pride in all the work I undertake. I h...

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Mick C., GU15
5

Heating | Gas | Repair / Service in Camberley

Excellent. Clean, tidy and hard working. A job well done. I'm very pleased with the work.

I GAS ENGINEERS LIMITED

5 review(s)
Based: in Fareham, PO15 5QQ

I Gas Engineers Ltd. Plumbing & Heating Is a locally run family business that operates across the south coast of England. Based in Fareham, Hampshire Providing Plumbing, Heating & Gas Services. Specializing in Boiler Repair, Boiler Installation, Cent...

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PETER W., PO9
4

Heating | Gas | Boiler Replacement in Rowland's Castle

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PREMIER HEATING SOLUTIONS

20 review(s)
Based: in Reading, RG8 7JW

At Premier Heating Solutions we are known for our precision and care. We understand that having work carried out in your home can be stressful and we will always do our utmost to minimize disruption in any way we can. Nothing is more important to ...

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David H., RG4
4

Heating | Gas | Boiler Replacement in Reading

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JOAO GASPAR

1 review(s)
Based: in London, NW6 7QN

WORKS WE PROVIDE : Boilers installations Boiler servicing Boiler repair Heating maintenance Gas safety certificates Plumbing maintenance

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Randa D., W7
5

Heating | Gas | Boiler Replacement in London

Competitive, conscientious and friendly. Trustworthy and honest. Punctual and reliable. Highly recommended.

HEAT2O SERVICES T/A Chappell Property Services

1 review(s)
Based: in Wokingham, RG40 3NY

Our mission is to deliver outstanding customer service and unparalleled workmanship at an affordable, highly competitive price. Our services cover domestic, plumbing, heating and electrical. Our customers are spread across the Berkshire, Hampshir...

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Jee D., TW14
5

Heating | Gas | Boiler Replacement in Feltham

Very professional staff Home survey was conducted in detail

SAFELY GROUP

1 review(s)
Based: in Bracknell, RG12 9LY

We focus on quality servicing, repair and installation of Gas central heating and appliances to help reduce your energy costs, we are a friendly registered Gas Safe Company. We provide quality services for customers, landlord and management compa...

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Keith H., GU15
4

Heating | Gas | Boiler Replacement in Camberley

Provided a telephone interview and email quote.

DAVID GARDNER PLUMBING, HEATING, GAS SERVICES

1 review(s)
Based: in Lee-on-the-solent, PO13 9RU

We are a family run business based in Gosport. We endeavor to ensure the highest standards for customer satisfaction. David Gardner PHG are Gas Safe registered engineers specialising in the installation, repair and maintenance of gas appliances. We...

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Lorraine C., PO14
5

Heating | Gas | Boiler Replacement in Fareham

I did not meet this company as I had already chosen a company to install the boiler The contact I had with them was v...

HAMPSHIRE PLUMBING AND GAS

3 review(s)
Based: in Southhampton, SO18 1GH

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David W., SO15
4

Heating | Gas | Boiler Replacement in Southampton

enthusiastic and determined although there was a lack of knowledge on the set up of the remote which extended the insta...

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05 Apr

Heating | Gas | Repair / Service

Reading - RG7

Enquiry from: Terrence O

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09 Mar

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Reading - RG6

Enquiry from: Murali R

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02 Jan

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Reading - RG8

Enquiry from: Lawrie G

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are you the property owner: owner of the property is this for a residential or commerial building: domestic type of current boiler: gas what boiler type are you looking for: gas what level of service...

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15 Nov

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Reading - RG4

Enquiry from: Linda R

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05 Nov

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Reading - RG30

Enquiry from: Netra P

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12 Oct

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Reading - RG1

Enquiry from: Lewis B

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im a potential buyer, and i am looking for an engineer to inspect the current boiler to understand the condition and age of the boiler. are you the property owner: owner of the property property type...

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05 Oct

Heating | Gas | Repair / Service

Reading - RG2

Enquiry from: Mukesh P

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09 Sep

Heating | Gas | Repair / Service

Reading - RG7

Enquiry from: Helen E

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am after a boiler service please. please can i get a quote for cost of this - it is a valiant combi boiler are you the property owner: owner of the property property type: semi detached what work do ...

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17 Jul

Heating | Gas | Repair / Service

Reading - RG7

Enquiry from: St C

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10 Jul

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Reading - RG7

Enquiry from: St.clair C

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1. install only. 2 supply and fit are you the property owner: owner of the property what work do you require: replace age of boiler: 10 years + property type: semi detached what make is your boiler: o...

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15 May

Heating | Gas | Repair / Service

Reading - RG30

Enquiry from: Udaya Y

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type of current boiler: gas what boiler type are you looking for: gas what level of service do you require: repair or service how old is your property: 0-25 years what make is your boiler: potterton

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31 Mar

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Reading - RG2

Enquiry from: Richard T

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16 Feb

Heating | Gas | Repair / Service

Reading - RG2

Enquiry from: Georgina D

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Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Is this for a Residential or Commerial Building: Domestic Type of Current Boiler: Gas What boiler type are you looking for: Gas What level of service ...

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08 Jan

Heating | Gas | Repair / Service

Reading - RG6

Enquiry from: Shanmukha M

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02 Jan

Heating | Gas | Repair / Service

Reading, Thatcham - RG19

Enquiry from: Miranda M

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02 Jan

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Reading - RG6

Enquiry from: Jean S

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I had warm air heating and was advised to switch to radiators which are not heating my hopue Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Semi detached What work do you require: Re...

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06 Dec

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Reading - RG7

Enquiry from: Tim W

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06 Dec

Heating | Gas | Repair / Service

Reading - RG6

Enquiry from: Lynn T

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Are you the property owner: Owner of the property What work do you require: Service Age of boiler: 10 years +

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25 Nov

Heating | Gas | Repair / Service

Reading - RG1

Enquiry from: DAHAI H

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Are you the home owner of that property? homeowner How old is your existing boiler? 10 years Would you consider getting a quote for a replacement as well as a repair? replacement The contractors will ...

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18 Nov

Heating | Gas | Repair / Service

Reading - RG2

Enquiry from: Mrs M

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how much does a boiler repair cost

How Much Does A Boiler Repair Cost?

An annual service for your boiler might not seem important and may be easy to postpone to another day, but when it happens to breakdown due to lack of adequate attention, this can be quite painful and also costly.

Before you start thinking about the cost of repairing your boiler, the first thing you’ll need to confirm is whether or not your boiler is still covered by the manufacturer’s warranty. You’d be amazed some warranties can last for as long as 12 years, if yours is still on then you can save yourself a huge amount of of money on your boiler repair. As a result, it’s always crucial to keep the details of your warranty somewhere safe, so you can read them from time to time. You never can tell when the rainy day will come!

Most boiler warranties will require your to get your boiler serviced on an annual basis by a licensed and qualified technician. The cost of an annual boiler service is affected by the time of the year you wish to get it done. When boilers are less useful during the summer months, an annual service is usually relatively cheap when compared to the cold months. Around this period, a boiler service will normally cost within the range of £100 to £150, however for a more accurate quote it’s advisable to contact a couple of professionals and compare their quotes.

The cost of getting a boiler repaired will be affected by a couple of factors including your boiler’s make, the age of the boiler as well as your location and how urgent you need it done. If you have a dead boiler, the cost will typically range from £96 to £348 and a boiler displaying a fault code will cost within the range of £90 to £275. Generally, repairing a boiler will cost within the range of £90 to £400 based on the several factors stated above.

does home insurance cover boiler repairs

Does Home Insurance Cover Boiler Repairs?

When winter comes, your boiler is most likely to be one of the most used appliances in your home. It keeps operating for several hours to ensure your house remains warm and conducive and then during those cold evenings, it supplies the much needed hot water to guarantee a restive night. But with so much usage and many moving parts, you’d naturally expect your boiler to breakdown at some point especially if it’s 7 years old or above. So what’s the next line of action when it happens, leaving your radiators off and water cold? With the likely high boiler repair cost, it’s only logical to consider whether your boiler repairs is covered by your home insurance.

In almost all situations, the standard home insurance will not provide coverage for the cost of repairing or replacing a broken boiler. Being fully aware that boiler breakdowns are mostly caused by a lack or not so regular maintenance practices or servicing, most home insurance providers will exclude it from this from their offerings. In fact, a home insurance is more likely to provide coverage for the damage that has happened as a result of a broken appliance. For instance, the damage caused as a result of gas, oil or water leaking from a boiler are more likely to be paid for by the home insurance providers, but they’ll not pay for the repair or replacement of the broken boiler itself.

If you need our home insurance to cover your boiler repair, then you might just be able to get an extra insurance cover from your provider that includes a broken boiler repair. You can consult them to determine if this is possible as well as the cost to be paid per month. This will normally cost about £5 to £10 per month, but it gives you a peace of mind knowing you’re covered if your boiler happens to breakdown.

who fixes boilers

Who Fixes Boilers?

With boiler running for several hours in a day and working hard to ensure that our home stays warm, even when we tend to take it for granted it’s always there give us the heat we need whenever we need it. So in the event whereby the inevitable happens and your boiler breakdown, which professional is the most suitable to call for help? When the pressure is on to stop a boiler leak or bring back warmth to your home, knowing who to call can make all the difference.

When you need a professional to fix your boiler, the right professional to call is a heating engineer. Heating engineers work mainly on heating I both homes and businesses, so you’d be right to call them specialists in all heating matters. As a result of this, you may want to give them a call when experiencing some issues with your boiler as they’d be in the best position than any other professional to give you a proper solution.

Generally, heating engineers are experts when it comes to fixing boilers and can help with various tasks such as installing a new boiler, boiler repairs, installing new gas pipes, repairing gas leaks, changing radiators, fixing leaks, installing heating controls and many more. What’s more? A boiler repair has to do with working with gas and before you can do that you must be a Gas Safe registered engineer as required by the legislations in the UK. In other words, any gas boiler related issue must be tackled by a Gas Safe registered engineer as this is a very dangerous fuel in which the services must be provided to highest standards of safety. Only heating engineers can be a Gas Safe registered engineer to work on gas boilers.

can i repair my own gas boiler

Can I Repair My Own Gas Boiler?

If you’re more of an handy person, then you’d probably want to fix everything you can around the house while saving yourself some money that would have been spent on hiring a professional instead. This is a very cost effective but at the same time you must know that some tasks are usually more difficult than others, and a good example of those complex tasks is boiler repair. Not only can this be very tough, but they can also potentially be one of the most dangerous home appliances you can acquire. So with that in mind, what can be done to ensure your gas boiler is taken care of and in the event whereby it starts to malfunction, what can be done to remedy the situation?

With regular maintenance and repair of your gas boiler, you’d have absolutely nothing to worry about. However one of the fear several DIYers have is the fact that they might just end up incurring more expenses on services they didn’t really need in the first place. But when it comes to gas boilers, it’s necessary to be certified to work with them as it’s very dangerous to tackle it all by yourself. Despite this, there are still some minor issues that you wouldn’t need to hire a technician to resolve. In some cases, all that would be needed is simply to reset the boiler. To identify where the reset button is, simply go through your boiler’s manual for more information. Most times, all you’ll have to do is press down the reset button for a couple of seconds. If the boiler isn’t fully restored to its normal proper functioning state after two resets, then you may need to call in a professional for help.

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