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When Should You Call Professional for Your Boiler Repair

Are you debating whether or not you should contact a licenced engineer or if a do-it-yourself project could resolve your issue? If so, then continue reading this post.
While engaging an engineer from Beckett’s Plumbing & Heating for boilers Fareham breakdown chores and other boiler-related repairs cannot be emphasised enough, there are some home checks from the boiler service checklist that you are absolutely safe to perform yourself.
If any of the following situation arise, then it is better to call a professional for your boiler repair.
1. No heating or hot water
Every homeowner dreads the day when they discover that the central heating has not turned on when it should have or that the water in the shower is icy cold.
Don't panic and call your plumber right away chances are they can simply remedy the problem. This could be caused by any number of factors, such as a malfunctioning valve or thermostat.
2. Water leaks
One of the factors, such as an issue with the circulation pump or a crack in one of the components made of cast iron or aluminium, can result in leaks (depending how old your boiler is).
It pays to have a plumber look at the boiler as soon as you notice a leak if you find water coming from it. If you let the leak worsen, you run the risk of flooding the boiler and having the interior parts corroded, which may be a particularly serious problem.
3. Odd noises
Once you have lived with your boiler for a while, you will discover that you come to know the "normal" noises it makes, such as the sound it makes when someone puts on a hot tap or when it goes on and off.
However, you should also keep an ear out for any unusual gurgling, hissing, or knocking sounds. These can be brought on by a number of causes, including limescale and an accumulation of air bubbles. Call your plumber as soon as you see anything unusual, whatever the possible cause may be.
4. Water temperature fluctuations
If your hot water supply fluctuates in temperature rather than maintaining a constant temperature, your boiler may not be functioning properly.
Another sign of a malfunctioning boiler is when the water only becomes hot enough when the central heating is on. Other warning signs include rapid increase in water temperature. When the problem still exists, call your plumber.
5. No pilot lights
If your pilot light suddenly stops working, you should call a plumber to see if they can identify the problem and restart the light. They could also be able to offer you suggestions on how to avoid this from happening in the future.
6. Your boiler is under warranty
Read the fine print on your insurance documents when you have located them. Your boiler's warranty may still be valid. However, you must submit a claim before work on your boiler begins.
For any minor problems, however, you may try to repair on your own if you have the right knowle ...

News Release: When Should You Call Professional for Your Boiler Repair
Submitted on: January 11, 2023 10:04:14 AM
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