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    Dealing with a malfunctioning boiler can be incredibly frustrating and potentially dangerous, especially during the colder months. The importance of proper boiler repair and maintenance cannot be overstated, as it ensures optimal performance, safety, and efficiency. At Homecure, we provide fast boiler repairs in London so you can ensure your property is a safe and warm environment.

    Our friendly team of Gas Safe registered and City and Guilds accredited engineers are on hand to get to your home at the drop of a hat. Decades of combined experienced ensures there is no problem we aren’t able to fix and we make sure it’s all done at a price you can afford.

    Some of the boiler repair jobs we are typically called out to fix include:

    • Faulty pipework and water leakage
    • Broken thermostat controls
    • Boiler kettling (banging/whistling noises)
    • Lack of hot water in the property
    • Faulty pumps, valves and burners
    • Boiler ignition problems
    • Display panel error codes

    In the vast majority of cases we are able to repair your boiler in a single visit. On the very rare occasion that additional parts are required we will do all can to provide a short-term solution so you can remain warm and comfortable at home in the meantime.

    We are vastly experienced at dealing with all types and brands of boilers, including VaillantWorcester BoschBaxi and Glow Worm. Regardless of how old, or new, your boiler may be, we will find the right solution quickly and efficiently.

    No matter what time of day your boiler breaks down you can rely on Homecure to help. Our emergency plumbing call out service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Call us on 0203 504 4000 for a no obligation quote.

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      • Our boiler repair engineers are Gas Safe registered and City & Guilds accredited with years of hands-on experience. Your safety is of the upmost important to us, which is why we only employ engineers who have been stringently vetted and approved fit to visit your home.
      • Call us on 0203 504 4000 if you need emergency boiler repairs. Wherever possible we will aim to be at your address within the hour.
      • The Homecure team operates throughout the capital, Greater London and the Home Counties. Our engineers will arrive in a fully branded van and will put your worries at ease with their friendly approach and first class customer service.
      • There’s no boiler we can’t repair, with brands such as Vaillant, Worcester, Bosch, Potterton, Baxi, Alpha, Vokera and many more all serviceable by our engineers.
      • All work carried out by our boiler repair service is fully insured. We also offer generous OAP and NHS discounts. Feel free to ask about this when you get in touch.
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      Repairing All Brands Of Boilers Since 2009

      Homeowners and tenants dread the day when they hear their boiler making strange noises or the heating doesn’t come on. Perhaps the hot water has stopped working. If we experience these broken boiler issues, it can cause a lot of stress and anxiety, as it usually means it will cost a lot to repair the fault, right? Well, not necessarily. For instance, if you use a high-quality, professional and affordable service like Homecure Plumbers in London, you will have your boiler fixed before you know it. Not only that, we are confident that we are the most affordable boiler repair service in London, whether it’s an emergency call-out or a general fault.

      When our boilers develop a problem, we normally have to quickly fix the issue. We do not realise how much we depend on our boilers until it develops a problem like a faulty valve or a gas leak. Most of the time, all boiler faults are classified as an emergency because it means you cannot use your central heating or use hot water. Now, if you have a family, not using your heating or hot water can become stressful and awkward. Fortunately, you’ve found Homecure. If you ring our amazing boiler repair contact number, we can arrange for one of our fully qualified Gas Safety registered engineers to visit your home.

      When you have Homecure at your side, we have been trained to find the fault quickly and to find an affordable and quick solution. Even when we are extremely busy, we try to make sure that we leave you feeling comfortable. Please keep in mind, that with certain boiler faults, there may be times when we have to order parts to fix your boiler. However, we will ensure that our boiler technician does their utmost to find you an alternative heating solution.

      Same Day Boiler Repairs in London

      Normally, we have new boilers and a range of parts in stock, which is why we can usually fix any boiler fault on the same day. At Homecure, our customers are our primary concern. We want to alleviate any stress or concerns. So, by the time we leave your property, we will make sure your boiler is fully functional. You can use your central heating and hot water. Rather than panicking about money, speak to Homecure today because we will find you an affordable solution to fix your problematic boiler. Don’t forget our fantastic, knowledgeable and friendly boiler repair technicians are on hand to help you 24/7, three hundred and sixty-five days a year.

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      Safety Precautions For Boiler Repairs

      Safety is of paramount importance when dealing with boiler repairs. Regular cleaning, inspection of equipment for damage, gas safety checks, and the use of personal protective equipment such as helmets, gloves, and goggles are essential to ensure safety during boiler repairs. Additionally, it is imperative to make sure that the boiler is not operated above the design pressure and that safety valves and fusible plugs are properly checked.

      In the event of a suspected gas leak from your gas boiler, it is critical to contact 0800 111 999 immediately, open the windows, and leave the property. By taking these safety precautions and working with a qualified heating engineer, you can ensure the proper functioning and safety of your boiler while minimizing the risk of potential health hazards and costly repairs.

      Landlord Responsibilities

      Landlords have a responsibility to ensure the safety and proper maintenance of boilers in rented properties. This includes repairs to the boiler, heating, pipes, gas appliances, sanitary fittings, ventilation, and wiring. The Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 outlines the obligations of landlords to ensure the proper functioning and repair of the supply of gas, water, electricity, and sanitation.

      By adhering to these responsibilities and ensuring regular maintenance and repair of boilers and central heating systems, landlords can guarantee the safety and comfort of their tenants. This not only helps to prevent potential health hazards and costly repairs, but also ensures compliance with legal obligations and responsibilities.

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      Identifying Common Boiler Problems

      Boilers, like any other appliances, can encounter various issues over time. Some common boiler problems include difficulty turning off the boiler, automatic shut-off, leaks, and discrepancies in pressure levels. Unusual noises in a boiler can be a result of limescale, debris, or sludge buildup in the heat exchanger. Banging noises in the boiler system may be caused by debris, sludge, air, scale buildup, and low water pressure.

      It is crucial to identify and address these issues promptly, as unresolved boiler problems can lead to potential health risks and costly repairs. When encountering such problems, it is recommended to consult a qualified heating engineer to ensure that the issues are addressed safely and effectively.

      Signs Your Boiler Needs Repair

      Detecting signs of potential repair needs early can save you time, money, and prevent further damage to your boiler. Some indications that your boiler may require heating repairs include inconsistent heating, pilot light issues, and a blocked condensate pipe. Boiler leaks can result from a deteriorated seal of the pressure valve or the pump, corrosion of the pipes, or inadequate installation.

      Low water pressure in a boiler can be caused by a faulty pressure relief valve, expansion vessel, or a broken seal, while a boiler not providing heating and hot water could be due to a malfunction of the diaphragm, motorized, or diverter valve, or trapped air in the system. Pilot light issues may indicate a malfunctioning thermocouple or gas valve, a broken seal, or the need for a thorough cleaning.

      By identifying these signs early and seeking professional assistance, you can ensure the proper functioning and safety of your boiler.

      Boiler Repair Vs Replacement: Making The Right Decision

      Deciding whether to repair or replace your boiler can be a challenging decision. The determination is based on the age of the boiler and the cost of repairs. If the boiler is aged and continually malfunctioning, replacement may be the more suitable option. However, if the boiler is relatively new and the cost of repairs is not too high, repair may be the more suitable option.

      When making a decision between boiler repair and replacement, factors such as the age of the boiler, the cost of repairs, and the frequency of breakdowns should be taken into consideration. By taking these factors into account and seeking the advice of a qualified heating engineer, you can ensure that you are making the best decision for your boiler’s performance, safety, and longevity.

      When to Replace Your Boiler

      There are several signs that may indicate it is time to replace your boiler. Indicators include low pressure, operation noise, regular breakdowns, yellow flame, unusual odor, increased energy bills, radiators taking longer to heat up, visible leaks, strange smells and noises, and elevated energy consumption.

      If your boiler is more than 15 years old, it may be prudent to consider an upgrade. By replacing your boiler when necessary, you can ensure optimal performance, safety, and efficiency, ultimately saving you money on energy bills and costly repairs. Consulting a qualified heating engineer can provide valuable guidance on whether it’s time to replace your boiler or if repairs can extend its lifespan.


      Homecure takes gas safety seriously.
      All of our engineers are on the Gas Safe Register.

      Boiler Repair FAQs

      What is a reasonable time to fix a boiler?

      Repairs to the boiler, especially in cases of a loss of heating, hot water or gas supply, should be fixed within 24 hours to be considered a reasonable time. This is the case for both private landlords and councils/housing associations.

      With the latter having a set timeframe for repairs under the Right to Repair scheme.

      Is it worth repairing an old boiler?

      Given the cost of repairs, age and warranty coverage, if your boiler is old or out of warranty, it might be more practical to consider replacing it rather than repairing it.

      Replacing an old boiler can be a cost-effective solution, as it can save you money in the long run. Newer models are more efficient and can help reduce your energy bills. Additionally, they come with warranties that can provide peace of mind.

      Is it better to repair or replace a boiler?

      If your boiler regularly has issues and it is expensive to replace obsolete parts, it may be more economical to replace the boiler than to continue to repair it.

      What are the benefits of scheduled boiler maintenance?

      Scheduled boiler maintenance can ensure energy efficiency, reduce energy costs, prevent unexpected failures, and extend the life of the boiler, providing numerous benefits.

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