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Boiler servicing and repair

We recommend annual servicing of your boiler where we can ensure that your current system is operating to peak performance, ensure against carbon monoxide leaks and prolong your boiler’s lifespan. Regular maintenance can also help prevent a system breakdown, which can be expensive and is never welcome.

Should your boiler break down, our team of experts can quickly diagnose and repair the fault. If components are required we supply only manufacturer's recommended replacements.

What is included in your boiler service

Gas boiler service

  • Visual check of the boiler and flame, where possible
  • Check on the flue (externally and internally)
  • Checking the operating pressure and / or heat input
  • Checking safety devices
  • Check case seals form an effective seal
  • Boiler casing removed to check all main boiler components
  • Boiler fired safely to identify any working faults
  • Boiler parts cleaned, if necessary
  • Completion of full service report for your records

Oil boiler service

  • Inspection of the oil storage tank, oil line, filter, fire valve and the flue for any signs of wear and tear
  • Cleaning of heat exchanger, combustion chamber and photo cell, again resolving any issues
  • Replacement of any seals that appear to be worn, making adjustments to electrodes and changing oil nozzles (which usually start blocking up after 12 months)
  • Ensuring that the fan and motor are functioning correctly
  • Servicing the oil pump and the flexible oil line
  • Checking that the boiler's oil pressure is set correctly
  • Report on the boiler's energy efficiency
  • Testing the cleanliness of the boiler’s combustion process
  • Completion of full service report for your records

All Lamberts engineers who work on boilers, cookers, fires and other gas appliances are on the Gas Safe Register and will have their official identity card when you ask to see it. Similarly, all our engineers who install or service oil-fired heating systems are OFTEC registered technicians.