Purchasing a boiler can be expensive, but there’s some peace-of-mind with a set warranty with your purchase. However, it’s important not to rest on our laurels with regards to the warranty, as there can be a number of acts that can look to void it should our boilers not be cared for in the right way.
A warranty effectively keeps up the manufacturer’s side of the deal, in that it offers a product that is fit for purpose. However, it won’t cover any damage done due to neglect on the customer’s side. As such, you should ensure that your boiler is cared for in the right way.
Ensure your boiler is serviced regularly
Getting your boiler serviced is an important aspect of ensuring your boiler is looked after. It is advised that a boiler is checked at least once a year, as they can be prone to wear and tear by their very nature. Should your boiler breakdown and it hasn’t been serviced within a 12-month period, you could find yourself with a costly repair bill.
Don’t undertake repairs yourself
When faced with a simple fault, it can be tempting to try and rectify the issue ourselves. However, boilers have become more complex in the way they work, and simply touching some simple circuitry could mean that the whole boiler breaks down as a result. What’s more, attempting to rectify the fault yourself can completely void the warranty, meaning that you have a larger repair bill to contend with as a result.
Failing to watch after your boiler at all can lead to fault by negligence, especially when it’s stored in a cupboard out of sight. So it’s important to keep an eye on it, and be observant to any issues that could occur such as limescale build up or leaky pipework.
You should ensure that you only use a reputable company in relation to your boiler servicing. Using a company that is not insured or covered in the right way could again mean that the warranty on your boiler is deemed invalid. As such, ensure you only use an entrusted and professional boiler repair service.
Voiding the warranty is a hassle we can do without. However, with a few simple checks in place, there’s very little need for this to happen. As advised, ensuring that your boiler is free from obstruction and working as it should can save you a lot of inconvenience and money moving forward.
If you currently require boiler servicing in Bristol, then why not get in touch?
Call DHS today on 0117 924 7200, email us, or request a call back.