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Boiler Service & Breakdowns in Dorchester & Bournemouth

Servicing can vary from one company to another. So it's important to ask what type of service you will receive. UK Engineers service varies from one appliance to another.

  • Combination boiler: 40 to 60 Minutes
  • Gas fire minimum: 50 to 60 Minutes 3. Back boiler: 90 to 100 Minutes
  • Floor standing boiler: 60 Minutes
  • Cooker: 50 minutes

Servicing guidelines
Combination boiler service:

  • Carry out gas rate - check the appliance is running correctly to the data badge.
  • Gas tightness, check whole gas supply for any leaks.
  • Check safety aspect on boiler, turn gas supply off and run the boiler, boiler should lockout.
  • Clean the burner/check ignition and flame picture of appliance. (flame picture must be a strong blue colour, not a floppy yellow)
  • Check thermostats/flow and return making sure the appliance heat ratio between the two are no greater than 20%.

Fire:

  • Strip down gas fire, coals etc.
  • Clean burner making sure the injectors are not blocked.
  • Check pilot assembly.
  • Gas tightness, check whole gas supply for any leaks.
  • Check safety aspect on fire (light the fire, check the thermocouple locks out once cooled down, this will stop the flow of gas).
  • Gas rate. Check the appliance is running correctly to the data badge.
  • Reassemble coals in correct position.
  • Turn fire on for a minimum of 5 Minutes. Carry out smoke pellet and match test, this tells you the products of combustion are being taken away by flue.

Cooker:

  • Gas tightness,check whole gas supply for any leaks.
  • Check all burners/injectors.
  • Check all safety features/thermocouples. (should lockout when cold)
  • Check burner clear of dirt and grime from food.
  • Check all thermostats work correctly. (carry out tests with a temperature probe)
  • Check door seals.
  • Gas rate. Check the appliance is running correctly to the data badge.

Back boiler:

  • Gas tightness, check whole gas supply for any leaks.
  • Gas Rate. Check the appliance is running correctly to the data badge.
  • Carry out safety checks on gas fire attached to back boiler.
  • Carry out safety checks on back boiler.
  • Clean burners/injectors.
  • Check flue performance for products of combustion

UK Engineers guidelines for servicing are there for your guidance: these times are based on an average, so in some cases times can vary. We only provide a quality service so don't be caught out by the cowboys.