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4 Signs it's Time to Replace your Boiler

March 04, 2017

Is it time to replace your new boiler? Abbey Air Service Experts is here with a couple signs to look for when deciding whether it’s time to buy a new boiler.

Age

If your condensing boiler gets standard maintenance, you can expect it to operate about 15 years or so. Cast iron boilers can last decades, even up to 50 years with proper maintenance. If your condensing boiler is almost 15 years or your cast iron boiler is coming up on 50 years, it may be time to discuss an upgrade.

Bills

If your heating bills are rising or you’re having to maintain your boiler more repeatedly, it could be because it’s time to invest in a new, more efficient boiler.

Discoloration

If you notice yellow flames on the gas burners and black soot on oil burners it could be a signal that the fuel is not burning properly and could be creating carbon monoxide. If you observe these issues or have any concerns regarding carbon monoxide in your home, you should call Abbey Air Service Experts or your gas company immediately.

Comfort

If some of the rooms in your home are too cool or too warm and you can’t seem to control them properly or get them comfortable, it could be that your boiler is not effective anymore and you might need to look into upgrade alternatives.

Think it’s time to replace your boiler? Give Abbey Air Service Experts a call and we’ll come out and give you a no-charge in-home estimate!

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