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14 year old boiler

Postby Dr_S » Sat Oct 24, 2009 11:29 pm


We had a new boiler installed into our house 14 years ago. As far as I know we have never changed it and may have serviced it once or twice. Recently, after noticing that all my radiators seemed half filled, I have tried bleeding all the radiators but some fill up and some don't. Should I consider draining out the system and putting new liquid in?

I'm worried this could affect my gas bill as its not warming my house efficiently enough.

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Postby htg engineer » Sun Oct 25, 2009 2:56 pm

I think you would remember paying to have your boiler changed.

'have serviced it once or twice'

Once or twice in 14 years is nowhere near enough, I would get it serviced ASAP to check it's still safe to use.

Some fill and some don't ? when you open the vents, what happens, do you get air ? water or nothing ?

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