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converting oilboiler in celler to gas

Postby j.mackey » Wed Jun 16, 2010 12:13 pm

house has oil boiler in cellar. can i replace with gas?

our new house has old 15yr oil boiler in celler flued to chimney. house has gas.
would advise converting ? likely pitfalls? thanks

Gas upto house. oil boiler 15yrs old
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Postby crashndie » Sat Aug 21, 2010 10:32 pm

hi mate there shouldnt be any problems converting to gas providing you have a gas supply in the house? how is the current boiler flued ? is it direct to out side or does it have a open flue on it ? the boiler pipe work will be the same it will have a flow and return for the central heating only problem you may have is disposal of the oil tank but am sure a scrap man will take it of your hands if its a a steel tank
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Postby DEEARR2 » Mon Aug 23, 2010 8:57 pm

To change this installation to gas would require ventilation calculation and flue checked for suitability, may require to be lined. I would suggest you contact a local registered gas installer and seek advice.
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