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11:42 AM, 18th February 2021, About 11 months ago

Beware of useless boiler maintenance contracts?

Having experienced boiler contracts in the past, I do NOT have any contract on the boilers in my 4 properties. If the boiler fails, I pay for the repair. I pay for a local registered Gas Safe man to do the annual clean, check and certificate. A couple of years ago, whilst doing the annual check he called me saying that the external part of the flue and its cover needed replacing before he could issue a certificate and it would be £20 plus parts plus VAT. I of course replied "Do it". The idea of an engineer leaving the property with a "Do Not Use" sticker on the boiler for a trivial fix is just unacceptable. By the way, my checks are done in June/July when a day or two without heat and hot water can be tolerated if it comes to that.... Read More