Boiler service: how much it costs and what to expect

Time flies. Doesn’t it? Just like your car’s MOT, your boiler inspection creeps up on you once a year. Before you know it, you’re pencilling in your next service. If you’ve ever wondered how much a boiler service costs and what’s involved in it — read on. Our guide explains why services can now be done and dusted in a matter of minutes to keep you safe and prevent any boiler repairs.

We’re also sharing a few of our most frequently asked questions to guide you through booking your boiler’s annual service.

So, how much does a boiler service cost?

The average cost for a boiler service in the UK depends on the boiler you have. But generally, for an oil, gas or combi boiler, you can expect to pay somewhere between £120 to £140 (including VAT).

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About the author

Ian Palmer-Smith

Ian is the Supplier and Heating Service Director at Domestic & General. He leads the operational delivery for ScottishPower, as well as managing operational relationships with heating manufacturers and our service network in the UK and Éire.

He’s an advocate for the prevention of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, becoming a member of the All-Party Parliamentary Carbon Monoxide Group (APPCOG) in 2020. He's worked in the heating sector for over 37 years and regularly contributes to our articles.

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