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

With 39 years working in operations, appliance maintenance and repairs. Ian is our go to expert for all things appliances. He is known for having the answer to any boiler query or washing machine debate on the tip of his tongue. Ian regularly contributes to the blog to share his wisdom further afield and help people out when our appliances aren’t working as we expect.

Last year, Ian was recognised as a finalist in the Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers’ Gas Leadership Award, a testament to his authority in the industry.

Ian is passionate about promoting awareness for carbon monoxide safety and has even represented Domestic and General at the House of Commons to discuss the importance of carbon monoxide safety around the home.

When not at work, Ian is occupied by taxing his sons to various sporting events, watching  football, rugby and more sports,.

To benefit from Ian’s wealth of knowledge on all things gas safety and appliance care, check out some of his blogs below.

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