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    Boiler in a bathroom

    Heating Engineers

    Is it possible to have a boiler installed in a bathroom? Might this depend on a range of different factors? Any advice on this matter would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

    Asked by Michael on 20th Oct 2021
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    Boiler Guy

    "Yes, you can but it depends on the area.

    If it's in a compartment then all good. But it should not be reachable from a bath or shower as a general rule.

    There are other factors to consider."

    Answered on 20th Oct 2021 - Member since Dec 2019 - report
    A Panesar

    "Hi!
    Yes you can as long as it’s a room sealed boiler that is fine. Normal room sealed combination condensing boilers are fine. Obviously, we’ll have to double check certain clearances etc.

    Hope that helps!"

    Answered on 20th Oct 2021 - Member since Jun 2020 - report
    Ocean Field Gas

    "Yes you can have it installed in a bathroom as long as fitted by a gas safe registered engineer"

    Answered on 6th Dec 2021 - Member since Jun 2020 - report
    Alex plumbing and heating

    "Hello, yes is possible but the boiler needs to be a room sealed boiler and a minimum 600mm away from the bath preferably concealed in a cupboard to protected from bath steam."

    Answered on 20th Oct 2021 - Member since Jan 2019 - report
    Protec Gas Services

    "You can have a boiler fitted in a bathroom but there are regulations regarding electrical equipment and various zones in the bathroom.
    To comply you would either need a very large bathroom or the appliance would need to be boxed in. A bathroom is not the ideal location for a boiler."

    Answered on 20th Oct 2021 - Member since Oct 2020 - report
    A Daughtry Plumbing & Heating Ltd

    "Depending on the manufacturers, most boilers can be installed in zone 2 as they’re ipx 4 rated which means they’re splash resistant, the fuse spur would need to be 3m away from any bath or shower area but we put these outside the bathroom and any controls."

    Answered on 20th Oct 2021 - Member since Jun 2019 - report
    ecoGAS

    "Can be done, bathrooms are “zoned” & can be installed into some areas.
    However, you would always be better to install the boiler in a cupboard if located in a bathroom."

    Answered on 20th Oct 2021 - Member since Sep 2020 - report
    MNA GAS AND PLUMBING CARE

    "Yes, you can install your boiler in the bathroom, but keep in mind about zones. The boiler should be in a boiler unit/cupboard as well as a fused spur."

    Answered on 20th Oct 2021 - Member since Oct 2021 - report
    Fast Plumbing & Heating N4 ltd

    "You can put a combi boiler in a bathroom. there are certain regulations that must be followed. The boiler flue as with all installations must exit the room in a safe manner and should be positioned in accordance with manufacturers' instructions by a qualified installer."

    Answered on 20th Oct 2021 - Member since May 2020 - report
    H&H services

    "Yes, the boiler can be installed in the bathroom as long as its in the clear airing cupboard. Make sure read the Manufacture instructions comes with the boiler which tells you exactly which locations are allow to install the boiler."

    Answered on 27th Oct 2021 - Member since Apr 2021 - report

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