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    Does my heating system need scale reducer?

    Heating Engineers

    Is scale reducer needed or might it depend on a heating system?

    Asked by Bill on 20th Jun 2022
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    Gas Heat Flow

    "Yes most manufacturers requirement this in order to validate the warranty on the appliance."

    Answered on 23rd Jun 2022 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
    A&H Engineering Services

    "Typical scale reducers go only certain way towards softening water, in my opinion it is better to fit one on the system specially combination boiler"

    Answered on 29th Jun 2022 - Member since Jul 2020 - report
    J.D Heating and Gas Engineers Ltd

    "It will need a scale reducer if you live in a hard water area. You can check this online by searching the hardness of water in your area. For example South Wales has soft water therefore we don’t require scale reducers on incoming supplies ."

    Answered on 22nd Jun 2022 - Member since May 2019 - report
    GasVerse

    "Scale reducer is needed for hard water areas. For example city of London. Where a lot of boiler breakdown due to scale"

    Answered on 22nd Jun 2022 - Member since Mar 2022 - report
    Esp plumbing and heating

    "Yes ideally it does to protect the boiler life and for your warranty, you must also get this serviced every year to maintain then heating system"

    Answered on 22nd Jun 2022 - Member since May 2020 - report

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