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    How often do boilers need replacing?

    Heating Engineers

    How long do boilers last on average before they generally need a replacement? Is there a legal limit as to how many years a boiler may be used for?

    Asked by Greg on 2nd Feb 2022
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    Mr Reactive

    "Hi, There is no legal limit. Can run them as long as possible but the average life span is between 10-15 years depending on maintenance. Some old boiler ran twice as long"

    Answered on 2nd Feb 2022 - Member since Jan 2022 - report
    A2Z Star Heating and Plumbing Solutions

    "There is no time limit as such on the lifetime of a boiler. However an EIGHT PLUS-year-old boiler may start causing you problems resulting in part changes which may work out alot more expensive....and alot better Solution would be to get a new boiler with TEN-year warranty. ๐Ÿ‘"

    Answered on 27th Feb 2022 - Member since Dec 2020 - report
    Galect Limited

    "Depending on the installation boiler can last way above the manufacturer's guarantee. I have known boilers to last over twenty-five years. If it is properly cared for."

    Answered on 21st Feb 2022 - Member since Oct 2021 - report
    SB Heating & Gas Services

    "not at all, there are still boilers in from 70/80's

    gas regulations change all the time and the oldest style boilers (the back boiler's) may in future have to be replaced but for now, they give off good heat just not efficient but no rules on when boilers have to be replaced - down to you"

    Answered on 14th Mar 2022 - Member since Dec 2020 - report
    W & D plumbing and Heating Limited

    "8-10 years due to age and ware and tare on parts everything will start to fail"

    Answered on 10th Feb 2022 - Member since Feb 2022 - report
    MY flame

    "There is a limit when your boiler needs to be changed as long as itโ€™s serviced regularly it can last you over ten years minimum even longer"

    Answered on 10th Feb 2022 - Member since Oct 2020 - report
    pbss ltd

    "There is no set limits on life span as long as it is serviced and maintained regularly and systems all up to date with filters and valves and radiators"

    Answered on 2nd Feb 2022 - Member since Mar 2019 - report
    john ten heating and plumbing solutions

    "There is no legal requirement of how long, in as long as you keep maintaining your boiler and service it yearly, it could last longer"

    Answered on 2nd Feb 2022 - Member since Apr 2016 - report

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