Tips and advice for your boiler & central heating system

At British Gas, we understand that a reliable boiler is at the heart of every home and we are committed to helping you install, maintain and get the most from your heating system. To help you along the way we’ve put together these handy tips and advice on everything from
boiler repair
to advice on regular servicing to avoid breakdowns or faults down the line. We’ve also created a guide on boiler cover to help you understand all the options available should you experience any problems.

How often does a boiler need servicing?

The boiler is an integral part of every home, powering both central heating and hot water.

The essential guide to boiler maintenance

Your essential guide to understanding the importance of boiler maintenance.

What to do if you have a problem with your boiler?

Responsible for both central heating and hot water, the boiler is a part of your home that we all rely on.

When your boiler has no pressure

With regular safety checks from a professional Gas Safe engineer you can ensure that your boiler and your home stay safe.

What is HomeCare?

HomeCare is a comprehensive boiler insurance package designed to offer you complete protection of your home and is designed to cater to customers of all budgets.

A guide to landlords' boiler cover

If you are a landlord, boiler insurance is a great way to protect your investment against unexpected costs and potential legal issues.

Why choose British Gas for boiler cover?

The central component of your home, your boiler is responsible for all aspects of your home heating.

What to do if your central heating needs repairing?

Faulty central heating systems add unnecessary costs to your heating bill and can place your family at risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.

Is a combi boiler the right choice for me?

Combination or combi boilers are now the most popular choice of boiler in the UK.

What type of boiler do you need?

When choosing between boilers there are several things to consider.

What is the cost of a new boiler?

Updating your boiler to a newer model can be a good investment that could save you money on household bills for years to come.

Our guide to replacing a boiler

Faulty or damaged boilers are costly to run and can create an unnecessary safety risk in your home.

Ensuring your boiler is gas safe

Occasionally old or poorly maintained gas boilers can release poisonous carbon monoxide gas, often known as the “silent killer”.

Boiler Servicing: A Checklist

Regular boiler servicing is vital to ensure that your boiler is running safely and efficiently.