4 Signs it's Time to Replace your Boiler

March 04, 2017

Is your boiler in need of replacing? Strand Brothers Service Experts is here with some indicators to look for when determining whether it’s time to invest in a new boiler.

Age

If your condensing boiler has standard maintenance, you can expect it to last about 15 years or more. Cast iron boilers can last even longer, even up to 50 years with proper maintenance. If your condensing boiler is close to 15 years or your cast iron boiler is coming up on 50 years, it may be time to discuss an upgrade.

Bills

If your heating bills are rising or you’re having to call an expert about your boiler more often, it could be because it’s time to invest in a new, more efficient boiler.

Discoloration

If you discover yellow flames on the gas burners and black soot on oil burners it could be an indicator that the fuel is not burning properly and could be creating carbon monoxide. If you observe these issues or have any concerns surrounding carbon monoxide in your home, you should call Strand Brothers Service Experts or your gas company straightaway.

Comfort

If some of the rooms in your home are too cool or too warm and you can’t seem to control them properly or get them comfortable, it could be that your boiler is not effective anymore and you might need to look into upgrade choices.

Think it’s time to replace your boiler? Give Strand Brothers Service Experts a call and we’ll come out and give you a complimentary in-home estimate!

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