Frequently Asked Questions
Q. How long does a boiler last?
The average lifespan for many boiler models is around 10 to 15 years, although there are variations. Some models can last up to 50 years or even longer with routine maintenance. However, if your boiler is over 15, you should start considering an upgrade soon.
Q. How often should a boiler receive maintenance?
Most boiler repair issues are the result of poor upkeep, so it’s important to follow a good maintenance schedule. While every model is different, the rule of thumb is to have your boiler serviced by a professional annually. By investing in inexpensive maintenance, you can avoid the much greater expense and stress of a failing system later on.
Q. What are some signs that I need boiler repair?
There are many signs that you should call a boiler repair technician. The most obvious one is a lack of heat or hot water. However, you should also pay attention to red flags like leaks, strange sounds and smells, rising energy bills, and frequent system shutdowns.