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Cost of Installing A New Central Heating System

Central heating is a necessity for keeping us warm and comfortable in our homes through the blistering cold in winter. Here we explain what could be included in the cost of installing a new boiler and central heating system in your home.

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Simply answer a few multiple choice questions about your existing boiler and we’ll give you a fixed price for a new boiler including all parts and installation[28]

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Surprisingly, some homes in the UK still rely on old-fashioned methods of heating their homes such as by gas fire or electric heaters. Whilst the initial cost of installing a new boiler and central heating system can be expensive, you could save money in the long run by improving the energy efficiency of your home heating and therefore reducing your energy bills[2].

The price of a new central heating system varies and is typically dependant on the size of your home and the complexity of the installation. Generally, the cost we quote you for your new boiler installation will include the cost of the boiler itself, any additional parts and pipework required, and labour provided by our Gas Safe engineers.

Boiler Costs

The size, number of radiators and bathrooms in your home will help to determine the type of boiler that will provide you with heat and hot water most efficiently. The three most popular types of boiler are combi, conventional and system. If you have a conventional or system boiler installed, additional cost for a hot water cylinder and/or cold-water storage tank will be factored into your quote. As no cylinder or tank is needed for a combi boiler to operate, this could be a less expensive option. If you are changing your boiler type from a conventional or system to a combi boiler, there could be extra cost for the removal of your water tank and/or cylinder.

Typically, the larger the kW output you require from your new boiler, the more expensive it could cost. However, some brands are more expensive than others and the prices of the boilers available in the brands range may very per manufacturer to.

Additional parts and requirements

The boiler is just one element of your central heating system, there are other components that are essential in order to create a warm home. There may be additional parts required which could increase the cost of your installation, for example:

The above examples are not an exhaustive list and there may be other parts considerations which may not be stated.

Labour

It’s important to check that your engineer is Gas Safe registered because only Gas Safe registered engineers are legally permitted to work on gas appliances. At Help-Link, all our engineers are Gas Safe registered and are professionally trained to ensure you receive a high-quality installation. The time and complexity of your installation will be taken into consideration upon quotation.

Flexible payment

We have a number of payment options available. You could pay upfront or spread the cost over 3, 4, 5 or 10 years with our access to finance deals[4] to suit your budget.

The content on this page has been issued for information purposes only. Cost of installation will vary per household and is dependent on multiple factors. In order to receive an accurate quote a survey will be required.

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[2] Source: energysavingtrust.org.uk. Saving calculated when replacing G rated with A rated boiler in a semi-detached house.

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[28] Exclusions apply. See www.help-link.co.uk/fixed-price-quote-faqs/