Emergency Plumber Service

Emergency Plumber Service

Having a boiler breakdown – Calling Emergency Plumbers in Northampton

If your boiler breaks down it can be a very stressful and expensive experience. There are a few things you can do to try and avoid a boiler breakdown such as getting your boiler serviced regularly and bleeding your radiators. However if your boiler does break down there are a few things you can do to try and fix the problem yourself. If you cannot fix the problem yourself you will need to call in qualified Emergency Plumbers in Northampton engineer to come and take a look at your boiler.
What is a Boiler?

Boilers are devices that use water or other fluid to heat up. They come in many shapes and sizes and can be found in homes businesses and factories. Boilers are important for heating up water or other fluid so they can be used for a variety of purposes. Boiling is not always the case with fluids. In North America the term "furnace" is normally used to refer to devices that do not actually boil the fluid. For example a furnace may be used to heat up an air conditioner. ) The heated or vaporized fluid exits the boiler for use in various processes or heating applications,12 including water heating central heating boiler-based power generation cooking and sanitation.
How long do boilers last?

Boilers typically last for about 15 years.  However this is just an average and some boilers may last as little as 10 years while others could last up to 20 years or more. A number of factors can affect how long your boiler will last such as the quality of the boiler how well it is maintained and how often it is used. A qualified Emergency Plumber in Northampton can advise. Only use gas safe engineers.


What causes a boiler breakkdown?

There are a few different things that can cause a boiler to break down.One of the most common reasons for a build-up of lime scale is due to a buildup of calcium.  This happens when the water in the boiler is not being filtered properly and the calcium in the water starts to build up on the components of the boiler.This can eventually lead to the boiler breaking down.  Another common cause of boiler breakdowns is a problem with the pilot light. If the pilot light goes out it can be very difficult to get it restarted again. This is because the gas that is used to start the pilot light can escape from the boiler if there are any cracks or leaks in it. Sometimes it’s best just to call an Emergency Plumber.

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