Why not pay Monthly for your new boiler

If you don’t have the funds available to pay for a new boiler up front perhaps you would prefer to pay monthly for a replacement boiler via  finance.

This would enable you to spread the cost of your boiler installation over manageable monthly payments. Fixit plumbers are now able to offer finance through our colleagues at VHS partnership.

Pay Monthly Boilers – FAQ’s

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What type of boiler will I get if I apply for a boiler monthly finance plan?
A new “A”  energy rated Vaillant boiler with a “Adey”magnetic filter and either a wireless thermostat or “Smart” controller, A “Adey Magnacleanse” system flush,  A water test certificate and the 1st years service free. As standard.

Will my new boiler come with a warranty etc.?
Yes, of course.  A Full 10 years

If you qualify for a pay monthly boiler finance plan this will be set out in your contract before the boiler installation along with the usual manufacturer’s warranty etc.

Which Vaillant boilers have the 10 year warranty?

the 10 year warranty is across the whole VAILLANT boiler range,  Ecotec Pro Combi boilers, Ecotec Plus Combi Boilers, System Boilers and Heat only Boilers

Who will install my new boiler?
All boiler installers are accredited Gas Safe engineers. Employed by Fixitplumbers, we don’t use sub contractors.

 

If you want to know more please go to www.boiler-install.com and answer 5 simple questions to get an instant quote

How To Get A Free Boiler Calling all landlords and tenants

Welcome to your free guide on how to get a free ECO boiler.

This rather appealing opportunity is in fact only a short-term opportunity and won’t be an on-going system. The scheme is on a first come first serve basis, as the money funded won’t last forever.

To qualify you need to either own your own home or you are a tenant in privately rented accommodation (and you have the landlords permission)

You could be eligible for a boiler grant to replace your old boiler

So if it’s something you’re considering, jump right in and actually follow it through. You will genuinely benefit from this scheme if you are eligible. Thinking about it isn’t enough.

The criteria for receiving a free ECO boiler is that you are receiving some form of benefits or working tax credits, and that your boiler is older than 10 years. There are a couple of ways of finding out how old your boiler is, for example, whether it has a water cylinder or a pilot light.

So if you think you may be eligible but are unsure, give me a call and I will call in for a no obligation chat.

Legionella. The new laws covering Landlords

ALL landlords and letting agents in control of private rented properties are now required BY LAW to protect their tenants against the risk of contracting legionnaire’s disease.

Recent changes in the regulations surrounding Health & Safety legislation have brought domestic properties under the same legislative umbrella as commercial properties and new owners and managers of all private rented properties are required to comply with the law.

Under the legislation landlords and their agents must undertake a Legionnaire’s Risk Assessment at the property and implement control and preventative measures. The Assessment must be undertaken every two years by a ‘competent person’ , and the findings of the Assessment recorded and retained for a period of at least 5 years and reviewed each year or when a change of tenants.

How can you help protect me?

To help you we have highlighted your legal obligations below in order that you can comply the new legislation. We can combine a landlords gas safety inspection with a legionella risk assessment for £95

What is legionnaire’s disease?

Legionnaire’s disease is a potentially fatal form of pneumonia caused by the inhalation of small droplets of water from contaminated sources containing legionella bacteria. All hot and cold water systems in residential properties are a potential source for legionella bacteria growth. The main areas of risk are where the bacteria can multiply and increase to dangerous levels and then be spread, e.g. in spray from showers and taps, or in dishwasher and washing machine pipes.

Conditions ripe for colonisation are where water of between 20oC and 45oC stagnates, and where there is sludge, rust or scale for the bacteria to feed upon and multiply. Of particular risk, are older or poorly maintained water systems or vacant properties where stagnant water is more likely to build up and prove fatal to future occupiers. It only takes four days for legionella bacteria to multiply to dangerous levels and the results can be deadly.

Unchecked growth of legionella bacteria in water systems results in hundreds of cases of legionnaire’s disease EACH YEAR, causing approximately 30 recorded deaths and over 500 hospital committals with many more cases undetected.

The legislation which applies in this area is:

  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002
  • HSE’s Approved Code of Practice: Legionnaire’s Disease and Control of Legionella Bacteria in Water Systems (ACOP L8)

As a Landlord, what do you need to do!

The dangers posed by legionnaire’s disease are real and potentially life threatening.

Although landlords are ever more burdened with increasing costs and regulation, outbreaks of legionnaire’s disease and enforcement action for failure to adhere to the law are most definitely on the rise. HSE are active in many areas right now.

Prevention is cheaper than litigation. The only way to ensure your properties are safe is to have them assessed, you can do this yourself if you are competent to do so and a number of organisations run courses you can take, ranging from £30 for an online course you can do in a few hours to 1 to 3 days in a class room environment costing +£400

You must:

  • Carry out a ‘Risk Assessment’
  • Undertake control and preventative measures
  • Eliminate potential risks
  • Keep records
  • Review regularly

Failure to comply with the law could result in criminal prosecution, a fine of up to £20,000 and up to 2 years imprisonment.

Most Domestic properties will require only a simple risk assessment, with basic measures in place to minimise the risks, such as:

  • flushing out the system prior to letting the property
  • avoiding debris getting into the system (eg ensure the cold water tanks, where fitted, have a tight fitting lid)
  • setting control parameters (eg setting the temperature of the hot water cylinder to ensure water is stored at 60°C)
  • make sure any redundant pipe work identified is removed.
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Power flushing

Full central heating power flush with all chemicals included*, also comes with a boiler service and certificate, get your heating system ready for next winter.

Flushing your heating system will remove sludge from pipe work and radiators removing cold spots & increasing the efficiency of your system, saving you ££ in energy bills and can reduce boiler breakdowns and extend boiler life.

  • Fully gas safe registered all other Gas and general Plumbing works undertaken
  • Work to within 20m radius of Chorley PR7
  • To arrange an appointment please call 01257 413049/ 07879886091
  • Power Flush and Boiler Service £229.00
  • With optional Adey Magnaclean magnetic filter fitted £319.00

£30 off, if you tell us where you saw the advert when you book.

*Price based on a 3 bed house.

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Gas fire service in Standish

Called out by a customer in Standish to service her gas fire…

She thought a bird had fallen down the chimney, if you look closely you can see peanuts on the floor she was concerned that the pigeon would be hungry.

The pigeon was unharmed and released however that was not the end of the story a week later I had another call, yes the pigeon was back! Presumably to finish off the peanuts. A cowl has now been fitted to the chimney so no more visits from pigeons.

A gas fire service from fixitplumbers involves the removal of the gas fire so that the catchment area behind the fire can be cleaned out, whether that is soot or pigeons…

If you live in Standish, Wigan, Leyland, Chorley or Preston or within 15 miles of PR7 2RQ give me a ring a service is just £49.00 discounts available if you want more than one gas appliance serviced at the same time.

 

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Free Boilers in Chorley, Leyland, Preston, Standish

Do you have an old inefficient boiler or a non working boiler you may be eligible for a free boiler under the governments ECO (energy company obligation) if you receive a qualifying benefit and your boiler is 10+ years old then UK energy companies are obliged to fit a brand new energy efficient boiler for FREE!

Grant are 100% free with nothing to pay back.

So if you receive:

  • Pension credit
  • Income support
  • Working tax credit (household income less than £15860)
  • Child tax credit
  • Income based job seekers allowance
  • Income related employment and support allowance.

Give us a call today.

Don’t receive a qualifying benefit? then ask us about  “GREEN DEAL”

With Green deal the aim is to fund energy saving measures like new boilers or loft insulation etc. with no upfront costs the cost is added to your energy bill ( like a loan)

You will still be charged for the improvements, but the cost will be repaid over a 25 year period as an additional charge on your electricity bill. However, the ‘golden rule’ of the Green Deal is that your repayments will have to be less than the money you will save on your energy bills.There’s a maximum amount of £6,500 per household and, crucially, this is tied to the home rather than the owner, so if you move house the debt is passed on to whoever lives there next.

Unlike many other home improvement initiatives, the Green Deal is not dependent on people’s income and the loans are available to everyone.

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Boiler repair Leyland

Do you need a boiler repaired in Leyland? Fixitplumbers can help you today, with a no fix no fee policy it won’t cost you a penny to give me a call.

Been told your boiler needs replacing?

Been told parts are no longer available for your boiler?

Been told it’s not economically viable to repair your boiler it would be cheaper to replace it?

Been told a particular make of boiler is a really good one?

If you live in Leyland and you don’t know what to believe, then why not give me (David Lawrence) a call 01772 472507 (Comes through to my mobile, if I’m with a customer I won’t answer my phone so please leave me a message).

I am registered with Lancashire councils “safe trader scheme” and have won awards in both 2012 and 2013, (Scheme started in 2012).

I will inspect your boiler for free then give you some advice for nothing. What have you got to lose?

I will get to you within 24 hours and I normally I offer the same day service.

And it won’t cost you a penny, and if you do decide to use me to repair your boiler I charge a fixed price of £59 plus parts if it can be fixed on the same day or £99 if I need to order parts and come back to fit them.

lifetime boiler

Lifetime Boiler!

We at Fixitplumbers have teamed up with a national company to offer you:

A Brand new A-rated Baxi boiler, with a 10 year manufacturer warranty. A Customer services open 24/7 and No need for expensive breakdown cover.

You could save Up to 40% saving on your gas bill.

Don’t wait for your boiler to break down, spread the cost of replacing your boiler now with a Lifetime Boiler complete cover plan. There are no upfront costs, no hidden charges and no deposit, just total peace of mind. So beat the rise in gas prices, by reducing your gas usage with one of our highly energy efficient boilers.

Further more, you will no longer have to pay out for expensive breakdown cover and you get a new boiler, all from £17 per month!

Why not spread the cost?

Option 1: Buy now and pay nothing until spring 2015.

0%APR  interest for 12 months.

Option 2:  0%APR interest for 2 to 5 years.

Enables you to spread the cost of the boiler installation over 24, 36, 48 or 60 months interest free!

Option 3:  9.9%APR interest

Enables you to spread the cost of the boiler installation for up to a 10 year period.

All of our boilers can be bought at the same fantastic low price with or without finance – you choose which is best for you.

Also ask us about:

  • Cavity wall insulation
  • Loft insulation
  • External wall insulation
  • Solar PV (Electricity)
  • Solar thermal (hot water)
  • Energy saving gadgets

We also offer free boilers under the Government backed Eco scheme providing you meet the qualifying benefits.

Boiler Installers Preston

boiler installers Preston

Fix It Plumbers, Boiler Installers Preston have years of experience in the safe and cost effective installation of all types of domestic and commercial gas boiler systems.

We have an enviable reputation throughout Preston and the local area for delivering a friendly and courteous service in a neat and tidy manner, focusing on energy conservation.

Boiler installers Preston – What are the benefits?

A modern condensing boiler can bring many benefits to the home owner.  Firstly, a modern boiler unit is much more efficient than boilers from say 10 years ago or more.  They make use of would be waste fumes to reduce waste and increase output.

With fuel prices being at an all time high, a new boiler installation Preston may well be the best investment you make this year.

Worcester Bosch Boiler installers Preston

Fix It Plumbers Boiler installers Preston are a family firm which really do put our customers first.  We can offer a 5 year parts and labour warranty with new Worcester Bosch boiler installations which gives a great deal of peace of mind to home owners.

For other boiler problems we can offer a service with no call out charge, and even a no fix – no fee solution if required.  We’re a small company that relies on recommendation from happy customers, so our customers can rest assured that their home and boiler is in good hands.