BOILER REPAIR COSTS
When you get to planning to repair your boiler, so as to ensure that an old boiler is working and continues to work properly. Having an idea of the costs associated with boiler repair can help you avoid getting exploited and provides you with valuable knowledge to select the best technician or company for the job. Simply by checking which is within the range you are anticipating.
The cost of servicing your boiler can range from $50 to over $3,000.
There are many factors that affect the cost of repairing a boiler. This includes
i)The part or parts that needs repair.
ii)Where the boiler is located-the accessibility of the area depending on the geography of the area.
iii)Whether or not the boiler needs to be moved for servicing,
iv)Whether or not electrical work is required,
v)The type of fuel your boiler uses
vi)The technician or company that you choose to have perform the service.
vii)The type of boiler you have in your home will also affect the costs associated with repairs and servicing. An oil boiler, unlike a gas or solid-fuel boiler, typically has higher installation costs, service costs and even costs more to run.
viii)Also the country of residence will go a long way in determining the cost of repair. This is as result of the VAT on the parts needed for repair and the different regulations set by that country. Different governments of different countries have a different set VAT to the goods sold therein. Also some countries have regulations that boilers should be serviced after a given duration.
Replacing a boiler averagely costs $50-$300, but this price can be drastically higher depending on the above factors. For example, taking into consideration a factor like the part or parts needing repair; replacing leaking, aging, or bad ductwork costs an average of $35-$55 a linear foot for labor and materials, depending on the length and type of ducts while other parts would cost differently.
Below is a rough guide to how much it will cost you should pay out for boiler repairs according to the Central Heating Independent Engineers Forum:
a)Replace extension vessel: £270
b)Replace flow switch: £146.88
c)Replace control panel: £270
d)Replace heat exchanger: £450
e)Replace overheat thermostat: £156.63
f)Replace gas valve: £270.13
g)Replace pump: £185.85
h)Replace air pressure switch: £172.63
i)Replace fan: £270
j)Replace burner: £250.09
k)Replace automatic air vent: £146.88
Below is an illustration of the cost people incur.This was provided by HomeAdvisor members
Cost data is based on actual project costs as reported by HomeAdvisor members
According to the above many homeowners of boilers spend between 658 and 1,030 dollars in boiler repairing. With the average cost being 844 dollars.
The minimum and maximum cost are 100 and 900 dollars respectively. That looks cheap but if your boiler break severally with a short span of time then you will realize it is much.