How efficient is my old boiler?

How efficient is my old boiler?

How efficient is my old boiler?
If your boiler is more than six years old (and certainly if ten or fifteen years old) it will be worth replacing it with a modern condensing boiler. These boilers can have efficiencies of around 95% while older boilers are typically 60–70% efficient.

How dangerous are boilers?

How dangerous are boilers?
If left unchecked, this can result in carbon monoxide poisoning, fires and even explosions. A faulty boiler, or one that has a blocked or leaky flue, can release a poisonous gas called carbon monoxide (CO). Breathing in carbon monoxide can make you unwell and being exposed to high concentrations can be fatal.
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What age should a boiler be replaced?

What age should a boiler be replaced?
There are no set rules when it comes to how often boilers need to be replaced. However, these appliances should last for up to 15 years, or even longer if they are good quality and well maintained.