My boiler is not working!

Boilers stop working for a wide range of reasons. Modern boilers are far stronger and more resilient than their predecessors, and people get used to having central heating and hot water on-tap, but the simplicity of boiler operation belies the complexity of the appliance.   With 247 Home Rescue’s boiler cover, you don’t have to…

Why do boilers break down?

In the main, modern combi boilers are strong, sturdy and resilient appliances that provide central heating and hot water with no fuss for many years, but behind the boiler cover is an array of complicated technology and advanced engineering and it’s not to say you won’t encounter a time when your boiler broke down.   There…

Why is my boiler leaking?

If a gas boiler is leaking, you should not attempt to repair it yourself; gas boiler repairs should only ever be conducted by Gas Safe Registered engineers.   A leaking boiler is actually quite a serious problem, and indicates that an internal component such as a seal or valve is broken. The leak can lead…

My boiler was not installed properly

There are few boiler problems more serious than a boiler that has not been installed properly. Gas appliances should only be installed, maintained and repaired by Gas Safe contractors, such as the thousands of contractors 247 Home Rescue has access to, and should not be fitted or tinkered with by unskilled people.     The…

My pilot light keeps blowing out

Older gas boilers frequently feature pilot lights, which must be constantly lit. If your pilot light keeps going out, then you can reset it quite easily; just follow these simple steps or watch the video below.   Is your pilot light out? Turn the thermostat on so that if your boiler was working, it would…