Choosing a Boiler or Furnace

Boilers are heating devices that use gas to heat water and other liquids. They are used both in homes and in businesses. A boiler can provide both central heating for the entire house or building. Although a number of different models and designs are available, not all boilers heat water uniformly. If you have a high, close-in roof or other problem with heat loss throughout your home, a central heating Boiler is often your best option.

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In addition to providing central heating systems in new homes and buildings, boilers are sometimes used as backup systems to provide emergency heating in the event of a blackout. Boilers, like furnaces, provide instant heat if the electricity or gas line is cut, rendering them instantly usable during a severe weather event. If you plan to use a boiler in an existing structure, it’s important to confirm that your current building codes allow for such a device. You should also make sure to have it installed by a qualified Evesham Boilers company like Combi Man.

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Although boilers are generally a better choice when compared to new furnaces, they are not right for every home. The main factor that will determine if a Boiler is right for you is whether you have a large or small home. Both furnaces and boilers take up considerable amounts of space and in some cases you may not be able to install a furnace or boiler on your own, if at all. If you live in an older home, there may not be enough available space for a new furnace or boiler, especially if your home was constructed before requiring insulation methods were put into place. For these and other reasons, it may be more cost-effective to install a new furnace rather than upgrading to a new one.


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