How much does installing central heating cost?

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Get Free, central heating QuotesOlder homes may need to have their central heating systems upgraded. After all, your home is where you are supposed to feel comfortable. It is hard to do this when it is cold and the heating is hard to operate. An upgrade will allow the residents to take advantage of efficient modern boilers and radiators that will heat up quickly. As a result they can save on energy bills in the long term and ensure the property is comfortable to live in.

Costs for a new central heating system

Budgeting for home improvements can be difficult. It is even trickier with central heating systems because so many different variables can affect the final price. For example there is the price of the new boiler, the number of radiators, miscellaneous parts, and labour to consider. The size of the property will also have an impact on the size of the bill.
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Below we have provided some basic estimated for the cost of new central heating systems in three different scenarios. Each estimate will include the price of a mid range boiler, radiators, a standard flue, all pipework and standard heating controls.

Type of property Approximate total bill Time required for completion
One bedroom flat £3,500 Between 2 and 3 days
Three bedroom house £4,250 Approximately 3 days
Five bedroom house £5,500 Approximately 4 days

Why do costs differ so much?

There are three major factors that influence the cost of a project. Firstly, we have the size of the property. It is naturally more expensive to fit a new system in a larger building. After-all, it will affect the amount of radiators, pipes, and components that are necessary.

Secondly, there’s the location of the boiler and radiators. It will take longer to complete the New Boiler cost?installation if there are any obstacles to overcome during installation. The additional time will result in higher labour costs. It can also result in the need for more materials such as pipes.

The last factor is the type of boiler.  It is always easier to replace a boiler like for like and keep it in the same location. If you are changing to a different type, it can result in higher costs. Relocating the appliance can also be costly, especially if a new gas line, flue, and water line have to be installed.

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Consider price points and manufacturers

In addition to the type of boiler you choose, the cost will also be affected by the price point you opt for and the manufacturer. There are plenty of options, ranging from entry level boilers all the way to premium appliances. The one you select should suit your budget and the size of the property. Additionally, you also need keep in mind what features you need.

You have numerous boiler manufacturers to choose from here. Some will provide boilers for different price points. Others focus on a specific category. It is important to choose a brand you have faith in. Check the warranties and after-sales care on offer in particular. Reliable manufacturers you will encounter include Worchester-Bosch, Baxi, and Vaillant.


Find a quick estimate today for the best central heating system price

The best thing to do if you are considering the cost of new central heating systems is to get some quotes. That way you can see the differences in prices and decide which option is best for you.

Warm offers the fastest service if you are looking to get a quote. With us all you need to do is complete a single form and we can get you three quotes from professional engineers. Alternatively, you can contact one of our advisors to get an estimate.

A new central heating systems could save you up to £320* on your annual energy bills. Are you looking for a Quote to see how much a new central heating systems will cost?

Always choose reliability

Boiler replacement and repairs can add up to considerable outgoings. That is the main reason you should choose a reliable appliance. You may need to spend a little more but the long terms benefits can make it worthwhile. Which? conducted a survey and found that around 7 in 10 boilers from reliable brands installed in 2010 remained fault free in 2016.

You can always speak to an engineer who will be able to help you with your choice. They will use their knowledge to make sure that you end up with the best solution based on your needs and budgets. Then, you will be able to rely on your heating and hot water when you need it most.

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Warm can help you find quotes for new central heating

We are quote specialists and work with reliable Gas Safe Engineers across the UK. That means we make it as easy as possible to find the right service for a great price. In addition it means you only need to contact us if you want to find a combi boiler price. We can get you quick quotes regardless of your specific needs.

In fact, Warm can help with all sorts of heating needs including:

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So, if you would like to get your hand on the best central heating system cost, grab our 3 free quotes that come with no obligations, complete our super quick online form now. Or, you can always give our team a call on 0800 311 8990.