Can you remove a back boiler from a stove?

Can you remove a back boiler from a stove?

The back boiler, it’s flue and gas fire – all will be removed unless you want to keep the back boiler fireplace. Removing the gas fireplace and replacing it with an electric fire could cost you more in the short term but less in the long term. So, creating a mess is normal while removing a back boiler.

Is it expensive to remove a back boiler?

The price will vary from property to property. A typical 3-4 bedroom property with 8-10 radiators, all pipework, and an A-Rated combination boiler, is likely to cost around 5,000 for removal of the back boiler and replacement with a combi system. Take that as a guideline.

How long does it take to take out a back boiler?

Up to 2 Days If you currently have a regular or system boiler and are looking to convert to a combi boiler, you should expect this to take longer than a like-for-like swap due to the extra work required, including removing the water tank that will no longer be required and any new pipework.

Are back Boilers any good?

Back boilers are outdated heating systems that are expensive to run as they’re much less energy efficient. Energy efficient: typically, a back boiler provides only 78% energy efficiency which is below the government’s minimum requirement of 86%. Many modern boilers can achieve efficiency of 90% and more.

Why would a back boiler explode?

When a fire is lit in front of a redundant back boiler, left in a sealed condition, it can heat up and the internal pressure can cause the boiler casing to explode. Thus, at the decommissioning stage the system should have been drained and redundant pipework removed along with, ideally, the back boiler itself.

Can I sell my house with a back boiler?

The Short Answer: Yes As long as your property has many other redeeming qualities, a broken boiler will not prevent you from making a sale.

Can a back boiler overheat?

Boiler overheating is a serious problem that in the most severe cases can put the unit at risk of explosion. Fortunately, modern boilers are fitted with safety features that mean the unit will lockout before the boiler overheats.