Four reasons why you should book a boiler check with MC Services

first_imgThe cold season has just begun, and it might just be Mark Mc Clafferty’s favourite time of year!Mark Mc Clafferty, based in Falcarragh, owns MC Services – a professional and affordable boiler servicing business.Mark works all over North West Donegal. He knows boilers inside out – and has many tips to share on how to properly maintain yours to extend the life of the appliance. Here, Mark shares an insight into why a service before winter could save you money – and a lot of bother:Mark Mc Clafferty – MC ServicesA reliable boiler will see you through the winter and that’s when you really depend on it.  For that reason it’s a good idea to schedule your Boiler Service now before it gets colder. The reasons for servicing your boiler are:Reduce your fuel billsReduce harmful emissionsImprove efficiencyExtend the life of your boilerPeace of mindA service on a badly maintained boiler can reduce the fuel by up to 25%, meaning the cost of the service will be quickly recouped – making financial sense. Excess Rust on a neglected boilerCombustion deposit build up Carbon MonoxideCarbon Monoxide is produced when burning any fossil fuel.  It is a highly toxic poisonous gas. It is odourless, colourless and tasteless meaning it is difficult to detect.Symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning are:TirednessNauseaHeadachesVomitingDizzinessIt is therefore advisable to fit an audible carbon monoxide detector. Boiler EfficiencyBoiler efficiency is affected by A build-up of combustion depositsDamaged or perforated baffles (cost of replacing)Soot depositsClogged filters and nozzlesAll of the above reduce the ability of the boiler to transfer heat to your radiators and hot water cylinder.Damaged baffle &a replacement baffleCracked baffle – Due to lack of servicing and has a knock on effect on the proper running of the boiler.Did you know – 3mm of soot build-up can reduce efficiency by 8%? Maximum efficiency is achieved by the servicing engineer by adjusting the air-to-fuel combustion ratio and using a flue gas analyser.  Changes in this ratio caused by component wear can stealthily sup up extra fuel.Rust inside an oil pump caused by water in the oil tank.A boiler that had not been serviced and maintained for several years.Sooted up boiler – this has a massive effect on the efficiency of the boilerCracked baffle – Due to lack of servicing and has a knock on effect on the proper running of the boiler. Extend Boiler Life During a service, an engineer will make sure that all controls and sensors on the boiler are working correctly, that it has not corroded or developed any leaks, that unsafe fumes are not being emitted, that all components are working correctly and safely and this will catch developing problems before they lead to something more serious and costly.Peace of Mind A regular service will give you the peace of mind that your boiler is safe and working properly and will see you through the winter when you need it most. MC Services is OFTEC-certified The Oil Firing Technical Association was formed in April 1991 with the aim of improving standards within the oil firing industry and to make available information, tools, equipment products to enable all concerned to carry out their functions compliantly. OFTEC also provides training to technicians to improve their knowledge and their standards when installing, commissioning or servicing any oil firing equipment. Mark Mc Clafferty completed his OFTEC training in ETB Gweedore.He carries out a thorough boiler service to OFTEC standards which reassures his customers and gives them the peace of mind that their boiler has been serviced properly.If you would like to book your next boiler service with MC Services, just call 0834414810Visit MC Service Facebook page here: send an email to [email protected] reasons why you should book a boiler check with MC Services was last modified: December 4th, 2018 by Staff WriterShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:boiler servicingHeatinghomeMark Mc ClaffertyMC servicespropertylast_img

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