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Which boiler is right for my home?

If you took a second to search for a new boiler online, you’d be greeted with hundreds of results.

It’s great to have a choice, but how do you go about finding the best boiler for your home? In this guide, we’ll help you make the right decision.

How to choose the right boiler

If you’re looking for an efficient new boiler for your home, it’s crucial to consider a range of factors. Some types of boiler are better suited to certain buyers than others. Here are some important questions to answer before you make a choice.

Which type of boiler is best for my home?

There are three main types of boilers, including conventional boilers, combi boilers and system boilers. The type of boiler you choose will usually depend on your requirements, the size of the property and number of inhabitants and the amount of space you have available. Combi boilers are the most popular option, and they are suitable for a wide range of homeowners. If you have a small or medium-sized house and you don’t need to supply hot water for many people, a combi boiler may be the best option. A conventional boiler, which comprises a storage tank for hot water, may be better suited to larger properties with multiple bathrooms.

Which size do I need?

There are different sizes available, so it’s helpful to consider the requirements of your family and the size of the property before you decide which boiler to buy. If you have a small family, or you live alone, and you live in a terraced or a semi-detached house, you’ll need a smaller boiler than a large family or a group of students who live in a large house with multiple bedrooms and bathrooms.

Which fuel type is best for my home?

Most UK homes have a gas boiler, but LPG boilers are a popular alternative, especially for homes that are not connected to the gas network.


There are hundreds of different boilers available, and this means that it can be tricky to choose the perfect boiler for your home. If you need advice, don’t hesitate to get in touch.