New or replacement Gas boilers

As a very important home appliance, your hot water boiler needs to be in tip-top condition. It may be that you are looking to replace an old gas boiler or trying to buy a brand new one, but what type of boiler should you go for?

Your gas boiler runs your hot water & central heating, which can account for over 50% of the cost of your annual energy bill costs. So it’s important to choose the right one.

To help you with your decision, we have produced a handy guide to the types of boilers available. We aim to answer the most practical questions for you. Questions like “how much do gas boilers cost in 2019, how much does it cost to install a new one, and what does it cost to replace my old one?”.

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How Much do Gas Boilers Cost?

The first thing you should bear in mind is that there are different types of boilers and not every type of  unit will suit every type of home.

The 3 main types of equipment that you will find are:

  1. Combi boilers
  2. System boilers
  3. Conventional boilers

You will also find mention of “Condenser boilers”, but this is not really a different appliance, it refers to how the boilers use a condensation recovery process to boost efficiency to over 90%.

Because there are so many variations in power output, energy rating, size and manufacturers, we will start with a general guide to boiler costs and later give some more specific examples of prices here:

Choosing the type of boiler for your home