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Five signs your boiler is about to break so you're not caught out this winter

Five signs your boiler is about to break so you’re not caught out this winter

There’s nothing worse than a boiler acting up just before you hit the depths of winter. That’s why it pays to be proactive about the health of your boiler – and taking action if you notice the signs your boiler is on the blink.

At a time when we’re all trying to save money, the expense of servicing and replacing a boiler is likely to be the last thing on your mind. However, making the investment in your boiler now could reap long-term benefits and save you money. 

British Gas (opens in new tab) is making it easier for homeowners to replace their boiler this winter with its interest-free credit offer on all new boiler purchases – allowing you to spread the cost with lower monthly payments, and no deposit needed. 

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A broken boiler can often catch households off guard. So what signs should you look out for that your boiler is on its last legs and it is time to get a gas safe engineer (opens in new tab) in?

5 signs your boiler is about to break down

1. If the boiler pressure keeps dropping (or rising)