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Heating & Boiler Installation Leicester

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Are You Installing A New Central Heating System? Has your boiler finally given up and you need to install a new boiler? Is your heating bill higher than usual?  Would a combi-boiler help save you money? Changing from an oil boiler to a gas boiler?

The Leicester Plumber has been servicing Leicester and the surrounding areas of Hinckley, Lutterworth, Loughborough, Melton Mowbray, Oakham and Market Harborough for over 20 years. We pride ourselves on providing a professional service that does the job right and at an affordable price.

Our team of plumbers can help you install your new central heating system in your home or business. We have extensive experience working with a wide variety of heating systems and brands. As well as working in a variety of different buildings and properties. We understand what works and what is going to provide you with the most cost effective central heating system.

A number of factors go into a new central heating system. For example the layout of the boiler and radiators. Secondly, are the radiators large enough to heat the space? What brand of boiler will provide the most cost effective heating? What types of controls are best suited for my central heating system?

Our team at The Leicester Plumber can help you with these important decisions as well as ensure you get the most value for money.

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Have an existing central heating system, and only require a new boiler installation?

The Leicester Plumber works with a wide variety of boiler systems and brands. These include gas boilers, electric boilers and oil boilers.

All boilers have their unique characteristics. Regardless, The Leicester Plumber will carry out a fast and effective boiler installation. Therefore if you’re searching ‘Boiler Installation Leicester’’ do not hesitate to give us a call.

How To Install A Boiler

A boiler can be an environmentally friendly solution. The cold water is cycled through the boiler through heated pipes, and it is then distributed around the home as steam. It is a cost-effective option. However, homeowners do not have boilers. Instead, they have a heating system. If you want to install a boiler, you can hire a professional.


You first need to figure out where your boiler will be located. The location is as important as the model you choose. The boiler should ideally be near the water lines, gas lines, and an electrical outlet. The floor must also be leveled to prevent accidents.

Choosing the appropriate pipes

When setting up a boiler, you need to account for appropriate pipes. The first thing you will need is a wrench. The first thing you will do is insert a circular pump to the boiler unit and then put in the riser nipple. This will allow you to fit in the appropriate pipes that will allow the water and steam to flow through your house. Put in the required riser nipples, and then attach the pipes to the different zones in your home until the process is complete.

Install the feed and return pipes

Now that you have put in the appropriate pipes, you can install the feed and return pipes. The circulator pump should be installed on the return side of the boiler. The flow-check should be with the feed side. You will have to tighten the nuts with the wrench and attach the boiler to a hot water tank. When you do this, make sure you use a copper pipe that has the best fittings. Otherwise, the boiler will not hold for long.

Installing Flue

A boiler has to be appropriately vented. Otherwise, it will not function as it is supposed to. The ventilation is managed by the smoke pipe, also known as the flue. It would be best if you used a metal pipe to connect the flue with the boiler. All you have to do is drill a few holes and then attach it with the metal screws. It should fit properly.

Putting in the gas line

For a boiler to work, it needs to have a fuel source. If you are using a gas boiler, then you will need to attach the gas line. However, if you are using natural gas, you should connect a black threaded pipe. The boiler manual should give you more instructions if you feel stuck and cannot connect the gas line.

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Now that you have put in the connections, it is time to test it to see if it works. Allow the boiler to fill with water but don’t worry about the pressure as the automatic feed valve will monitor it. Now, all you have to do is see if the boiler functions and spreads hot water and steam across the house. If yes, congratulations! You have a new boiler. However, if it does not work, you might need to retrace your step or call in a professional for help.

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