Oil Boiler Service

Today's post we are speaking of getting your oil boiler service after the other day we spoke about Gas boiler service. So let me get back to your oil boiler service, you the home owner of Dublin. If you want to contact us immediately here at The Dublin Plumber ring  Ken Walsh on 087 2821255.

Boiler services Dublin should be done annually

We here at The Dublin plumber recommend that you should do a regular oil boiler service. With out doubt your boiler system should be checked annually as the minimum requirement.

Oil boiler service saves you money

If you carry out regular checks on your oil boiler, you are going to increase the efficiency of the system and also prolong the life of the system. Too many of us ignore the system and then when we have a problem its usually a big job or a replacement which comes with a significant cost to you. The smartest approach for you the home owner of Dublin is maintenance and a checkup annually. 

The Silent Killer Carbon Monoxide.

No this is a far warning to you the house owner of Dublin, you have to be aware of Carbon Monoxide. Carbon Monoxide is a an odourless colourless poisonous Gas. This can occur if your boiler is not working efficiently so you can see its imperative that you service your oil boiler.  As a matter of a fact on average between 1 and 2 people die each year in Ireland from unintentional CO poisoning in the home in incidents related to domestic heating or other fossil fuel installations in the home.

Oil boiler services checklist: From SEAI

This checklist is developed by SEAI (Sustainability Authority of Ireland)

 Typically when performing an annual boiler service, the service engineer should carryout the following checklist:

Visual Boiler Inspection:

  • Check for oil leaks from tank and above ground piping/fittings
  • Check for significant corrosion on the boiler’s outer sheet metal, its cast-iron sections, flue,electrical controls, nearby piping and components.
  • Open the boiler top or look through the inspection port to check for cracks in the firebox or on the target wall (the fire clay box or wall that the burner fires into or against)
  • Check the draft regulator for free movement

Boiler Checks:

  • Replace fuel filter
  • Check operation of oil shut-off valve
  • Check air inlets to boiler room and burner for blockage/size
  • Check for cracks/damage to burner refractory
  • Clean/adjust spark electrodes
  • Clean burner diffuser and air tube
  • Check ignition transformer, HT cable and porcelain for cracking/deterioration
  • Check operation of draught stabilizer
  • Check/clean flame photocell
  • Clean boiler gas side heat transfer surfaces.
  • Check operation of high limit thermostat
  • Replace burner nozzle
  • Adjust burner pressure and diffuser plate to obtain correct flame shape/length
  • Check operation of flame failure device

Visit SEAI to see the PDF CLICK HERE

Oil Boiler service Concludes

So that's it from us today guys here at The Dublin Plumber. We have spoke about you the home owner of Dublin getting an Oil Boiler Service or Boiler Service Dublin. Also we have included today a Oil Boiler service checklist and we have linked out to SEAI also. So hope you are enjoying our blog posts here at The Dublin plumber and please contact Ken Walsh The Dublin Plumber on 087 2821255, if you need an oil boiler service in Dublin today.

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