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Gas Boilers

What is a gas boiler?

A gas boiler is a heating system that uses natural gas to produce hot water and central heating. They burn natural gas to heat water, which is then circulated through radiators or underfloor heating systems to warm your home.

How much do gas boilers cost?

The cost to fit a combi boiler usually starts at around £1,500. This price is dependent on the boiler brand and model you select, as well as the complexity of the installation, such as whether you're choosing to move your boiler elsewhere. You can get an instant price for your new boiler instantly online - get a quote now!

Are gas boilers energy efficient?

Modern gas boilers are designed to be energy-efficient, with many models achieving efficiency ratings of 90% or higher.

Boiler Installs

How quickly can you install a new boiler in my home?

We understand that when you need a new boiler its usually due to a breakdown or loss of heating and hot water. Which is why we always aim to install from tomorrow! Fill out our remote survey to find your tailored quote, connecting you to the best boiler options for your home.

What can I expect on installation day?

Our engineers will arrive in the morning of your scheduled appointment with all the necessary tools and equipment required to complete your new boiler installation. Our experienced, vetted engineers will carry out your installation as quickly and smoothly as possible. However, we advise you to expect most of the day to be blocked out for the job to be completed.

We kindly ask you to make the installation point accessible for our engineers, and they will in turn protect the areas they work in and clean up after themselves.

Can my boiler be moved elsewhere in my home?

Yes, whether you'd prefer to move your boiler to a bedroom, into a cupboard or into the kitchen, our installation experts are able to relocate the boiler and it's pipework to suit you.

Power Flushing

What is power flushing?

Power flushing is a process used to clean and maintain central heating systems. It involves circulating a high-strength cleansing agent through the system to remove sludge, rust and other debris that can build up over time.

Why is power flushing necessary for boilers?

Over time, central heating systems can accumulate sludge and debris, which can reduce the efficiency of the boiler, causing cold spots on radiators and even lead to potential breakdowns. A power flush will help restore the system to its optimal performance.

How long does a power flush take?

The duration of a power flush depends on the size and condition of your heating system. Typically it can take between 4/8 hours.

General FAQs

Who are Padly?

‍Padly was founded by a team of homeowners with a focus on sustainable living and quality workmanship. Our goal is to create a space where forward-thinking homeowners can feel informed and find the service they need with ease. That's why we've built a platform that makes home improvements simple and connects people with installers they can rely on.

What do we know about boilers?

With over 14 years in the boiler industry we pride ourselves on our extensive knowledge when it comes to your homes heating. Since 2009 we've taken care of the heating for peoples homes

Can I change my mind after booking?

Yes, as long as you tell us 2 working days before the installation is scheduled to take place, get in contact with us 02080560269.

Thermostats

What is a thermostat?

A thermostat is a device used to regulate and maintain the temperature of a heating system within a desired range. It typically consists of a sensor to measure the temperature and controls to adjust the heating output of the system accordingly.

Do I need a thermostat?

Yes, a thermostat is essential for maintaining a comfortable and consistent temperature in your home. It helps regulate energy usage and can save you money on utility bills by preventing unnecessary heating.

Do you install thermostats?

Yes, we install thermostats as part of our boiler installation service. We provide a standard thermostat with the boiler installation and ensure compatibility with your chosen boiler. Additionally, we offer optional upgrades to a Nest or Hive Mini Smart Thermostat for those looking to enhance their heating system.

Boiler Faults

What are the common signs of a boiler fault?

Common signs include unusual noises, reduced heating efficiency, water leaks and the boiler shutting off unexpectedly.

Why is my boiler making a strange noises?

Strange noises coming from your boiler can be caused by various issues, such as air in the system, low water pressure, or a faulty pump. It's essential to have strange noises investigated by a professional.

Can I fix a boiler myself?

It's always recommended to have a certified gas-trained professional address boiler faults to ensure safety and proper repair.

Boiler Finance

How long does it take to apply for boiler finance?

It can takes less than 30 seconds for you to be approved and around 5 minutes to complete our application form. It really is finance in 5 minutes.

What do I need to apply for boiler finance?

Complete our application form online in 5 minutes. After you've submitted this, along with any other documentation requested, Kanda our finance partners will run a credit check on your financial history to assess your ability to meet the repayments.

Do I need to put down a deposit?

Yes, before our engineers start work on your installation you will be expected to pay a deposit to our finance team at Kanda between 10% - 50% of the value of your installation.

Worcester Bosch

Why should I choose a Worcester Bosch boiler for my home?

Worcester Bosch boilers are well-known for their outstanding build quality, energy efficiency, and impressive lifespan. They offer a wide range of boilers, such as combi, system, and regular boilers, suitable for various household sizes and requirements. Furthermore, Worcester Bosch boilers have excellent after-sales support and often come with lengthy guarantees for added peace of mind.

How does the cost of installing a Worcester Bosch boiler compare to other brands?

The cost of installing a Worcester Bosch boiler can vary depending on the model and the complexity of the installation. Generally, Worcester Bosch boilers might have a higher upfront cost compared to some other brands, but their long-term reliability, high efficiency, and potential for reducing energy bills can offer excellent value over time.

Can a Worcester Bosch boiler help me save on energy bills?

Yes, Worcester Bosch boilers are designed with energy efficiency at their core. Their modern boilers can help to significantly reduce your household's energy consumption, potentially leading to savings on your energy bills. However, the exact amount of savings will depend on several factors, including the efficiency of your old boiler and your home's insulation.