Signs Your Boiler Needs Repairing October 27, 2021 Your boiler is an important component of your home's heating and hot water system. When it suddenly experiences issues or completely stops working, it might cause a lot of difficulties. A failing boiler can raise your energy bills or even make you feel a little bit stressed as it is something that needs to be fixed. Keep an eye out for these warning signals that indicate that your boiler needs to be repaired.Unusual Noises In most cases, your boiler is relatively quiet. Something is likely wrong if it starts to produce a lot of noise. Clunking and whirring noises indicate that the pump or fan is worn out and has to be replaced. Other sounds such as whistling or gurgling sounds, could indicate that your boiler's water pressure is too low and needs topping up. A specialist heating engineer can help examine your boiler to determine the source of the problem.Increased Heating Costs If you've seen a sudden rise in your energy bills, it may mean that there is a leak or another problem that has to be addressed. If you have had the same boiler for more than 15 years, upgrading to a new, more energy-efficient type can help you save money on your heating bills.Strange SmellA carbon monoxide leak not only compromises the efficiency of your boiler but also poses a health risk to you and your family. A mild unpleasant odour is a common symptom of a carbon monoxide leak, even though carbon monoxide is odourless. The reason for this is because what you are smelling is a boiler failing to burn property. If you have noticed a foul smell get in touch with a heating engineer today. Our Gas Safe registered engineers are available across Sutton Coldfield, Solihull, Tamworth and the surrounding areas. Call us on 0121 405 0404 and we will be happy to help you with any boiler repair services that you may require.