How do you install a boiler?
- Verify your local building codes.
- Choose the type of boiler that best fits your house.
- Select a particular supplier.
- Fix a budget for the installation.
- Decide where you will locate you boiler.
- Dress the boiler.
- Attach the feed and return pipes to the boiler.
- Install the flue.
Thereof, can I install my own boiler?
It's not technically illegal to carry out DIY gas work in your own home* as long as you are 'competent' to do so, but the consequences of doing so without the necessary skills are hugely dangerous. Working with gas is a complex and dangerous task that requires extensive training, knowledge and experience.
|Installation of a new combi boiler
|Approx cost with mid range boiler
|1) Replacing an existing combi boiler with a new boiler, in the same location
|2) Replacing an existing combi boiler with a new boiler, in a new location
Furthermore, what qualifications do you need to install a boiler?
To become a Gas Engineer you'll need to pass an industry qualification and gas safe registration. Firstly, an industry qualification could include an NVQ or Diploma in courses such as Domestic Natural Gas Installation and Maintenance, Domestic Plumbing and Heating or Gas Utilisation for example.