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New boiler advice for 3 bedroom home

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Spiceman

Please can some experts advice me on boiler replacement size for a regular size 3 bedroom home feeding 7 radiators. The boiler will be fitted inside a kitchen cabinet with rear flu out the back. The boiler Ive been looking at is the glow worm flexicom 24hx. Please could anybody advise me if the size would be adequate enough to heat the house sufficient? Also what price would I expect to pay to install and test only?

Thank you
spiceman
 

Chalked

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Plumber
Gas Engineer
Sorry, but this forum will not discuss prices.

Get at least 3 prices from gas safe installers. They will have a look for free at you system and advise on the size needed.

Welcome to the forum.:welcome:
 
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Dotty

The reason for not discussing prices is there's a huge variance across the length and breadth of the country which could lead to unfair pressure being put on engineers and customers alike.

As said, get 3 or 5 quotes then come back to us.

Tell us where you are, give us a breakdown of the quote and a bottom line and we'll give you our opinions on that.
 

SimonG

Plumber
Too many variables as well. Gas pipe upgrade, condense run, flueing, controls etc etc. Good advice from Chalked. Post your location, there may be engineers on here that can visit and give you an estimate.
 

kris

Plumber
Gas Engineer
Welcome spiceman, only thing I will say is there are only a handful of boilers that are designed to fit neatly inside kitchen wall units and one of them is Glow Worm, stay away from that if someone does quote you it, it's the 300mm carcass depth that limits the availability, worcester compact range is ok for this purpose,, see your local engineers and they will advise u to your options,
 
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gryphon

I'll be replacing my boiler shortly once my plumber gets back from a holiday. We talked about a Worcester Bosch, he suggested a Vokera as they were doing some good deals on Vokeras. I think i'll be steering clear of Vokera as that's what's in at the moment and i must have replaced something every 18 months or so.

What's peoples most reliable 30kw boiler.
 
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Ryanmuz01

Steer well clear from volkera, you will rue the day you had it installed

A worcester 30si compact is a good boiler
My preference would be a Baxi platinum 33, with 10 year warranty
 
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gryphon

Steer well clear from volkera, you will rue the day you had it installed

A worcester 30si compact is a good boiler
My preference would be a Baxi platinum 33, with 10 year warranty
I think i'm swaying towards the Baxi.
 
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Ryanmuz01

They have there niggles like any boiler, they aren't the queerest but they are solid
 
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julesverne

Gryphon where are you based?
My personal preference would be an ideal vogue c26 or c32 10 year guarantee.
Why not put a post up in our looking for engineer section(link below) and a member of the forum local to you can give you advice on your chiice of boiler.
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Spiceman

Thanks all. Yes understand can't discuss prices on here. My parents had a few quotes as suggested and was advised to go with a Worcester Bosch 24ri boiler and install a magnaclean into the circuit. Thank you.
 
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gryphon

I already have a plumber but he's on holiday at the moment. He did suggest Vokrera before he left but i'll be talking him out of that. Doing a bit of research these are my choices.
Baxi Duo tec 28HE
Vaillant eco tec plus
Potterton Gold 28he
Worceste 30si or junior
 
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