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Boiler Repair

What to do if you experience boiler problems


There’s no good time to encounter an issue with your boiler, but it’s most likely to happen during the colder months after you switch on your central heating following a prolonged period without use. If you are experiencing boiler problems, it’s useful to be able to provide us with some initial details before we come to inspect your appliance. This allows us to get as much understanding of you fault as we maybe able to assist with some free advise over the phone or if an on-site visit is required by one of our experienced gas engineer they will be equipped with as much information and even mean they can bring a spare part of required to save time 

Signs of common boiler problems

Here are some of the more common signs and symptoms which may indicate your gas boiler has an issue:

  • Intermittent heat or hot water

  • Kettling

  • Leaking water

  • Pressure loss

  • Boiler switching itself off

  • Pilot light switching off


If you have any concerns that your boiler is not functioning as you’d expect it to, you should contact Gas smart heating Ltd,  Also insured our engineers also carry a large selection of van stock spares as we aim to repair most faults within the first visit  

How to tell if my Gas Boiler is unsafe?


Some gas boiler problems are particularly serious and could put you and your family at risk. If you can smell gas, can see visible scorching, sooting or black marks, can see a floppy yellow pilot light or if you’ve or anyone in your household has been feeling unwell and experiencing headaches, nausea or dizziness, it’s crucial to act quickly.

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a highly poisonous gas produced by the incomplete burning of natural gas or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). This can happen when a gas appliance has been incorrectly fitted, badly repaired or poorly maintained.

CO can be deadly and is especially dangerous because you can’t see, taste or smell it, and some symptoms mimic the effects of viruses and even a bad hangover.

Please read out article on Carbon monoxide for further information regarding CO

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