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Ideal Boiler Prob

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by micktheminer, 22 Aug 2017.

  1. micktheminer

    micktheminer

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    Taking into account all the helpful comments and reading the Ideal t & c's re a fixed price repair we are going for a new boiler.

    I would appreciate any comments re a suitable replacement unit which I understand has to be an Ideal boiler for it to be compatible with the extended Ideal flue through our conservatory roof I had installed a year ago.

    Obviously I can search online and take recommendations from a gas fitter but any useful guidance from you guys would be appreciated.

    Thanks in advance.
     
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    Sorry, I should have mentioned, that the boiler will serve only two of us in our two bed house and we only have five rads.
     
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    you cant use the same flue with your replacement boiler, you need a new flue also.
     
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    ;) I've got that smell in the air again :) sniff sniff shyte ;)
     
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    When the conservatory was built, I consulted Ideal Boilers and they assured me by email the flue needed would fit a new Ideal replacement boiler should one be needed at any time. So I bought the parts needed (as advised by them) and I "eventually" managed to get a gas safe guy to fit it in sync with the conservatory builder and sign it of etc.

    A good replacement boiler with capacity enough as above would be.............?
     
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    Look on fleabay for another Isar that is in working order. They do exist.
    Then get a 'mate down the pub' to fit it for you - because you really can't trust those tradespeople, can you? Imagine that...trying to find specific seals and gaskets in order to save a boiler, when they could have condemned it on the spot and sold you a new one.

    Don't forget to post back on here about how the whole job cost less than £150 including the boiler, and that all gas engineers are lying, robbing, cheating, opportunistic rascals.

    Seriously, look for a used one on Fleabay but get someone who is registered to check it over and fit it properly.
     
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    *******s maybe you should call gas safe and tell them about your imaginary guy
     
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