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New combi - recommendations?

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by jacobball, 16 Aug 2012.

  1. jacobball

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    Hi, I am having a new combi boiler fitted in my 2 bed house soon (1 bathroom). The old combi is very old and not worth replacing, it is about 12 years old +. I have had a few quotes from local companies, and all have recommended different boilers! I am not sure what the best to go is, it's not the cost, I just want a reliable combi.

    I have been advised to have a Worcester Junior, Ideal Logic and a Glow worm Ultracom, so am not sure what is the better option!

    From your experiences I'd be very grateful to know what you'd go for, even any other make that I have not mentioned if reliable and a good quality boiler?

    Thanks for your help and reading my post.
     
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    Atmos InterCombi HE32 or Intergas HRE 24/18.
     
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    Ideal have a long 7 year warranty. If they honour it.
    I dislike Worcester. Glow worm nice little boiler.
     
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    Thanks for your replies, any boilers to avoid?
     
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    I`ve found worcester jnr`s to be very reliable.
     
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    Ideal, Ferroli, Ariston...

    It is more down to the installer's abilities really though.
     
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    I did hear worcester are reliable but also heard different opinions! How do you mean Dan about the installers abilities? I don't know any of them personally
     
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    I have also been advised to have a magnaclean fitted to help ptoect boiler, which I will also go for
     
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    It is AS important to get an installer that knows what he/she is doing, and does it properly.

    Any boiler is likely to fail if not installed correctly. the two I mentioned are more resilient that ANY other though.


    Magnacleans are a good idea.
     
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    one installer recommended getting the system cleaned before (not powerflushed but cleaned with chemicals before starting the install).
     
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