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What value can a central heating system and boiler add to a house?


One of the most profitable home improvements in the UK is installing a central heating system or a boiler. Research has shown that central heating systems, new boilers, and other energy-saving features can increase the value of your home.

Research shows that renovations that include central heating or double glazing are the most profitable. These energy-saving measures can add up to 4% to the value of your home. Contrary to popular belief, solar panels can actually lower the value of your house by 2%.

Double glazing and efficient boilers are energy-saving options that will immediately return your investment.

New boilers and central heating are sure to increase the value of your home. The boiler warranty covers buyers. They can also extend their warranty if they have home boiler coverage with annual boiler inspections.

Lower energy bills

Because of their efficiency, new condensing boilers A ratings will have low running expenses. The new owner will feel secure knowing that their heating costs are as low as possible. The potential savings are substantial, especially with rising oil and gas prices. 

Estimates are that replacing an old inefficient overheating boiler could help you save up to £580* per year, depending on the size of your home..

Peace of mind

Quality manufacturers will offer a 5-, 7, or 10-year warranty for a new boiler. If the boiler should fail, the warranty covers the cost of repairs. It is important to consider the possibility of a boiler breaking down at any time when purchasing a home.

Convenience and Luxury

Smart thermostats are possible for many modern boilers. You can control them remotely using an app on your smartphone or tablet. The internet allows the owner to monitor and control the heating system remotely from any location in the world. To save energy, they can turn on the heating as soon as they arrive home.

Smart thermostats

The thermostat will tell you how much energy you use so you can make savings. Smart TRVs (Thermostatic Radiator Valves) can be used to adjust the temperature in every room and turn off your radiators. Maybe they prefer a cooler bedroom or a warmer bath. This combination of convenience and luxury can be the cherry.

There are many ways you can increase the value of your house.

You don’t have to replace your boiler in order to increase the value of your home when you sell it. These are only a few other improvements, renovations, and upgrades you should think about.

Energy-saving measures to improve

Insulation can be improved and high-efficiency triple- or double-glazed windows installed to reduce energy consumption. Even if you don’t intend to install a boiler in your home a smart thermostat could be a great way of reducing your energy bills. The thermostat will provide accurate readings of your energy consumption and allow you to control the temperature.

How much does a new boiler cost? Overview:

There are many factors that influence the cost of a boiler replacement.

  • Cost of replacing a boiler, e.g. The model of boiler you want to install.
  • There are many types of boilers, e.g. system or a combination.
  • To move your boiler.
  • And extras e.g. Smart Controls and Filters

However, a simple combi swap is the most popular and the cheapest.

How much does a standalone boiler cost?

Depending on the model and type of boiler, a new boiler may cost between £650 to £2,500. A new combi boiler can cost between £650 to £950 for a low-end model, £900-£1,250 for a medium-range model, £1,000-£2,200 for a higher-end model, and £1,600 to £1,900 for a more expensive model. It all depends on how big your boiler is.

A combi swap is possible to complete in one day and takes less time than a back boiler replacement which can take up to two days.

Heating costs are often included in the final price. A good boiler company will not charge extra or calculate an exact price if you buy your boiler.

A new system boiler will cost you between £600 and £900 for a cheap model, £900 to £1,300 for a mid-range model, and £1,300 to £2,500 for a premium model.

The cost will be affected by the labor involved in installing a boiler. It will depend on your location and the type of business you own, how long it takes to install the boiler and if you need more than one engineer to complete the job. 

Depending on the type of installation, the average cost to install a new boiler ranges from £500 to £1,000.

What is the cost of a central heating system?

The cost of central heating for a home can vary from approximately £2,250 for smaller bungalows with 2 bedrooms, to around £4,500 for larger homes that have 5 bedrooms. Prices in London and other parts are more expensive than the average.

It all depends on the size of your home, how many radiators are needed and whether you have a one- or multi-story building. There will be a wide range of costs and times involved.

Here is an example of how to calculate installation costs for a four-bedroom two-story house. 

This will need 10 radiators and a 35kw boiler.

  • New condensing boiler with supply and labor – £1,250-£1,850
  • Nine radiators (including supply and labor) – £1,100
  • Installation and supply water tanks – £200
  • Additional parts and labour-related items £265
  • Pipework supply and installation – £865

The project cost approximately £4,000. The exact cost depends on where you live, and the type of boiler that you choose.

*according to the Energy Saving Trust 


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