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Typical costs for fitting a boiler and three additional radiators
This question might seem like how long is a piece of string but here goes:
I'm looking at fitting a Worcester-Bosch Greenstar 40CDi Classic regular boiler and three additional radiators to my cold house.
Looking on-line the cost of the boiler varies between £1300 and £1800. Would I be better having an installer buy the boiler an do all the installation work or me to buy and get an installer?
What ball park figure should I budget for if an installer got the boiler, installed it, together with three additional radiators?
I'm keen to get this done this spring after more gas price rises.
Get your installer to provide the boiler and all other materials, a good installer can more often than not get it for a better price and offer an extended warranty. A good one could also advise on other brands of boilers, each have their merits and as the market is competitive there are very good cheaper options, and like priced options available, some with longer manufacturers parts and labour warranties too. As for the price, you are right as it is very difficult to be exact without a survey, are the new pipe runs to the new rads to be surface mounted or fitted under floorboards ? how long are new pipe runs, plastic or copper ?? etc etc.....as a ballpark figure, allow about £1000 to £1300 to have the boiler fitted, rads and all associated valves and tube etc supplied and fitted as well. Add a system flush to the cost, (do a deal on this as the other work goes with it) and you should budget for around £1300 to £1500 max, plus the boiler.
Answered 8th Apr 2013