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Some customers are paying over £500 a year for boiler cover – but only 3% need it

We've rated five of the biggest players in the boiler market to help you find one that offers the best customer service and value for money.

Your boiler questions answered: what you need to know this winter

I caught up with our heating expert Matt Knight to answer your common boiler-related questions, from how much you should spend on a service and repairs to which boiler brands are hardest to fix. 

Will you struggle to book a boiler service this winter?

As temperatures drop, it’s time to book your boiler service. Which? reveals common problems those with boiler cover have when booking a boiler service. Compare boiler cover from British Gas, Homeserve, Domestic & General with Which?

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How much does it cost to buy a new boiler?

We received wildly different quotes for installing exactly the same boiler.

Which? reveals the best and worst boiler brands

Which? research has revealed the best gas and oil boiler brands. There are only three gas boiler brands and two oil boiler brands that are reliable enough to get our Best...

Five home hazards you should never ignore – and what you can do to stay safe

Every year more than 2.7 million people seek hospital treatment in the UK because of accidents in the home – and 6,000 of them die. With help from our experts...

If you need a new boiler these regulation changes will affect you

Any new boiler installation in England will need to adhere to an updated set of regulations from April 2018. These regulations demand a higher set of energy efficiency measures on...

Are you paying too much for boiler cover?

We surveyed thousands of people about their boiler cover, and found that taking out boiler insurance is only financially worth it for 3% of you. The average cost of a...

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Top 10 most common home improvements

A new bathroom or fitted kitchen are the most common home improvements, according to GoCompare. See Which?'s top tips on keeping home improvement costs low

Boilers broke down in one fifth of UK homes last year

A fifth (18%) of UK homes were left out in the cold in the past year, after their boilers broke down. Repair bills cost £270 on average, but 5% of people...

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