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Best Buy boiler cover

by Matthew Knight

We do not award boiler servicing contract Best Buys, because our research shows that the vast majority of households would be better off paying for boiler repairs and services on an ad-hoc basis. 

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How we uncover the best boiler servicing contracts

Although boiler cover is only a good bet financially for a handful of people, compared to paying as you go for repairs and an annual boiler service, we know that a third of people buy boiler cover for peace of mind. 

That’s why we survey thousands of customers who buy a boiler servicing contract each year – so we can tell you which brands boiler cover owners recommend.

When it’s cold outside and your boiler breaks, the last thing you want is boiler cover that lets you down and leaves you in the cold. Without our research you wouldn’t know which companies are rated best by their customers for speed of response when you need a repair, or how easy it is to contact them if your boiler breaks.

Our research also reveals the companies whose customers are less satisfied with their service, or don’t rate them well for value for money.

We don't award Best Buys to boiler cover providers, as we don't want consumers to think this means they should take out boiler cover at all. However, if you do want boiler cover, you can use the results of our research to help you make a decision you won't regret if your boiler does break down. 

Find out which boiler servicing contract providers will give you the best service - go to our boiler cover reviews

Boiler servicing reviews you can trust

Our latest survey (August 2020) asked 1,123 boiler owners who pay for a boiler servicing contract to rate their provider on the following:

  • Overall customer service
  • Repair response time
  • How easy it is to arrange an annual service
  • Value for money

Our reviews also highlight key insights about the different packages each provider offers to help you choose. For example

  • Annual cost
  • Cancellation fees
  • Cover limit
  • Maximum boiler age

Head straight to our boiler servicing contracts reviews to see how companies compare.

Which? is independent. We work for you, the consumer, so you can be sure that our recommendations are influenced only by our research results. We don't take advertising and we buy all the products that we test, so our advice helps you to make the right choice first time and avoid costly mistakes.

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