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Main Boiler Guide
By Matthew Knight
Article 11 of 17
Find out how reliable Main boilers are, what owners think of their Main boilers and what trusted boiler engineers make of the Main brand.
Main has more than 75 years' experience in the UK domestic gas boilers market, and says it provides excellent service and care to customers. Main is part of the BDR Thermea group, which operates in more than 70 countries worldwide.
The Main range of boilers is exclusively available from independent heating and plumbing merchants, and includes the Main Eco Elite Combi and Main Eco Elite System. You can find more details about the individual products in these ranges in our Main boiler reviews.
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Keep reading to find out what Main boiler customers and trusted heating engineers really think of the Main brand.
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How much do Main boilers cost?
Main Heating does not sell boilers direct to consumers. They are supplied to Gas Safe registered installers through plumbing and heating merchants. Main boilers cost from approx £570 to approx £750, depending on type and output. The cost of installation will vary from home to home and depends on the amount of work the installer needs to do to complete the installation to Building Regulations standards.
Main boilers installation
Expect to pay up to £1,500 for a new boiler in a new position. See our guide to the cost of installing a boiler for more.
Main servicing and warranties
Main offers warranties for boilers up to 10 years. For warranties to be valid boilers must be registered within 30 days of installation and the installer must complete the Benchmark Commissioning Checklist and give it to the householder when handing over the boiler. The boiler must also have an annual service.
The warranty terms and conditions can be found here and carry the Plain English Campaign Crystal Mark: http://warranty.baxi.co.uk/terms
Boiler parts and repairs
Main boilers are backed by Baxi Customer Support and a nationwide network of its own fully trained Baxi engineers, providing help and support when you need it, 365 days a year. The services provided by the Baxi Customer Support engineers have been assessed and approved by Which? Trusted Traders.
Main contact details
You can contact Main at the following address:
Brooks House, Coventry Road
Warwick, CV34 4LL
Main general enquiries
0344 871 1570
Main servicing and repairs
0344 871 1545