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Last Updated on May 1, 2023

Urgent Boiler Replacement

We often get calls from clients who desperately need an urgent boiler replacement.  The time of the year doesn’t matter.  It can be in the middle of winter or summer, the boiler can decide to break at any time.

If your existing boiler is more than 15 years old, the chances of it breaking down are quite high.  A broken boiler can cause major upheaval to your household and day to day life, especially if you’re in the middle of winter and you’ve got children in the family.  Given the kind of winter we had in the early part of 2018 in the UK, even your trusted old boiler that once saved you money, when it breaks down, becomes a burden.

Urgent Boiler Replacement – The Old Fashioned Way

The interesting thing is that although most things can be organised and bought online, from buying clothes, motorcycles, cars, (even helicopters!), games, and toys to arranging things such as hotel reservations and holidays; a sizeable percentage of the population still do some things the old fashioned way.  Even with the internet at our fingertips, whether it’s through their smartphone, tablet or computer, some of us still use the traditional method of getting an urgent boiler replacement.  While this method may seem safe and secure and “traditional” on the surface, because you’re meeting with the surveyor in person, but in 2018 those worries should be a thing of the past.  Let us explain why.

Physical Survey and Quotes – Wasted Time and Money

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So, following on from the scenario at the outset, you are in need of an urgent boiler replacement and decide to do things like most people, you call up at least 3 to 4 plumbing and heating firms based in your local area.  Or you could use an online business (usually a lead generation company) that arranges for around 3 to 5 firms to visit you at your home for a survey and give you a quote.  Boiler surveys cannot be scheduled on the same day.  They usually take anywhere between a few days to a couple of weeks.  Furthermore, most plumbing and heating companies have a tendency to only give quotes to their customers during office hours on weekdays.  Many do not even offer evening or weekend visits as an option.  This is obviously a problem if you work during office hours and only have evenings and weekends free.  Once you take time off work for the survey, it then takes another few weeks to schedule the installation.  And to put a cherry on top of it all, you’d probably have to go through this process a couple of times to get several quotes from different companies to compare prices.

Missed Survey Appointments + Rescheduling = More Time Wasted

All of the above is applicable only if everything goes according to plan during the initial steps of the process.  It is not uncommon for surveyors to miss appointments, which then means you have to reschedule their visits, and in turn could mean even more time off work.  Further denting your finances, messing up your time management, and causing problems for you.

So, even though you need urgent boiler replacement, you could be still dealing with a lack of boiler many weeks or months down the line.

As we mentioned above, most plumbing and heating firms can take at least three to four weeks to actually get a quote out to you.  It also seems that it is the larger energy companies, such as British Gas and E.ON to name a few, who take the longest time to provide quotes for urgent boiler replacement  to their customers.

Now, while those plumbing and heating firms take their own sweet time, your house isn’t getting any warmer.  This is why using these methods in 2018 are not always effective.  Especially when you have the power of the internet at your fingertips.

Online Quote for Urgent Boiler Replacement

If you’ve got a broken/condemned boiler at the moment, or your boiler is beyond repair, and you want an urgent boiler replacement ASAP, you can do so below.  Our online quoting system takes only a few minutes and gives you a free, no-obligation online price estimate based on the options you choose.  We can install the boiler with all associated extras and pipework required.  Please enter your postcode below and hit the green button:

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You Finalize Your Quote on the Same Day – Get your Boiler Installed in 2-3 Days

At Boilerhut, we like to see ourselves as a technology company who also sells boilers.  We strive to provide the easiest, most efficient and, importantly, the quickest quoting system.  Not only can you get your initial online price estimate within minutes, you can help finalize the quote on the same day, and the boiler installation can happen as quickly as within the next 2-3 days.

The Power to Avoid a Survey is in Your Hands

We are putting you, the customer, in the driving seat here.  You no longer have to wait for a surveyor to show up.  Once you go through our quoting system and get the initial price estimate, if you click on the “How to Buy” button (at the time of the writing of this article), it will take you to the boiler survey photos page here: Boiler Survey Photos

As you can see in the link, we show you best examples of photos we require.  It takes a few seconds to a few minutes to take those photos and send to us.  Once our engineers receive the photos, they carefully examine them and prepare your finalized quote for you.  Upon acceptance of which from your side, we can install the boiler or a full central heating system at your home in 2-3 days.  This makes both our lives easier, as it takes you mere minutes to take those photos and send them over.  And it saves us the time to send a surveyor over, which

This way you completely eliminate the need for any physical survey, and save time, effort, energy, fuel, and most importantly, money!

Why choose Boilerhut for your Urgent Boiler Replacement?

Viessmann Premium Partners and Grant G-One Accredited Installers

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Boilerhut is a well-trained and reputable installation company, and we consider it our duty to use our vast experience and knowledge to provide you with fast and reasonable quotes.  With over 40 years combined experience in the heating and plumbing arena, we know what it is like when you need an urgent boiler replacement and how much upheaval a boiler breakdown can bring to a household.  When you opt for our fast, free, no obligation online quote, the first stage only takes around 5 minutes to actually complete.

We chose to work with Viessmann and Grant, because we truly believe they are two of the best manufacturers not only in the UK, but around the world, for Gas/LPG (Viessmann) and Oil (Grant).  If for nothing else, for simply the fact that both manufacturers choose to use Stainless Steel Heat Exchangers in their boilers.  Which means higher efficiency, higher resistance to corrosion, and you’re covered with an extended 10 years warranty.  And because we’ve got great working relationship with both brands, you as the consumer reap the benefits with extended warranties (of up to 10 years) and excellent after-sales service.  If you require emergency boiler repair, a Viessmann or Grant engineer can be at your doorstep within 24-48 hours.

Helpful Surveyors Guide you

Our surveyors not only possess a wealth of experience, they are genuinely helpful chaps, and not pushy salespeople.  Once you have provided us with the details we require, you will receive a phone call from one of our surveyors to ascertain whether the job is straightforward enough to finalize your quote with just some photos.  Or whether it’s a complex job that requires a physical survey.  Then based on what you want or need, we set up an install date.  And unlike a lot of our competition, we may even be able to arrange for your urgent boiler replacement to be carried out the very next working day!  Weekend appointments are also possible.

Expert, Certified Installers Get the Job Done

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If you have had bad experiences with contractors and subcontractors in the past, we are not surprised. We have all heard horror stories of individuals not finishing work properly or not working within the law or following good working practice. Even when some engineers and installers do the work properly, they often do not clean up after themselves, leaving the site of the boiler and your home a mess.

However, as our boiler installers and engineers are passionate about what they do, they will do things in a quick, efficient and clean manner. We can guarantee that any mess they make will be cleared up and tidied.


As we hope you can see, if you choose to get an urgent boiler replacement through Boilerhut, not only will you get a quote in lightning quick time, but we will install your boiler in a few days’ time.  We are genuinely happy and willing to help as many clients as we can, and provide such a fast and efficient service to our customers.  And if you take a look at our TrustPilot reviews, you will see our customers appreciate the level of professionalism we bring to the job:

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We also ensure that the boilers we offer for urgent boiler replacements are of the highest quality.

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