10 Tips To Choose The Right Wood Pellet Boiler Installer

If you've already decided that wood pellet heating is for you, to save you money, or to reduce your reliance on fossil fuel and your carbon footprint, and you're in the process of choosing a boiler or stove, then you'll l want to make sure that it's the right one, it's fitted properly, and that it meets necessary requirements so that you can get any grants or payments you're entitled to.

Here's what you need to think about.

  1. Qualifications and membership
    You'll want to make sure that you're dealing with a qualified installer, who knows what they are doing. You do not want to end up with the wrong boiler that does not work properly and does not meet your needs. Your wood pellet boiler installer should be MCS and HETAS qualified, and also be a REAL member too.
  2. Experience
    It's essential that the fitter or installation company you choose are experienced, and are well practiced at fitting biomass boilers such as wood burning heating systems and wood pellet stoves. You will not want to be the first customer.
  3. Reputation
    By seeing what other people think about the installer you're considering, you'll know whether you're making the right choice. Why not see if there are online reviews, testimonials on the website and other satisfied customers you can talk to.
  4. Local
    If you choose a local installer, you will be reassured that they are likely to know the area, and so have some idea of ​​your heating requirements, and the type of home or workplace they will be installing in. In addition, they will not have to travel to far to install, commission and service your boiler.
  5. Post installation service
    You'll want to make sure that you get a full warranty and support, so that you know you will be covered if there are any problems with your boiler, or it is not working as you'd expected it to. You will not want to be without heat or hot water at any time, especially in winter.
  6. Grants and incentives
    Depending on your heating requirements, and the boiler you choose, you may be entitled to grants and incentives by using wood pellet heating. Your installer should know about these, and be able to advise you what to expect, and how to apply.
  7. Payments
    The cost of a new boiler is likely to be quite high, and so there may be payment schemes or other benefits or help available. Again, your installer should be able to help you find the information you need.
  8. Timescale
    You're likely to want you new wood heating system fitted straight away, but if you're in the middle of a large project you might want to have your boiler fitted at a time more convenient. The installer should be able to meet your needs.
  9. Wood pellet supply
    Being able to get the wood pellets for your boiler when you need them is essential. Your installer or boiler or stove supplier may be able to provide you with the details of a reputable supplier.
  10. Value for money
    Getting value for money is essential, and so choosing the cheapest quote might not be the best option. You'll need to make sure that you're dealing with an experienced installer, who will provide you with the correct, reliable and suitable wood heating system, in a timely manner. You can not afford to get your heating system wrong.

Now you know what to look for, you'll be able to choose the right wood pellet boiler installer, and reduce your reliance on fossil fuels, and save money too.