bunn (bunn) wrote,
bunn
bunn

  • Mood:

New boiler, old boiler...

Our dratted Keston boiler has once again been driving us up the wall.   It hasn't actually failed (yet...), but from time to time it turns itself off and has to be cajoled into re-starting, usually when you've just run a bath that was disappointingly colder than expected.  It can be only a matter of time before it refuses to restart at all. 

Rather than pay another few hundred quid for yet another repair/part, I've just bitten the bullet and booked a new boiler installation for 19th Jan.  (Irritatingly, and with no excuse, I'd forgotten the VAT change. Should have had it done last year.  Hey ho.) 

 This will be a Vaillant, which is what  Boiler Man David recommended, and with a bit of luck will be more reliable, easier to get serviced, and possibly even more powerful .  He is from the same firm that installed our LPG gas fire (which is lovely, and has 'just worked' brilliantly ever since) so I hope will do a good job. 
Tags: boiler
Subscribe

  • State of the post-office

    I looked through my The Plague tag and thought I would add these photos to my personal record. We go here most days with stuff being sent from Shop…

  • Theo the Small Gentleman

    Last week, Theo was castrated. I had thought of letting him stay entire for a while longer — the thinking now seems to be that…

  • Freshwater east by land and sea

    I went down to the beach here a couple of days ago, and wandered along the beach and up onto the coast path with the hounds. These are just some…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 1 comment