A Complete Guide to Buying a New Boiler

If you have central heating in your home, then it’s most likely the biggest contributor to your monthly bills. Boilers are a big household purchase that rightly so, take some consideration.

With that being the case it’s important you buy the right boiler and that your boiler is well maintained. According to the Energy Saving Trust, heating and hot water accounts on average for 62% of a household’s bills. So how do you make the decision on which boiler to buy and who to buy from when your purchase has such a large impact on your monthly costs?
Here at Aquaheat we appreciate how tough it is to be left without heating and hot water so we’ve created an easy to follow 3 step guide to buying a new boiler. We hope the below makes it simpler to buy your new boiler but any questions please send our boiler experts a message via our contact form

Step 1

Can your current boiler be repaired?


Getting left without heating or hot water is always less than ideal. Before jumping straight into getting a new boiler have you found Gas Safe boiler engineers that can try repair your current boiler first? At Aquaheat, our Gas Safe boiler engineers can help with all aspects of boiler repairs and maintenance, and we'll always try and fix your boiler problem first, however if we believe you might need a new boiler, we'll offer you the best price on a new boiler installation.


Finding a company who specialise in boiler repairs means they can diagnose the issue, offer you an instant quote and, if you’re happy, carry out the repairs quickly and effectively there and then. A fast solution to getting your boiler back up and running effectively.


Aquaheat offer a range of boiler services from our expert engineers that could keep your boiler running effectively without the need to buy a new one.

  • Boiler servicing to manufacturers standards
  • Strip and clean all appropriate parts
  • Test gas pipework installation in property for leaks
  • Check boiler is using correct volume of gas
  • Check flue emissions with flue analyser
  • Check gas supply pressure
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Step 2

How to pick the right company to supply and install your new boiler


Brand new boilers are up to 40% more efficient, saving you money on your heating bills and limiting the possibility of needing repairs. If your boiler can’t be repaired, you’ll want to be sure you find a reliable company to supply and install a new one.

Aquaheat offer expert boiler installations in Leeds and the surrounding areas. We install a wide range of new boilers suited to the needs of your property, all of which are installed by our expert, Gas Safe registered boiler installation team. We install new boilers from a variety of suppliers, including Ideal, Worcester, Baxi, Vaillant and Viessmann. We also provide a range of combi, system and conventional heat only boilers, plus we install unvented hot water systems.


If you think you need a new boiler, or you’d like your boiler inspecting to see if it should be repaired or replaced, then get in touch via our contact form. Our boiler installation and repair specialists are always happy to answer any questions you may have around updating your boiler. We’ll provide you with a free, no obligation quote along with expert advice on the best boiler installation for your home. We can replace broken boilers or update outdated boiler systems, bringing you up to date with a modern combi boiler. All our boiler prices include installation and up to a 10 year warranty.


We’ll install your new boiler in no time, and we’ll take away your old boiler for free. You may also be eligible for up to £150 cashback on your old boiler! When you choose to buy a boiler you need to feel sure that you’re in safe hands so not only do we offer expert boiler installation services, but we also offer 24/7 boiler repair services should anything ever go wrong.


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Why Choose Aquaheat for your new boiler installation:

  • Emergency call-outs within 1 hour
  • Up to 4 Years Interest Free Credit*
  • Spread Payments Over 10 Years For as Little as 5.9% APR**
  • Buy Now, Pay Later Options***
  • 10 Year Warranty on All Boiler Packages as Standard
  • Prices Include VAT and Installation
  • Ideal, Vaillant, Viessmann, Glow Worm, Worcester, Baxi, Bosch & Grant Boilers
  • Gas Safe Engineers
  • Up To £150 Cashback (Ask About Your Eligibility)
  • Which Trusted Trader
  • Leading New Boiler Installations in Leeds

Step 3

Picking the right boiler finance option


It can be a worry thinking about how much a new boiler will cost you, that’s why Aquaheat offer great finance options and expert engineers that can talk you though all of our boiler finance plans and options.


Aquaheat get your finance approved immediately too, meaning that you don’t have to be left without hot water if your old boiler is broken. We’ll get your boiler installed straight away when you finance your new boiler with us.

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The prices for a new boiler listed below include your boiler installation so there are absolutely no hidden costs.

Example finance plan costs based on a £1795 Ideal Logic boiler, with 10% deposit of £179.50 (minimum deposit required)


Interest Free Credit Interest Bearing Buy Now, Pay Later
Boiler Cost £1795 £1795 £1795
Price per Month £33.65 £17.74 £56.34
Total Loan Advance £1615.50 £1615.50 £1615.50
Total Charge Credit £0 £513.30 £1088.82
Total Amount Payable £1795 £2308.30 £2883.82
Agreement Length 48 months (4 years) 120 months (10 years) 72 months (inc 12 months deferred)
Representative APR 0% 5.9% 19.9%


All our prices listed above include VAT and installation, plus we offer a 10 year warranty on Ideal and Valliant boilers and we’ll take away your old boiler for free!

Boiler Finance with Aquaheat

Payment Plans

A range of payment plans to suit your needs and budget. Options ranging from 10 months to 10 years.

Monthly Repayments

With Aquaheat you could be looking at monthly repayments of only £17.74 for your new boiler with only a 5.9% representative APR and 10 year warranty**

0% Interest Free

We offer 0% interest for up to 4 years with only a 10% deposit required*. Subject to status and terms.

* example: a standard £1795 Ideal Logic boiler, representative 0% APR. 10% minimum deposit at £179.50. Total loan amount £1615.50. Total amount payable over 4 years £1795.
** example: £1795 Ideal Logic boiler, representative 5.9% APR. 10% minimum deposit at £179.50. Total loan amount £1615.50. Total Credit Charge: £513.30. Total amount payable over 10 years/120 months £2308.30.
*** example: £1795 Ideal Logic boiler, representative 19.9% APR. 10% minimum deposit at £179.50. Total loan amount £1615.50. Deferred 12 month period. Total Credit Charge: £1088.82. Total amount payable over 6 years/72 months £2883.82.


Boiler Finance Customer Eligibility Criteria


Our boiler experts will talk you through our finance options and all terms and conditions but here’s some of the basic criteria you must adhere to for boiler finance.

  • Minimum of 18 years old.
  • Must have been a resident of the UK for more than 12 months.
  • Must have a personal direct debit bank account.
  • Must own or occupy the property you’re installing the boiler within.
  • Must not be unemployed without a spouse or partner in full time work.
  • Must not be in temporary employment.


Contact us today for a free, no obligation quote and one of our expert engineers will talk you through our boiler finance plans.


If you’re in Leeds or the surrounding area and experiencing problems with your central heating system

Why not give the team at Aquaheat a call? We’re confident we can get everything up and running with a minimum of fuss.

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