Boiler Installation East Kilbride

Gas and Electric Boiler Installations – The Gas Safe Boiler Specialists


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Boiler Installation – Gas Safe Registered

If you are looking for a new boiler installation in East Kilbride, then contact the boiler specialists at 1st Plumbers. Our team of highly trained and experienced boiler engineers are Gas Safe Registered and specialise in boiler repairs, boiler services, boiler installations and boiler replacements.

Whether you are looking for a boiler installation for a new property or a replacement boiler installed in your current property, then we can help. We tailor suit the boiler to your needs and the set up within the property.

Our highly experienced boiler engineers will assess your job and discuss your needs for the boiler and tell you what size of boiler you need and then give you the options of boilers which are available to suit your price range.

We mostly fit combi gas boilers as these are the most common. However, we also fit electric boilers, LPG boilers and even solar boilers if you want to reduce your carbon foot print.

Have your boiler installed by a Gas Safe Registered boiler engineer by calling  (01355) 202656 for the boiler specialists.


24 Hour Emergency Service

No Call Out Charges

Free Inspection and Assessments

Local Plumbers and Gas Safe Heating Engineers

Affordable Pricing

Excellent Customer Service

Qualified, Skilled and Insured operatives

One Stop Shop for all your Plumbing and Heating

Questions to Ask Before a New Boiler Installation

In order to understand your needs from your new boiler install, the set up of the household (or business) and the number of people who live (or work) there, we will ask a series of questions to fully understand what boiler you need to be able to guide you in the right direction when choosing your own boiler to be installed.

  • Is this a new boiler installation or a replacement boiler install?
  • Do you have a gas supply?
  • Do you have electricity if there is no gas supply?
  • Do you want an oil or solar boiler installed?
  • Do you need a Combi Boiler, Traditional Boiler (Standard Boiler) or System Boiler?
  • Do you want your boiler fitted in the same location or a different one?
  • How many bedrooms (or office space) are in the property? (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 bedroom etc)
  • What kind of property is it? (flat, terraced house, semi-detached, detached, bungalow)
  • How many baths or showers are there (or do you plan to have)?
  • What boiler size do you need for the requirements and specification of the property?
  • Is your gas supply and pipe size sufficient to supply your boiler?
  • Where is your current boiler located?
  • If you have a gas boiler, where is the flue?
  • Is the flue square or round?
  • How close to the ground is your flue?
  • How close to another property is your flue?
  • Is your flue uninhibited by a roof?
  • Is your flue at least 30 cm from a door or window?
  • What is the size of your property and how many people live or work there?
  • How much hot water is used simultaneously?

This gives us a clear picture of what your needs are from the boiler, what the requirements of the property are in terms of gas supply or not, pipe size, location of gas meter, distance of boiler from bathroom and kitchen, flue location etc.

This also lets us comply with all UK health and safety regulations related to boilers and gas.

Once all this information is discussed with you, we can give you a quote for the various options available to you.


What Is In Your Boiler Installation Quote?

Our boiler installation quote is a breakdown of all the options which are available to you, the size of the boilers, the warranty options included or offered and most importantly the full price including the supply of your new boiler, the boiler installation and the removal of an old boiler if there is one.

Things to consider from your boiler installation quote are:-

The make of the boiler you want – Boiler brand names are definitely the best to go for and we always recommend certain boiler brands over other. Since we only ever offer our customers the best quality and value for money, we suggest one of the following brands in no particular order. Worcester Bosch, Ideal, Viessmann, Vaillant, Alpha, Atag, Baxi, Potterton and Glow Worm.

The model of the boiler you want –

Boiler Quality – Boiler quality can vary massively between different boiler manufacturers. As is often the case in life, the more you pay, the better quality the boiler you get. This can mean that over the years, your boiler can last longer, with less boiler repairs meaning that it may be cheaper to buy the best boiler you can afford at the time of the boiler installation.

We have found that these brands are overall the most reliable, have the best customer service and support, have great warranties and extended warranty offers and are the most efficient on the market.

Prices – Often the boiler price is in line with boiler quality (as above) although this is only when you get your boiler installation from a reputable and gas safe registered boiler specialist like 1st Plumbers East Kilbride.

Customer Care – When buying a new boiler you would hardly expect anything to go wrong and they seldom do. However, you may need that customer care later down the line and you want to make sure that there is a support line there and that they are prepared to help you. For this reason we compiled the list of preferred boiler manufacturers (Worcester Bosch, Ideal, Viessmann, Vaillant, Alpha, Atag, Baxi, Potterton and Glow Worm).

Warranty – Most Boiler Manufacturers offer a manufacturers boiler warranty and some offer an extended boiler warranty which is an additional cost but covers you for the additional extended period of time. For example, a boiler offers a boiler warranty for 3 years but also offers an extended 5 year warranty which means if you choose this option then your boiler is covered for 8 years. Some boiler manufacturers are currently offering some fantastic boiler warranties which you should definitely consider when reviewing your boiler installation quote.


What Does Your Boiler Installation Include?

Our boiler installations are a fixed price and include VAT so that there are no last minute price changes or nasty add ons.

The price we quote for is the price you pay – honest and fair pricing.

The boiler installation includes:-

  • The supply of your new boiler.
  • Additional parts required to fit your boiler, including pipework, caps and fittings.
  • A magnetic central heating filter to trap sludge build up.
  • The removal of your old boiler.
  • Chemical Cleanse of your boiler.
  • Power cleanse if this was included in your quote.
  • Room thermostat or wireless room thermostat set up if in quote.
  • The boiler engineers time for boiler installatio


Boiler Installation After Care

Once you have had your boiler installation completed, what happens next?

Once you have had your boiler installed, our boiler engineer will show you how to operate it and set up any additional features which you may have decided to choose such as a wireless room thermostat which allows you to control your temperature from a wireless control or even from your mobile phone. (This is an amazing new innovation and most customers will choose this although it is not necessary for a new boiler installation).

Our boiler engineer will also guide you through your warranty and inform you what paperwork you will have to keep (and the key for your magnetic filter).

After your boiler installation, your boiler engineer will register you new boiler so that the boiler manufacturer is aware of the new boiler installation and can award your warranty accordingly.

From there on, you will be reminded about your annual boiler service which is required for your boiler warranty with the manufacturers. You can choose to have an annual boiler service or you can look at our care plans to have all of your boiler services and repairs taken care of for one small monthly payment.

Also, if you have any questions or queries at any time about your boiler installation, you can call us at any time on (01355) 202656.


How It Works

1st Plumbers are the local plumbers of choice in East Kilbride. Our Emergency Plumbers in East Kilbride are available 24 hours a day, every day and we will be at your doorstep within the hour, anytime day or night.

Nobody wants a plumbing emergency at any time but you are in safe hands when you are dealing with the local Emergency Plumbers East Kilbride.

Give us a call on (01355) 202656 for any Plumbing and Heating emergency

Do you still come out during Covid-19?

Our 24 Hour Emergency Plumbing Service is still very much active during Covid-19. If you give us a call at any time night or day, our friendly staff will help advise you of the situation. If it is deemed an Emergency, then we will send out a Plumber or Heating Engineer to attend and resolve the problem. 

It may be that the emergency can be averted by a small action such as turning the water off and one of our local plumbers can then come out during the daytime and have a look at the problem without there being a big emergency. 

Either way, you are in safe hands and one phone call does it all. 

Give us a call today to discuss your Emergency Plumbing problem and we will advise you accordingly.

Do 1st Plumbers East Kilbride protect their staff and customers during covid-19?

1st Plumbers East Kilbride are doing everything reasonably possible to protect their staff and customers while still ensuring our excellent customer care and service. 

Our staff are equipped with:

- New latex gloves for every new job.

- Masks to prevent any spread through breathing/coughing.

- Enhanced cleaning rituals and disinfecting throughout the day of all customer and staff spaces (including vans and tools).

- Hand sanitizer is to be used before every job and frequently throughout the job and again at the end.

- Staff are told to stay at home if they show any signs of any symptoms.

- Minimal contact with all customers (and completely avoided if possible) is employed by informing our customers of arrival times so that they can be in a separate are away from where the work is due to be taking place

- Our plumbers will refrain from from shaking hands or taking cash transactions. Where possible, all transactions will be done electronically.

What are your normal working hours?

1st Plumbers East Kilbride operate 24 hours a day, every day to ensure that your Plumbing Emergency is looked at within the hour.

Our offices are open during normal business hours but our phone is always on and will be directed to the out of hours team on duty if you are to call in the evening or weekend. 

What services do you provide?

1st Plumbers East Kilbride are a one stop shop for all your Plumbing and Heating needs within the East Kilbride area.

We deal with all aspects of plumbing from leak detection, pipe repair, tap replacement, shower installs.

We deal with drain cleaning and unblocking drains, gutters and downpipes. Clearing sinks, showers, bath tubs and toilets. Unblocking waste disposal units, clrearing out and repairing dish washers and washing machines. 

We deal with boiler repairs, boiler replacements, boiler services and boiler installations as well as central heating repairs and installations. 

We also have tilers, electricians, joiners and anybody you need to get the job done so that with one phone call to 1st Plumbers East Kilbride you can rest assured that you are in good hands and we can attend to all your Plumbing and Heating needs. 

Do you Provide Emergency Plumbers East Kilbride?

Call the favourite Emergency Plumbers East Kilbride on (01355) 202656. We offer a 24 hour emergency service every day of the year.

Does 1st Plumbers East Kilbride deal with Boilers?

We are Heating Specialists meaning that not only do we deal with leak detection, diagnostics and all your plumbing faults but we specialise in Boiler repairs, Boiler Installations and Boiler Replacements as well as Boiler Services. We also deal with all Cebtral Heating problems including radiator repairs and installation, power flushing and gas safety checks but also gas fires, gas hobs, gas ovens, open fire and chimney inspections. 


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Happy Customers

Thank you guys for doing a great job. I was panicking so much when we came home to the flooding that I didn't know what to do. Your plumber, Martin was exceptionally helpful not only in stopping any further damage and preventing the water leak but he was also able to remove a lot of the water with some sort of re-direction of the pipe system. That's when we knew that we had a professional at hand. 

We can't thank you enough and my 6 year old son now wants to be a plumber too so that he can help other people. I'll let him know where to get his training!

Leanne McIntyre- St Leonards

Please send our thanks on to everybody at 1st Plumbers for their help. You have all been great in dealing with us. 

Terry and Dominic Hughes - Stewartfield

A reccomendation from our son in law led us to 1st Plumbers in East Kilbride and I can only say that I was very impressed and will also go on to reccomend them to friends or family looking for a plumber in East Kilbride.

David and Teresa - The Village E.K.

Good Job. Thank you for all your hard work. The new bathroom looks great now just as you planned.

Caroline - Whitehills

1st Plumbers were punctual, carried out the work and tidied up after themselves. 5 stars.


Loving the new hot and cold outdoor taps. Hot tub ready. Roll on the summer...

Chris - Lindsayfield

1st Plumbers East Kilbride repaired our boiler a few years ago and have now serviced our boiler every year since. Glad to say that it is still going strong.

The heating engineers are very knowledgeable, polite and friendly so it's definitely not a chore to see them every year.

Andrew and Gemma - Westwood, East Kilbride

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