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Yorkshire Plumbers Most Effective in Great Britain


Residents in Yorkshire are least likely to experience a boiler breakdown in their property compared to anywhere else in Great Britain, according to figures collected over the past ten years.



Yorkshire Plumbers Most Effective in Great Britain

Residents in Yorkshire are least likely to experience a boiler breakdown in their property compared to anywhere else in Great Britain, according to figures collected over the past ten years by a national boiler repair specialist.

 

The figures, which have been compiled by Boiler Guide as part of its ‘Boilers on the Blink’ campaign to encourage homeowners to review their boilers following winter and make repairs while engineers are in lower demand, found that only 4.3%* of properties in Yorkshire and the Humber had experienced a boiler breakdown since 2009.

 

Scotland (4.4%), the North West (4.8%), the East of England (4.8%) and the South West (4.8%) followed closely behind. At the other end of the scale, boilers were most likely to break down in London (6.1%), the West Midlands (6.0%), and the North East (5.6%), suggesting that residents in these areas need to pay closer attention to their boilers to ensure they can make any repairs or replacements before it’s too late.

 

Commenting on the results, Founder of Boiler Guide, David Holmes, said:

 

“London is synonymous with having an abundance of ‘older’ residential and commercial properties, with many containing older heating systems that are in dire need of repair. Couple these with the higher occupancy rates and the dense population of the region, the strain put on boilers and other home heating systems is hard to ignore.

 

“It’s likely that the temperature in each region will also have an impact on the final figures. Whilst Yorkshire and the Humber is, on average, one of the coldest areas of the UK, this also means that boilers are switched on more helping to keep them in good working order compared to warmer areas like London.”

 

The report also found there was a clear link between the percentage of home ownership and the amount of boiler repair enquiries made, with areas dominated by rental properties such as in London, the North East and the West Midlands more likely to experience a breakdown. This is likely due to tenants not paying a close eye on the condition of their boiler, or not living in a property for a long enough time to notice any changes.



" Whilst Yorkshire and the Humber is, on average, one of the coldest areas of the UK, this also means that boilers are switched on more helping to keep them in good working order compared to warmer are"
David Holmes, founder of Boiler Guide








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