A biomass boiler requires a little more maintenance by the customer than other types of heating appliances.
As with any other solid fuel burning system there is ash produced and residue of particles.
The manufacturer provides detailed instructions on what needs to be done by the operator on a daily basis. These instructions are of great importance as the boiler can be severely damaged at worst or shut down at the very least, leaving you without heating or hot water.
An annual servicing regime will help maintain a boilers efficiency and prolong its lifespan
It is advisable that once a year the boiler, pumps etc. should be checked by a qualified person.
Maintenance and regular cleaning out of ash will prolong the life of your boiler.
Check air vents are clear of deposits.
Check the system for leaks
Check the water pressure
Check that all moving mechanical parts function correctly
Check the flue is clear and clean
Check gas emissions
Check pump is working efficiently and quietly
Check seals and valves are functioning correctly