What is the difference between a regular boiler and a system boiler?

Often, choosing a regular or a system boiler can be better a better option than a combi boiler, depending on your heating needs and requirements. But if you are unsure whether to choose a regular boiler or a system boiler, Castle Heating Kent can help!

Castle Heating Kent has put together a few considerations that you need to make before making your decision. 

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System Boilers vs Regular Boilers 

The main difference between a system boiler and a regular boiler is what comes along with it. A system boiler requires a boiler and a cylinder whereas a regular boiler requires a tank, which is fitted in the loft to help feed the hot water cylinder. Due to the amount of space regular boilers take, people often prefer to choose system boilers, especially when they are limited to space. 

Also, you are able to programme both boilers so they heat up hot water and heat at set times. However with regular boilers, if you haven't you will need to wait for it to heat your water and remains hot in the cylinder so you can use it throughout the day. System boilers, on the other hand, do not need to wait for your hot water, as long as you have set the timer and have it on long enough to heat the water you need for the day. 

Which one should you choose?

The boiler you choose should be based on your property size and how much heating and hot water is used in your home. Once you have a clear understanding of this, choosing the best heating system is easy. 

Whichever type of boiler you choose, they are both great for larger sized homes and have more than one bathroom. The additional cylinders from both boilers will also ensure the demand for hot water is met, so you are not left without any hot water. 

If you are still unsure on which type of boiler you need for your home, Castle Heating Kent offers services throughout Maidstone, Rochester, West Malling, Gravesend and Aylesford. Call the office on 01634 247525 to find out more or book your boiler installation service today!