When you’re looking to replace your boiler, of course, you want to have the best boiler you can get. But there are several different sections to break this down into. The budget may not be an issue for some but is for others. You may only be interested in combi boilers, or you may want to look at changing from one type of boiler to another. So what are the top 5 boilers this year?
First in the top 5 boilers this year, we look at the combi boiler. You may know it as the combination boiler.
This is an award-winning boiler and probably the UK’s most sought after Combi Boiler to date. They come with a 10-year warranty, and have been awarded the Which? Best Buy award for 10 years running. All parts are available if they need to be replaced. And their customer service and aftercare reviews are outstanding. They have several different Combi Boilers available to suit most budgets.
Another company high up on the list in the European domestic market and leading the way in the commercial boilers. Built with German engineering and also offering a 10-year warranty, and very reasonable prices. This isn’t a boiler that has been on the UK market for long, so their prices reflect this. You should get one at a great price now if you can. Whilst they may not have been on the UK market for long, they are already the UK’s most reliable boiler. And offer some of the best boilers when it comes to efficiency.
Another owner of a Which? Best buy award and a popular choice on the British market. It is amongst the top contenders and is made right here in the UK to the highest standards, and is a firm favourite around the country. These are also a preferred favourite of engineers who install them. There is a downside, however, and that is their price tag. Generally priced above the top two contenders, some may deem them too pricey. However, this is a premium Combi Boiler and they do have several options in their range.
Whilst not a Which? award winner, it has won the Queen’s Award back in 2013. As well as the Good Housekeeping Award in 2013 and 2017. Ideal boilers have a range to suit all budgets and can cater to everyone. They’re also made in the UK and are compact in size, so can be hidden away in a kitchen cupboard somewhere. Very simple to program and come with a standard 2-year warranty. They also have several options to suit every need.
Whilst not necessarily considered the most premium boiler out on the market, they do indeed have some premium boilers on offer. Alongside their excellent warranties and award winning customer service. They have a vast range of boilers, from the most basic to the most premium on offer. They have boilers to suit every budget, so if you haven’t heard of Baxi, take a look at what’s on offer.
You may not have heard of the name Ariston, but this brand of boiler is sold in over 150 countries worldwide. It has been in the UK for almost 50 years. They’re constantly trying to redesign their boilers, which is why they’re valued by experts and professionals. The boilers are very reasonably priced ranging from around £600-£1100. And they come with a 2 or 5 year warranty, depending on the boiler.
Another British boiler brand with more than 75 years experience. With a price range of between £640-£1500, there’s something on offer for every budget. The warranty varies depending on the type of boiler you opt for. However, Glow-worm can also provide extended warranty packages of between 3-5 years.
This company, believe it or not, has been around for more than 100 years, and is based in Hull. They have a few system boilers on offer and are compact enough to fit inside a cupboard. These are award-winning systems include a range of easy to use features, come with a 5 year warranty as standard (subject to being registered within 30 days after installation), and have an official efficiency rating of A. Prices vary from £590-£2200 depending on the type of boiler you have installed.
Established almost 150 years ago, this is a company that has been a firm favourite amongst the UK market. With 5 system boilers on offer and a price range of £780-£2800, there’s something on offer for everyone. These system boilers can also be used alongside other renewable energy sources such as solar. This is an award-winning company, and their boilers are made to the highest standard.
With more than 25 options in their range, Worcester Bosch is a well-known manufacturer. It has the most efficient system boilers available. Prices range from around £899 right up to an eye-watering £4000. And warranties are typically 5 years. However, depending on the model can be extended to as long as 10 years. Rated 4.6 out of 5 on Trust Pilot, from over 20,000 reviews, there’s no doubt these are one of the top contenders for your boiler needs.
Coming with a 5-year warranty as standard, extended up to 12 years on some models, this company is one of the most popular choices across all types of boiler. Several options are available to suit all needs, and prices range from £760-£1845.
One of the more budget-friendly of our top 5 conventional boilers is manufacturer Baxi. Whilst not as well known as some other brands, this company still offers a wide variety of boilers to suit all needs. Prices tend to hover under the £1000 mark for all of their boilers and come with a range of warranties from 3 years, up to 10 years.
A name that has only just made it to our top 5 is Vokera. Another brand that may not sound familiar, but is trusted by homeowners and professional engineers throughout the UK. More than one and a half million customers already have a Vokera boiler installed in their homes and are ridiculously cheap in comparison to some others on the market. With only 3 in their range, the price tag for one of these boilers would be around the £500 mark.
Another brand that is a top contender when it comes to all types of boilers, with several options available to purchase for a budget of between £750-£1600 and warranties of between 2 and 5 years. This award-winning company are known for their reliability and performance and provide highly efficient boilers all round.
With an abundance of boilers to choose from and a price range of between £700-£4500, there’s surely something that will suit every need, every budget, and every option. Warranties start at 2 years right up to 10 years depending on the boiler you choose. And with over 100 years of knowledge and experience, you know you’re choosing a competitive boiler when it comes to efficiency.
We hope the guide of the top 5 boilers this year will help you decide on the best boiler for your home. Depending on the type of boiler you have, it’s worth taking a look at each brand to see what model would suit you best for your home.