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    • Asmoosy
    • By Asmoosy 5th Dec 17, 11:58 AM
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    Wochester or Vaillant
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    • 5th Dec 17, 11:58 AM
    Wochester or Vaillant 5th Dec 17 at 11:58 AM
    So my eyes are set on a wochester 30i.
    Long story short I had a quote for £2077 which I thought was good and now that's not happening I have a new guy.
    He's really pushing a vaillant and as far as I can see it has good reviews and it's £100 cheaper.

    But his quote for a 30i is under £1900 and wochester are the leading brand?

    What are people's experiences with both, my guy is telling me to go with the best.
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    • SuzieSue
    • By SuzieSue 5th Dec 17, 12:26 PM
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    • 5th Dec 17, 12:26 PM
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    • 5th Dec 17, 12:26 PM
    How many years warranty are you getting for each?
    • Alex1983
    • By Alex1983 5th Dec 17, 1:01 PM
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    • 5th Dec 17, 1:01 PM
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    • 5th Dec 17, 1:01 PM
    Both decent imo and very common. I’d picked the Vaillant over the Worcester every single time though. Every one will recommend different based on there own experience and opinions.
    • Asmoosy
    • By Asmoosy 5th Dec 17, 1:36 PM
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    • 5th Dec 17, 1:36 PM
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    • 5th Dec 17, 1:36 PM
    Wochester comes with 10 if I add the filter which I'm doing anyway, so both come with 10.
    • Asmoosy
    • By Asmoosy 5th Dec 17, 1:37 PM
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    • #5
    • 5th Dec 17, 1:37 PM
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    • 5th Dec 17, 1:37 PM
    I have a 1998 ferrloli so anyone would be better, but i do want the most efficient
    • Le_Kirk
    • By Le_Kirk 5th Dec 17, 2:32 PM
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    • 5th Dec 17, 2:32 PM
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    • 5th Dec 17, 2:32 PM
    Just don't try to buy a Wochester; it's a Worcester!
    • Doozergirl
    • By Doozergirl 5th Dec 17, 4:20 PM
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    • 5th Dec 17, 4:20 PM
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    • 5th Dec 17, 4:20 PM
    I’d like to know how you’re pronouncing it if you spell it like that .

    I moved from London to Worcestershire when i was 25. I remember having a stencil map of UK counties when I was very small and wondering who would live in a place that is impossible to spell or pronouce. It turned out that I would

    It’s pronounced Wuster and Wustershire. I’m quite tempted to spell it like that when I order off the internet now.

    I’d buy the Worcester as they have a great track record in our companyand they do have a local presence, but they’re both leading.
    Everything that is supposed to be in heaven is already here on earth.
    • Asmoosy
    • By Asmoosy 5th Dec 17, 6:50 PM
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    • 5th Dec 17, 6:50 PM
    Sorry my auto correct on my phone...
    • DaftyDuck
    • By DaftyDuck 5th Dec 17, 7:22 PM
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    • 5th Dec 17, 7:22 PM
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    • 5th Dec 17, 7:22 PM
    I sometimes work with Americans, always on the end of a phone, or Skype, thank goodness. One asked me if I knew what was in Worse ses sterchire sauce. With the accent, it took quite a while to crack the code.

    I really like Vaillant. The two gassy fitters I know well definitely prefer them to Worcester. But, both seem well-liked by owners and fitters alike.
    • bris
    • By bris 5th Dec 17, 8:12 PM
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    The problem with Worcester boilers is they are more Bosch that the old Worcester now, no where near as good.


    The old Worcester had a reputation for good reason, the new Worcester Bosch simply don't live up to that reputation.


    I'm not saying they are bad now, not at all, but others have caught up and the premium price is simply not worth it.
    • betsie
    • By betsie 5th Dec 17, 8:30 PM
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    My OH is a plumber and only fits Valliant boilers and says they are much better.

    British Gas only fit Worcester Bosch boilers because they get them for a good price not because they are the best.
    • Alex1983
    • By Alex1983 5th Dec 17, 9:07 PM
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    My OH is a plumber and only fits Valliant boilers and says they are much better.

    British Gas only fit Worcester Bosch boilers because they get them for a good price not because they are the best.
    Originally posted by betsie
    Your comment about BG are just not true, they donít get Worcester boilers a lot cheaper, they obviously get them a bit cheaper, they buy thousands of boilers but they donít get the same warranty and Worcester doesnít usually do any warranty repairs, BG do it there self. They also fit just as many Vaillant and glow worms.
    • giraffe69
    • By giraffe69 6th Dec 17, 1:04 AM
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    I ended up buying a Worcester Bosch boiler and thus far(not quite a year) it's reliable an efficient. My installer suggested I chose between the appropriate Worcester or a Viessmann. I did some research and whilst views differed there were a few who wanted to damn WB but I couldn't quite see the reason they did so.
    • southcoastrgi
    • By southcoastrgi 6th Dec 17, 10:55 PM
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    If you want the most efficient then neither of them
    I'm only here while I wait for Corrie to start.

    You get no BS from me & if I think you are wrong I WILL tell you.
    • JEN22
    • By JEN22 7th Dec 17, 4:04 AM
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    Baxi every day
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