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New central heating system

in Is this quote fair?
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I have received a quote for a new central heating system and am in the south west of England:

- Remove back boiler, tanks in loft, all radiators and pipe work
- Supply & fit Worcester Bosch 34 CDI boiler and horizontal flue kit, central heating filter and scale reduced
- Supply & fit 6 radiators with thermostatic and lock shield type valves
- Provide rigid copper gas main from meter to boiler
- Run heating circuit from boiler to all new radiators
- Supply radio frequency thermostat and time lock combined
- Fill system with inhibitor
- Provide 8 year manufacturers warranty

Total cost is £4,600. Does this sound like a good price?


  • kokolino23kokolino23 Forumite
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    You can work out the price yourself by searching online everything listed on that quote. With a minor difference as they might get trade prices. Then see how much is left for the labour.
    You could then decide if it's expensive or not
  • C_MababejiveC_Mababejive Forumite
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    im sure you could get cheaper. I recently got a quote from my dentist for a check,polish and a minor filling replacement. I was able to get all the bits i needed at screwfix and did it myself using the bathroom mirror and a head torch.
    Feudal Britain needs land reform. 70% of the land is "owned" by 1 % of the population and at least 50% is unregistered (inherited by landed gentry). Thats why your slave box costs so much..
  • Annie1960Annie1960 Forumite
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    Get two more quotations from local companies, and then you can compare the prices and see if it's good value.
  • Sandy7Sandy7 Forumite
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    I have one more estimate listed below and am awaiting a third:

    - De-commission and dis-connect back boiler, remove tanks in loft and cylinder
    - Install new Worcester 32 gas combi compact
    - Install new flue system
    - Put condense pipe into waste
    - Install new wireless controls and magnetic filter
    - Redo complete gas run through house to boiler and a cooker point
    - Install central heating system throughout house
    - Supply and install 6 new radiators and thermostatic valves
    - Do all pipework for putting hot and cold pipes under floor
    - Supply all pipe and fittings for complete job
    - Hot and cold flush out with chemicals
    - Comes with 8 year guarantee


    Please can someone tell me if one quote looks to be more inclusive than the other? Is there anything missing that I should ask about? I have noticed that both do not provide the size of the radiators they are supplying and this second quote does not list if the pipework is copper but wondered if I need to clarify any details?
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