How to switch from oil to natural gas heating

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The process of changing your heating system from oil to natural gas

There are three easy steps for changing your home heating from oil to natural gas. If your address can connect to natural gas and you have paid to connect, you can then have a Registered Gas Installer to complete the agreed internal work on your house. The work will follow the process below.

Step 1Heating System - External

  • Disconnect your existing heating system from the oil boiler
  • Disconnect the fuel supply (heating oil).

Step 2Equipment Removal

  • Oil boiler is taken out allowing space for gas boiler to be connected.
  • Oil tank also removed safely.

Step 3Select a suitable location for your new gas boiler

a. Internal

Locate gas boiler in kitchen or utility room with flue to outside.

b. External

Locate gas boiler outdoors in custom weatherproof casing. This can be wall mounted or within a free-standing enclosure.

c. Garage or shed

Replace outdoor boiler in garage or shed location.

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