Glow Worm Easicom₃ Matty April 11, 2023
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GLOW-WORM BOILERS

Glow-worm has been manufacturing boilers and heating systems for over 80 years. Glow-worm is a budget boiler brand, their boilers won’t break the bank but they won’t give you the reliability and performance of a premium boiler brand.

Glow-worm offers a range of combination, regular, and system boilers manufactured in the U.K, so you know it won’t be too hard to get hold of replacement parts.

Glow-worm Boilers

Glow-worm boilers are a budget boiler brand, they offer cheap boilers with average build quality. The problem with Glow-worm is that if you’re looking for a budget brand boiler, there are better ones out there. Additionally, by spending a little bit more, you can get a mid-range boiler like an Ideal, which will be a lot more reliable.

WarmZilla recommends Ideal boilers if you’re looking for a reliable mid-range boiler. Our Ideal boilers come with a massive 8-year guarantee and start from just £1549 for the Ideal Logic range, which is a great price for a mid-range boiler with the reputation and aftercare Ideal offer.

Glow-worm offers a range of combi, system, and regular boilers. If you aren’t sure what boiler type you have, check out our blog, it’s important to know your boiler type before getting any boiler quotes.

Once you know what boiler type you’re looking for, you can use the WarmZilla boiler comparison function below. Just select up to 3 boilers you want to compare and you’ll be able to compare key stats side by side to see which Glow-worm (or another boiler brand) is best for you.

You can also take the WarmZilla survey, by answering a few simple questions about your home we will be able to recommend suitable boilers for your heating and hot water requirements. You can get a quote on a new boiler in just a few minutes without adding any personal details.

WarmZilla does not currently offer Glow-worm boilers, instead, we offer Vokera boilers starting from £1489 in the budget boiler category and Ideal boilers starting from £1549 if you want to spend a little bit more for a bit of added reliability and build quality. 

WarmZilla Vokera boilers come with a 5-year warranty and our Ideal boilers come with an impressive 8-year warranty.

Glow-worm boiler prices vary depending on the model you choose and the kW output of the model you require. The Glow-worm Energy combi boiler will cost you around £1000 just for the boiler alone without installation and all the extras you get with a WarmZilla boiler.

Boilers sold by WarmZilla come with Gas Safe installation, system filter, system cleanse, inhibitor, wireless thermostat, up to 12 years guarantee, any flues or extension kits you may need; plus if your condensate or gas pipes require upgrading – that’s included in your fixed price boiler quote too!

You can get a quote now on a new boiler with all the extras mentioned above, in a few minutes using the WarmZilla online survey.

Glow-worm, similarly to other boiler manufacturers, request that you get your boiler serviced annually. This not only keeps your warranty valid but also keeps yourself and others in your home safe.

A typical boiler service takes around 1 hour to complete. During this time your engineer will identify any defects from the inspection.

The lifespan of your boiler depends on how well you maintain it. Having your boiler annually serviced will improve its efficiency and extend its lifespan. It will also minimise the risk of nasty repair bills.

You can book your annual boiler service through Glow-worm for as little as £99.

So, what does a typical boiler service look like? Your standard boiler service will include:

  • A full inspection of your boiler’s components
  • An inspection of the main injector, spark probe, burner, heat exchanger, electrical connections and controls
  • Your Gas Safe engineer will check your boiler seals, pipework and combustion releases to ensure they are functioning correctly and are at the correct pressure
  • Replacement of any damaged or worn parts
  • Clean the necessary components to ensure your boiler is performing as efficiently as possible

Combi boilers are perfect for smaller homes with limited space as they remove the need for any additional hot or cold water storage tanks. This is because combi boilers are supplied with cold water directly from the mains, it is then heated in the combination unit and then used when needed.

Thanks to its compact and lightweight design, this combi boiler could be fitted neatly into your standard kitchen cupboard, out of sight, out of mind. 

The Easicom3 combi boiler range includes 2 boilers with outputs of 24kW and 28kW. This particular model is the least powerful in the range, however, it still packs a punch. This combi boiler is powerful enough to heat a small to medium-sized home with up to 15 radiators and a bathroom. Additionally, the 28kW is also available for properties with a higher demand for heating and hot water. 

This regular boiler has an efficiency rating of 94% and an ErP A-rating for both heating and central heating, which could potentially help you to reduce your carbon footprint levels as well as lower your energy bills. 

Although regular boilers are great for homes that have a high demand for instant hot water, it is important to note that in order for regular boilers to provide hot water ‘on tap’, you will need to accommodate for an additional cold water tank that is usually installed into the attic of your home, as well as an additional hot water storage tank, which is typically installed in an airing cupboard. For this reason, regular boilers are not recommended to those with smaller homes and limited space. 

This system boiler has been designed and manufactured by Glow-worm, in the UK, to be a compact and lightweight unit so that it can be wall-mounted into your standard kitchen cupboard, out of sight, out of mind. 

System boilers are ideal for homes with a high demand for instant hot water and central heating. This is because once the water that is supplied directly from the mains enters the boiler unit, it is then heated and stored in a separate hot water storage tank. However, this does mean that you will need to consider space for an additional tank when purchasing a new or replacement system boiler, and for this reason, we don’t recommend them for smaller homes with limited space. 

Most of the important parts of the hot water and heating system, such as the pump and expansion vessel are pre-built into the unit, making it quicker and easier to install. This also means that you get a faster response to demand for heating and hot water, plus you don’t need to have a feed and expansion tank in the loft as you would need with a regular boiler. 

Thanks to its compact and lightweight design, this combi boiler could be fitted neatly into your standard kitchen cupboard, out of sight, out of mind.

Combi boilers are perfect for smaller homes with limited space as they remove the need for any additional hot or cold water storage tanks. This is due to the fact that combi boilers are supplied with cold water directly from the mains, the water is then heated in the combination unit and then used when needed. 

The Easicom3 combi boiler range includes 2 boilers with outputs of 24kW and 28kW. The Easicom3 28kW is powerful enough to heat a medium-sized home with between 15-20 radiators and a bathroom. Additionally, the 24kW is also available for properties with a lesser demand for heating and hot water. 

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