First Time Central Heating in the UK- Claim Now

First Time Central Heating in the UK- Claim Now

It is estimated that about 100,000 homes in the UK are without central heating. We at Free Boiler Grants offer first time central heating grant from the ECO4 Scheme in Scotland, Wales UK.

In this blog, we will explore what central heating is and how UK homeowners can now get up to 100% eco grant funding toward their first-time central heating installation.

What is the First Time Central Heating Grant?

The First Time Central Heating Grant is a government-funded scheme that provides financial assistance to households that have never installed central heating. This eco-energy grant is designed to help households struggling to afford the cost of installing central heating. Making it easier to keep their homes warm and comfortable all year round.

What are the criteria for the First Time Central Heating Grant, Scotland?

There are two ways to apply for First Time Central Heating: through the ECO4 scheme or LA Flex. Both options have different eligibility criteria, but both require that your household lacks a central heating system. Instead, your home may have one of the following heating systems:

1. Electric room heaters (direct-acting, fan, or inefficient storage heaters)
2. Gas room heaters (fixed mains gas)
3. Gas fire with back boiler
4. Back boiler and solid fuel fire
5. Electric underfloor or ceiling heating (not part of an electric boiler)
6. Bottled LPG room heating
7. Solid fossil fuel room heaters
8. Wood/biomass room heating
9. Oil room heaters.

What happens when I submit a first-time central heating application?

We verify the information to ensure accuracy, including checking eligibility. Our surveyors in the UK will then arrange a convenient time to inspect your home. Upon approval, our installation team will install your new central heating system in Cardiff, Newport, and any other entitled services like cavity wall insulation or underfloor insulation.

Let us handle the work for you, and apply for your government Funding today.

Frequently Asked Question on Central Heating Grant

What types of central heating systems are there?

Central heating system types that are most prevalent are as follows:
Boiler-based systems
Furnace-based systems
Heat pump-based systems

Can I install central heating myself, or do I need a professional?

You should hire one of our professionals to install your central heating system. The installation process can be complex and require specific technical expertise.

How do I troubleshoot problems with my central heating system?
If you are experiencing problems with your central heating system, you should:
To make sure it is set correctly, check the thermostat.
Make sure the system is receiving power
Check the pilot light or circuit breaker if the system is not turning on
Contact us for professional assistance if these steps do not resolve the issue.

Is a central heating system more efficient than other types of heating systems?

Central heating systems, such as space or wall heaters, are often more energy efficient than others. This is because central heating systems distribute heat evenly throughout the space, reducing the need for multiple heat sources.

How long does a central heating system last?

The lifespan of a central heating system varies based on factors such as the type of system, the quality of the components, and how well the system is maintained. On average, our central heating systems can last 15 to 25 years.

Do I get radiators with the first-time central heating grant?

Yes, as part of the first-time central heating scheme, you may be eligible to receive radiators from installing a new central heating system in your home. The specific components of the system that you may receive depend on your eligibility and the requirements of your home.

Is ECO4 a scam?

No, ECO4 is not a scam. It is a government-backed scheme aimed at helping households in the UK improve energy efficiency and access new central heating systems. However, it’s essential to be aware of potential scams related to the scheme and to only deal with reputable and authorized companies like us.

Do I need to be a homeowner to qualify for a first-time central heating grant?

You do not necessarily need to be a homeowner to qualify for the first-time central heating grant. Renters and homeowners alike may be eligible, depending on their circumstances and the heating system currently in their home.

I’m a pensioner; do I qualify for ECO4?

Pensioners may be eligible for the ECO4 scheme. Still, their eligibility depends on various factors, including their property status, the type of heating system currently in their home, and the benefits they receive. You should check the eligibility criteria on our website to see if you qualify.


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