Re: British Gas Homecare.
Originally Posted by Realist
I lived in my house for about 20 years. Still have an old style boiler in the airing cupboard which is going just fine thanks. NEVER had it serviced, never had any problems with it.
These corporations will always find ways to part people from their money and they all use the classic "Campaign of Fear" to do it.
Whilst I agree with the second part here, it's not wise to leave a boiler too long without a service - especially 20 years!. Part of the service is to check that it's burning cleanly, to check the flue and check for carbon monoxide leaks / gas leaks.