About Martin The Oil Boiler Man...

I offer domestic oil servicing, repairs and installation within an approximate 25 min radius of Bishops Stortford, Herts. 

Please see my 'Where I work' page. 

I am OFTEC Registered, fully insured and most importantly I am customer focused and pride myself in being honest, fair, friendly and offering the best advice for you (not the most profitable for me).  But don't just take my word for it...  the reviews below can be viewed on Google too.

Some of my

reviews

Professional, punctual and friendly service.  Replaced entire 20 year old system last year and 12 month service this month, all completed as planned and on time.  Would recommend.

Ricky Lowe , Takeley 

Professional, punctual and excellent service, nice to have around, trustworthy and fantastic results, Would recommend to any one with an oil boiler.

Mr & Mrs Pearson, Great Canfield

Great service and very friendly. Serviced our oil boiler and got it all running. Very knowledgeable and ready with advice.  Highly Recommended!

Mr Tony Cracknell, Colliers End

A dedicated Professional Oil fired Boiler Engineer at last!!!  It was a joy today to meet Martin. Over the years I am now on my 3rd Oil fired central heating Boiler and have met a number of engineers! This is the first time I have felt I could trust that all the necessary checks were really made. I feel far more confident now that the heating system will run well for the coming year. Thank you.

Mrs G Young, Matching Green

I am very happy with the service I received.  

Mr K Wright, Nr Clavering

Thank you for coming out to me when my boiler stopped. As you do when something you know little about goes wrong I was expecting to be told it was something serious and expensive but I was very pleased that you got it working again so quickly. 

Mrs Viv Jones, Nr Dunmow

OFTEC Registered Engineer

Oil boiler serving and repair Bishops Stortford, Saffron Walden, Dunmow, Ongar, Sawbridgeworth, Thaxted, The Rodings, Matching, The Easters . Oil boiler serving and repair Herts Hertfordshire, Essex, Cambridgeshire.

Specialising in oil appliances, I take pride in providing a friendly and personal service to my many costumers. I try our best to give a same day service to costumers that have a oil boiler emergency , I know how uncomfortable it is not to have hot water and heating on a cold day!! 

OFTEC registered and follow the OFTEC code rigidly so you can rest assured that you are in good hands. 

So if you your oil boiler or oil fired AGA or Rayburn cooker needs a service or repair why not give us me call at any reasonable time to book in, or to get free and friendly advice.

Welcome to My Site!

My Fixed Price Oil Boiler Service is just £130.00 including the service parts listed below

(and that's the total cost to you, not plus VAT)

My Boiler Service is VERY thorough.  It takes around 2 hours to complete and includes...

  • Inspect Oil Storage Tank 

  • Replace oil filter element.

  • Check operation of remote fire valve.

  • Fully remove & clean baffles and clean fire-box of soot deposits.

  • Replace burner nozzle.

  • Replace one flexible oil line* (if expiry date is before next service).​

  • Clean & Set ignition electrodes.

  • Set oil pump pressure.

  • Analyse and Set combustion mixture.

  • Check emergency shut-off safety function.

  • Provide full OFTEC service report.

  • Leave area clean and tidy.

Do you know your responsibilities regarding storing heating oil?  This short video explains. 

Please note:

* An additional flexible oil line (used with TigerLoop installations) is not included within the 'fixed price' and is a chargeable item at £15.

 

Occasionally fire valves do fail when tested.  Unfortunately, fitting a replacement is not covered in the service cost.  

  • look after 'My Customers'.  Employ me for your annual servicing and (other than making sure you don't run out of oil) you can then forget about your boiler.  I'll remind you when the next service is due and should you ever have a breakdown emergency I will give you priority.

  • If I find anything that I think needs attention I will tell you.  I will always give you my best advice regarding faults and/or repairs and where possible advise you of the different options available, helping you to make the best decision for You (not steer you towards what is easiest for me).

  • I will work efficiently, cleanly and respectfully - I treat your home as your home (not as a building site).  

 

  • All my work will be carried out fully to OFTEC standards and includes a full OFTEC Service Report.

The Cost of Annual Servicing Could be Less Than the Additional Amount Spent on Oil in a Poorly Maintained Boiler.

Annual Servicing Can Also Reduce the Risk of Costly  & Inconvenient Breakdowns

For an ALL INCLUSIVE Service Quote, 

Call Me Now on 01279 651900

My 'All Inclusive Service' Includes

 

  • Full safety inspection of tank & fuel lines (where accessible).

  • Inspect flue (where accessible).

  • Remove & clean baffles and clean fire-box of soot deposits.

  • Clean or Replace fuel filter (1 is included in the cost additional filters are charged).

  • Replace burner nozzle.

  • Replace flexible oil line (if expiry date is before next service).​

  • Clean & Set ignition electrodes.

  • Set oil pump pressure.

  • Analyse and Set combustion mixture.

  • Check emergency shut-off function.

  • Check operation of fire cut-out valve.

  • Provide full OFTEC service report.

  • Leave area clean and tidy.

My Customer Service Promise...

 

  • I will charge you the amount quoted for the service.  Call-out and all service parts are included in the price.

  • If I find anything that I think needs attention I will tell you.  I will always give you my best advice regarding fault and/or repairs and where possible advise you of the different options available, helping you to make the best decision for You (not steer you towards what is easiest for me).

 

  • I will work effeiciently, cleanly and respectfully - I treat your home as your home (not as a building site).  

 

  • All my work will be carried out fully to OFTEC standards and includes a full OFTEC Service Report.

Please note:  Occasionally fire valves do breakdown and fail to re-set when tested.  Fitting a replacement is not covered in the Service Cost and fitting a replacement is charged at £65 plus the cost of the fire valve.

Servicing

Any additional worn or damaged items which are replaced at the time of the service are charged at cost.  Where possible fitting is generally included in the service cost - unless it's a big job and/or a return visit is required.

  •  I do not charge to come out to provide an estimate.  I will get to you as soon as I can, or at a convenient time for us both and I will provide you with an estimate for your consideration.  A Call Out Charge may apply to 'Out of Hours' call outs (see right), though I will confirm my fees and any charge before I attend.

  • Parts & Consumables are charged within a few £'s of cost.  You are paying for my labour and expertise not my ability to get a discount from my suppliers.

  • I will always offer you my best advice regarding fault repairs and where possible will advise you of the different options available.  I will help you make the best decision for YOU (not steer you towards what is easiest or most profitable for me).

  • I will charge you honestly and fairly for the work that we agree.

  • All my work is guaranteed (unless specified), I am fully insured and all work is properly documented.

  • I will work cleanly and efficiently, not treating your home as a building site.  I always work as efficiently as possible as I want to keep your custom and therefore I want to keep your bill as low as possible.  

* Out of Hours Call Out Charge (7pm - 7am)

From 7pm to 7am if you need me to come out urgently I charge a £125 Call Out Fee which includes my first hour on site.  After this first hour I charge £35 per half an hour. 

Rest assured, I will tell you if it might be cheaper for me to make a temporary repair and return to carry out a proper repair for you.  I definitely will not be swanning around at £35 a half hour while your bill steadily climbs.

Breakdowns & Repairs

I do not charge to come out and provide an estimate*

and where possible I will get you going again while I am there.

(providing you are happy with my estimate, of course).

How I work...

01279 651900

OFTEC Registered
Engineer: 35160
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