Are There Government Grants to Replace Old Storage Heaters?
If you have old electric storage heaters / economy 7 heaters that are faulty or broken installed in your home, you may be entitled to a Free Government Grant to help replace them all .
Under the Government Affordable Warmth Scheme, if you meet the criteria , you can have up to 4 brand new high heat retention heaters fitted FREE OF CHARGE.
With the Government’s ECO Scheme which has been ongoing since 2013 , over 1 million heaters have now been exchanged.
Free insulation is included too, which can be worth up to £6000.
How Do You Qualify For Free Storage Heaters?
To be eligible:
- You must live in your own home or a privately rented one.
- You receive one of the qualifying State Benefits or Tax Credits.
- You have at least one faulty or inefficient electric storage heater installed in your home.
If you meet all 3 parts of the above criteria, apply for a Free Storage Heater Grant to replace faulty storage heaters by completing the form below and we will do the rest.
The Free Storage Heater Replacement Scheme is due to end at the end of the month so we advise you making an application today.
Grants for other types of heating systems are available from the Affordable Warmth Scheme.
How does the Storage Heater Grant Scheme Work?
If you feel you satisfy the Government Grant For Storage Heaters Scheme qualifying criteria, you should fill in the form below.
If we feel you are eligible, we will forward your details to a government approved installer who will contact you directly.
A survey will be carried out.
All your insulation levels will be checked and if you are found eligible, your new heaters and insulation will be fitted in the next 14 days 100% FREE!
We will then arrange for an ECO Accredited Installer to check out your faulty storage heaters and complete the official ECO Grant application form on your behalf.
What Model Storage Heaters Are Fitted On The Grant Scheme ?
All heaters fitted on the Free Government Storage Heater Scheme are usually high heat retention storage heaters manufactured by either Dimplex , Elnur & Gabbaron. Subject to availability.
Your new storage heaters will be up to 30% more energy efficient than traditional old storage heaters soyou will see a large reduction in your heating bills.
Can Storage Heaters Be Replaced With Central Heating ?
There are grants for storage heated properties to upgrade to First Time Central Heating. You may need to pay a small contribution towards this as some properties are not fully funded.
If you have a gas supply in your street and your property achieves a large enough grant, we can put you forward for the Central Heating Grant.
Please ask our installer when they contact you if this is of interest.
How Much Will Free Storage Heaters Reduce Your Heating Bill?
As the new storage heaters fitted on the scheme are high heat retention, you could see up to 40% reduction of your heating bills.
High heat retention ones absorb more heat and release the heat much more slowly during the day, so you will notice a massive difference in performance as well as a large bill reduction.
We have fitted over 1 million new storage heaters grants since the scheme begun. See if you are eligible below. The 2 minute survey is very easy and you could be eligible for this .