Can I Get A Grant To Replace Storage Heaters
Can I Get A Grant To Replace Storage Heaters – Storage Heater Grants / Economy 7 Heating Grants are available via the government Eco 3 Scheme to fund 100% of the cost to replace inefficient or faulty electric storage heaters.
It is a very good time at the moment to replace your old portable heaters, electric heaters or storage heaters with energy efficient new storage heaters.
This is because there Grants For Free Night Storage Heaters fully funded by the government until the end of March 2022
Using the grant provided by the Government’s ECO Scheme we will remove your old heaters and replace old storage heaters with Elnur modern storage heaters
To qualify for a Free economy 7 storage heaters you must have existing electric heating over 10 years old and be in receipt of a qualifying benefit.
What Storage Heaters Are Fitted On The Eco 3 Scheme ?
We fit brand new high heat retention electric storage heaters that are fully programmable and are up to 30% cheaper to run.
Our new storage heaters charge up overnight using low cost off-peak electricity and then release this charged up heat throughout the day. They also come with a 5 year full parts and labour guarantee!
This 100% Government backed nationwide scheme is available until the end of 2021 so we advise you to book your free heaters now without delay.
Free energy efficiency improvements are part of the Energy Company Obligation and include free insulation too.
Qualifying Households For Free Economy 7 Heaters
To qualify for an electric storage heater grant you must be living in private accomodation that is for domestic use. I.e A home owner- live with the home owner or be a private tenant
These grants are not available for Council or Housing Association tenants who have to make home improvements themselves as they are not eligible for grant funding.
Someone living in the household must be claiming at least one of the qualifying benefits below.
What Type of Heaters Qualify For The Government Storage Heater Grant ?
If your electric economy 7 storage heaters are 10+ years old or perhaps one (or several) are faulty, then you will be eligible apply for an electric storage heater grant.
You can also apply if you have plug in electric room heaters too and we will arrange for them to be upgraded to economy 7 heating and fit you a dual meter so that you can benefit from cheap night time electricity which is arould a quarter of the cost of usual electricity.
Also eligible is if you use standard electric heaters or fan heaters to heat your property.
Qualifying Benefits For The Free Storage Heater Scheme
To qualify for funding, someone living in the property needs to be in receipt of at least one of the benefits listed below:
- Armed Forces Independence Payment
- Attendance Allowance
- Carer’s Allowance
- Child Benefit *
- Child Tax Credit
- Constant Attendance Allowance
- Disability Living Allowance
- Income-Based Jobseekers Allowance
- Income-Related Employment Support Allowance
- Income Support
- Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit
- Pension Guarantee Credit
- Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
- Severe Disablement Allowance
- Universal Credit
- War Pensions Mobility Supplement
- Working Tax Credit
* Household income limits apply
Free Grant For First Time Central Heating
In some cases, we can arrange for your old storage heaters to be upgraded to Free first time central heating.
If there is gas in your street and your property is large enough to qualify for a full grant, we will fit you a new gas boiler and up to 7 radiators 100 % free of charge.
Can I Get a Grant to Replace Faulty Storage Heaters?
Yes you can .
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.
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 .