Free Boiler Scheme British Gas
Free Boiler Scheme British Gas
Did you know there are Free Grants For Home Insulation & Boilers available.
British Gas And All The other Big 6 Energy companies are funding Free Insulation & Boiler Grants for all low income people and those on benefits.
British Gas have been indirectly funding the current Back Boiler removal grants scheme and the Free Boiler replacement Scheme For Over 17 Year Old Boilers.
This new boiler grant scheme is open to home owners only who receive a qualifying benefit.
Who Can Get A British Gas Boiler Grant?
To qualify for a free boiler grant from British Gas, there are some criteria you need to meet.
- you need to own a house or living with the home owner
- You need to have your energy supplied by one of the six major energy companies (EON, Npower, SSE, EDF, and Scottish Power)
- You or another member of your household need to be claiming benefits.
- Your current boiler needs to be at least 17 years old, and considered energy inefficient or you have a backboiler fitted.
Which Benefits Qualify For The British Gas Grant Scheme?
- Child Benefit
- Child Tax Credit
- Employment & Support Allowance
- Housing Benefit
- Income Support
- Job Seekers Allowance
- Pension Credit – Guarantee
- Pension Credit – Savings
- Universal Credit
- Working Tax Credit
Do You Need To Be A Customer Of British Gas To Apply For a Boiler Grant
No, if you feel you meet the qualifying criteria, you should apply today.
Our form is below and if you qualify we will start the ball rolling and submit your application to a registered installer on the scheme.
Are Back Boilers Eligible For A Grant?
If you have an old Baxi Bermuda backboiler behind the fire as your main heating, you can upgrade to a new condensing combi boiler as part of the grant.
This back boiler grant is only available for a limited period and once the money has been used up the grant will be withdrawn.
This grant is worth £3000.
Why Is British Gas Funding The Free Boiler Scheme
British Gas and the other six large energy suppliers are obligated by law to subsidise boiler grants and other heating grants and insulation for the most poorest members of society.
They pay for this by placing a small levy on everyones fuel bill.
Any Heating Grants or Insulation grants that are claimed are yours forever and there is no need to repay the money at all.
British Gas, one of the biggest UK energy suppliers, is an active member of the government grant scheme and have funded thousands of free boilers over the years.
What Information Do You Need To Apply?
To apply you will need to
- enter your postcode
- homeowner status
- state if you or any other household members are claiming benefits.
- enter information about your property.
- asked what heating you use,
- the type of property
- how many bedrooms you have, Finally, you will just need to write down
- your name,
- phone number, email address
What Is The Process For A Free British Gas Boiler
If we believe you are eligible we will forward your details to an approved installer on the scheme.
You will receive a phone call to book a technical survey on your boiler.
All being well then you should have your boiler installed in as little as 21 days.
Why Is There a Free Boiler Scheme From British Gas?
The UK government offers boiler grants to people who fit certain qualifying criteria as a way of helping them to change very old boilers to reduce their heating bills.
Without this Boiler grant, many people would not be able to change their boilers, particularly those who are living in fuel poverty.
The Free boiler scheme has been running for over 8 years and over 1 million boilers have now been replaced .
Do British Gas Provide Grants For Free Insulation ?
The short answer too is, yes!
All the six companies are obliged to subsidise free insulation .
British Gas have spent millions on insulating the Uk over the last 10 years.
Why A Free Insulation Grant ?
There are 100% Insulation Grants available for 2022 – 2026. The government is giving grants to the whole of the UK for people to insulate their homes to insure against rising energy bills.
Home Owners and tenants can make cheap improvements to their home by tackling insulation levels, which will reduce heating bills by a minimum of 20% per year
The cheapest way to insulate your home effectively is to check whether you can get a free grant.
If you are on a low income benefit or on a low income, you can apply for free insulation for your whole house.
Do Other Energy Suppliers Offer Boiler Grants ?
EON, Npower, SSE, EDF, and Scottish Power all offer boiler grants.
These, along with British Gas, are known as the Big Six, and they will help to save you a huge amount of money on energy.
You are welcome to apply with any of those for a boiler grant but they do have long waiting times.
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British Gas Boiler Replacement
If you dont qualify for free boiler, you can always look at the special boiler offers that British Gas offer.
What is the British Gas Energy Support Fund?
The British Gas Energy Support Fund was created in late 2021 with an initial £2m investment in response to the cost-of-living crisis.
A further £4m was donated in the first half of 2022.
British Gas customers in fuel poverty and with less than £1,000 in savings are eligible to apply for a grant.
British Gas Energy Grants
The British Gas Energy Support Fund
This new fund is designed to help British Gas customers with an energy debt of between £250 and £1,500.
To find out if you’re eligible and to apply, follow the link below.
Individual & Families fund
Alongside our new support fund, the existing Individuals & Families fund also offers grants to anyone with energy debt between £250 and £750.
And you don’t need to be a British Gas customer to apply.
Struggling with energy debt?
If you’re struggling with debt its difficult to know where to turn.
The British Gas Energy Trust would encourage you to contact your local Money Advice Agency for help before applying for a grant.
If you get advice, this will help your chances of a successful grant application.
British Gas Grants
Once you have sought advice, the British Gas Energy Trust may be able to provide a grant if you are struggling to pay off gas or electricity debt.
Please note grants over £1,500 will only be considered in exceptional circumstances.
As part of your application, we will want to understand how you will be able to manage your energy costs in future.
Debt Relief Grants
Our debt relief grants are available to both British Gas customers and customers of other energy suppliers.
If you are struggling with domestic gas and electricity debts owed to British Gas or other suppliers you can apply for a grant from us to clear that debt.
Families Debt Write Off Fund
The Fund is open to BG and non-BG customers with an energy debt between £250 and £1500 – the debt must apply to your primary residence and must be an active energy account.
British Gas Energy Support Fund
Thanks to British Gas, the Trust has opened a new energy support fund to help the most financially vulnerable British Gas customers, who are struggling to pay their energy bills.
This fund, has been set up in response to the increasing cost of living and rising inflation, including Ofgem’s most recent price cap increase.
Through the fund, thousands of eligible British Gas customers with fuel debt of £250 to £1,500, can apply for grants to help pay their energy bills over the coming months.
The fund will remain open until all the money invested has been awarded.
Fuel and Money Advice
The Trust funds advice-giving organisations across England, Wales and Scotland which give free support and help people avoid the burden of energy debt.
Find an advice centre local to you.
British Gas Heating Guides
Look at British Gas For more info on their schemes.
Top 9 Warm Front Grants – Heating & Insulation
- WARM FRONT GRANTS
- FREE BACK BOILER GRANTS
- FREE STORAGE HEATERS
- FREE CENTRAL HEATING
- FREE INSULATION
- FREE BOILER SCHEME
- FREE SOLAR PANELS
- FREE LANDLORD GRANTS
- WARM AIR HEATING GRANTS
Why Apply For A Warm Front Grant ?
✅ There Is No Catch – We Guarantee it !
✅ If Your Application Is Accepted Your Grant Is 100% FREE
✅ You Will Reduce Your Energy Bills By Up To £300 Per Year
✅ You Will Add Lots Of Value To Your Home
✅ The Scheme Has Limited Funding – Ends Soon
What Is The british gas energy trust?
BRITISH GAS HOME CARE
What’s covered by HomeCare?
With cover for your boiler, central heating, plumbing, drains and electrics, our HomeCare range protects you against any nasty surprises. There’s no need to worry about expensive repairs or late call out charges. Just let us know and we’ll be there to put things right.
With HomeCare you’ll get
- Experts on hand – our engineers go through some of the best training in the industry, so they’re ready to get the job done
- Unlimited call outs – book from a nationwide network of trusted engineers at a time that’s right for you
- Annual Boiler Service – we’ll fully service your boiler every contractual year or so to make sure your system’s healthy and firing right
- All parts and labour included – we’ve got all the parts to get the job done quickly, with no unexpected costs
- 24/7 helpline support – if anything goes wrong just let us know and we’ll arrange a repair that suits you
Which HomeCare cover should I get?
Your boiler’s the heart of your home. So give it the protection it deserves with HomeCare One. As well as a first visit to make sure your boiler’s up to scratch, you’ll get an Annual Boiler Service every single year of your contract. And whether you’re faced with a full-blown breakdown or just a minor niggle, you’ve got a 24hr helpline with unlimited call outs to get it back up and running.
There’s nothing better than coming back to a warm and cosy home. And with HomeCare Two, you can keep it that way. We’ll make sure your boiler’s in top condition with a full Annual Boiler Service every year of your contract, and if anything happens to your boiler or central heating system (including your radiators and hot water cylinder), we’ll be there to put things right.
Blocked drains and leaky pipes can cause chaos in any home. But we’ll sort it quickly with HomeCare Three which includes plumbing and drains cover from Dyno-Rod, part of British Gas. As well as covering everything connected to your home’s pipework inside and out, we’ll give you complete protection for your boiler and central heating – including an Annual Boiler Service. And for stubborn drain blocks, our expert engineers from Dyno-Rod, will get things flowing in no time.
With HomeCare Four, you can relax knowing your home’s in good hands. Not only do we cover your boiler, central heating, plumbing and drains, but your electrics too. That means we’ll cover repairs to the mains and any wiring in your home and outbuildings. And with an Annual Boiler Service and our 24/7 helpline included, we’ll make sure your home stays at its best – no matter what.
We’ll start off with a British Gas boiler service
When you join HomeCare, we’ll make sure your boiler’s ready for the months ahead. We’ll send out one of our expert engineers for a first visit to service your boiler and check it’s working safely and efficiently. They’ll make sure we have all the parts for any future repairs, and they’ll chat to you about how you can save energy around your home.
And to make sure everything stays working as it should, we’ll follow up with a full boiler service every year you’re with us.
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