Free Central Heating For Over 70s – How To Get A Grant For FREE!

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Free Central Heating For Over 70s

Free Heating Scheme To Improve Your Home Energy Efficiency Rating !

£4000 Grant Available to  Fit Brand New Central Heating To Homes Without A Heating system Fitted

I Have No Central Heating - Can I Get Grant ?

If your home does not currently have gas central heating fitted and your home is heated by another method, then you may be eligible to apply for this scheme.

You Qualify For Free Central Heating If You Have No Central Heating Fitted

PLUS

✅   You have a mains gas supply & gas meter fitted

✅   You are in receipt of Pension Credit / A  benefit

✅   You Are A Home owner or private tenant

✅   You Have A Home EPC Of  E – F – G

 

Free Central Heating Grant - What Is Included?

All Fitting & Materials Below Are Included In The Grant 

Brand New A Rated Boiler

FREE BOILER AGE UK

You Will Receive a Full 2 Years Parts & Labour Warranty With Every FTCH Install.

Up To 8 Radiators

Free Boilers R Us

You Will Receive a Full 2 Years Parts & Labour Warranty With Every FTCH Install.

 

State Of The Art Controls

Boilers For Free

You Will Receive a Full 2 Years Parts & Labour Warranty With Every FTCH Install.

 

Free Insulation

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Your Loft & Walls Will Be Insulated For Free As Part Of The Grant

Easy Process To Apply

Epc Certificate 4

You Apply By Taking A  Survey On This Page.   We Check Your Application

Epc Certificate 5

Your Home Surveyed And Install Date Given

Epc Certificate 6

 Your 100% FREE Heating & Insulation Is Fitted Within 21 Days

What Do Other People Think Of Us?

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6 reviews on
Rochelle Poulter
Rochelle Poulter
2024-02-07
This company was extremely easy to deal with. The staff I had dealings with were very helpful, especially Carlo. When there was a slight hiccup with the first installation company assigned to us, Carlo got on the case immediately and reassigned another company. The company they used were extremely professional. Overall I am very pleased with the whole process.
Dawn Mackay
Dawn Mackay
2024-02-07
Absolutely fantastic service from start to finish,Carlo was amazing arranged everything,The workman who fitted my moms boiler were so professional,kind and helpful,Liverpool lads just fantastic work ethics, just can't recommend this company enough 5 out 5 stars thank you Carlo warm front
Adam Petley
Adam Petley
2023-02-03
Another heating company in let me down and said they could not proceed with my heating conversion at the kast minute due to the fact i had a coal fired back boiler. I spoke to a few firms nobody would do it.i phoned Warm Front and spoke to Carlo, we can do that mate! 1 month later i have a new combi boiler , hot water on demand and a warm house for the first time in 13 years. I am over the moon and can't thank Carlo and his lads enough. They are true professionals who know exactly what theyre doing , very tidy and will be done before you know it. Incredible service and lovely people .Thank you so much Carlo and team. I will never forget what you have done .
Aidan C
Aidan C
2019-10-21
A very helpful service to access grant aided heating improvements. Followed up progress until new heating installed. thanks.
Keri Jones
Keri Jones
2019-10-10
Great service from Carlo who was there from start to finish helping my mother save at least £4000 on a full central heating system Carlo helped us get a very good company that was brilliant and installed the system within the week of coming to survey the job and only taking one day to install Would definitely recommend this service as when I was phoning up companies myself they either wasn’t turning up or telling us we wasn’t eligible or turning up and then hearing nothing from them again Once again 5 stars for this company

How To Get Free Central Heating

Free Boiler Scheme Birmingham

If you are interested in FREE CENTRAL HEATING, please take a short survey below to apply.

All Eligible Applicants will be contacted within 24 hours.

Free Central Heating -Apply Here

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    No Benefits Needed For Some Postcodes. If Eligible We Will Contact You

Which Benefits Qualify For Free Central Heating ?

You ( or a family member that lives with you ) Need to be in receipt of one or more of the benefits below.

  • Housing Benefit
  • Income Support 
  • Job Seekers Allowance
  •   Universal Credit
  • Pension Credit 
  •   Child Benefit  ( Income Thresholds Apply)
  •  Child & Working Tax Credits 
  • Employment & Support Allowance

More Free Heating Upgrades Available

WARM AIR HEATING REPLACEMENT

If you have an Old 1970s Warm Air Unit fitted as your main heating, we will remove it and replace it with A Free Central Heating System

OIL BOILER GRANTS

We will replace your old oil boiler for a Free Air Source Heat Pump

FREE CENTRAL HEATING

Homes currently without central heating can have a brand new  system with radiators fitted absolutely FREE

 

 

Old storage heaters can be upgraded to A Free Heat Pump or Free Solar.

FREE SOLAR PANELS

Off Gas homes can access Free Solar Panels for their roof.

LANDLORD GRANTS

Landlord can access a small number of grants to upgrade heating & insulation

 

 

I Carlo Lega Director Of Warm Front UK has 11 years experience in Free Boiler Grants and am based in Tettenhall Wolverhampton. 

 I have been responsible for over 10 thousand free boiler replacements since the scheme started in 2013.

I check all boiler applications personally and  if I believe you are eligible I forward your details to one of our Government Approved Installers. 

Free Boiler Scheme 2024

Central Heating FAQS

Government Grants For Central Heating – Is This A Scam?

No It Is Not A Scam !  

If you believe it is a scam I will come over to your house and eat your lunch for you !   SCAM INDEED !

 

Free Central Heating Contact Number

If you are having difficulty applying for the grant you can call us on  01902 753404    

Why A Government Grant For A New Central Heating System?

Free Government Grants For Central Heating are part of the Energy Company Obligation to fund new heating systems for low income homes that are  deemed to be in fuel poverty.

These people would not be able to afford the £5000 or so for a full central heating system and would be paying higher energy bills than they can afford.  Central heating is the most cheapest way to heat a home and this grant would help many people in the UK.

What Current Heating Types Are Accepted For The Grant

 Your home must be fitted with one of the following heating systems:

Electric room or storage heaters –   Gas / Oil / Solid  fuel  room heaters –  Gas fire only

Mains gas warm air system – Coal fire with back boiler

Electric underfloor / ceiling heating –  Bottled LPG  heating –  No Heating At All

Is The Grant Repayable In The Future?

Full central heating grants are non-repayable and they will not have to be paid back in the future.

This applies even if you move home.

Are There Central Heating Grants For Over 60s And Other Ages?

Yes. Free Central Heating is not limited to over 70s.

Any one can apply if you feel you meet the criteria

Are There Grants For Central Heating Boilers?

Yes  We are taking applications for backboilers and non condensing boilers over 17 years old which are exchanged for free under Eco 4.

Can I Get A Grant For Free Central Heating Replacement?

If your home has had central heating fitted in the past  but it has been removed, you will not qualify.

We are getting a lot of applicants for free central heating grants where the home has already got central heating fitted !

This scheme is for FIRST TIME CENTRAL HEATING only but people do not read the full criteria for the Central Heating Grant and still apply.

This results in many applications being forwarded straight to the dustbin unfortunately.

Please , if you have a boiler and radiators currently fitted in your home – YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE!

Homes with a boiler already fitted should apply for the BOILER GRANT SCHEME

Who Is Funding The Free Central Heating Grant?

 This government scheme is funded by the ‘Big Six’ Utility companies.

The central heating grants scheme is part of the Affordable Warmth Scheme section of the Government’s ECO Scheme.

This is funded by a small levy on the electricity bills of every household in England, Scotland and Wales.

Learn more about the Affordable Warmth Scheme HERE.

 

Is The Grant For A Full Central Heating System?

Yes   The grant covers 100% of the cost of  A brand new full Central Heating system. This includes fitting too!

Can You Get A Grant For Electric Central Heating?

Electric central heating is a very expensive way to heat your home and the grants are currently only available for gas central heating

We do not recommend fitting your home with an electricity-powered boiler, or fitting smart electric radiators as your power bills will be astronomical.

You can expect to easily increase your bills by over 40% by using electric as your main heating.

Does My Home Need To Be Insulated To Get Free Central Heating ?

Yes Sir .  Your home needs to be fully insulated  as a pre requisite to having central heating installed on the government grant scheme.

This is to save energy and make the new central heating system more effective in heating your home.

Our approved installers will check your existing insulation levels and install any insulation that is needed.

This will be free too as part of the grant.  You could  get over £5000 worth of value with this grant.

How To Get Free Central Heating

If you are interested in FREE CENTRAL HEATING, please Click The Button below to apply.

All Eligible Applicants will be contacted within 24 hours.

I Have No Benefits – Can I Apply For Free Central Heating

People not receiving benefits  may qualify for central heating grants under ECO Flex rules.

This scheme allows Local Authorities to recommend that householders on a low income to qualify for  as long as they meet certain criteria.

Each local authority can set its own rules but generally it would apply to households who spend a high proportion of their income to heat their homes.

Please note – not every council has scheme in operation. You will also need to arrange to have a gas meter installed in your home.

Is There First Time Central Heating In Wales?

Yes. Wales & Scotland  both have a free first time central heating scheme available.

You can apply on this page too as all our approved installers cover this area.

How Messy Is Installing Central Heating?

 It is likely to cause a bit of disruption to your home and life  for a few days.

You may find that some carpets will need to be lifted and surfaces might get a bit messy.

How Much Is a New Central Heating System ?

The cost of a new central heating system often falls between £3,500 and £5,000 depending on the size of your property.

A large, four bedroom house will require more radiators and pipework for example than a small two bed flat – but generally, we estimate that the full central heating installation costs will come to around £3,000 to £5,500 for an average three bedroom home.

This will depend on how much work is involved and whether it is a new install or if old heating has to be removed etc.

This price will get you a full central heating system that includes a boiler, radiators, heating controls and pipework.

You can check prices for Central Heating  at MR CENTRAL HEATING

Are There Any Grants Available For Air Source Heat Pump Central Heating?

Yes . Some homes that are off the gas grid will be eligible for a free heat pump central heating. The homes will need to be solid wall to achieve maximum grants available and you may even get free external wall insulation too.

Air Source Central Heating runs on electricity and the system installed would be radiators, an ASHP Unit and a cylinder,

The air source heat pump absorbs heat from the outside air and converts this into a liquid refrigerant at a low temperature.

The pump compresses the liquid to increase its temperature and  then condenses back into a liquid to release its stored heat.

The heat is sent to your radiators or underfloor heating.

Can You Get A Central Heating Grant On PIP?

Personal Independence Payment is not counted as a qualifying benefit for any Eco 4 Grants on this website.

All Disability benefits have now been disqualified from the Sheme.

What Does First Time Central Heating Mean?

First Time Central Heating Grants  means there is a grant available to homes that are having it fitted for the very first time.

First Time Central Heating Grants cover the cost of:

  • Supplying and installing a central heating boiler
  •  All radiators
  • All necessary pipework
  • All heating control systems.
  • 5 year Warranty

When Is The Free Central Heating Scheme Ending?

The funding has been granted until 2026 but we feel the grant will run out before then.

Over 100 thousand heating systems have been fitted now and we anticipate that there will be a new focus towards renewable energy.

If you want to apply for central heating you should do it sooner than later.

 

My Epc Is High - Can I Apply?

All A – B – C – D RATED homes will be rejected sorry.

All Eco 4 grants require your home to have an energy performance certificate (EPC)  of E-F -G to qualify.

You can check your home rating HERE  

This Is because the Government only wishes to focus on the worst homes in the UK.

Are Housing Association Tenants Eligible For Central Heating ?

Yes. If you live in a Housing Association you might be eligible for a grant for first time central heating.

✅ Your Energy Performance Certificate rating of E, F or G is needed

✅  You need permission from your HA

 

Can Shared Ownership Get A Free Central Heating Grant?

Unfortunately, if you rent your home from your local council or housing association, or you live in a shared ownership home you will not qualify for a free gas central heating grant.

You or someone living with you must receive one of the qualifying State Benefits, Tax Credits or Other Allowances below OR qualify under ECO Flex Rules

Can I Get A Grant For New Radiators?

There are no grants currently available to replace old radiators (as part of a central heating system) and you will be responsible for their replacement even if they have been fitted as part of a grant in the past.

Electric Storage heaters however do have grants currently available at the moment which are 100% fully funded.

No Gas In Your Area- What Central Heating Is Available?

If a gas supply is not available in your area, (subject to funding) first time central heating grants may fund one of the following:

  1. Biomass Boiler
  2. LPG Boiler
  3. Air Source Heat Pump
  4. Ground Source Heat Pump
  5. Electric Boiler

In most cases any of the above will require a contribution from the applicant

Free Central Heating – 8 Reasons To Apply Now!

    1.   Free  Central Heating Grant value

    The First Time central Heating Grant  is worth £4000 to you.

    2. If you are eligible you will get a New Boiler , All radiators and fittings , fully fitted for  100 % FREE

    That is a saving of over £3000 for a n average backboiler conversion

    3. You will get Free 2 years warranty so you cancel expensive £20 a month boiler cover plans.

    This will save you over £250 a year alone!

    4. You will save money with reduced gas bills by having gas central heating fitted

    1. Central heating will save you up to £400 off your yearly heating bills when compared to other forms of heating especially electric heating

    Put that money towards a holiday!

    1. 5. You can get shot of the old and costly to run storage heaters & upgrade to a Top of the Range Worcester Bosch or Vaillant.

      Be the envy of your neighbours who will all be jealous!

      6. One of our chosen boilers we like to offer is the “Worcester Bosch” which has been voted Which Boiler of the Year for 8 years running. 

      Everyone loves this super reliable boiler as they enjoy peace of mind and rarely have tenants complaining about heating breakdowns.

      7. Grants can end at any time without warning.

      The Government never seem to give notice when they are about to pull the plug on funding for Grants.

      8. You will improve the home energy efficiency rating of your property so making it more attractive to buyers.

      Claim Your Grant  now while there is still time.  You will be kicking yourself if you miss this one.

What Is Central Heating?

Central Heating is how over 75% of the Uk heat their homes.

A central heating system consists of a boiler which has pipework and radiators connected to it and it provides the heat for the whole house.

The boiler heats up water via a heat exchanger and then the pump moves this heated water from the boiler through the pipework to the radiators, and back to the boiler for reheating.

It also provides hot water to the hot taps in your home.

What Fuel Does A Boiler Use?

Boilers are usually fuelled by

  • Natural gas
  • Oil / LPG
  • Electric

 

What Types Of Boiler Are In A Central Heating System

There are generally two types of boiler:

A conventional boiler – This system consists of a pump, a programmer and a room thermostat.

 The heating and hot water are controlled separately by using the programmer.

It heats hot water and stores it in a cylinder, usually found in your airing cupboard.

A combination (combi) boiler    –                                    this system has a programmer and a thermostat. Combi boilers heat hot water on demand so no need to store hot water wastefully.

Room thermostat

Room thermostats are usually found in the hall, lounge or dining room and they set the temperature of your home.

They work by sensing the temperature around it and when the air around the thermostat reaches the set temperature, it  signals the boiler to turn off.

When the temperature drops, the thermostat sends another signal to the boiler to start up again.

Temperature Setting

For best use of expensive heat , many people set their thermostat between 18oC and 21oC . These temperatures are usually comfortable enough for most people.

Thermostatic radiator valves

These valves are fitted to individual radiators to control the temperature of the room they are in.

They shut off the flow of the water to the radiator when the desired temperature is reached.

Valves are often fitted to radiators in every room, apart from the bathroom and hall or the room where the room thermostat is fitted.

Programmer

The programmer is a control panel on the wall which allows you to set the time you want your heating and hot water to come on and go off.

Rocket science is easier than programming these things unfortunately! You can set it to turn the heating on once or twice a day, on continuously or completely off.

Boiler thermostat

This controls the temperature of the water going around the radiators.

We recommend you set both the heating and hot water around 50 degrees.

 Combination boilers have two: one for heating and one for hot water.

Cylinder thermostat

If you have a hot water cylinder, it will be fitted with a cylinder thermostat to control the temperature of the hot water. This should be set to a temperature of around 60°C (140°F).

How To Get Free Central Heating

If you are interested in FREE CENTRAL HEATING, please Click The Button below to apply.

All Eligible Applicants will be contacted within 24 hours.

Warm Air Central Heating - Can I Get A Grant?

There are grants to upgrade old warm air systems to central heating.

These are fully funded too !

If interested in upgrading your old 1970s warm air system you should visit our Warm Air Heating Page to apply.

What Is The British Gas Cost For Central Heating?

The cost of installing central heating can vary depending on the type of system installed, its size, and the requirements of the home. 

According to Boiler Guide, the average cost of installing central heating is between £3,500 and £7,0002.

 Checkatrade estimates that for a two-bed bungalow, you could expect to spend around £5,200 to install gas central heating3

Householdquotes.co.uk states that the cost of installing central heating in a home typically ranges from £2,000 to £5,000 depending on the type of system installed, its size, and the requirements of the home

Are There Oil Central Heating Grants?

No. The government is doing away with oil and mains gas heating in favour of renewable energy.

You may get an Air Source Heat Pump Central Heating Grant if you currently have oil heating.

See Our OIL BOILER GRANTS page

Are There Free Central Heating Grants For Landlords?

Yes. Landlords are eligible to apply as long as they have a tenant in residence on a qualifying benefit and there is no central heating system in place at the property.

See Our Landlords Grants Page Here

How To Get Free Central Heating

If you are interested in FREE CENTRAL HEATING, please Click The Button below to apply.

All Eligible Applicants will be contacted within 24 hours.

     Our Contact Details

            Carlo Lega Director

         Phone – 01902 753404   – 07963 243311     Email – help@warmahomes.uk

          117 Wrottesley Road West   Wolverhampton      WV6 8UP

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