Last Updated on 23rd August 2022


Great alternative method of heating your home

It is estimated over 4 million households are not connected to the UK’s gas network.  An oil-powered central heating system with oil boilers is therefore a key alternative method of heating your home.


  • Oil boiler installations/ replacements
  • Oil Servicing and maintenance
  • New oil tank installations
  • Oil System inspections
  • Oil pipework and testing
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At Glow Green we understand that the right oil fired boiler is not simply determined by the size that fits your home. It is about the lifestyle that the customer leads. For this reason our specialist advisors take time to visit you and carefully identify which boiler is the right fit for your home. Glow Green has a committed oil team ready for your call.

All our highly experienced and trainee engineers are all registered with OFTEC dedicated to providing a superlative service.

Leading manufacture Worcester-Bosch supply Glow Green with the highest quality boilers that are each passed through a stringent of tests before they are sent to us. We are proud to provide our customer with premium and efficiency Greenstar oil boilers. Although we may be committed to installing Worcester Bosch boilers, this does by no means hinder our knowledge on maintaining all other oil boiler manufacturers such as Grant and Riello.

If you would like a quick overview of the three main types of boilers Combi, Regular or , the table below gives you a brief understanding of some things that you may want to consider before making your decision.


Installation may depend on various factors. Unless your boiler has an emergency breakdown, in which case we might be able to fast-track your installation, we will need to arrange for a home survey and it may take a couple of days for us to book an installation slot for you dependant on engineer availability in your area. Overall, it may take around one week from the initial point of contact to a finished boiler. As a guideline, we’ve provided timescales for different jobs. Please see the table. If you’re looking for information about other boiler installation timescales, please check our gas combi boiler page. or electric boiler page.

A typical install would include installation of a horizontal flue, Magna Clean, system flush, installations of Wi-Fi controls.

Combi boiler to combi boiler1.5 day
Conventional boiler to conventional boiler1.5 day
System boiler to system boiler1 to 2 days
Conventional boiler to combi boiler2 days
Back boiler to combi boiler3 days
Back boiler to System Boiler3 days
Vertical FlueExtra 3 hours