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The new boiler scrappage scheme introduced by the government makes a new eco-friendly boiler far more cost effective according to, the UK’s largest matchmaking service for home improvers and recommended tradesmen.

Following the announcement in the pre-budget report that home owners with a Band G boiler or lower can claim up to £400 off a new, eco-friendly boiler, the onus is on home owners to make the most of the scheme. The government proposal will seek to reduce the cost of installation of a new boiler, helping home owners to benefit from lower bills and a reduced carbon footprint.

Many boiler and power companies have been swift to voice their approval of the scheme, with energy provider npower announcing its own scheme offering a scrappage deal with similar benefits and savings. This will mean that in total home owners could soon save as much as £800 on the cost of a new boiler.

Ottokar Rosenberger, Director of Sales and Marketing for, said: “The newly announced boiler scrappage scheme will be of great benefit to home owners, in terms of the money they will be able to save and the value that ecologically friendly boilers can add to homes.

“The scheme as a whole will be instrumental in bringing a large number of homes’ heating systems into the 21st century, where sustainability is of great importance.” helps home improvers find recommended tradesmen quickly and easily. You can choose from 24 different trades and find tradesmen such as recommended heating engineers, local builders or recommended plumbers.

Every month, manages over £30m in home improvement projects with more than 1,000 tradesmen signing up, making it the UK’s largest match making service for home improvers and recommended tradesmen. There are more than 55,000 ratings on to date and its system ensures that tradesmen are only rated by previous customers who find them through the site. This results in one of the fairest and most robust rating systems on the web.

For further information on how to source a recommended tradesman in your area, visit

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