Your boiler is such a vital piece of equipment in the home that you can ill afford to be without it for any length of time. Whether it provides the heating in your home or your hot water or both, your boiler is so important that it makes sense to ensure you are covered with a top-quality boiler cover should it break down.

Prominence Support provides a full Boiler Cover and home emergency comprehensive insurance option for you to take care of your boiler to ensure you are safeguarded from unexpected costs in the event of a breakdown of your boiler. We know the costs of a boiler repair or replacement can be significant and quite a shock should you find you have to repair it, or even worse, replace it. 

Our boiler insurance gives you peace of mind so that you know you are protected against unexpected costs in the event of your boiler suddenly stopping working. Don’t take a chance on it not happening to you as the cost of emergency call outs, engineers and replacement parts that might be required can put a real dent in your finances.

As trusted providers of boiler insurance, we are the perfect option for you if you are looking for insurance for your boiler. Our full boiler and home emergency extends your policy to cover other aspects in the home such as burst pipes, drainage, electrical wiring and more. Boiler insurance with Prominence Support is the only way to have true peace of mind and financial security. 

What is boiler cover insurance?

Boiler insurance is a protection for your boiler and central heating system, covering you against the costs of repair and parts replacement should your central heating or boiler system stop working. While your boiler, if you bought it from new, may have an initial manufacturer’s warranty, these offer limited protection, and it is just so typical that your boiler breaks down just after your warranty has expired. 

Boiler cover provides you with financial certainty as you know you are going to have protection in the event of a breakdown. Consider how inconvenient it would be if your boiler were to suddenly pack in. This could mean no hot water, and if it happens in winter, a very cold house!

By being in possession of boiler insurance will ensure that in the event of a breakdown you won’t have to go without central heating or hot water for an extended period of time. We aim to respond quickly and get your boiler up and running in as quick a time as possible.


What boiler cover insurance does Prominence Support provide?

At Prominence Support, we provide comprehensive insurance that enables us to give you cover across many aspects in your home in one complete package. You can, of course, opt for insurance solely for your boiler and central heating system, but greater peace of mind and big savings are to be had extending your cover to may other things that could go wrong in your home

Insurance for boiler and other home elements can seem expensive, but not if you take advantage of the savings to be had by taking up our Home Emergency and Home Cover options.

Prominence support will give you certainty when it comes to insuring elements of your home. From your boiler and central heating to other aspects such as your plumbing, drainage, electrical wiring and many more, you can make sure you are covered against almost every eventuality.

Enjoy bigger savings by paying upfront for your insurance with an annual policy. Should you prefer making monthly payments, we can also do that.

What does boiler insurance cover?

Boiler cover insurance part of our home emergency insurance provided by Prominence Support effectively protects you against breakdown should your boiler cease working. In the event of your central heating no longer working we take over all aspects of dealing with this for you, including the cost of engineer call outs and appointments, labour charges, repairs, parts. 

A quick round-up of the main features of our insurance options is outlined below:

  • Boiler and Controls
  • Central heating system
  • Optional Yearly boiler service
  • Up to £1000 per claim
  • Up to £250 hotel expenses
  • Plumbing, drainage and dislodged roof tiles
  • Internal electrical wiring
  • Pest infestations
  • Mains service
  • Break-in and Vandalism
  • 24/7 UK call centre with trained technicians

What will boiler cover insurance cost?

Costs of boiler insurance will vary, depending on the package that you opt for.  We offer a range of different cover options ranging from straightforward boiler packages that cover your boiler, central heating system and control unit, including more extensive cover that extends to other aspects of your home including burst pipes, plumbing and drainage, keys and home security among many other options.

Here are some cost examples for cover, all of which including your boiler and central heating.

Each cost is per month and does not take into account the discount you get for paying your insurance upfront on an annual rather than monthly basis.


CoverCost/from (month)
Boiler & Heating Cover£4.99
Full Boiler, Heating and Home Emergency Cover£4.99

Detailed information on what is covered;



Boiler and Heating CoverHome EmergencyProminence Support Complete Boiler and Home Emergency Cover
KEY AREAS COVEREDNo excess option

Up to £1000 per claim




Central heating system


Warm air unit


No excess option

Up to £1000 per claim

Burst Pipes

Plumbing and Drainage

Key and Home Security

Pest Infestations

Internal Electrical Wiring

Dislodged Roof Tiles

Up to £250 Hotel expenses

Mains services

Break-in and Vandalism

No excess option

Up to £1000 per claim



Central heating system

Optional yearly boiler service

Up to £250 hotel expenses

Plumbing, drainage and dislodged roof tiles

Internal electrical wiring

Pest infestations

Mains service

Break-in and Vandalism

MORE OF WHAT IS COVEREDDomestic gas, electric oil boiler & controls


Central heating system

Domestic Hot water unit

Parts and labour included

247 Call Out

Make Multiple Call Out

Parts and labour included

247 Call Out

Make Multiple Call Out

Failure of the permanently installed electrical wiring.

Failure of wall sockets, switches, fuse boxes, bulb sockets, light fixtures, circuit breakers and transformers.

Being Locked out of your home because your only available key has been stolen, lost or damaged or the lock to your main door isn’t working.

Securing your home because of a break-in or vandalism.

Animal or insect infestation inside your home.

Disturbed or missing roof tiles.


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Why buy boiler insurance cover?

Your boiler is one of the most vital pieces of equipment in the home. Should your boiler suddenly break down, that is likely to cause massive disruption and inconvenience to all in your household.

If you rely on your boiler for central heating and hot water then think about how things might be in the home should you be without them for a period of time. Suddenly options like taking a shower or bath could become an impossibility (unless you are hardcore!). If your boiler breaks down in winter then just imagine how cold your house would feel without central heating. Avoid these doomsday scenarios by making sure you are protected by boiler insurance.

Prominence Support can come to your aid when your boiler ceases working. Avoid the panic that usually results when something goes wrong in the home with effective boiler insurance, or extend it to other aspects of your home life with our more extensive insurance Home Emergency of Complete Home Cover policies.


Is boiler cover insurance worth it?

If you are considering whether boiler insurance is worth purchasing, then it is first worth thinking about whether you would be able to afford to replace your boiler should it suddenly break down and not be repairable. Boilers are notoriously expensive and are usually one of the most expensive appliances in your household.

Due to their expense, you want to provide yourself with financial certainty and know that you are not going to face a hefty repair bill or even have to buy a replacement when your boiler breaks down. Repairing your boiler can also help you save cost. Usually, a boiler is a once in a decade or so purchase, so you want to make sure that the one you have remains in working order for years to come. 

Boiler insurance from Prominence Support ensures that you don’t have to come up with the money for repairs or replacement, perhaps when you can least afford it, and there is also low excess to pay. Ask anyone who failed to have boiler insurance and then it becomes apparent that they wished they have taken it out in the first place.

Can I insure more than just my boiler?

Boiler insurance will cover your entire central heating system including its control unit, but you may well be thinking about insuring other aspects of your home that could go wrong. Prominence Support provides several options to enable you to have a full comprehensive package of protection.

Our Complete Home Support package gives you complete peace of mind by covering not only your boiler but a host of other things including plumbing, drains, dislodged roof tile, internal electrical wiring, pest infestations, break-ins and vandalism to name but a few. This is the best way of ensuring you get maximum protection and make the most of the savings available. Plus with low excess to pay, you’ll not have to find a lot towards repairs.


Why should I choose boiler insurance cover with Prominence Support?

At Prominence Support, we understand that your boiler is one of the most vital items in your home and it is important for you to know that you are protected against any issues with it. We make sure your boiler is not out of action for any length of time.

We appreciate you may only wish to insure your boiler and central heating system, but our comprehensive policies allow you to insure yourself against a range of other things going wrong in the home. 

Our range of insurance products provides our customers with certainty through affordable insurance cover. We have insured the boilers of thousands of customers through our insurance policies, the majority of whom keep up their policies year after year. Our UK based helplines ensure you always have access to knowledgeable and friendly staff at all times.

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Can I cancel my boiler cover insurance at any time?

We believe that boiler insurance shouldn’t tie you into a contract that you can’t get out of if you wish to do so. Our boiler cover gives you complete peace of mind when it comes to protection for your central heating, but also the reassurance of being able to cancel at any time, without incurring any unseen fees.

To be eligible for cover your boiler or warm air unit must have an output of less than 60kw per hour capacity and be less than 10 years old.

Getting a quote for your boiler couldn’t be easier. Go to our Boiler Quote page and select the level of cover that you want, whether that is for boiler insurance or a more comprehensive insurance to cover many other aspects in your home.

If you are happy with your quote, complete our online form and proceed to checkout. You will receive confirmation straight away and all documents will be sent to your home address within 2 working days. Alternatively, you can talk to a member of our customer services team if you prefer to sort your boiler insurance by phone.

We have a number of payment options for how you can pay for your boiler insurance policy. You have the option of choosing from Monthly, Quarterly or Annual payments, making it flexible for you. Our monthly policies are on a 30 day rolling contract, giving you great flexibility.

Prominence Support have made it easy for you to get insurance for your boiler and other home utilities.With no hidden costs or conditions, we ensure our service is transparent and you get exactly what you have paid for.

We provide exceptional customer service, so that you are never without the use of your boiler for any longer than you need to be. Our job is to get you up and running in no time, ensuring the worry is taken out of situations when a vital appliance in the home like a boiler ceases working. You can’t put a price on that level of peace of mind and we’re sure you’ll be feeling you’ve made the right choice when it comes to your boiler insurance.

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