Central Heating Insurance Cover

Cover your boiler and central heating with insurance from Prominence Support. As such an important element of your home, you do not want to be without your central heating for any length of time, especially in winter, and that is why you should consider insurance as your priority.

Likely to be providing both heating and hot water in your home,  central heating insurance should be a definite if you are considering which household elements to insure against breakdown. Our central heating insurance provides you with complete peace of mind and protection against  what can be extensive costs in the event of your boiler suddenly not working.

As trusted providers of central heating and other appliance insurance, Prominence Support are the ideal choice if you are looking for protection for your central heating, or if you want a more extensive policy covering other aspects in the home such as pipework, drainage, electrical wiring, pest control, locks and keys, and more. Central heating insurance or Complete Home Cover with us is the surefire way to get true peace of mind and financial security.

What is central heating insurance?

Central heating insurance is a protection for your boiler and other aspects of your central heating system, protecting you against breakdown so that the costs of repair will be covered for you should your central heating system suddenly pack in. While your central heating may have had a warranty when it was first purchased, these are limited, and very often run out just at the point where you need it most!

Central heating insurance gives you financial certainty, protecting you from costs in the event of a sudden breakdown. If your boiler were to cease functioning, this could affect your heating and mean a lack of hot water in the home. Not a very pleasant prospect, especially if it occurs during winter.

Central heating insurance will mean that you will receive swift assistance in the event of a breakdown. With assistance from one of our engineers, we’ll get your central heating up and running.

What central heating insurance do 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 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 your 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 or Complete Home Cover options, which also includes annual boiler servicing. And the added bonus of these is that there is low excess to pay.

Prominence support provides an element of certainty when it comes to your home finances. From your boiler and central heating to other aspects including plumbing, drainage, mains electrics plus many others, you can put your mind at ease by being covered against utility breakdowns in the home.

Make the most of the available savings by paying for your insurance on an annual basis. Should you prefer making payments on a quarterly or monthly (on a 30-day rolling contract), we provide that option also.



What does central heating insurance cover?

Central heating insurance covers your household against breakdown should any aspect of your central heating suddenly stop functioning properly. If you start experiencing problems with your central heating, we will handle this on your behalf. We will cover the cost of any call out including, labour charges, repairs, and parts.

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



Boiler and Heating CoverHome Emergency CoverComplete Home Cover
  • Boiler
  • Controls
  • Central heating system
  • Warm air unit
  • 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

  • Boiler
  • Controls
  • Central heating system
  • 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
  • Domestic gas boiler & controls
  • The domestic central heating unit
  • Burst Pipes
  • Plumbing and Drainage
  • Key and Home Security
  • Parts and labour included
  • 247 Call Out
  • Make Multiple Call Out
  • Pest Infestations
  • Internal Electrical Wiring
  • Dislodged Roof Tiles
  • Up to £250 Hotel expenses
  • 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 due to compromised security
  • Securing your home because of a break-in or vandalism.
  •  Animal or insect infestation inside your home.
  • Disturbed or missing roof tiles.


What is central heating insurance likely to cost?

Central heating insurance costs will depend on the level of package that you opt for.  We offer a standard central heating package that provides cover for your central heating system, or you can opt for more extensive cover including other household elements such as pipework, plumbing, drainage, dislodged roof tiles, house keys, among others.

Here are some examples of costs depending on the level of cover you choose:

CoverCost/from (month)
Boiler & Heating Cover£4.99
Home Emergency£1.92
Complete Home Cover£7.99

Each cost shows is per month and does not take into account the discount you would get if you choose to buy your insurance on an annual rather than monthly basis.


Why buy central heating insurance cover?

Central heating systems are costly and if something should go wrong with yours, that can often end up costing you significant amounts of money. It is likely that your central heating provides both heat and hot water in your home, so to suddenly not have this is likely to cause major disruption in your home.

Consider how integral your central heating is to your household, and if you should be without it for a period of time how much inconvenience would it cause? In many cases, the option of taking a shower can suddenly be taken away (unless you can handle a freezing cold shower) and you could end up having to resort to those back-up expensive to run electrical heaters just to keep everyone warm. Avoid these cold prospects by ensuring you have protection in the form of central heating insurance.

Prominence Support are there to help you when things go wrong. Steer clear of the chaos that usually results when things like this go wrong by having central heating insurance or extend the security to other elements by taking up a Complete Home Cover policy.


Is central heating insurance good value?

If you still need convincing about the merits of central heating insurance, then it is worth considering how likely you would be able to replace your boiler or central heating system should it suddenly have a problem and not be repairable. Central heating systems do not come cheap – that is a fact.

The cost alone should be reason enough for you to want to protect yourself against a big repair bill, or even worse, have to stump up the cash for a replacement should your central heating not be repairable. Usually a boiler would be expected to last around 10 years, but things can still go wrong, so you want to ensure that your central heating remains functional during its lifetime.

Prominence Support insurance protects you against having to find the funds for costly repairs or replacement, and the great news is there is low to pay. If you are someone who has failed to have central heating insurance in the past and that decision has come to bite, you know it makes sense to insure yours now.

Is it possible to insure other things with my central heating?

Central heating insurance will protect your central heating system, but if you are considering insuring other aspects of your home, we can help you. Prominence Support can help you with a full comprehensive package.

Our Complete Home Support package will put you at ease by insuring not only your boiler but also other aspects including plumbing, drains, roof tiles, mains wiring, pest infestations, and vandalism among others. This comprehensive policy is the best way of ensuring you have full protection for your home and helps you make the most of the discounts available. Additionally, with no excess to pay across our policies, you’ll not have to find a single contribution towards any work we carry out on your behalf.

Why should I choose central heating insurance cover with Prominence Support?

With years of providing insurance cover for all aspects in the home, Prominence Support understand the importance to you of being properly protected against some of the things that can go wrong in the home. Central to this, of course is your central heating system, which is one of the most vital items in the home.

We respond swiftly to any breakdowns to ensure that your central heating and other appliances you insure are up and running as soon as possible. We appreciate you may only wish to insure your central heating system, but our Complete Home Cover provides security against many other things that could go wrong in your household.

Our range of insurance products provide financial certainty to our customers through easy to arrange and affordable insurance cover. We have thousands of satisfied customers who have benefited from our insurance policies and who renew on a regular basis. With UK based helplines, we ensure you have access to first-class support when you need it most.

We believe that you should have the flexibility you require in an insurance policy so you are not tied in for any longer than you want to be. If your circumstances change and you wish to cancel, we can arrange that for you at any time, without you facing any unseen fees. Our central heating and other types of cover provide you complete peace of mind both in the level of cover and the ability to cancel at any time.

To be eligible for cover you boiler or warm air unit must be less than 10 years old and must have an output of less than 60kw per hour. We will not repair a boiler if it will cost more than replacing it or if replacement parts are unavailable.

We make it easy for you to get a quote for your central heating insurance. Go to our Central Heating Quote page and choose the type of cover you require, whether that is for our Boiler and Heating Cover or the more extensive cover provided by Complete Home Cover.

If you wish to proceed with the quote you receive, complete the online form and proceed to checkout. On completion, we will send you a confirmation immediately and your documentation will be sent to you by post within 2 working days. If you prefer to arrange your policy with a member of our team then contact our friendly customer services team by phone.

The best value is to be found by purchasing an annual policy in order to take advantage of the discount available for paying up front. If you prefer a more flexible option then our monthly policies on a 30 day rolling contract might be ideal for you and there is also the option to pay for your insurance on a quarterly basis.

Arranging insurance for your central heating and other appliances with Prominence Support has never been easier. Our policies are transparent and come with no hidden costs or conditions, so you get the service you would expect.

We respond swiftly and effectively when you need us, meaning that you are never without the use of your central heating of other elements you have insured for long should they unfortunately develop a problem. We help remove the worry and inconvenience that results when a major appliance in the home ceases working.

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