We have an 'Ideal Mexico' boiler which is (I think) coming to the end of it's life (needs a new pump at least). The boiler is in the kitchen with a vent on the outside wall at waist height - British Gas told us this was now illegal as it should be head height or above. The position of this vent is a pain - it's ugly and exhausts back into the kitchen via the only window we can open.
British Gas have tested our water pressure and told us it is very good (can't remember the stat). Based on all we have told them they have recommended replacing the boiler with a Bosch combination which they would put in the airing cupboard (1st floor, which has gas to it due to concrete floors on ground level). They would remove the hot water tank and make good. This sounds good to us as it will give us an extra cupboard and get rid of this vent which they would brick up and make good. A combination boiler also appeals as it should reduce our bills and not having to worry about 'putting the water on' will be a bonus.
The quote includes 9 thermostatic valves for radiators as we have a nightmare balancing temperatures round the house. It also includes a Mira gravity feed shower and fitting (our existing power shower is broken anyway).
The quote is just under £4,000 including one year of care. I would be very grateful for a sanity check on the above and a comment on the value for money (or otherwise!) of the quote.
We have accepted as their £400 discount deal (e.g. quote was £4,400) expired on the day the salesman came round (bonus!), but we still have the right to cancel.
Thank you very much.