Washington County Boiler Maintenance
The House Is Cold! Is The Boiler Working?
Waking up to the chill of winter inside your home can be an abrupt start to any day. No heat? Boiler not working? What do you do?
For Washington County Boiler repair call the Boiler Guru’s at Polar Express Heating and Air. Looking for immediate boiler repair or emergency boiler service or boiler installation? Polar Express is here ready to help with any boiler or air conditioner repair or replacement. Polar Express is the heating and cooling repair and service professional in Washington County to repair, diagnose, service or replace your HVAC system.
For hydronic heating service, boiler repair, or boiler replacement, Polar Express has hydronic heating experts on team called Boiler Guru’s. Boilers can be very simple or very complicated. It requires a true professional to diagnose a boiler system that isn’t working properly. A boiler system has 3 major components.
- Boilers- A boiler’s purpose is to heat the water that is pumped through the system piping to baseboards, radiators, or in-floor heating in Washington County. Boilers are available in high efficiency boilers, as well as standard cast iron boilers. Many companies manufacture boilers some of the most common being Buderous Boiler and Burnham Boiler.
- Boiler controls- Boilers require controls in order to direct the heated water to the correct area of the home. Some normal controls are zone controls, zone valves and relays.
- Boiler piping- The boiler piping system is in charge of carrying the heated water to the area of your Washington County residence that is calling for heat. Common components of the piping system include recirculating pumps, air removal systems, valves and system piping.
When all three components of your hydronic heating system are working in harmony a boiler heating system is a great way to heat your home. Here are some (frequent|common|ordinary} boiler problems that require boiler repair or hydronic heating service.
Air in pipes
Over time a boiler system can develop air pockets in the piping system. When this occurs the boiler system makes knocking or gurgling sounds. Air in boiler lines can prevent the flow of water in the system and cause no heat in an area of your house or at a specific radiator or baseboard. There are many products available today to prevent air from forming in boiler piping. A Boiler Guru from Polar Express can help you choose the right air elimination system for you and your Washington County place.
Zone valve replacement
Zone valves are the most common way to control the direction of boiler water. These valves open and close each time a thermostat calls for heat in a particular area. Over time the valves or the zone valve motor will fail and no longer allow water to flow through it.
After a while sediment will build up in the heat exchanger of a boiler. When a large buildup is present the boiler will rumble when it’s heating water. This is why it’s so important to have yearly maintenance on your boiler. Flushing a boiler can be dangerous, but a trained professional like the heating and cooling pros at Polar Express Heating and Cooling. We can safely flush the sediments out of your Washington County boiler, increasing its efficiency and lifespan.