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Do You Really Need A Combustion Analysis?

A combustion analysis is a critical part of a thorough preseason inspection of boilers furnaces and water heaters. But this essential part of the heating system safety check gets overlooked frequently by plumbers and HVAC technicians. A proper flue gas test finds problems that can get severe sooner than later. Here’s what can happen if …

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Fall Boiler Inspection Tips

A fall boiler inspection prevents possible breakdowns and the inconvenience of having no heat on bitterly cold nights. It will help you to avoid having those costly after hour service calls to fix your boiler. Here are some boiler inspection tips that you can follow yourself before you turn on the heat. Boiler Inspection pt1 …

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Direct Vent And Power Vent Boilers

There are two types of gas hot water boilers commonly installed for residential and commercial applications the direct vent and power vent models. The two vary in design and installation cost and also have differences in safety and energy consumption savings. Here are the differences between the two boilers, so when its time for you …

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Direct Vent And Power Vented Water Heaters

The two types of gas water heaters commonly installed for residential and commercial applications are the direct vent and power vent model. The two vary in design and installation cost and also have differences in safety and energy consumption savings. Here are the differences between the two water heaters, so when its time for you …

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Which Way Does A Shut-Off Valve Open And Close?

Knowing which way to turn a shut-off valve to stop a sudden plumbing leak is imperative. Hesitation will only make a leak worse and cause more water damage throughout your home if you can’t close the water off quickly! Do you know which way a shut-off valve turns to open and close? If you don’t …

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Why Replace Your Boiler In The Summer?

Why Replace Your Boiler In The Summer? Are your gas bills high during winter? I bet that you have been putting off those family vacations because your paycheck is going up the chimney? If you’re always pinching pennies, find out more about the savings you’ll get by replacing your old boiler this summer. You don’t …

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Why Replace Your Boiler In The Summer?

Copper Pipe Installed On Steam Boilers Is Crazy

Copper Pipe Installed On Steam Boilers Is Crazy! Do you have steam heat? Has your steam boiler been recently replaced or repaired, was copper piping installed? There is an ongoing battle over what kind of pipe to install, some heating contractors use steel pipe, and others install the copper pipe. Industry standards specify the use …

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