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Many homeowners rely on their boilers to help keep them warm over the winter. We're pleased to have been providing comprehensive boiler repair services for years, helping you to stay comfortable in any season. We specialize in boiler maintenance, repairs, installation and replacement. We work with all makes and models of boilers, including gas and electric boilers, old and new.
It's common for people to wait until their boiler is completely broken down and unrepairable before replacing it. That's understandable, since you likely have other things that demand your attention and your spending. However, a boiler breaking down during the winter months could leave you without heat.
So how do you know when your boiler should be replaced? One of the tell-tale signs is higher energy bills. This simply means that your boiler is not working as effectively and efficiently as it could be. Boilers generally last around 15 years when well cared-for and maintained.
If you hear strange noises coming from your boiler, you have problems with the pilot light or you smell something strange, it may also signal that your boiler is breaking down or close to breaking down. If this happens, you'll want to call us right away to schedule a free in-home assessment.
Like many specific purchases, the cost of a new boiler depends on a variety of factors, including the brand you choose. We're happy to come to you and provide you with a free in-home visit to make sure that you choose a boiler that works with your heating system. There are several different kinds of boilers available, including high-efficiency boilers as well as traditional natural gas boilers.
We'll also consider the size of your property, how many bathrooms and showers you have, and the overall efficiency of the water system. You may find that an electric combination boiler is a good fit. There are even some boilers that can provide heat as well as hot water, but without the need for cylinders or water tanks. It's impossible to know precisely what type of boiler is right for your specific needs until we look into the situation more closely.
With a traditional boiler installation, you have a network of pipes throughout your home, and as water is circulated through this system, the heat is released through baseboard radiators. Cooler liquid is then pumped back into the boiler and the cycle begins again. This radiant heat is generally preferable over forced air heat because the energy is spread more widely over a larger area.
Plus, because it comes from water, the heat contains a higher humidity level, which serves to help keep skin and hair moisture and prevent common winter conditions like itchy dry skin and dry hair. Plus, more moisture in the air means less airborne contamination.
Boiler installation, like other types of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems is actually a more complex and involved process than it seems. Boilers themselves have a lot of intricate moving parts, and should one of these parts malfunction, it's important to have a trusted, reliable and experienced boiler repair technician to look at it.
First and foremost, we are certified boiler installers. The installation of a new boiler requires quite a bit of planning in advance whether you're having your boiler retrofitted to accommodate your existing system or you're having completely new construction done. The site where the boiler will be installed must have electricity, water and gas close together to allow it to function at its best, while also having plenty of ventilation to expel the excess waste gases that build up during the normal heating process.
The overall boiler installation includes installing things like zone valves and flo-checks as well as circulators, and then testing that these mechanisms work properly. Before the boiler is even started, we'll need to ensure that the ventilation is working as it should be. Finally, once all of the connections are done and secured, water is then fed into the unit. We take the time to ensure proper pressure readings according to the manufacturer's recommendations. We also take the time to adjust excess air to help decrease carbon dioxide emissions and improve overall efficiency of the unit.
If you're interested in having a new boiler installed in your home, or you're looking to have a new boiler retrofitted to fit your existing system, contact us today to learn more about our boiler installation and replacement services. If you're concerned about the age of your boiler or it's not working as efficiently as it could be, let us know and we'll come to you as well as provide a free in-home estimate for its repair or replacement.
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