Atlantic Refrigeration & Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Boiler Repair’

All About Boilers

Monday, October 15th, 2018

boiler-gaugeBoilers are definitely one of the best kinds of heating systems out there, but we sometimes find that people stick with forced-air systems simply because they’ve never tried a boiler. It makes sense, because these forced-air systems are cheaper to install, and they get the job done pretty well. However, boilers in Delaware do have plenty of benefits to them that aren’t apparent. In this post, we’ll go over the basics of all things boilers.

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Common Problems with Your Boiler

Monday, December 19th, 2016

Boilers are a cheap and efficient way to warm your home and here in Lewes, DE, they are quite common. But boilers run into problems just like any other appliance, and when they do, you need to get them treated immediately. Sometimes, a problem with a boiler is easy to spot. Other times it’s more subtle than that. But the faster you do, the more quickly the issue can be addressed. Here’s a quick list of some common symptoms of boiler problems to look out for. Now is the perfect time to do so, since leaving issues untreated will simply make the issue worse.

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How to Detect a Leaky Boiler

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Many homes in the Dover, DE area rely on boilers to keep themselves warm in the throes of winter. A boiler is an eminently reliable system and its use of steam to provide heat is both simple and economical. One of the biggest problems we encounter with boilers is a leak, which can wreak havoc with the process and diminish the system’s heating capacity. Even worse, because the system uses steam, it’s very hard for you to detect some leaks, since the water evaporates as it leaves the system, with no puddles or drips. The good news is that you can still detect a leaky boiler with some careful observation and diligence. When you do, you should shut it down and call in a repair technician immediately.

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What is Boiler Kettling?

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Your boiler is a vital part of your household, and as heating systems go, you could do a lot worse. Boilers used steam and water pressure to heat your home, the concepts of which go back to the Roman days and which remain an efficient way of handling the heating in your Dover, DE home. Boilers benefit from their simplicity and ease of use, but like any system in your home, they suffer problems from time to time, and require a trained professional to correct. Among the most common is boiler kettling, which is created by hard water deposits in your system. It sounds like a dangerous issue, and while it isn’t, it’s still something that merits swift correction. What is boiler kettling and how does it affect your system? Read on for the answers.

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