As any experienced heating contractor knows, there are many different types of boilers used in homes and businesses today.
The most proper kind of boiler is the warm water boiler, which uses pipes and radiators to circulate tepid water throughout the building. However, steam boilers are also often used in industrial settings. These boilers use a system of steam pipes to circulate steam throughout the building, providing heat for radiators and other devices. If your boiler is leaking, it is important to determine the source of the leak before attempting any repairs. In many cases, leaks can be repaired relatively easily. However, if the leak is coming from a seam or joint in the boiler, it may be necessary to replace the entire unit. It is best to get a few estimates, and pick the best company for the job. One other choice is to go with a tankless water furnace, so that you omit the use of the tank, which alleviates the issue of a leaking tank. I’m not sure what they cost, but you can do a little research to find out. It’s not fun when you have no warm water, especially when it is winter and the water is freezing cold. Taking a shower in the winter, without hot water is no joke as I found once. Regardless of the cause of your leak, it is important to contact a qualified heating repair worker for assistance. They can easily diagnose the problem, and recommend the best course of action.