Here in the greater Manhattan, New York area many people have a boiler that helps them keep their home nice and warm. As with anything in your home, boilers sometimes breakdown and need repairs. NY NJ AC Connection comes out to help our customers fix their boilers regularly. When we come out and help fix boilers we find that there are some common problems that pop up. Today we are going to talk about some of the problems that we see most frequently.
Boiler Making Noise Like Kettle or Other Loud Sounds
Sometimes you may hear strange noises coming from your boiler. If you hear banging, whistling, or gurgling noises coming from your boiler it will need to be addressed. These noises could be the result of the water pressure being too low; air being in the system; or your pump failing.
Boiler Turns Off After a Few Minutes
Frequently people have a problem with their boiler switching itself off. This could be caused by the boiler pressure being too low; a block in your system; or a faulty pump. When these things happen, the water will not be able to flow properly through your boiler. You can try re-pressuring your boiler to see if that fixes the problem. If it does not you will need to call NY NJ AC Connection.
No Heat or Hot Water
Sometimes you will find yourself with no heat or hot water in your home. No one likes to take cold showers or be freezing in their home. If you find yourself with this problem there are a few issues that might be causing it. Broken diaphragms, airlocks, failure of motorized valves, problems with your thermostat, and low water levels could all be the cause of your boiler problems.
Boiler Pilot Light Won’t Ignite
In order to work properly your boiler needs the pilot light to be lit at all times. If it is not lit at all times your boiler will not be able to work. If you see that your pilot light is out you will want to check a few things before trying to reignite it. You will want to make sure that your gas is working properly. You can do this by checking to see if the other gas appliances in your home are working. If your gas is not working you will want to contact your utility company.
Leaking & Dripping Boilers
Frequently boilers will start leaking or dripping water. Leaking or dripping water can cause a large multitude of problems in your home. You will want to address this right away. Many times there is a part inside the boiler that is not working properly that is the cause of the problem. Fixing these issues typically requires the assistance of one of our professionals here at NY NJ AC Connection.
Many times people call us thinking that their boiler is broken when it is actually their thermostat. If your thermostat is not working properly your boiler will not know how hard it needs to work keep your home a comfortable temperature.
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If you are experiencing any of these problems with your boiler give NY NJ AC Connection a call. We can come out and help you get it working properly in no time.