A steam boiler heating system has a lot of advantages, but needs a plumbing expert like Glenn Mechanical to service or install it. Having a series of steam pipes and heaters located throughout your building makes a steam boiler system more complex than forced air systems. Glenn Mechanical has trained professionals in the repair and replacement of all components in steam systems. We are on call 24 hours a day to make sure your steam piping system is performing as it should be.
It takes a knowledgeable expert to keep your steam or hot water heating system operating at top performance with steam pipe repairs. With the typical single-loop steam boiler or hot water heating system, a leak in one part of the system lowers the efficiency of your entire system. The smallest of leaks can lower pressure in the system; and larger leaks can allow enough water to escape to cause damage to your facilities.
Your steam boiler system relies on a series of steel pipes and cast iron fittings to deliver steam to the radiators in your building. Constant exposure to steam and water cause the metal parts to rust over a period of time. This weakens the steam pipe or fitting to eventually cause it to fail. Rusty steam pipes introduce rust into the water returning to your boiler which accumulates to create mud at the bottom or your boiler. This sludge has an insulating effect between the burner and water which makes it less efficient. Your energy bill will begin to rise due to the additional fuel needed to heat the water. When you drain your boiler valves, if you notice it is taking longer for the water to run clear, it is time to call Glenn Mechanical for an inspection of your steam piping and boilder system.
Glenn Mechanical is experienced with steam pipe and boiler systems and can keep your system in efficient working order and even increase the life of your boiler system. Call Today.