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Common Boiler Problems Easily Solved

Posted in: Boiler Repairs

boiler-repair-longmontDuring the winter, your family depends on a reliable and properly functioning boiler for heating and hot water. The problem is that many homeowners overlook their Longmont boiler system until an issue develops. Boiler problems often occur during the winter when they are needed most because the system is left off for the majority of the warm months.

In order to prevent boiler malfunction when heat is needed most, Longmont residents should recognize common signs that their boilers are malfunctioning, schedule routine inspection and maintenance services, and should have a reliable boiler repair expert on hand should a problem develop.

The heating experts at Groulx Mechanical Heating & Cooling have the knowledge and expertise to help maintain and repair your boiler to ensure that your Longmont family comfortably weathers the Colorado winter. Their professionally licensed staff is available for boiler inspections, routine maintenance, and emergency repair services whenever your family needs it.

Common Signs of Boiler Problems

Properly recognizing the following signs as indications of boiler problems is one way that you can make sure that your boiler properly functions throughout the cold season:

  • Your home has lost heat or hot water
  • Your system is making unusual whistling, gurgling, or banging noises
  • Water is leaking or dripping from your boiler system
  • Your pilot light has gone out
  • Your boiler shuts itself off sporadically
  • Your system has lost pressure
  • Your thermostat is malfunctioning
  • Your radiator is not getting hot or varies in temperature

Because your heating system is complex, it is always best to hire a trained professional to help. If any of these common indications are presented by your boiler or heating system, the experts at Groulx Mechanical Heating & Cooling have the expertise you need. Their professionals have the knowledge and experience to identify the source of the problem and to repair it quickly so that your Longmont family will have the comfort they deserve from a properly function boiler system.

Sources of Boiler Problems

Boiler malfunctions usually occur because of a failure of one of the following systems:

  • Loss of electric supply
  • Loss of gas supply
  • Pilot light malfunctions
  • Boiler thermostat or control malfunctions
  • Faulty condensate pipes
  • Radiator value breakdown
  • Electronic programmer malfunctions

The boiler repair contractors at Groulx Mechanical Heating & Cooling understand the complexity of your heating system. Whatever the source of the boiler problem, they can quickly identify it and repair the problem.

In order to prevent a malfunction in one of these systems, it is recommended that you have your boiler inspected and maintained before the height of its use during the winter. Through routine inspection and maintenance, these problems can be identified and prevented before they develop allowing your family to have a warm comfortable winter in your Longmont home.

If you need boiler inspection, maintenance, or repair services in Longmont, call Groulx Mechanical Heating & Cooling at 720-329-3429, or fill out our online request form.

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