Common Indicators of Boiler Issues

A boiler can be a much more efficient for heating than a standard system for some people, but it’s also vital to make sure boiler repairs are kept up on. The right maintenance can save you costly issues, and prolong the life of your boiler for years.

At All Hours Plumbing, Drain Cleaning, Heating & Cooling, we offer comprehensive boiler service for any issues that arise. You ca help us out, too – there are several telltale signs that there might be issues taking place in your boiler. Here are a few of the most common.

Leaks

Leaks are an abnormal situation for a boiler unit. They can cause water to accumulate at the base of the boiler, and water loss will limit the operational capabilities. This will cause the boiler to use more fuel than normal, and will raise your utility bills. If you notice any pooling water near the boiler, speak to our professionals right away.

Noises

If you notice clanging, rattling or hissing sounds in the boiler, emergency service is likely needed. This is a sign that there are iron or sludge deposits, which can lead to overheating and automatic shutdowns in the boiler. If not addressed, these issues can result in wasted fuel and a permanent inability to maximize boiler function.

Smell

A negative odor can signal a gas or oil leak, which can cause hazards and increase costs due to wasted fuel. While you won’t be able to smell it, these kinds of leaks might also mean that carbon monoxide is leaking out and causing health issues for people in the building.

Soot and Debris

If you notice these items in the boiler room, it could be a sign that there are issues with thermal tacking and heat loss. These issues will often require immediate service.

Corrosion, Stains and Rust Flakes

Each of these corrosion-related items can often be the precursor to fuel loss, building damage and health issues. They tend to signal insufficient cleaning in the system, but quick attention here can often ward off larger issues before they come.

Want to learn more about boiler maintenance and repair, or any of our other emergency plumbing services available? The experts at All Hours Plumbing, Drain Cleaning, Heating & Cooling are standing by.

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All Hours Plumbing SLC has teamed up with Uintah Fireplace and Design to offer affordable plumbing and fireplace service in Salt Lake City, UT. We’re a 24 hour plumbing service dedicated to providing the absolute highest quality service at the best prices. We don’t over bid, we don’t under bid with the idea of tacking on hidden fees, we simply give honest prices with honest answers.

We are a full-service company serving residential and commercial property owners in Salt Lake City and Park City, Utah. Our owner-operated business is capable of handling small residential jobs as well as larger commercial projects.You can rely on our experts for all of your HVAC and plumbing needs and always count on us for quality service. For repairs that must be dealt with immediately, we offer 24/7 availability. Call All Hours Plumbing, Heating & Air in Salt Lake City today

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    We will leave your work area cleaner than when we arrived, or we will pay for a cleaner to come through.

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    We will leave your work area cleaner than when we arrived, or we will pay for a cleaner to come through.

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    24/7 Services

    We will leave your work area cleaner than when we arrived, or we will pay for a cleaner to come through.

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