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maintaining a hydronic look

Michelle_3 Member Posts: 1
I recently had a new Utica boiler installed (nat gas) that works with a hydronic copper fin tube loop.

Any suggestions on regular maintenance? Should I drain the loop during inactivity in the summer? Are there any recommended additives to clean it out? How often should they be used? What is the ideal pressure to keep the system running under?

Any comments/suggestions would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!


  • Ray Landry_2
    Ray Landry_2 Member Posts: 114

    No maintance required on the water inside of the system. The longer that water is in the loop the more de-oxygenated it becomes, which is what boilers love. Every year the unit should be checked for proper function in terms of combustion, and in terms of water side components l ike pumps, zone valves, exp tank, relief valves, ect.
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