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Little heat on second floor

HeatingHelp Administrator Posts: 598
edited December 2018 in THE MAIN WALL
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  • Bgaspard
    Bgaspard Member Posts: 13
    edited December 2018
    I have a one-pipe gas powered steam system. Currently, the second floor and left side ( facing the street) of my house get very little heat. Ironically, one sense the radiators on the second floor getting heat but they don't feel as warm as the other radiators in the rest of the house. I have taken several steps to help address the situation including replacing the main valves with Gorton #2 (one at each end), insulating the main pipes, balancing with new steam valves at each radiator, change some of the valves at the access point in the radiator, and have not gotten any success. At this point, I'm thinking there might be some valve buried in the wall or there could be a pitching problem, or else. At this point, I need professional help getting to the bottom of this. I welcome any additional thoughts or any recommendation for a savy steam system professional. I live in Orange, NJ. Any local plumber or one willing to travel would be ideal.

    Feel free to email me at bla[email protected] if you are able.