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How to stop corrosion due to antifreeze?
Hi All, as I previously posted my Weil MClain block started to leak from one of the seams.
My house was built in 2003, but in 2005 in one occasion heat did stop due to frozen pipe, thank God it thawed out. Since that occasion I added antifreeze in the system to avoid the pipes that run in the attic to the air handler from freezing. However since then I started having nothing but issues. My gaskets from my water pumps started to deteriorate until I eventually started having a few failures.
The water pumps went, some of the pressure relief valves went, the pressure tank went. I finally had it so a few years ago I had the antifreeze all flushed out and I installed a programmable thermostat that basically every few hours calls for water so the pipes don't freeze. I also I've insulated the pipes going to the attic very well, thus I've been having no issue.
However I feel the corrosion has no stopped and not sure if this contributed to my boiler failing, what is the best way to stop the corrosion? I still have my old boiler hooked up, and this Tuesday my new Biasi will be going in. What is the best way to stop the corrosion\rust? Do I put something in the system before the new unit goes in? I've heard of a hydroponic inhibitor is that what should be used?
Thank you all in advance for the advise!